CDF Canberra & Goulburn exclusively services a range of Catholic Entities including Parishes, Schools, Agencies, Religious Congregations, Clergy and any entity that falls within the definition of an “Associate” under the Corporations Act 2001 (Act) Exemption Instrument 2016/813 (Wholesale Charitable Investment Fundraising) and an “Affiliate” under the Banking Exemption No. 1 of 2017 of the Banking Act 1959.
CDF Canberra & Goulburn does not and will not offer, issue or sell products to individual retail investors who are not Associates and Affiliates, and as such, its products are not retail products and are therefore not available to the general public.
The Catholic Development Fund Archdiocese of Canberra & Goulburn (the Fund) is required by law to make the following disclosure. The Fund is not prudentially supervised by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority nor has it been examined or approved by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. An investor in the Fund will not receive the benefit of the financial claims scheme or the depositor protection provisions in the Banking Act 1959 (Cth). Investments in the Fund are intended to be a means for investors to support the charitable, religious and educational works of the Archdiocese of Canberra & Goulburn and for whom the consideration of profit are not of primary relevance in the investment decision. The investments that the Fund offers are not subject to the usual protections for investors under the Corporations Act (Cth) or regulation by Australian Securities and Investments Commission. Investors may be unable to get some or all of their money back when the investor expects or at all and any investment of the Fund are not comparable to investments with banks, finance companies or fund managers. The Fund’s identification statement may be viewed at www.cdf.cg.catholic.org.au or by contacting the Fund. The Fund does not hold an Australian Financial Services Licence.