Acknowledgement of Country

CommBank acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands across Australia as the continuing custodians of Country and Culture.
We pay our respect to First Nations peoples and their Elders, past and present. We acknowledge and celebrate the inherent strengths of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities. We thank the many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, organisations and individuals that have guided us through our reconciliation journey.



Get in touch

Contact us on our dedicated Indigenous Business Concierge hotline.

Call 1300 096 394

Request a callback to access one of our culturally trained bankers.

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Latest news & insights

  • CommBank & Supply Nation working together

    CommBank and Supply Nation have co-developed an Indigenous Business Education Series to provide ongoing support, education, training and networking opportunities for Indigenous business owners. Register for the Indigenous Business Education Series below.

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Executive Manager of Indigenous business banking

Simone Kenmore, proud Yankunytjatjara woman, will ensure you are connected with the right person to help you achieve your business goals. 

If you’re an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander business or community group, we can work with you to make sure you have a banking solution which will allow you to take care of business. 

Learn more about Simone

How we can help

  • From transactional banking, e-commerce, lending, equipment finance and even carbon trading we have a range of banking services to help you grow your business, expand, diversify or innovate. We can help with:
    • Business lending
    • Merchant solutions
    • eCommerce solutions
    • Asset/equipment finance
    • Trade finance
    • Property finance
    • Sustainable finance

Our commitment

  • CommBank is committed to listening to Indigenous businesses so we can tailor our support and contribute to the thriving Indigenous business sector in Australia. We are committed to:

    • Providing inclusive and accessible banking 
    • Building our cultural competency and team of culturally accredited business banking specialists
    • Being responsive and transparent for informed decision-making
  • Our Reconciliation priorities

    Through our Elevate Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), we are investing in the growth of a strong Indigenous business sector.



Indigenous leadership at CommBank

Indigenous Leadership Team

The ILT is a diverse group of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees in leadership roles who represent CommBank’s key business areas. The ILT supports CommBank’s Indigenous Employee Network and provides cultural advice across the Bank informing our services, products and programs.

Indigenous Advisory Council

The IAC provides advice to the Bank to deliver on our RAP and broader Indigenous affairs matters and guides the development of new approaches to drive social impact. Representation includes key internal leadership from across CommBank and external Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders.

Caring for Country: carbon markets

Commonwealth Bank one step closer to net zero emissions

Commonwealth Bank of Australia has taken another step forward on its journey to carbon neutrality, partnering with the Aboriginal Carbon Foundation.

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Trusted by Indigenous businesses across Australia


KAPCO is a Co-op of Indigenous-owned pastoral stations, focused on enabling our Traditional Owners to further engage in the economy. 

Read KAPCO case study

Mai Wiru

Not-for-profit organisation Mai Wiru is helping make a difference to the health and wellbeing of Indigenous people in remote South Australian communities.

Read Mai Wiru case study

North Queensland Airports (NQA)

CommBank has assisted with an innovative sustainability-linked loan for NQA that focuses on better outcomes for biodiversity, through a partnership with First Nations peoples.

Read NQA case study

Support & grants

Answer a few simple questions and we’ll help you find grants, rebates and support you may be eligible to claim. 

NewAccess for Small Business Owners

This free and confidential mental health coaching program has been developed by Beyond Blue to give small business owners support during challenging times.

NT Aboriginal Business Development

Get a grant of up to $30,000 to start or expand an Indigenous business. 

Qld Indigenous Innovation Entrepreneur Pathway

Get access to experienced Indigenous experts who will provide one-on-one coaching, support and advice to grow and consolidate business skills.

For business owners

How to register a business name in Australia

Choosing a name for your business is one of the earliest and most important decisions you'll make for your business, and can be one of the most expensive to change down the line. Our guide takes you through the steps involved to name and legally register your business.

5 reasons to separate your personal and business accounts

Keeping your business funds and personal finances separated can save a lot of hassle when it comes to managing your money. It might feel like opening up a bank account for your business will mean more admin work and lost time. 

How to write a business plan

Behind every organised business is a solid business plan. Make sure you cover what you need for starting a business successfully.

Looking for personal banking?

Access the Indigenous Customer Assistance Line, Indigenous Customer Support Program, Home Buying and more. 

Personal banking

Things you should know

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    As this advice has been prepared without considering your objectives, financial situation or needs, you should, before acting on the advice, consider its appropriateness to your circumstances. Terms and conditions for our products and services are available on our website or by contacting us and should be considered before making any decision. Fees and charges may apply. View our Financial Services Guide (PDF 59kb).