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Awards 2008

The Commonwealth Bank is committed to being Australia’s finest financial services organisation through excelling in customer service. To achieve this, we are doing things differently. This determination to be different has been reflected in a number of recent award wins.

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Gallup Organisation

Gallup employs many of the world's leading scientists in management, economics, psychology, and sociology, and their consultants assist leaders in identifying and monitoring behavioural economic indicators worldwide.

  • We were the Winner of the Great Workplace Award in 2008 (ASB Bank).

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Traders’ Choice Awards 2008

  • Best Online Broker (CommSec)
  • Best Margin Lender (CommSec)

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International Retail Banking Awards 2008

  • Best Branch Strategy award

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Asian Banker Summit 2008

The Asian Banker Summit, held annually since 2000, is the pre-eminent gathering of decision makers in the financial services industry in the Asia Pacific. The Asian Banker Achievement Awards are a key feature of the summits.

  • We were honoured with Achievement in Technology and Operations for 2007.

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Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency Award 2008

The Federal Government’s Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA) has released a list of organisations recognised as an Employer of Choice for Women. To be recognised as an EOWA Employer of Choice for Women employers must meet stringent criteria.

  • Employer of Choice for Women 2008

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EuroWeek Awards 2008

  • Best Overall MTN Issuer
  • Best Structured Note Issuer
  • Best Financial Institution MTN Issuer

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Wealth Insights - Service Level Survey Awards 2008

Wealth Insights is Australia’s leading provider of industry-wide market research, focused exclusively on the wealth management industry, to fund managers and platform providers. Their clients include the majority of Australia’s largest and most prestigious fund managers and platform providers. In their Service Level Survey Awards 2008 we were awarded:

  • Best Fund Manager (Colonial First State)
  • Best Master Trust/Wrap provider (FirstChoice)

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Investment Week fund Manager of the Year 2008

The Investment Week Fund Manager of the Year Awards recognise funds that produce consistent performance and highlights the very best of what is available in the investment world. We were named:

  • Specialist Investment Group of the Year (Colonial First State)
  • Asia Fund manager of the Year

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SmartInvestor Awards 2008

AFR Smart Investor is a leading monthly investment magazine. The Smart Investor Awards are given in the fields of investment, finance, banking and insurance. A win is an assurance to the public of a premier product offering. We were honoured with:

  • Online Broker of the Year – Fully Featured’ (CommSec)
  • Highest Polling Online Broker Award (CommSec)

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Australian Banking & Finance Magazine Telstra Insurance Awards

Australian Banking & Finance magazine recognises excellence in the insurance sector with these awards which are judged by a panel of leading insurance industry experts.

  • We were awarded Best Life Insurance Company.

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Australian Banking and Finance 2008

The Australian Banking & Finance Awards have grown to become the most prestigious, established and recognised peer reviewed accolades for the Australian financial services industry. We were honoured with:

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CANNEX 5-Star Ratings 2008

CANSTAR CANNEX analyses and researches over 20,000 financial products to provide fact-based data and ratings to Australian consumers and financial institutions. They use a star rating system to help consumers find the right product.

  • We received a 5-star rating for Best Value Home & Contents Insurance Nationally
  • From credit cards and deposit accounts to home loans and business lending, many of our products hold a five star CANNEX rating
  • We received a 5-star rating for Best Value Car Insurance Nationally