Commonwealth Bank donates $10,000 to the Toodyay bush fire appeal

8 January 2010: Commonwealth Bank today announced it has donated $10,000 to the Toodyay Bush Fire Appeal, to assist those affected by the bush fires in Toodyay, Western Australia.

Brendan White, Executive General Manager Regional and Agribusiness Banking at Commonwealth Bank said: “After speaking to our people on the ground, and after seeing the devastation, the Commonwealth Bank is concerned at the impact the fires have had on local residents and businesses.

“I am pleased to announce the Bank’s donation to the fire victims of Toodyay. As the full impact of the bushfires continues to emerge for these communities, the Commonwealth Bank remains committed to providing strong support to our customers.

“Our staff will be happy to discuss with customers their overall financial position, any change in repayment arrangements, or to consider options for additional loan funds,” Mr White said.

Customers can contact the Commonwealth Bank’s Customer Assist team on 1300 720 814.

This takes the Commonwealth Bank Group’s total donation to the bushfire appeal to $60,000 (Bankwest has previously contributed $50,000).


For further information please contact:

Nichole Ismay
Commonwealth Bank
P: 02 9378 5965