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Media Releases 2006

21 December 2006
Beware of unsolicited offers to purchase your Commonwealth Bank shares

14 December 2006
Commonwealth Bank delivers CommBiz - its new online business banking channel

13 December 2006
Commonwealth Bank appoints new auditor

12 December 2006
Commonwealth Bank is running late for Christmas

6 December 2006
New high-speed machine makes Commonwealth Bank more coin friendly

4 December 2006
Commonwealth Private Bank announces new head

30 November 2006
Wagga Wagga wins Commonwealth Bank agribusiness contact centre

29 November 2006
Commonwealth Bank refutes ACTU allegations

27 November 2006
Women take control of planning for retirement

22 November 2006
Brian Bissaker appointed new Colonial First State CEO

20 November 2006
2006 ‘Saving for the Education of Children’ survey highlights

16 November 2006
CommSec helps investors capitalise on booming economies

16 November 2006
Commonwealth Bank staff offered option of buying extra leave

15 November 2006
National search to find road train drivers

15 November 2006
Commonwealth Bank follows up success with second diesel index cap

14 November 2006
Commonwealth Bank Foundation Announces 2006 Youth Financial Literacy Assessment results and New Youth Advisory Council

10 November 2006
Commonwealth Bank lifts interest rates on deposits and loans

9 November 2006
CommInsure assists Australians in battling the loss from underinsurance

8 November 2006
Commonwealth Bank helps farmers and business with deposit rate increase of 0.25%

6 November 2006
John Pearce leaves Colonial First State

6 November 2006
CommSec launches over the counter CFDs

2 November 2006
A new day for Australian one-day cricket

1 November 2006
Team Commonwealth Bank pedals for multiple sclerosis

30 October 2006
The job is yours: CBA 2 SMS UPD8S 4 JOB ROLZ

30 October 2006
Commonwealth Bank of Australia announces key appointment in Asia

23 October 2006
Commonwealth Bank’s youthful look wins two international awards

23 October 2006
Australians prove they have ‘Savings Sense’

23 October 2006
First quarter trading update - Solid start to 2007 financial year

20 October 2006
Commonwealth Bank goes in to bat for Special Olympians

16 October 2006
Commonwealth Bank offers special assistance package for customers in drought declared areas

13 October 2006
Commonwealth Bank unveils program to combat workplace depression

13 October 2006
Commonwealth Bank takes the hassle out of foreign exchange in Bali

13 October 2006
Commonwealth Bank Foundation announces 100 Financial Literacy Grant recipients

9 October 2006
Commonwealth Bank statement on off-shoring

3 October 2006
Commonwealth Bank supports customers with stronger ‘NetBank’ security

25 September 2006
Commonwealth Bank tops Cannex listings

20 September 2006
Issue of Funds Management Securities

5 September 2006
Commonwealth Bank fixing fuel prices for local government

31 August 2006
CommSec launches two new investment opportunities in China and Europe

31 August 2006
Commonwealth Bank announces ‘on the road’ - A 12 month national road train sponsorship with the Australian Women’s Weekly and the Today Show

25 August 2006
Commonwealth Bank Foundation announces e-Learning Grants 2006 recipients

22 August 2006
Generation Y says Y wait?

15 August 2006
65,000 Australian students sit national money & finance skills assessment today

9 August 2006
Commonwealth Bank delivers 15 per cent earnings per share growth

8 August 2006
Commonwealth Bank announces changes of directors

4 August 2006
CommInsure leads industry with innovative enhancements to risk insurance

4 August 2006
Commonwealth Bank variable interest rates rise by 0.25%

4 August 2006
Commonwealth Bank announcement

3 August 2006
65,000 Australian students to sit national financial literacy assessment

1 August 2006
Commonwealth Bank introduces “dye bombs” for additional security in its ATM’s

31 July 2006
Commonwealth Bank sells its stake in Loy Yang A

28 July 2006
Commonwealth Bank unveils new awards feature … a travel one-stop-shop

25 July 2006
Commonwealth Bank warns customers of new scam

25 July 2006
Commonwealth Bank appoints Chief Financial Officer

20 July 2006
Colonial First State Global Asset Management launches China joint venture

14 July 2006
Welcome to our new day: Saturday

12 July 2006
Commonwealth Bank developing state of the art workplace environments

11 July 2006
Commonwealth Bank announces new Director

30 June 2006
Commonwealth Bank announces new service oriented relationships with EDS Australia and Optus

16 June 2006
Commonwealth Bank completes $500 million on-market buy-back

8 June 2006
Customers prefer hands on internet banking: survey

8 June 2006
Commonwealth Bank to offer child care as part of new wellbeing program for staff

5 June 2006
Colonial First State Global Asset Management confirms its participation in a consortium considering a possible offer for BAA plc

1 June 2006
Commonwealth Bank and Leighton Holdings form $750 million strategic partnership

1 June 2006
Commonwealth Bank appointment

25 May 2006
Commonwealth Bank launches unlimited transaction banking accounts

22 May 2006
CommSec provides opportunity to tap into strong Asian sharemarkets

17 May 2006
New survey reveals baby boomers are planning to live, not retire

16 May 2006
Commonwealth Bank sends netball team affected by Cyclone Larry to International Schoolgirl Challenge

16 May 2006
National forum to tackle youth financial literacy

15 May 2006
Commonwealth Bank casts net for business customers

8 May 2006
Commonwealth Bank Diesel Index caps rising fuel prices for businesses

5 May 2006
Commonwealth Bank variable interest rates rise by 0.25%

1 May 2006
Schools urged to apply for Commonwealth Bank Foundation Grants

28 April 2006
Cricket Australia & Commonwealth Bank welcomes 2006 Centre of Excellence scholars

28 April 2006
Commonwealth Bank branches to accept donations for families of Tasmanian mining tragedy

21 April 2006
Commonwealth Bank announces fund management joint venture in China

11 April 2006
Commonwealth Bank activates emergency package to help victims of Katherine flood

10 April 2006
ICAN & Commonwealth Bank join forces to tackle indigenous financial literacy in QLD

6 April 2006
Commonwealth Bank supports Australian farmers with a three year sponsorship of Farmlink

5 April 2006
Commonwealth Bank unveils “Tap N Go™” payment technology

3 April 2006
Commonwealth Bank appointment

3 April 2006
This is not an April fools joke: Commonwealth Bank removes ‘everyday’ internet banking fees

30 March 2006
Commonwealth Bank announces strategic direction focussed on customer service

27 March 2006
CommInsure survey reveals Australians not protecting their income

23 March 2006
Commonwealth Bank changes to executive team

22 March 2006
Commonwealth Bank raises its Cyclone Larry donation to $1 million

20 March 2006
Commonwealth Bank activates emergency package to help cyclone victims

8 March 2006
Commonwealth Bank launches ninth global Australian mortgage securitisation

8 March 2006
Commonwealth Bank announces USD Tier One Capital Issue

7 March 2006
The Commonwealth Bank boosts business services as foreign exchange goes online

1 March 2006
Commonwealth Bank launches low rate credit card

27 February 2006
Commonwealth Bank launches ninth global Australian mortgage securitisation

22 February 2006
Commonwealth Bank appoints Group Executive Technology Services

22 February 2006
Students lack basic money skills: Commonwealth Bank Foundation report

15 February 2006
Commonwealth Bank delivers strong result

31 January 2006
Commonwealth Bank pilots one-stop investment shop

27 January 2006
Commonwealth Bank purchases Government of Fiji's 49% shareholding in Colonial National Bank

19 January 2006
Commonwealth Bank develops program to assist personal loan borrowers in remote communities