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28 February 2024
Career

Opening pathways to tech jobs for more young Australians

CBA takes part as a program partner for virtual work experience program.
22 February 2024
Economy

Travel and fitness boost household spending in January

CommBank Household Spending Insights Index rose 3.1 per cent to 141.9 in January 2024, but the bounce did not fully offset weakness in December 20...
15 February 2024
Agribusiness

CBA helps farmers to measure emissions and model abatement options

CBA and leading emissions platform Ruminati have announced a pilot that allows CommBank's agri customers to baseline and model different options to...
15 February 2024
Natural disasters

CBA Emergency Assistance for storms and bushfires in Victoria

Commonwealth Bank is providing Emergency Assistance to storm and bushfire-affected areas across Victoria.
14 February 2024
Group performance

CommBank continues to support our customers and the Australian economy

Commonwealth Bank will maintain and increase where necessary its support for customers after a challenging 2023 caused by cost-of-living pressures ...
14 February 2024
Scams and fraud

Valentine’s Day season sees rise in romance scams

CBA reminds customers to ‘Stop. Check. Reject.’ as a growing number of unsuspecting Aussies are being tricked into sending money to fake admirers.
13 February 2024
Sustainable living

Debunking 3 common electric vehicle myths

Alternative technologies are the way of the future, with electric vehicles leading the charge on the transportation front. Here we debunk three com...
9 February 2024
Sustainable living

A guide to converting to an all-electric home

As Australia makes its transition to Net Zero by 2050, electrification of homes is one of the strategies to get us there. Here’s why and how to go ...
9 February 2024
Sustainable living

When to replace hot water, heating and cooling appliances | CommBank

Hot water, space heating and cooling make up the a large portion of your home’s energy usage. So here’s what to look out for when it’s time to repl...
9 February 2024
Sustainability

GoZero Group kickstarts GreenSchools1000 initiative with $80m CBA facility

GoZero is leading the transition to electric buses servicing schools, with plans for rapid expansion of its electric bus charter services in 2024.
8 February 2024
Sustainable living

7 cost-effective upgrades for a more energy efficient home | CommBank

Living a more sustainable life is both good for the planet and your wallet. Here are seven effective ways to make your home more energy efficient– ...
1 February 2024
Small business

Small and medium businesses considering investments for growth in 2024

Small and medium-sized businesses are focusing on strengthening their customer proposition, with 80 per cent planning to use one or more strategies...
30 January 2024
State of the States

South Australia is best performing economy for first time: CommSec State of the States

South Australia makes history, taking top spot on the State of the States leader board.
29 January 2024
Natural disasters

CBA Emergency Assistance for Tropical Cyclone Kirrily affected areas in North Queensland

Commonwealth Bank is providing Emergency Assistance to Tropical Cyclone Kirrily affected areas in North Queensland.
26 January 2024
Research and reports

Millennials and Gen Z take at least as many photos of their pets as they do of their families

New research from CBA reveals notable generational differences when it comes to pet owners.
24 January 2024
Small business

Commonwealth Bank and Supply Nation join forces to launch a new business banking, education and training solution to support the growth of Indigenous businesses

Commonwealth Bank announces an agreement with Supply Nation to offer a dedicated business banking package and education series for Indigenous busin...
22 January 2024
Household spending

Rate rises and pre-Christmas sales saw household spending drop sharply in December

CommBank Household Spending Insights Index fell 3.9 per cent to 137 in December.
15 January 2024
Small business

Risky Business: New research reveals top five everyday habits making small businesses a target for cyber crime.

New research reveals the top 5 everyday habits that make small businesses more vulnerable to cyber-attacks and easy steps to avoid them in 2024.
15 January 2024
Economy

Australian economy remains in ‘relatively good shape’ going into 2024: CBA Chief Economist

As 2023 draws to a close the debate in global markets remains focused on the success, or otherwise, of the major central banks returning inflation ...
21 December 2023
Cost of living

New year, new budget: how behavioural science can help achieve money resolutions

New research from CBA shows most Aussies will look to make their money work harder this New Year, as CBA’s Chief Behavioural Scientist shares some ...
21 December 2023
Customers

Australians plan to spend over $4.6 billion in this year’s Boxing Day sales

1.4 million more Australians are planning to shop the Boxing Day sales this year, but are also planning to spend less than previous years.
20 December 2023
Education and youth

CBA’s 2024 John Monash Scholar hopes to improve Australia’s maths literacy

The scholarship will fund a PhD in Mathematics at the University of Oxford for Georgina Ryan, who hopes to encourage more female representation in ...
20 December 2023
Marketing and sponsorship

Hello CommBank Yello! CommBank makes banking brighter with new campaign

Commonwealth Bank has unveiled a new campaign to celebrate CommBank Yello, the bank’s customer recognition program.
19 December 2023
Emergency assistance

CBA will provide Emergency Assistance to communities impacted by Tropical Cyclone Jasper and the unfolding flooding emergency

CBA will provide Emergency Assistance to customers and communities impacted by flooding caused by Tropical Cyclone Jasper in Far North Queensland.
18 December 2023
Household spending

Consumers bring forward Christmas spend to take advantage of sales

CommBank Household Spending Insights Index rose 1.8 per cent to 142.8 in November.
13 December 2023
CommSec

'The gift that keeps on giving': Investing for your kids or grandkids for Christmas

New research shows three in five Australian parents plan on investing in the stock market on behalf of their children but many don’t know where to ...
7 December 2023
Scams and fraud

New scam intelligence sharing helps CBA and Vodafone combat SMS scams

Vodafone and CBA are now sharing SMS scams intelligence in near real-time to help disrupt, detect and proactively block fraudulent payments, as par...
6 December 2023
Business

CBA speeds up business lending

Speed of financing is the most important factor for businesses when choosing a lender, according to new industry data.
5 December 2023
Corporate responsibility

‘Dignity by Design’ underpins Commonwealth Bank’s new Accessibility and Inclusion strategy

The Accessibility and Inclusion Strategy 2024–2026 was launched at an event celebrating International Day of People with Disability on 3 December.
4 December 2023
Climate

New CSIRO research on pathways to net-zero emissions in Australia

Funded by CommBank, new scientific research to help inform the transition to a net zero economy.
1 December 2023
Agribusiness

Australia’s agriculture sector is helping to solve one of the world’s complex problems: how to safeguard food security and the environment

Innovation, building resilient communities and embracing emerging opportunities are key strategies to tackle the complex challenge of global food d...
30 November 2023
Innovation

Commonwealth Bank reimagines products and services for Business Banking customers

CBA announces new investments in tailored propositions for the agricultural and real estate sectors at the Reimagined Banking Briefing.
29 November 2023
Innovation

CBA recognised in global rankings for its maturity in using Artificial Intelligence

A leading global index this month ranked CBA as the #1 Asia Pacific bank and #6 bank globally for maturity in using AI.
29 November 2023
Innovation

Commonwealth Bank update on reimagined banking services

CommBank app v5 is delivering innovation and new benefits for retail and business customers as usage and numbers grow.
29 November 2023
Innovation

'CommBank Yello' becomes one of Australia’s largest customer recognition programs

A new AI-powered recognition program launched this month builds on how CBA provides value to its customers.
29 November 2023
Scams and fraud

Season 2 of Anatomy of a Scam podcast to focus on cutting-edge technology used by cybercriminals

Voice cloning, deep fakes and AI are among the new cutting-edge technologies being used by scammers explored in the second season of Anatomy of a S...
28 November 2023
Small business

Young owners drive a surge in Australian entrepreneurialism

New CBA research shows millennials and Gen Z accounted for 63.3 per cent of business transaction account openings in the 2023 financial year.
27 November 2023
Sustainable living

The dynamic duo: Solar plus battery for a more sustainable home

Maximise the power of solar and reduce your energy bills by combining a solar panel system with battery storage – all the while making your home mo...
27 November 2023
Business

CBA rolls out NameCheck availability to leading industry names

Bendigo Bank and Satori are piloting CBA’s industry leading NameCheck technology to help combat scams and mistaken payments.
27 November 2023
Scams and fraud

CBA welcomes new Scam-Safe Accord to disrupt, detect and respond to scams

Commonwealth Bank of Australia supports new anti-scam measures from Australian Banking Association, announced today.
24 November 2023
Household spending

Australians looking to Black Friday and Cyber Monday for deals on essential purchases

New CommBank research highlights how Australians are looking to deals and discounts to help with the cost of living.
23 November 2023
Our people

Commonwealth Bank Executive Leadership Team update

Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth Bank, Matt Comyn, has today announced that David Cohen will finish his role as Deputy CEO on 31 Decembe...
22 November 2023
Government

Commonwealth Bank underscores support of Federal Government’s voluntary financial counselling model

The industry-wide initiative will help the government deliver support to people struggling financially.
21 November 2023
Cost of living

Consumers cut back discretionary spend but leave room for travel and entertainment

Latest CommBank iQ Cost of Living Insights Report shows spending falling for younger Australians with those in their twenties hardest hit.
21 November 2023
ASX announcement

Divestment of PT Bank Commonwealth

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) today announced that it has entered into a binding agreement to sell its 99% shareholding in its Indonesian b...
16 November 2023
Small business

Preparing your small business for the holiday season

The festive season is a critical time of year for small businesses, with CBA data showing almost a quarter of all small business owners deriving up...
16 November 2023
Group performance

CBA delivers solid first quarter result after strong focus on customer outcomes

Consistent operational and strategic execution reflected in CommBank’s performance aimed at delivering sustainable long-term returns for all stakeh...
14 November 2023
Household spending

Household spending drops in October as ongoing effect of rate hikes slows consumer spending

CommBank Household Spending Insights Index fell 1.0 per cent to 139.8 in October.
13 November 2023
Home loans

CBA announces interest rate changes - November 2023

The Commonwealth Bank has responded to the Reserve Bank of Australia's cash rate decision.
9 November 2023
Next Chapter

CommBank unveils its inaugural Next Chapter Innovation think tank

CommBank announces its five Next Chapter Innovation partners helping to support the long-term recovery for victim-survivors of financial abuse and ...
8 November 2023
Next Chapter

In a world first, CBA shares its artificial intelligence model to help reduce technology-facilitated abuse

This announcement builds on the bank’s bid to reduce technology-facilitated abuse in light of research1 showing 1 in 4 Australian adults have exper...
8 November 2023
Our people

Remembering the CBA staffers who served and fought for their country

A decades-old family picture holds the secrets of Bert Phillips, a quiet but dedicated CommBank employee who fought at the battle of Singapore in W...
7 November 2023
Community

CommBank grants much-needed funding to community organisations across Australia

CommBank supports over 200 organisations across Australia as part of the 2023 Community Grants program
7 November 2023
Home loans

Research shows 7 in 10 Australians believe energy efficiency a way to increase property value

New research indicates majority of homeowners plan to install clean energy products.
6 November 2023
CBA history

Inside the ‘grandest, most opulent’ Commonwealth Bank vault hidden under Sydney

“Once this door is clicked, nothing will be able to get you out – not even dynamite.”
3 November 2023
Business

Sydney exodus sees NSW pass Queensland as regional relocation destination of choice

Australia continues to have a highly mobile population, with the overall number of movers this quarter at its third highest level since March 2018....
1 November 2023
CBA history

CBA joins global digital preservation foundation

In a first for corporate Australia, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia signs up as an Associate Member of the Digital Preservation Coalition.
1 November 2023
Customers

CommBank offers interest-free finance for solar and battery systems

Solar and battery provider UPowr first to offer CommBank’s new product InstalPay
31 October 2023
Football

CommBank and Football Australia grow commitment to increase participation in women’s football

Commonwealth Bank and Football Australia launch the Growing Football Fund; an investment in coaches and the Matildas of tomorrow
30 October 2023
State of the States

Victoria now Australia’s best performing economy: CommSec State of the States

Victoria jumps ahead of the states and territories to top the leader board.
30 October 2023
Scams and fraud

CBA extends scam disruption technologies as part of ‘whole-of-ecosystem' national approach

CBA collaborates with Telstra to switch on ‘Scam Indicator’ nationally and will extend ‘NameCheck’ technology to other organisations who process pa...
26 October 2023
Economy

Michele Bullock delivers first speech as RBA Governor to CBA’s Global Markets Conference

New RBA Governor outlines to CommBank-hosted audience the importance of keeping inflation low, maintaining full employment while ensuring financial...
25 October 2023
Artificial intelligence

CBA unveils new GenAI experiment at South by Southwest Sydney 2023

CBA investigates the effectiveness of generative AI as a safe and early experimentation tool to complement customer research and build better custo...
23 October 2023
Scams and fraud

CBA leverages AI to combat cybercrime with exponential increase in online activity

CBA’s cyber security experts working with AI to monitor billions of online activities every day.
17 October 2023
Sustainability

Climate tech poised for boom as Aussie businesses take action

Three out of five Aussie businesses already taking sustainability action, with climate tech set play a critical role.
16 October 2023
Household spending

Victoria had strongest spending among states in September driven by AFL Finals

CommBank Household Spending Insights Index rose 0.5 per cent in September, led by increased hospitality and food & beverage spending during school ...
11 October 2023
Group performance

2023 Commonwealth Bank AGM: CEO's address

Address by Matt Comyn, CEO and Managing Director of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, at the Bank’s 2023 Annual General Meeting.
11 October 2023
Group performance

2023 Commonwealth Bank AGM: Chair's address

Address by Paul O’Malley, Chair of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, at the Bank’s 2023 Annual General Meeting.
11 October 2023
Small business

CBA announces executive appointment to Small Business Banking

CBA has appointed a new executive general manager to lead its Small Business Banking team.
5 October 2023
Small business

CBA backs NSW Small Business Month

CBA celebrates NSW Small Business Month, with fresh data showing 10,000 merchants have switched on a smarter solution for payments on-the-go.
3 October 2023
Our people

Genevieve Bell retiring from Commonwealth Bank board

Commonwealth Bank chair Paul O’Malley thanks Genevieve Bell AO for her contribution following her decision to retire from the Board effective 31 Oc...
26 September 2023
x15ventures

Kit ups its game with new in-app world designed to help kids become confident money managers

Built by an in-house gaming team, ‘Money Quests’ marks Kit’s move into gamified learning, with customisable avatars, rewards, and in-app quests des...
26 September 2023
Sustainability

Hallett aims to decarbonise cement, with sustainable finance support from CBA

Hallett is the largest supplier of building and construction materials in South Australia and its $51 million Green Loan, supported by CBA, will ad...
25 September 2023
Scams and fraud

Research shows Australians are more scam-aware than 12 months ago as losses fall

Over the last year CommBank protected customers from more than $228 million scam attempts through its prevention and detection program.
25 September 2023
Media release

CBA and Tesla Australia team up to support the transition to electric vehicles

Electric vehicles (EVs) were the fastest growing vehicle purchase in Australia last financial year.
20 September 2023
Community

Supporting a tobacco-free future

Commonwealth Bank recognises that banks and financial institutions have a role to play in addressing the health, societal and environmental impacts...
20 September 2023
Branch and ATM

CBA opening statement to regional branches inquiry

Remarks by Commonwealth Bank of Australia CEO Matt Comyn to Senate Committee hearing
20 September 2023
Household spending

Surge in international students, higher petrol prices and FIFA World Cup drove increased household spending in August

CommBank Household Spending Insights Index rose 0.7 per cent in August, with strongest monthly gain in Queensland. However annual spending growth r...
13 September 2023
Education and youth

Celebrating the outstanding teachers inspiring Australia’s future generations

Education Minister Hon Jason Clare MP co-hosts the 2023 Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards presented by Schools Plus, to recognise 22 of Australia’s...
11 September 2023
Research and reports

Consumers opt for convenience and money-saving technologies amidst higher cost of living

Budget-conscious Australians are redirecting funds towards essential goods and services or savings, and changing their shopping and spending habits...
8 September 2023
Media release

CBA strengthens digital lending capabilities with acquisition of Waddle

CBA accelerates drive to provide businesses with faster and more flexible cash flow by acquiring innovative business lending platform via x15ventures.
6 September 2023
Media release

CommBank digital feature helps businesses to claim millions

Small and medium sized business owners are taking advantage of Commonwealth Bank’s unique Benefits finder tool to find ways to offset rising cost o...
28 August 2023
Business

CBA records strongest asset finance growth on record

New CBA data reveals record number of businesses financing new transport and equipment in the past financial year, with electric vehicles and techn...
25 August 2023
Business

Veterans turning small business dreams into reality

CommBank for Veterans is giving more veterans opportunities to pursue their business goals.
24 August 2023
CBA history

A moment in history to be marked in history

Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s collection of historical banking items will now be rotated on display in a brand new purpose-built archive and rea...
23 August 2023
Agribusiness

CBA sustainable finance supporting AgQuip innovation towards a lower emissions future

CBA shines a light at AgQuip 2023 on how more farmers are turning to sustainable finance solutions such as our Agri Green Loan to invest in innovat...
23 August 2023
Technology

CBA brings contactless transit payments to Victorians

Victoria’s new public transport ticketing system, underpinned by CBA’s contactless transit ticketing capability, will enable commuters to tap on an...
18 August 2023
Business

Pharmacies innovate in response to 60-day dispensing

Pharmacies are turning to digital technology to reduce costs while expand services in response to the challenges of 60-day dispensing, new CommBank...
17 August 2023
Household spending

New CommBank Household Spending Insights Index shows consumers continued to tighten belts in July

Monthly CommBank HSI Index is based on de-identified transaction data of CBA customers and 12 spending categories. Shows Western Australia had the ...
15 August 2023
Climate

Our 2023 Climate Report

Commonwealth Bank’s second Climate Report outlines progress against its roadmap.
9 August 2023
Group performance

CBA delivers improved financial outcomes through continued focus on customers

The result demonstrates continued focus on supporting customers, investing in communities, and providing strength and stability for the broader eco...
9 August 2023
Sustainability

Updated Environmental and Social Framework

Environmental and social issues are evolving rapidly as science, community expectations and stakeholder perspectives continue to change. Our Group ...
9 August 2023
Next Chapter

CBA to launch police referral pilot in NSW to address technology-facilitated abuse

Extending CBA’s support for customers experiencing financial abuse
6 August 2023
CBA story

Improving experiences for CommBank’s customers and its people with AI

CBA’s Chief Data & Analytics Officer sat down with the AFR in a conversation about the revolutionary technology.
2 August 2023
Small business

A brigade of cyber wardens set to transform small business cybersecurity landscape

The ultimate line of defence against cyber criminals is about to march in, and they mean business.
1 August 2023
Sustainability

CommBank’s new Green Buildings Tool to help commercial building owners advance sustainability efforts

CommBank is the first Australian bank to offer an interactive digital tool to help commercial property customers identify building sustainability i...
31 July 2023
Business

Regional Western Australia emerges as growth hotspot

Regional areas in Western Australia have emerged as favourites with both city slickers and regional residents in the year to June 2023, the latest ...
31 July 2023
Home loans

Australian homeowners want simpler and faster refinancing

CommBank makes online home loan refinance application faster.
31 July 2023
CommSec

CommSec launches new international share trading platform

New platform provides fast account set-up, easy online access to 13 international equity markets and brokerage rates from USD$5. CommSec has also r...
31 July 2023
Next Chapter

CommBank extends commitment to help end financial abuse

CommBank launches Next Chapter Innovation to support programs for long-term recovery for victim-survivors.
27 July 2023
Sustainability

CBA supports innovation in soil carbon sequestration

CBA prepays for carbon credits in strategic alliance with RLF AgTech.
27 July 2023
State of the States

Tasmania edges NSW as best performing economy: CommSec State of the States

Tasmania holds off a challenge from NSW to stay on top of the leader board.
24 July 2023
Football

The wait is over with the CommBank Matildas ready for a World Cup on home soil

The 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off two years after Commonwealth Bank and Football Australia announced their historic partnership.
20 July 2023
Sustainability

Macquarie University’s sustainability-linked loan to benefit disadvantaged students, with CBA support

Margin adjustments from the University’s inaugural sustainability-linked loan will be reinvested in scholarships for disadvantaged students.
19 July 2023
x15ventures

CommBank’s x15ventures seeks solutions working towards net-zero future

Xccelerate23 will focus on climate tech startups interested in exploring pathways to a corporate partnership.
17 July 2023
Business

CBA backs tradies with new partnership

CBA launches new partnership with Total Tools to deliver more value for tradies, with new data showing a boom in the number of them joining the bank.
13 July 2023
Government

Opening remarks to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics

Commonwealth Bank Chief Executive Officer Matt Comyn appeared before the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics on Thursday, 13 J...
13 July 2023
Next Chapter

Award-winning podcast returns, to ask: Would you notice the red flags of an abusive relationship?

The award-winning podcast There’s No Place Like Home, produced by CommBank in partnership with Future Women, returns for a second season to uncover...
11 July 2023
Household spending

CommBank HSI Index drops 1.7% in June, as discretionary spending weakens further

Decline led by reduced spending on home buying, health & fitness, entertainment and travel, with utilities spending increasing at its highest rate ...
11 July 2023
Sustainability

CBA invests in global climate specialist Wollemi Capital

The bank joins Wollemi's Series A capital raising as major strategic investor.
10 July 2023
Branch and ATM

CBA strengthens commitment to regional Australia

CBA maintains the largest branch network and keeps regional branches open.
7 July 2023
Economy

CBA top ranked for economic and markets research in KangaNews investor poll

CBA rated #1 in four of seven categories, including Best Overall Research on Australian Fixed Income.
5 July 2023
Scams and fraud

Research shows one in four Aussies have been exposed to EOFY scams

CommBank urges customers to stay alert to scammers taking advantage of end of financial year with tax scams.
5 July 2023
Customers

CBA welcomes new National Anti-Scam Centre's first fusion cell

Commonwealth Bank of Australia has welcomed the investment scam fusion cell to combat the growing problem of investment scams, announced today.
3 July 2023
Brighter magazine

The 7 steps to negotiating a better price (hint: haggle!)

In Australia, we tend to shy away from asking for a good deal but learning how to haggle saves you cash and delivers a healthy dose of satisfaction...
1 July 2023
Brighter magazine

How CommBank Next Chapter is helping to end the devastating consequences of financial abuse

So far the initiative has helped more than 4000 victim-survivors of financial abuse move forward and rebuild their financial independence.
1 July 2023
Brighter magazine

Fair shares: Ten investing questions with CommSec’s Tom Piotrowski

The economist and CommSec market analyst explains why the people who grow wealth by investing actually do very little.
1 July 2023
Brighter magazine

How to help your teen find (and keep) their first job

Getting paid work can be an exciting moment for a teen but it can be a minefield for parents to navigate. To help, we’ve put together this guide wi...
1 July 2023
Brighter magazine

What Sam Kerr knows about money

Ahead of this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup, globally renowned striker and CommBank ambassador Sam Kerr shares how she kicks financial goals, too.
1 July 2023
Brighter magazine

How to save on food costs with cookbook author Lucy Tweed

She shares her tips for keeping the food on her table delicious and affordable.
1 July 2023
Brighter magazine

Thinking of starting a veggie garden? An expert shares his tips

Ever wanted to serve a plate of food that came straight from your backyard? When Ben Shaw created an edible garden, he had no idea how much it woul...
1 July 2023
Brighter magazine

12 simple savings ideas to reduce costs

We asked readers to share their secrets to shaving costs and saving some coin.
1 July 2023
Brighter magazine

Six Aussies reveal how they’re boosting their budgets with passive income

You don’t need much time or money to start earning passive income. What you do need is a good idea and a lot of passion.
1 July 2023
Brighter magazine

How to use the Benefits Finder to discover some hidden cash

Rent assistance? Tech trade-ins? This digital tool will help you find grants, rebates and concessions.
1 July 2023
Brighter magazine

3 mindset changes to make to boost your savings

If you struggle to set money aside for savings, challenging these ways of thinking could make all the difference.
1 July 2023
Brighter magazine

Introducing 'Ask Jess', our new column by CommBank’s personal finance expert Jess Irvine

Got a question about how to alleviate the pressure on your hip pocket and tackle tricky financial situations? Jess is here to help.
1 July 2023
Home loans

New places available with CBA through the Australian Government’s Home Guarantee Scheme

Eligibility criteria for the Home Guarantee Scheme has expanded providing more opportunities for home ownership.
1 July 2023
Sustainability

CBA supports Downer’s Queensland Train Manufacturing Program with its first Green Bank Guarantee Facility

Downer taps into CBA’s sustainable finance expertise to enable the delivery of a critical infrastructure asset that will support the future low-car...
30 June 2023
Speech

"Banking a world in flux"

Speech by Andrew Hinchliff, Commonwealth Bank Group Executive Institutional Banking and Markets, at the Trans-Tasman Business Circle in Sydney on T...
30 June 2023
Product

Research from CommBank reveals why Gen Z aren’t answering your call

New CommBank research reveals the lengths young Australians would go to in order to avoid a phone conversation
29 June 2023
Our people

Executive Leadership Team update

Commonwealth Bank appoints a new Group General Counsel and Group Executive Legal & Group Secretariat.
27 June 2023
Marketing and sponsorship

CBA recruits EssenceMediacom’s Pat Crowley

Appointment of industry veteran is designed to drive best possible customer experience through an expanded focus on paid and owned media.
20 June 2023
Education and youth

1 in 4 Aussies over 65 have experienced financial abuse or know someone who has

CommBank Safe & Savvy guide helps older Australians protect themselves from financial abuse and scams, and to plan for the future.
15 June 2023
Household spending

Discretionary spending weak again in May and signs of parents needing to work more hours

Increased number of trading days in May sees CommBank HSI Index reverse April’s decline, with higher childcare spending suggesting parents are need...
13 June 2023
Home loans

CBA announces interest rate changes - June 2023

The Commonwealth Bank has responded to the Reserve Bank of Australia's cash rate decision.
9 June 2023
Scams and fraud

CBA targets scams with new holds, declines and limits on payments to cryptocurrency exchanges

Protecting customers as scammers exploit the rising popularity of cryptocurrency purchases
8 June 2023
Customers

CBA enters Enforceable Undertaking with ACMA

The EU has a term of three years and arises from past issues with CBA’s unsubscribe mechanisms.
7 June 2023
Customers

CBA launches $0 fee International Money Transfers using NetBank, CommBank App or CommBiz

Transaction fees waived on IMTs transacted via CBA digital banking platforms for Australian retail and business banking customers.
6 June 2023
CBA history

Sir Denison Miller: Laying the foundations of the common wealth of Australia

How a little-known banker from a country town in NSW created the Commonwealth Bank and helped build modern-day Australia from the ground up.
5 June 2023
CBA history

Sir Denison Miller: The banker for all Australians

Banking defined every aspect of Denison Miller’s adult working life but it was as much as a surprise to him as it was to the country that he emerge...
5 June 2023
Business

Employment opportunities drive mobility across Australia to its highest point in five years

Mobility across Australia is at its highest point since March 2018, driven by employment opportunities, business and industry growth, the latest Re...
31 May 2023
Business

CBA steps up national battle against scams

Industry-leading NameCheck anti-fraud technology to be offered to government, financial services firms as CommBiz customers get use of new service ...
30 May 2023
Sustainability

CBA partners with Greening Australia to expand native seed production for land restoration & carbon sequestration projects

Investment in Nindethana, Greening Australia’s native seed supply subsidiary, will support Australia’s ambition to be a global provider of carbon a...
30 May 2023
First Nations

Smoking ceremony marks support of reconciliation at CommBank

The welcome ceremony, held during National Reconciliation Week, reaffirmed Commonwealth Bank’s support of reconciliation, and an Indigenous Voice t...
30 May 2023
Agribusiness

CBA supports Macka’s Pastoral in achieving its carbon neutrality goals

CBA has a long relationship proudly supporting NSW family beef producer Macka’s Pastoral, as they take landmark strides towards sustainability.
29 May 2023
First Nations

Maintain strong connections, listen and learn: CommBank’s Indigenous voices reflect on advice shared across generations

For National Reconciliation Week (27 May to 3 June), members of CommBank’s Indigenous community reflect on this year’s theme: “Be a Voice for Gener...
29 May 2023
Career

CommBank Indigenous Careers presents Vivid Sydney’s Tumbalong Nights

A free community festival of arts and music entertainment as part of Vivid Music, featuring a stellar line-up of First Nations artists.
26 May 2023
Business

CBA launches $0 Smart Mini reader promotion at CommBank SmallBiz Week 2023

Bank targets support for small businesses, in addition to $0 monthly account fee CommBank Business Transaction Accounts
25 May 2023
Innovation

CBA announces new reimagined banking services

Commonwealth Bank has today announced a series of innovations and technological advances designed to strengthen and deepen the customer experience ...
24 May 2023
Innovation

CommBank is partnering with global travel agency Hopper

CommBank is working to integrate Hopper into a new in-app travel experience helping CommBank customers to book, travel and save.
24 May 2023
Innovation

CBA delivers superior customer experience via Australia’s #1 banking app

Commonwealth Bank today unveils the latest version of Australia’s #1 banking app, CommBank App v5.0.
24 May 2023
Innovation

CBA launches new 48-hour and seven-day notice deposits to help SMEs maximise cash flow

Businesses will be able to maximise their cash flow thanks to a new Commonwealth Bank innovative short notice deposit account that allow customers ...
23 May 2023
Business

CBA launches small business Sustainability Action Tool

CBA is the first Australian bank to offer a sustainability action tool to help small business customers improve environmental outcomes while enhanc...
22 May 2023
Cost of living

Australians in their early thirties and renters feeling most pressure from rising cost of living

New CommBank iQ Cost of Living Insights Report uses bank transaction data to provide business customers with powerful insights into changes in cons...
17 May 2023
Business

Manufacturers set to expand production and drive profit growth with ‘efficiency, productivity and sustainability’

Australian manufacturers expect to increase production volumes in the next 12 months, supported by higher capital expenditure and investment in tec...
17 May 2023
Education and youth

Girls in Tech fostering the next generation of women in STEM

Hundreds of high school students learned about the vital ideas and perspectives women bring to STEM fields at an annual event presented by CommBank...
12 May 2023
Household spending

Household spending declines in April

Drop in CommBank HSI Index due to reduced trading days for Easter and ANZAC Day holidays, as annual spending growth continues to moderate.
9 May 2023
Group performance

Customer focus and balance sheet strength, delivering for all stakeholders

Our focus on customers, underpinned by our balance sheet strength and consistent operational execution has delivered record customer advocacy score...
9 May 2023
Economy

Federal Budget reaction: CommBank Chief Economist

“This budget seeks to balance the risks to the economy from high inflation, the need for ‘cost of living’ relief and the requirement to move the me...
9 May 2023
Lending

CBA announces interest rate changes - May 2023

The Commonwealth Bank has responded to the Reserve Bank of Australia’s cash rate decision.
5 May 2023
Career

New Bankwest and CBA Perth Tech Hub unveiled

CBA’s latest technology hub will join previously launched hubs in Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane to foster the next generation of technology talent.
5 May 2023
Artificial intelligence

AI is already revolutionising banking — in ways you might not always see

Dr Andrew McMullan, Chief Data and Analytics Officer at Commonwealth Bank, explains how customers are already benefiting from this incredible techn...
2 May 2023
Brighter magazine

Eight ways to get on top of tax time

Filing your tax return can be a painful process but it’s worth taking the time to get it right. We can’t replace your accountant – or the ATO – but...
1 May 2023
Brighter magazine

Thread Together: The not-for-profit with a simple premise, but a powerful impact

SubheThis not-for-profit saves clothes destined for landfill and helps women in need.ad
1 May 2023
Brighter magazine

What Ellyse Perry knows about money

The T20 World Cup winner and CommBank sporting ambassador has good form when it comes to saving.
1 May 2023
Economy

Federal Budget 2023 preview: Government has ‘difficult challenge of meeting multiple goals’

A report by CBA’s Chief Economist Stephen Halmarick ahead of next week’s Federal Budget on 9 May forecasts a sharp reduction in the budget deficit.
1 May 2023
Brighter magazine

A year after catastrophic floods, Lismore’s residents share their stories of courage and community

The worst of times can bring out the best in people, as the tight-knit community in Lismore has discovered.
1 May 2023
State of the States

Tasmania back on top: CommSec State of the States

Queensland slips back to second place, in a draw with South Australia.
1 May 2023
Business

Unpacking the grit and resilience of women in business: Women in Focus and Women’s Agenda launch new research report

The research shows that, despite facing significant obstacles, women in business remain determined to succeed.
27 April 2023
Our people

Remembering our First Nations service people on Anzac Day

As we commemorate the contribution of those Australians who served in times of conflict, CBA employee Linda Smith pays tribute to her grandfather E...
20 April 2023
Home loans

CBA expands green financing to enhance energy efficiency and sustainability

Commonwealth Bank is expanding its green financing offering for customers
20 April 2023
Household spending

Return to work drives increased transport spending

Rise of CommBank HSI Index in March also led by increased entertainment, retail, travel and education spending - as annual spending growth continue...
18 April 2023
Business

CBA launches green vehicle and equipment finance

Discounted asset financing to support the sustainability goals of businesses through investment in green vehicles, equipment and machinery.
17 April 2023
Natural disasters

CBA will provide Emergency Assistance in communities impacted by Tropical Cyclone Ilsa

CBA will provide Emergency Assistance in communities impacted by Tropical Cyclone Ilsa.
13 April 2023
Business

CBA and AAPM partner up to build digital practice management capabilities

Commonwealth Bank and Australian Association of Practice Management are focusing on driving best practice among health care managers using the powe...
12 April 2023
Business

Digital solutions supporting rising demand for healthcare

Healthcare providers respond to rising demand and staffing shortfalls by embracing digital, new CommBank Health research reveals.
11 April 2023
Business

Newcastle Airport expansion to take off

Newcastle Airport is embarking on a significant expansion plan, with the Commonwealth Bank, acting as the sole financier.
11 April 2023
Sustainability

Morrison & Co continues sustainable finance journey with CBA support

Morrison & Co returns to sustainable finance market to finance four New Zealand Schools
5 April 2023
Community

Clown Doctors spark joy where it’s most needed

Commonwealth Bank branches begin a month of fundraising for the Clown Doctors this ‘Smile Month’ to help sick kids across the country.
31 March 2023
Economy

Amid global uncertainty, Australia’s banks stand ‘extremely strong’: CommBank CEO

Matt Comyn explained the differences between Australian and international banks at the AFR Banking Summit on 27 March.
29 March 2023
Economy

‘Whole-of-ecosystem’ approach needed to tackle scams

In conversation at the Australian Financial Review Banking Summit, CommBank CEO Matt Comyn spoke about how protecting customers is a top priority f...
29 March 2023
Small business

Small businesses adapt to rising cost environment with pragmatism

Latest CommBank research shows small businesses are most concerned about a drop in consumer demand, however for many this has not yet materialised.
28 March 2023
Scams and fraud

CBA and Telstra join forces to protect customers from phone scams

Proof-of-concept of ‘Scam Indicator’ shows the potential to double the success rate of phone scam detection and prevention for joint customers and ...
27 March 2023
Community

Commonwealth Bank and Schools Plus call for nominations to recognise and reward Australia’s exceptional educators

The annual Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards presented by Schools Plus celebrate 22 of Australia’s most inspirational teachers and school leaders w...
27 March 2023
Agribusiness

Agri Green Loan enquiries on the up

CBA’s agri sustainable finance solution is giving farmers more opportunities to advance their environmental improvement goals while enhancing farm ...
24 March 2023
Career

CBA significantly expands technology graduate intake

Applications now open for 2024 tech grad program, as CBA builds world-class technology team of the future.
23 March 2023
Household spending

CommBank HSI Index declines again in February, led by weaker spending on entertainment, retail and travel

Commbank HSI Index declines again in February, led by weaker spending on entertainment, retail and travel.
14 March 2023
Economy

Economy ‘still challenging for many people’ despite strong conditions: Matt Comyn

Commonwealth Bank’s CEO in conversation at the Australian Financial Review Business Summit.
10 March 2023
Lending

CBA announces rate changes - March 2023

The Commonwealth Bank has responded to the Reserve Bank of Australia’s cash rate decision.
9 March 2023
ASX announcement

Update on Indonesian subsidiary PT Bank Commonwealth

Commonwealth Bank of Australia is aware of a cyber incident at its Indonesian subsidiary, PT Bank Commonwealth (PTBC).
8 March 2023
Community

Celebrating International Women’s Day with Aunty Gail Mabo

Breaking the mould as an Indigenous female leader.
8 March 2023
Innovation

Post-Covid surge in business start-ups fuels mobile payments

CommBank launches mobile payment solution for merchants, Smart Mini, as entrepreneurial Australians fuel demand for mobile payment solutions.
6 March 2023
Home loans

CBA and Clean Energy Finance Corporation work together to help home buyers

As part of its Green Home Offer, Commonwealth Bank is working with the Clean Energy Finance Corporation to provide savings to eligible home owners.
6 March 2023
Marketing and sponsorship

Australia’s T20 World Cup-winning cricketers are “simply the best” — ever

Coming two years after their victory at the MCG that secured back-to-back titles, the national women’s team’s latest triumph saw them make it an un...
3 March 2023
Digital currencies

CBA joins industry pilot to explore use cases for a CBDC

CBA to collaborate with the RBA, the DFCRC, and other industry participants to demonstrate the potential benefits of a central bank digital currency.
2 March 2023
Agribusiness

Regional Movers Index - December 2022 quarter

Population patterns across regional Australia are rapidly changing, with regional Queensland and Victoria surging in popularity, according to the C...
1 March 2023
Innovation

CBA extends daily processing window for inward AUD international payments to nearly 24 hour coverage

Enhanced capability provides faster international Australian Dollar payments processing for correspondent banks and CBA beneficiary customers.
24 February 2023
Our people

Organisations need to act now on skills for the future: Sian Lewis on how CBA is navigating the new world of work

CBA’s Group Executive Human Resources, Sian Lewis, spoke at the Australian Financial Review Workforce Summit on how CBA is taking a deliberate and ...
24 February 2023
Business

Faster, affordable working capital will help power small businesses

Small businesses now have faster access to funding with a range of new CBA digital working capital tools
22 February 2023
Media release

Commonwealth Bank Group Super to pursue merger with Australian Retirement Trust

The Trustee of Commonwealth Bank Group Super (Group Super) has today announced it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to pursue a merger...
21 February 2023
Agribusiness

Investing in innovation and sustainability is key for family-run South Australian business SA Mushrooms

Agrifood innovation is driving success for family-run South Australian business SA Mushrooms.
21 February 2023
Business

General practices turn to smart health solutions to navigate rising demand for primary care

Healthcare providers are increasing their take-up of digital solutions to improve operational efficiencies and patient experiences, new CommBank He...
21 February 2023
Agribusiness

Farmers invest in agritech to improve sustainability

CBA’s sustainable finance solutions are giving farmers greater options to invest in agritech to enhance production efficiencies and quality.
21 February 2023
Sustainability

Encouraging sustainable agriculture through trade finance with Viterra

CBA supports Viterra to expand and renew its Sustainability-Linked inventory financing.
17 February 2023
Household spending

Summer holidays support spending in January, as consumer activity slows

CommBank HSI Index drops 6.9 per cent after Christmas, with signs of slowdown in retail activity
16 February 2023
Our people

CBA announces changes to institutional bank leadership team

Institutional Banking & Markets Group Executive Andrew Hinchliff appoints two new executive general managers as part of leadership team reshuffle.
16 February 2023
Group performance

CBA reports half year profit of $5.15 billion while continuing to focus on customers

Customer focus and disciplined strategic execution have delivered strong financial results for the six months to 31 December 2022.
15 February 2023
Digital

With higher digital engagement than ever, CommBank works to keep customers safe online

The bank is continuing its strategy to deliver global best digital experiences and technology.
15 February 2023
Economy

Australia faces slowdown in economic growth but should avoid recession, says CBA

The bank’s economics team are forecasting interest rates to rise further to combat high inflation, but for cuts to follow by the end of this year t...
15 February 2023
Community

CommBank community grants help ‘take the pressure off’ Australian charities

How one $10,000 grant will help provide much-needed support for disadvantaged people in Queensland.
15 February 2023
Customers

Don’t fall for a scammer this Valentine’s Day

A growing number of Aussies are being tricked into sending money to fake admirers.
14 February 2023
Cost of living

CBA’s ‘Benefits finder’ connects customers to $1 billion

Benefits finder is one of a number of CBA digital tools to help customers offset the rising cost of living.
13 February 2023
Home loans

CBA announces rate changes - February 2023

The Commonwealth Bank has responded to the Reserve Bank of Australia’s cash rate decision.
9 February 2023
Media release

CBA offers university students More during O-Week

CBA and local telecom provider More are offering students access to discounted mobile and Internet plans, providing value for money and helping the...
6 February 2023
Economy

RBA expected to raise interest rates one more time at February meeting

CBA economists expect one further 25bp rate hike to a cash rate of 3.35 per cent before the Reserve Bank of Australia pauses its tightening cycle –...
2 February 2023
Customers

New scam detection, prevention and education initiatives to keep more customers safe

CBA is the first Australian bank to provide account “NameCheck” on its digital banking platforms, as new “CallerCheck” feature is launched to verif...
2 February 2023
Business

Patients can now claim Medicare and private health on one CommBank Smart Health device

CommBank Smart Health is making it simpler and more convenient for healthcare providers and patients to make a wider range of claims.
26 January 2023
State of the States

Queensland is the best performing state economy for the first time: CommSec State of the States

Latest quarterly CommSec data shows Queensland is now the best performing economy in Australia, as Tasmania drops to second place.
23 January 2023
Business

Younger Australians the least cyber safe generation

As Australian small business owners grapple with how to protect themselves and their customers online, new research shows young Australians are les...
17 January 2023
Natural disasters

CBA Emergency Assistance for flood affected areas in the Kimberley region

Commonwealth Bank is providing Emergency Assistance to flood-affected areas across north Western Australia.
5 January 2023
Business

CommSec tips shares to lift in 2023 despite ongoing challenges: CommSec Year in Preview

Despite ongoing challenges, CommSec is tipping the Australian sharemarket to lift 4-7 per cent over the coming 12 months.
4 January 2023
Customers

Fighting back against scammers

The final episode of the podcast Anatomy of a Scam explores the key lines of defence against scams from organisations and law enforcement.
30 December 2022
Cost of living

Top financial goal for 2023: To reduce living costs and expenses

As new CommBank research reveals top financial New Year’s resolutions for Australians, CBA’s Chief Behavioural Scientist explains some practical st...
29 December 2022
Customers

Don't let scammers ruin your Christmas: The top 5 scams to watch out for over the holidays

CBA is warning Australians to stay vigilant this festive season with scammers preying on people’s emotions, generosity, and vulnerability at this t...
21 December 2022
Customers

How a cunning romance scam put its victim in jail for two years

While those who fall for romance scams are often deemed foolish, experts tell Anatomy of a Scam that anyone could be a victim.
21 December 2022
Household spending

Australians plan to spend over $3.6 billion in this year’s Boxing Day sales

More than half a million more Australians are planning to shop the Boxing Day sales this year, with most hoping to save money to help curb cost of ...
20 December 2022
CBA history

Christmas at CommBank: A history in pictures

Look back through the archives to see how the holiday season has been celebrated at the Commonwealth Bank.
19 December 2022
Household spending

Black Friday sales boost spending in November, with consumer slowdown expected to gather pace

Narrow monthly rise in CommBank HSI Index sees Black Friday bargains bring forward Christmas spending, as consumers plan to tighten belts.
13 December 2022
Technology

The consequences of a remote access scam can be fast and costly

Deborah Knight delves into remote access scams, where scammers who call pretending to be from a well-known company and claim they need access to yo...
13 December 2022
Branch and ATM

CBA rebuilds in Lismore

CBA helps build a brighter future for Lismore locals, unveiling a new branch for the regional community.
12 December 2022
Artificial intelligence

CommBank’s AI-powered weather data model reaches more than 3 million customers in time of need

Since its inception less than two years ago, CommBank’s weather data model has helped to connect millions of Australians impacted by natural disast...
12 December 2022
Customers

Ransom scams: To pay or not to pay?

“My heart sank”. Host Deborah Knight speaks to a ransom scam victim in the podcast Anatomy of a Scam.
9 December 2022
Media release

Awards and strong survey results for CBA’s Global Markets client coverage

Focus on supporting clients in volatile market conditions sees CBA’s interest rates, FX and fixed income capabilities and research coverage recogni...
9 December 2022
Home loans

CommBank proud to be first major lender to offer Victorian Homebuyer Fund

Commonwealth Bank is the first major lender to accept applications for the Victorian Homebuyer Fund.
8 December 2022
Cost of living

How can behavioural science help to ease the cost of living?

CBA and the Behavioural Insights Team hosted an expert panel in Sydney last week that discussed how products and support tools can help millions of...
7 December 2022
Technology

CBA opens tech hub in Brisbane and works with UQ, QUT, TAFE Queensland

The new technology centre follows the establishment of similar hubs in Adelaide and Melbourne and will provide a base to help grow the state’s tech...
6 December 2022
Home loans

CBA announces rate changes - December 2022

The Commonwealth Bank has responded to the Reserve Bank of Australia’s cash rate decision.
6 December 2022
Customers

How your 'trusty' phone can deceive you

Learn how scammers cloned a legitimate bank number to scam an unsuspecting victim of $35,000 in the fourth episode of Anatomy of a Scam.
5 December 2022
Marketing and sponsorship

Inspiring the next generation of women cricket superstars

Players from the Australian Women’s Cricket team surprise a local cricket club that has been a pioneer of growing girls’ cricket
3 December 2022
Commversation

Rosie Batty explains what it means to have a seat at the table

Sponsored by CommBank's Next Chapter, the Changemakers exhibition in Canberra celebrates women like Rosie Batty who play a pivotal role in shaping ...
2 December 2022
Media release

Transforming ecommerce with PowerBoard

CBA launches PowerBoard, a new ecommerce solution that simplifies technology integrations to deliver merchants payment choice, efficiencies and inn...
2 December 2022
Community

Stories of lived experiences, and a cheeky magpie, enable a powerful session about accessibility

Commonwealth Bank’s accessibility and inclusion network, Enable, hosts an event celebrating International Day of People with Disability.
2 December 2022
Home loans

Sorry mum: Space for a pet more important than proximity to family for first home buyers

New research from CommBank reveals what first home buyers want from their first property and what they’re giving up to save their deposit quicker
1 December 2022
Sustainability

Financing one of Australia’s largest wind farms

TagEnergy will soon begin construction of Victoria’s largest wind farm, with financing support from CBA.
30 November 2022
Marketing and sponsorship

Not out! CommBank backs colourful play keeping young cricketers on the field

As one of Australia’s largest corporate supporters of women’s sport, CommBank is proud to support Cricket Australia’s “coloured pants” movement aim...
30 November 2022
Next Chapter

How we helped one women’s shelter become more sustainable

Commonwealth Bank partnered with Sydney Solar and Batteries and AWISE to help fund the installation of solar and battery at a Sydney women’s shelter.
30 November 2022
On the record

CBA acknowledges Federal Court judgment

Following proceedings brought by ASIC in relation to errors made by CBA in charging monthly account fees to certain customers, the Federal Court fo...
29 November 2022
Education and youth

Brisbane Boys’ College announces new First Nations Bursaries in partnership with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia

In 2023, First Nations students from regional and remote communities in Australia will begin boarding school at BBC as recipients of the bursaries.
29 November 2022
Community

CommBank partners with Thread Together to support women escaping domestic and family violence

As part of the UNiTE 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign, CommBank hosted the launch of a new national program to provide es...
29 November 2022
Community

CommBank employees walk, run and cycle to raise $2.7m for cancer research

More than 7000 people took part in Can4Cancer, one of the biggest events on the CommBank employee calendar.
28 November 2022
Next Chapter

Let’s UNiTE to help end financial abuse

To mark the start of the UNiTE 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign, CommBank hosted a panel discussion exploring the role we...
25 November 2022
Customers

How an investment scam cost an Aussie businessman $1.8 million

“I fell for it hook, line and sinker” — a “big fish” reveals how he took the bait in the third episode of Anatomy of a Scam.
25 November 2022
Digital

Credit score hub provides further transparency to millions of Aussies

CBA launches new credit score hub to help customers improve their financial wellbeing, as new research reveals only 1 in 5 Aussies have checked the...
25 November 2022
Lending

CBA surges in Australian asset finance

CBA is gaining a lead in asset finance market share, with more small, medium sized businesses and large companies coming to us for equipment and ve...
24 November 2022
Business

HMC Group receives ABGF investment following CBA referral

With support from CBA, Western Australia-based aviation and tourism group HMC Group receives $15 million investment from ABGF.
23 November 2022
Customers

Aussie shoppers waiting for Black Friday to make savings on essentials

New CommBank research reveals how Australians plan to shop the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales.
23 November 2022
Technology

Gone phishing: How cyber criminals hook unsuspecting victims with scams

Journalist Deborah Knight delves into phishing attacks, the most common reported type of scam in Australia, in the second episode of Anatomy of a S...
21 November 2022
Agribusiness

A ‘beacon’ of colour celebrates innovation in Agriculture this National Ag Day

Commonwealth Bank joins Monteagle farmers to shed light on the thriving agricultural industry
18 November 2022
Agribusiness

CBA prepays for carbon credits in a landmark deal for Australia’s agri sector

CBA prepays for carbon credits in a landmark deal for Australia’s agri sector
18 November 2022
Agribusiness

Agribusinesses break new ground in sustainability on National Ag Day

Agribusinesses break new ground in sustainability on National Ag Day
18 November 2022
Research and reports

Record demand for workers one of the strongest ‘pull factors’ for regional movers

Regional business and jobs growth is providing more opportunities for the increasing number of people leaving cities for a life in the regions, acc...
17 November 2022
Customers

Customers have no patience for bad experiences, so how are we working to get it right?

Commonwealth Bank’s Chief Digital Officer Fredrik Lindström on the three factors that are critical to reimagining customer experiences.
17 November 2022
Innovation

H2O.ai partnership powers personalised banking and intelligent digital processing

The largest gathering of AI grandmasters in Australia converge at CBA’s head office, one year since CBA announced exclusive partnership with global...
16 November 2022
Education and youth

2023 Commonwealth Bank John Monash Scholar focused on policy innovation in Australian healthcare

Scholarship will enable overseas study at the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy.
16 November 2022
Group performance

CBA delivers a solid start to the 2023 financial year

In its first quarter trading update, CBA reports after-tax cash profits of $2.5 billion with consistent and disciplined execution of its strategy d...
15 November 2022
Marketing and sponsorship

CBA named Official Bank Supporter of FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023™

Commonwealth Bank expands investment into Australian football as the nation begins the road to the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™
13 November 2022
CBA history

‘To those who made the supreme sacrifice’: CBA commemorates Remembrance Day

“At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them. Lest we forget.”
11 November 2022
Customers

What Remembrance Day means to a veteran-owned small business

The founder of Adelaide-based Skol Beard Co shares his reflections on the solemn occasion, and why he believes it’s important for all Australians t...
11 November 2022
Community

Community organisations receive vital funding from CommBank

CommBank supports 200 organisations across the country through its 2022 Community Grants program.
9 November 2022
Customers

New podcast dissects the Anatomy of a Scam — and how to protect yourself

"Education is the key to preventing scams,” explains journalist Deborah Knight in Commonwealth Bank and Nine Entertainment’s new eight-part podcast...
9 November 2022
Household spending

Higher prices drive increased household spending in October, as discretionary spending continues to weaken

Narrowly based 0.9 per cent monthly rise in CommBank HSI Index, with home buying and travel spending down after recent interest rate hikes.
8 November 2022
Customers

‘It can happen to anyone’: What this CBA employee learned from falling victim to a relationship scam

This Scams Awareness Week, a woman who lost thousands of dollars to a scammer shares her one piece of advice to prevent others from making the same...
7 November 2022
Home loans

CBA announces rate change - November 2022

The Commonwealth Bank has responded to the Reserve Bank of Australia’s cash rate decision.
2 November 2022
Sustainability

CBA builds new Commodities, Trade and Carbon business with senior appointments

CTC focused on developing specialised services for clients including carbon markets infrastructure and abatement opportunities.
1 November 2022
Customers
1 November 2022
Sustainability

CBA brings together business and science leaders to advance Australia’s low carbon transition

The bank’s second sustainability conference spotlights how major Australian businesses and investment groups are navigating the path to a net zero ...
31 October 2022
Sustainability

10 takeaways from Momentum: Accelerating Australia’s Transition

CBA Newsroom shares the top insights from CommBank’s second sustainability conference.
31 October 2022
Sustainability

Rock star scientist on the meaning of life on Earth, the universe and everything

We may only be a tiny speck in space but all of humanity has a duty to protect civilisation on our planet, particle physics professor and TV presen...
31 October 2022
First Nations

Commonwealth Bank announces its next Elevate Reconciliation Action Plan

Awarded Elevate status by Reconciliation Australia, the RAP sets an ambitious plan for CommBank to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander em...
31 October 2022
Home loans

What Aussie homeowners really want from a home loan

New CommBank research reveals the different priorities Aussies have when it comes to their next home loan.
28 October 2022
Technology

This Cyber Security Awareness month, simple advice keeps small businesses safe online

Developed by the Australian Cyber Security Centre and supported by Commonwealth Bank, the Small Business Cyber Security Guide is an easy-to-follow,...
28 October 2022
Community

CBA and Thread Together team up to support flood-affected communities

Commonwealth Bank is partnering with Thread Together to bring emergency clothing hubs and mobile wardrobes to communities affected by the recent ea...
27 October 2022
Sustainability

CBA hosts sustainability conference to help advance Australia’s transition

The event, Momentum: Accelerating Australia’s Transition, brings together business and science leaders to share insights and ideas to support the m...
27 October 2022
Economy

Federal Budget ‘resetting for an uncertain future’: CBA economists

Commonwealth Bank economists take a close look at the first Federal Budget delivered by Treasurer Jim Chalmers, which includes measures to address ...
26 October 2022
Government

Federal Budget October 2022: CBA expects inflation to fall slightly faster from its peak

Treasury is forecasting inflation (ie. a period of rising prices) to peak at 7.75% by the end of 2022, before dropping back over the coming two yea...
26 October 2022
Government

Federal Budget October 2022: Commodity prices forecasts too ‘conservative’: CBA

Global challenges such as the Ukraine war and China’s COVID-zero policy will continue to weigh on key mining and energy raw materials, inflating so...
26 October 2022
Government

Federal Budget October 2022: Australia’s population growth set to resume

The re-opening of the country’s international borders and the return of overseas migrants will provide a much-needed boost to GDP and help reduce l...
26 October 2022
Economy

‘Inflation is too high’: RBA assistant governor sets scene at CBA Global Markets Conference

Christopher Kent, the Reserve Bank of Australia’s assistant governor of financial markets, opened the 2022 conference with a keynote speech address...
26 October 2022
On the record

CommSec - Court judgment on ASIC proceedings

Commonwealth Securities Limited (CommSec) acknowledges the decision of the Federal Court of Australia, following civil proceedings brought by the A...
25 October 2022
Innovation

CBA launches mobile SIM plans

Through its partnership with local telecom provider More, CBA will offer retail and business customers access to discounted 4G and 5G mobile SIM pl...
24 October 2022
Economy

Tasmania is back on top as the best performing economy: CommSec State of the States

Latest quarterly CommSec data shows Tasmania has returned as the best performing economy in Australia, as Queensland jumps up rankings.
24 October 2022
Innovation

Griffith University and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia partner to combat financial crime

A new academy focused on tackling financial crime will be formed under a partnership agreement between Griffith University and the Commonwealth Ban...
21 October 2022
Media release

New CBA app helps charities with digital donations

As Aussies continue to embrace digital wallets, charities can now accept contactless donations with CBA’s new Smart Giving app.
20 October 2022
Economy

Federal budget preview: CommBank’s chief economist on what to expect

As new Treasurer Jim Chalmers prepares to deliver his first budget, CBA’s Chief Economist Stephen Halmarick explains why it’s important for fiscal ...
20 October 2022
Economy

Consumers call for businesses to activate circular economy

Consumer concerns about rising living costs is driving greater support for businesses that participate in the circular economy, a new CBA report ha...
17 October 2022
Business

New cyber safety initiative to upskill small businesses

CBA is teaming up with Telstra and leading small business advocacy body, COSBOA, to tackle one of the greatest risks facing the country’s 2.3 milli...
17 October 2022
Natural disasters

CBA Emergency Assistance for flood affected areas in New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania

Commonwealth Bank is providing Emergency Assistance to flood-affected areas across Australia’s east coast.
14 October 2022
CommBank app

Research shows the average Australian receives over 250 scam attempts a year

CommBank launches a national ‘CommBank Safe’ campaign to help prevent and protect Australians from scams and fraud.
14 October 2022
Business

CommBank Health invests in Surgical Partners

CommBank Health today announces a minority investment in financial management platform Surgical Partners, bringing powerful operational and financi...
13 October 2022
Group performance

2022 Commonwealth Bank AGM: CEO's address

Address by Matt Comyn, CEO and Managing Director of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, at the Bank’s 2022 Annual General Meeting.
12 October 2022
Group performance

2022 Commonwealth Bank AGM: Chairman's address

Address by Paul O’Malley, Chairman of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, at the Bank’s 2022 Annual General Meeting.
12 October 2022
Business

Spending declines as rising interest rates impact households

The RBA’s aggressive interest rate hikes are beginning to effect spending, according to the latest CommBank Household Spending Intentions Index
11 October 2022
Diversity

From hot yoga studio to CommBank’s Institutional Bank

From fitness instructors to academics and parents, Commonwealth Bank’s Career Comeback Program welcomes people with diverse skills and backgrounds ...
11 October 2022
Business

Getting back into the workforce with CommBank

Applications for CommBank’s Institutional Bank Career Comeback Program are now open.
11 October 2022
Business

CBA joins Prince’s Trust Australia to recognise veteran-owned businesses

Winners have been announced for the inaugural Beyond Service Awards, an initiative of the Prince’s Trust Australia and sponsored by Commonwealth Ba...
10 October 2022
Business

CommBank’s Smart Health solution for the NDIS

CommBank partners with the National Disability Insurance Agency to build a new point of support channel to help make claiming accessible, fast and ...
6 October 2022
CommBank app

Protecting yourself from identity fraud

With the topic of identity fraud top of mind for many Australians, CommBank’s General Manager of Group Fraud Management lays out the simple steps p...
5 October 2022
Home loans

CBA announces rate change - October 2022

The Commonwealth Bank has responded to the Reserve Bank of Australia’s cash rate decision.
4 October 2022
ASX announcement

Completion of the sale of CommInsure General Insurance to Hollard Holdings Australia

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) today announced it has completed the sale of Commonwealth Insurance Limited, its Australian general insurance ...
30 September 2022
ASX announcement

CBA has met Prudential Inquiry Enforceable Undertaking obligations

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) acknowledges APRA’s announcement regarding the Prudential Inquiry.
30 September 2022
Agribusiness

New estimates for commercial production of methane-reducing seaweed for livestock

Commercial production of methane-reducing seaweed could help livestock farmers reduce carbon emissions while boosting productivity, new research by...
30 September 2022
x15ventures

Paytron announced winner of Xccelerate 2022

The full-suite workflows and spend management platform secures a $250,000 SAFE note from Commonwealth Bank’s venture-scaling arm, x15ventures.
30 September 2022
Business

Veteran-owned businesses to be recognised by Governor General

CBA joins national charity Prince’s Trust Australia to celebrate entrepreneurial veteran community owned businesses and their achievements.
30 September 2022
Home loans

CommBank welcomes Regional First Home Buyer Guarantee

Commonwealth Bank has welcomed the announcement from the Government today to extend its support for regional homebuyers who are looking to purchase...
28 September 2022
Community

Australia’s brightest cyber talents to share in $10,000 in prizes

Entries are now open for the CommBank Cyber Community Awards, recognising people from across Australia who work hard to make our customers and comm...
26 September 2022
Marketing and sponsorship

The ‘jaws of death’ wicket that won Commonwealth Games gold

Australian women’s cricketers Ashleigh Gardner and Grace Harris reflect on what CommBank’s support of their sport means to the gold medal-winning t...
20 September 2022
Business

Supporting Aurecon to achieve greater sustainability

CBA plays leading role in Aurecon’s entrance to sustainable finance market.
14 September 2022
Household spending

Household spending mixed as interest rate rises take effect

Narrow rise in CommBank Household Spending Intentions Index in August reflects the current pressures facing households.
13 September 2022
Business

Modernising payments with PayTo

CBA switches on PayTo for CBA payers, trials PayTo for CBA business customers to create payment agreements and receive payments.
13 September 2022
CommBank app

CommBank app to help customers with rising fuel prices

In an Australian banking first, CBA pilots a new feature in the CommBank app that reminds customers before they are due to fill up, to help them sa...
12 September 2022
Business

Celebrating Australia’s leading community treasurers

CommBank’s annual Not-for-Profit Treasurers’ Awards winners announced.
12 September 2022
Sustainability

Australia’s first sustainability-linked loan for the manufacturing sector

Pact Group’s SLL, arranged by CBA, aims to foster growth of Australia’s circular economy by incentivising recycling, emissions reduction, and gende...
12 September 2022
Home loans

CBA announces rate change - September 2022

The Commonwealth Bank has responded to the Reserve Bank of Australia’s recent cash rate decision.
9 September 2022
Our people

On R U OK? Day, a simple question can be a powerful first step

Commonwealth Bank’s Chief Mental Health Officer, Dr Laura Kirby, explains why we don’t need professional qualifications to start important conversa...
8 September 2022
Our people

Board renewal

Chair of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), Mr Paul O’Malley, today announced the appointment of Ms Lyn Cobley to CBA’s Board of Directors a...
6 September 2022
Home loans

Aussies making their home loans work harder as offset usage grows

Home loan customers looking to make savings have turned to mortgage offset accounts, new data from CBA has revealed.
6 September 2022
Sustainability

New funding structure targets biodiversity protection at Cairns Airport in partnership with Dawul Wuru Aboriginal Corporation

Biodiversity target focused on species conservation believed to be a first for the Australian sustainable finance market.
6 September 2022
Small business

CommBank celebrates local small businesses

Head of Business Banking Mike Vacy-Lyle joins small business owners in an evening of recognition and celebration.
1 September 2022
Business

Inside Bathurst: The booming regional city offering new opportunities

Bathurst in NSW has been added to the list of key growth areas, in the latest quarterly Regional Movers Index.
29 August 2022
Business

Population movement to regional areas eases in June quarter

Young people are driving growth in regional economies, but the overall volume of people moving from major cities is easing, according to new data f...
29 August 2022
Community

Purple reigns at CBA in support of rainbow communities

Ross Wetherbee, co-president of Wear it Purple, explains the significance of donning the inclusive colour this Friday to help rainbow young people ...
25 August 2022
Business

CommBank supporting the growth of Indigenous businesses

Proud Yankunytjatjara woman Simone Kenmore is committed to supporting the growth of intergenerational wealth by strengthening the First Nations’ bu...
22 August 2022
ASX announcement

Commonwealth Bank Executive Leadership Team update

Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth Bank, Matt Comyn, has today announced a change to the bank’s Executive Leadership Team.
17 August 2022
Agribusiness

CommBank launches Agri Green Loan

Innovative Agri Green Loan launches nationally, supporting producers’ environmental and climate goals.
16 August 2022
Natural disasters

Good360 boosts flood recovery efforts with help from CommBank and its customers

$250,000 donation from CommBank’s CanGive Flood Appeal helps Good360 get brand-new goods to flood affected communities .
16 August 2022
Household spending

Narrowly based spending rise in July, as higher interest rates curb consumer activity

Monthly CommBank HSI Index tracks increased entertainment, transport, retail and utilities spending, while interest rate sensitive sectors continue...
16 August 2022
Economy

Climate Active certification will drive increased use of ACCUs by Australian businesses

CBA report expects Climate Active certifications will increase significantly as more companies implement net zero carbon emissions targets
15 August 2022
Agribusiness

Demand for new equipment hits record high

Purchases of forklifts, trailers, trucks and cranes lead the way as companies invest for the future, according to CommBank business bank data.
15 August 2022
Business

Businesses buy local to tackle supply chain issues

New CBA research shows companies remain positive and plan to invest, in spite of current economic challenges.
12 August 2022
Community

CommBank donates an additional $2 million in CanGive Flood Appeal

Commonwealth Bank joins forces with its customers to assist community organisations, affected by the catastrophic flooding across Australia’s east ...
12 August 2022
Climate

Our 2022 Climate Report

Commonwealth Bank of Australia has released its 2022 Climate Report which outlines our position and approach to climate change, as well as our prog...
10 August 2022
Community

Support for our communities today and tomorrow

When parts of New South Wales and Queensland were hit by a once-in-a-century flood earlier this year, CommBank needed to respond – and fast.
10 August 2022
Technology

Record digital engagement for Australia’s #1 banking app

Commonwealth Bank has continued to build on its rich history of innovation, cementing its place over the last year as the market leader in mobile a...
10 August 2022
Sustainability

CBA customers take steps to reduce carbon footprint

CBA’s retail customers are taking advantage of the bank’s Green Home offer and an emissions tracking tool to limit their environmental impact, writ...
10 August 2022
Sustainability

CBA tracking well to meet its 2030 sustainability funding target

Over the past financial year, Commonwealth Bank has broken new ground in helping to support the transition ambitions of its customers, particularly...
10 August 2022
Group performance

Disciplined operational performance delivers full year CBA profit uplift

CBA shareholders will receive a $2.10 per share final dividend to take the total for FY22 to $3.85, fully franked.
10 August 2022
Home loans

CBA announces new interest rates - August '22

CBA responds to the Reserve Bank of Australia’s cash rate decision.
4 August 2022
Customers

Customers flock to home loan repayment calculator following RBA decision each month

New data shows CBA’s online home loan repayment calculator surges in activity on the day of the Reserve Bank Board meeting each month.
1 August 2022
Community

CBA helps Lismore sporting clubs ‘get the ball rolling’ on flood recovery

Lismore Workers Baseball and South Lismore Celtics Football clubs continue to make a positive difference in the Northern Rivers community despite f...
29 July 2022
Business

New dedicated support for tradies

CBA launches tailored support for tradies including discounts, smarter transaction accounts and resources to help them manage their business.
28 July 2022
Technology

CBA sets up Melbourne tech hub with university partnerships

Technology initiative will support software developers and data engineers as part of the bank’s commitment to help grow Victoria’s digital economy.
28 July 2022
Business

End of an era for LIBOR opens the way for AONIA to make its mark in Australia

As most financial markets adopt risk-free rates following historic changes to the world’s most widely used interest rate, the Australian market may...
27 July 2022
CommBank app

CommBank customers set to view their personalised carbon footprint

By early August, CommBank customers will be able to view their carbon footprint based on their personal spending data within the CommBank app.
26 July 2022
CommBank app

Meet the partners: More and CBA mark one year together

Chief Operating Officer of local telco provider More, Richard Branson, discusses the strategic partnership with CBA, what it means for the bank’s c...
25 July 2022
State of the States

Victoria overtakes Tasmania as best performing state economy: CommSec State of the States

Latest quarterly CommSec data shows Victoria is the best performing economy in Australia, ending Tasmania’s long run at the top.
25 July 2022
Community

Australian teachers pave the way for the future

The 2022 Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards celebrates 22 of Australia’s most outstanding educators from early career teachers to established profes...
22 July 2022
Community

Two educators from one school honoured in Teaching Awards first

In just two-and-a-half years, a new principal and a fledgling teacher have turned around a disadvantaged school.
22 July 2022
Lending

CBA and APM structure Australia’s first social loan

Proceeds from APM’s loan will support projects and activities that achieve positive social outcomes for key populations in Australia and internatio...
22 July 2022
Business

CBA offers businesses savings on internet, phone and hardware

Exclusive CBA and More partnership can deliver an average annual saving of $2,300 for eligible business customers.
21 July 2022
Business

CBA launches international currency ESG Term Deposits as inflows top A$1.5 billion

Focus on sustainable finance product innovation also sees CommBank launch its first sustainability-linked derivative with client Treasury Wine Esta...
18 July 2022
Business

Commonwealth Bank climbs global rankings in Euromoney FX Survey 2022

CBA amongst biggest gainers in annual survey of wholesale foreign exchange market and top ranked Australian bank for Real Money investors and FX Sw...
15 July 2022
Next Chapter

Knowledge gap found on economic and financial abuse of older people

Final report in UNSW and CommBank research series reveals significant barriers to providing support for victim-survivors of elder financial abuse.
15 July 2022
Small business

Confidence among community pharmacists climbs to ten year high

Digital solutions are driving greater cost-efficiencies and better patient experiences, according to the latest CommBank Pharmacy Insights Report 2...
15 July 2022
Next Chapter

Exhibiting values of respect and equality

CommBank Next Chapter sponsors MoAD Changemakers exhibition.
13 July 2022
Customers

CommBank Smart Health launches actionable practice insights powered by Cubiko

CommBank has announced a partnership with practice analytics and intelligence platform Cubiko to introduce a raft of powerful new features to the C...
13 July 2022
x15ventures

Navigating the digital world of money early

Yish Koh, Managing Director of CommBank-supported money app Kit, on ways to help kids build financial skills and capability through real-world expe...
13 July 2022
Household spending

Rising prices and return to work lift consumer spending in June, but higher interest rates already making impact

CommBank Household Spending Intentions Index tracks the impact of higher prices and interest rate increases, with declines in entertainment, home b...
12 July 2022
Business

Digital-first healthcare solutions to enhance patient experiences and outcomes

Greater uptake of digital-driven solutions in healthcare management could significantly improve patient experiences while saving providers time and...
7 July 2022
Economy

Economic recap: RBA monetary policy decision

Stephen Halmarick shares his insights following the RBA’s July board meeting decision.
6 July 2022
Home loans

CBA announces new interest rates - July 2022

CBA responds to the Reserve Bank of Australia’s cash rate decision.
6 July 2022
Economy

Australian energy market challenges to remain

Gas and electricity prices forecast to remain high until at least end of 2025 due to domestic and international factors, diesel and petrol prices l...
6 July 2022
Natural disasters

CBA Emergency Assistance for flood affected areas in New South Wales

Commonwealth Bank is providing its Emergency Assistance to flood-affected areas in Sydney, the Hunter, Illawarra and South Coast regions in New Sou...
4 July 2022
Artificial intelligence

CBA introduces leading AI technology to protect more customers from scams

CBA to significantly increase resources and expand technology to tackle this disturbing issue.
4 July 2022
ASX announcement

Completion of sale of 10% shareholding in Bank of Hangzhou

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has completed the sale of a 10% shareholding in the Bank of Hangzhou Co., Ltd. (HZB).
1 July 2022
CommSec

After a tough year, CommSec tips sharemarket to recover in 2022/23

The Australian sharemarket is predicted to rebound by 7-9 per cent over the 2022/23 financial year after falling by around 10 per cent in 2021/22.
1 July 2022
Government

Home buyers set to receive additional support

More customers can apply with Commonwealth Bank for new places available now through the Australian Government’s Home Guarantee Scheme.
1 July 2022
Community

Wellbeing hub kindles community connection in aftermath of Lismore floods

CASPA Services continues connecting community members and services with help from CommBank Flood Relief funding.
27 June 2022
Artificial intelligence

How artificial intelligence is changing the face of banking

CommBank is leveraging its Customer Engagement Engine and Artificial Intelligence capabilities to deliver global best experiences for customers, sa...
24 June 2022
Business

Young Aussies increasingly opting for regional lifestyle

Local businesses in regional areas across the country are bursting with new opportunities as more people, particularly young people, migrate from c...
23 June 2022
Business

Young movers driving growth in regional areas

Regional migration is at a five-year high and young people are driving growth, according to new data from the Commonwealth Bank and the Regional Au...
23 June 2022
Community

COVID a game-changer for workplaces

Vivid Sydney – the annual festival of light, music and ideas – came to an end this weekend after 23 days of illuminating light installations and pr...
21 June 2022
Community

Flood relief supports First Nation Food Security Project

Indigenous Futures Foundation distributes more meals to Indigenous communities facing food insecurity in flood affected areas with CommBank Flood R...
20 June 2022
CommBank app

Aussies commence more than 2 million claims to uncover government benefits and rebates

The Benefits finder feature has recorded a new milestone, with more than 2 million claims started by Aussies keen to uncover their unclaimed benefi...
16 June 2022
Business

New dedicated support for veteran-owned businesses

CBA announces a new team and industry partnerships to support veterans and their families to successfully transition to entrepreneurship and build ...
15 June 2022
Business

CommBank distributes $700,000 in Flood Relief funding to Northern Rivers community organisations

The CommBank Flood Relief Fund is helping Northern Rivers’ community groups on the road to recovery.
15 June 2022
Business

'A pipe dream’ turned reality': Veterans making moves in the business world

Matt Lewis is one of more than 30,000 veterans turning their learned experiences in the Australian Defence Force into business skills.
15 June 2022
Business

CBA helps fund construction of NSW grid-forming battery

Edify Energy, a leading Australian renewable energy developer, plans to build and operate the energy storage system in Darlington Point, NSW, with ...
14 June 2022
Household spending

Signs of slowing in household spending after interest rate rises

CommBank HSI Index lifts during May across most categories, but discretionary spending starting to soften with rising cost of living.
14 June 2022
Marketing and sponsorship

CommBank International Inclusion Series to take centre stage

In the lead up to the CommBank International Inclusion Cricket Series, CBA Newsroom sat down with CommBank employee and captain of the Australian D...
10 June 2022
Community

Wildlife recovery continues in the aftermath of NSW floods

Wildlife hospital in NSW Northern Rivers region uses CommBank Flood Relief funding to help treat animals injured and orphaned in the recent floods.
9 June 2022
Workplace

Workplaces help to establish respect: CBA’s Sian Lewis

CommBank’s Group Executive Human Resources, Sian Lewis, joined panellists at the Diversity Council Australia’s Anna McPhee Memorial Oration to disc...
9 June 2022
Home loans

CBA responds to RBA decision

CBA responds to the Reserve Bank of Australia’s cash rate decision.
8 June 2022
Home loans

CBA offers eligible home loan customers free internet for three years

CBA and its partner More are offering conditionally pre-approved home loan customers access to a free nbn plan for three years, saving them over $2...
6 June 2022
Technology

CBA sets new aggressive recruitment target

Last year, Commonwealth Bank appointed more than 800 new engineers as part of a bold new recruitment plan. This year, the recruitment target is eve...
3 June 2022
Community

CommBank continues support for flood affected communities by distributing $2m in Flood Relief funding

The Commonwealth Bank Flood Relief Fund has helped community groups in New South Wales and Queensland to respond, recover, and build resilience as ...
3 June 2022
Community

Aussies boosted ‘rainy day’ funds by almost 50% during COVID in expectation of economic shocks

Australians continue to sustain high levels of precautionary savings to preserve their financial wellbeing in the face of economic uncertainty, glo...
2 June 2022
Community

CommBank Careers sponsors Vivid Sydney 2022

The annual festival of lights, music and ideas is making its return in 2022 – and it is bigger, brighter and more brilliant than ever before.
1 June 2022
Economy

CBA economic and markets research rises in KangaNews fixed income poll rankings

Macroeconomic and ESG research see strong gains in survey of institutional investors.
1 June 2022
Business

Nationwide roadshow showcases Smart terminal accessibility features

CBA is on the road to help small business owners and community members learn about Smart’s accessibility features.
1 June 2022
Home loans

Majority of Australian home owners were preparing for a rate rise this year

More than 90 per cent of home owners said they were doing something to prepare for a rate rise on their home loan.
31 May 2022
Business

Accounting business conditions at seven-year high

Digital leaders emerge as the pacesetters for financial performance and growth.
31 May 2022
Education and youth

Girls in Tech inspires young women to consider a STEM profession

Commonwealth Bank has once again played host to the annual Girls in Tech event – which sees female students from across the country see, learn and ...
30 May 2022
Natural disasters

CBA donates laptops to flood affected students

Following the devastating flooding earlier this year, CBA has sought to donate more than 600 laptops to school and university students impacted by ...
30 May 2022
CommBank app

Australians would rather delete their social media apps than their banking app

Research from CommBank reveals the importance Australians place on banking apps, and the need to be able to manage their finances conveniently.
27 May 2022
Business

A focus on small businesses

Commonwealth Bank’s head of Business Banking says the future of the Australian economy will be shaped by small businesses.
23 May 2022
Technology

CommBank unleashes engineering excellence

CBA has hosted a two-day engineering symposium for its growing network of engineers.
19 May 2022
Business

CBA Quick Take: The evolution of digital payments

CBA Newsroom sat down with Commonwealth Bank’s General Manager Merchant Solutions, Karen Last, to discuss the evolution of the bank’s merchant’s pl...
17 May 2022
CommSec

CommBank makes online share investing more accessible for millions of Australians

With active online investors doubling over the last two years, customers can now access CommSec Pocket via the CommBank app.
17 May 2022
x15ventures

New Aussie money app to help kids learn about digital money

Research reveals almost half of parents actively avoid discussing money with their children.
17 May 2022
Technology

CBA takes next step in reimagining banking for customers

Commonwealth Bank is continuing its focus on building new and innovative customer experiences.
17 May 2022
Home loans

CommBank launches Unloan

As little as 10 minutes to apply, online only, low rates, rewards for loyalty
17 May 2022
Product

Australians will switch their telco provider if the price is right

Almost 50 per cent of Australians admit to doing little to no research when choosing their Internet provider, potentially spending more than necess...
16 May 2022
Group performance

CBA reports third quarter cash profits of $2.4 billion as the economic momentum remains strong

Disciplined execution on the group’s strategy including continued growth across Commbank’s core banking businesses and sound credit quality underpi...
12 May 2022
Business

CBA economists predict stronger, better climate disclosure from Australian companies will drive more sustainability initiatives

Global demand for increased transparency on climate issues and improved emissions accounting methods will open the door to supply-chain collaborati...
12 May 2022
Household spending

Household spending intentions fall by 3.8% in April

Latest CommBank HSI Index data shows normalising of spending patterns post COVID, with strong increases in travel and entertainment activity alongs...
10 May 2022
Lending

CBA supports Cbus Property to enter sustainable finance market with Green Development Loan

The national award-winning property developer and investor’s Adelaide development is targeting some of the highest sustainability standards in the ...
10 May 2022
Economy

CBA private equity clients win industry awards from Australian Investment Council

Growth capital investments by Allegro Funds and Next Capital recognised among best deals in Australia’s private equity, venture and private capital...
6 May 2022
Home loans

CBA interest rate decision

CBA responds to the Reserve Bank of Australia’s cash rate decision
3 May 2022
Home loans

CommBank announces Green Home Offer

CommBank has announced the Green Home Offer, rewarding new and existing customers who are taking actionable steps to reduce their environmental foo...
27 April 2022
Our people

CommBank’s Chair-elect Paul O’Malley

Paul O’Malley’s approach to strategic development, forged at BlueScope Steel among other senior executive roles, has equipped him well for the task...
27 April 2022
Our people

CBA announces Catherine Livingstone AO to retire as Chairman and appointment of Paul O’Malley as successor

The Commonwealth Bank Board today announced Catherine Livingstone AO has decided to retire from the Board in August 2022 after the finalisation of ...
27 April 2022
Our people

CBA chairman to retire after setting a new course for the bank

Catherine Livingstone has led the Board through a challenging and transformative period for CommBank with the stage set and the timing right for he...
27 April 2022
State of the States

Tasmania’s top economic ranking under threat: CommSec State of the States

New data from CommSec shows Tasmania’s top ranking on relative economic performance is under threat from improving mainland economies.
26 April 2022
Business

Surge in small businesses investing for future growth: CBA data

CBA data shows 17 per cent growth in financing for equipment and machinery financing amongst small businesses.
26 April 2022
Our people

Care, courage and commitment epitomised on the “frontline”

Reservists play a critical part in today’s Australian Defence Force. CBA Newsroom talks to six of the bank’s reservists about the importance of the...
25 April 2022
Our people

Serving the country and the bank: honouring our defence force reservists

As Australia is once again able to publicly commemorate Anzac Day, we mark the unstinting and humble effort of those CBA staffers who “don the unif...
22 April 2022
Marketing and sponsorship

Matty J learns dreams can come true in retirement

In the latest episode of The Penny Drops, Matty J speaks to two retired Aussies living their dreams and a financial commentator to unpack superannu...
19 April 2022
On the record

CBA warns of cryptocurrency fake news scam

Commonwealth Bank has become aware of a fake news article circulating on social media, including Facebook, alleging the bank has partnered with a c...
19 April 2022
Marketing and sponsorship

The penny drops on investing for Matty J

In this week’s episode of The Penny Drops, Matty J speaks to CommSec’s Tom Piotrowski to better understand investing and the share market.
14 April 2022
Household spending

CommBank HSI Index at record high in March as economic recovery revs higher

Stronger economic momentum spurs increases in spending intentions across 11 of 12 spending categories, led by transport, travel and retail.
12 April 2022
Commversation

CBA Quick Take: A new frontier in sustainable finance

What does the Reliance Rail GSLL mean for Australia’s sustainable finance market?
12 April 2022
Business

International money transfers become cheaper for businesses

CBA is absorbing correspondent bank fees for international money transfers, saving business and retail customers collectively millions of dollars e...
12 April 2022
Business

CBA supports KKR’s investment in Ritchies Transport

Enhanced capabilities sees CommBank active in Australasian private equity transactions.
8 April 2022
Next Chapter

Best practice model unveiled to help organisations supporting people impacted by financial abuse

New report reveals service models must consider legal and non-legal needs of victim-survivors of financial abuse.
7 April 2022
Business

Aussie shoppers prioritising purpose

The latest CommBank Consumer Insights Report reveals shoppers are now more conscious of purchasing from purpose-led brands than prior to the pandem...
6 April 2022
Corporate responsibility

The network effect and how it is changing the face of work at CBA

With LinkedIn having named CommBank as number one in its annual Top 25 companies for career progression, Sian Lewis explains the importance of prof...
6 April 2022
Marketing and sponsorship

What you need to know about buying a home in 2022

In this week’s episode of The Penny Drops, Matty J speaks to a CommBank Home Lending Specialist to find out all the steps you should take when buyi...
5 April 2022
Business

Recipient of the CBA John Monash Scholarship focussed on Australia’s transition

The 2022 CBA John Monash Scholarship recipient, Timothy Rownes, has shared how his scholarship will allow him to support Australia’s net zero carbo...
5 April 2022
Agribusiness

Creating a community sized impact

Aussie farmers continue producing productive conversations on mental health.
4 April 2022
Business

Getting back to business: Commonwealth Bank presents SmallBiz Week

New industry data shows small businesses have sights set on growth this year.
1 April 2022
Economy

Federal Budget 2022: Population growth on the rise after COVID-19

With the pandemic having seen migration to Australia stall to almost zero in 2021, the re-opening of international borders is now forecast to help ...
30 March 2022
Business

Federal Budget 2022 – CBA ‘bullish’ on the outlook for key commodity prices

CommBank’s economists are expecting prices for iron ore, coking and thermal coal to remain higher than the Budget’s longer term forecasts, which th...
30 March 2022
Economy

Federal Budget signals ‘next phase’ of fiscal policy: CBA Economists

Last night’s Federal Budget was punctuated by a number of fiscal measures designed to alleviate cost of living pressures and support economic growth.
30 March 2022
Marketing and sponsorship

The art of mixing money and love

In this week’s episode of The Penny Drops, Matty J joins his fiancé Laura to chat with industry experts about the best ways to successfully mix mon...
29 March 2022
Economy

CBA Federal Budget reaction: Treasurer looks to economic growth for medium-term debt reduction

Government announces support for Australians to manage rising ‘cost of living’, alongside investment in infrastructure, skills training, regional A...
29 March 2022
CommSec

“Regional Australia is flourishing”: CommSec economist

Not even a once-in-a-generation global health pandemic can stop regional Australia from flourishing, says CommSec Senior Economist Ryan Felsman.
29 March 2022
Sustainability

CBA supports Endeavour Energy with landmark $920 Million Sustainability-Linked Loan

The NSW electricity distribution network is the first in Australia to access sustainability linked financing.
29 March 2022
Digital

CBA using technology to improve customer experience

Commonwealth Bank’s Matthew Malady and Lee Challoner-Miles highlight some of the steps the bank is taking digitally to support customers affected b...
29 March 2022
Marketing and sponsorship

Matty J learns how to ‘Budget like a Boss’

In this week’s episode of The Penny Drops, Matty J learns the successful art of budgeting and how a clear and realistic budget can help you achieve...
25 March 2022
Business

Federal Budget 2022 – The spending areas and key numbers to watch: CommBank

With all eyes on next week’s Budget, CBA’s Chief Economist Stephen Halmarick looks at the likely impact on the economy and who could benefit from t...
25 March 2022
Agribusiness

Manufacturers ramp up new digital initiatives and sustainability focus

New CBA research reveals manufacturing industry is set to enter a phase of growth.
24 March 2022
Customers

Small businesses claiming millions with CommBank digital feature

CommBank’s Benefits finder helps Australian businesses claim more than $90 million in government benefits and rebates.
23 March 2022
Economy

Economy “firing on all cylinders” set to deliver $40b Budget benefit

Stronger employment numbers, lower welfare payments and surging commodity prices will help improve the bottom line in next week’s Federal Budget ac...
22 March 2022
Corporate responsibility

CBA helps launch new ad campaign to address violence against women and children

CBA CEO Matt Comyn joined panellists as part of the Federal Government’s unveiling of phase four of its ‘Stop it at the Start’ campaign.
18 March 2022
Business

Transforming healthcare payments for patients and providers

Newly launched CommBank Smart Health offers all-in-one health directory, payments and claims solution.
18 March 2022
Business

Repayment deferrals to support flood-impacted businesses

CBA is offering loan repayment deferrals for the next three months to eligible business customers to support with flood recovery.
18 March 2022
Marketing and sponsorship

‘The Penny Drops’ for former bachelor Matty J, as he explores his finances

This week, Matty J unveiled his new podcast series focusing on all things finances – The Penny Drops. Each week, Matty J will explore a new financi...
17 March 2022
Next Chapter

CBA shares financial abuse elimination efforts at UN global event

CBA CEO Matt Comyn this morning addressed the UN Global Compact Target Gender Equality live event on the work the bank is doing to support financia...
16 March 2022
Marketing and sponsorship

CommBank and Matty J launch financial wellbeing podcast: The Penny Drops

New financial wellbeing podcast, The Penny Drops, aims to demystify the world of finance and answer some of the more common money questions people ...
15 March 2022
Economy

Commodity prices spike leaves Australian dollar undervalued

The Australian dollar is currently undervalued relative to commodity prices, according to CBA's Head of International Economics, Joe Capurso.
15 March 2022
Sustainability

CBA becomes first Australian bank to achieve International Sustainability and Carbon Certification

As the only Australian bank to trade physical grain in the domestic market, ISCC certification will help CBA support ISCC commodities such as wheat...
15 March 2022
Business

Commonwealth Bank expands Business Banking Major Client Group

CBA is bolstering its offering to Australia’s big corporates on the east coast with the appointment of two new General Managers in Queensland and V...
14 March 2022
Media release

CBA to distribute $4 million in grants to support flood affected communities

CBA launches its Flood Relief Fund to help community organisations access grants of up to $10,000 to assist with clean-up, rebuild and recovery in ...
13 March 2022
Business

Sydney and Melbourne CBDs getting back to business

Businesses in Sydney and Melbourne CBD have seen a boost in spending as pandemic restrictions ease and more workers return to offices in the two ma...
11 March 2022
Workplace

Young Asian-Australian businesses drive strong global links: report

Next generation Asian-Australian businesses could help drive new global links in the Asia Pacific markets, according to a new research report by th...
10 March 2022
Community

CBA reaffirms commitment to stamp out financial abuse

At the Future Women Leadership Summit, CBA CEO, Matt Comyn, spoke about the bank’s determination to ‘stamp out’ financial abuse.
9 March 2022
Household spending

CBA spending data shows Australians on the move in February

The CommBank HSI Index rose 1.8% in February, led by increased spending on transport and post summer holiday home buying.
8 March 2022
Our people

Advice for my younger self

To celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day, we spoke to four female CommBank employees who work in the tech space, and asked them what advi...
8 March 2022
Next Chapter

Good leaders stay true to who they are

CBA’s Group Executive Human Resources, Sian Lewis, shared her thoughts on leadership with attendees at the recent Future Women Leadership Summit in...
8 March 2022
Business

Strong SME demand for Asset Finance

New data reveals small and medium businesses are investing in equipment and machinery in advance to manage supply constraints.
8 March 2022
Career

Transforming the payments landscape

At a time when the number of women appointed to boards in Australia remains stubbornly low, CBA Newsroom chatted with CBA's Managing Director Tran...
8 March 2022
Emergency assistance

CBA doubles dollar-matching of customer donations

Commonwealth Bank, its customers and community appeal set to donate up to $2.5 million to assist individuals and businesses affected by the catastr...
6 March 2022
Cricket

Vale Shane Warne 1969 - 2022

Tribute paid to the "King of Spin", one of the world's greatest ever cricketers, sporting and community legend, who has died suddenly at the age of...
5 March 2022
Group performance

CommBank PERLS XIV Capital Notes Bookbuild results

CBA has today announced it has brought forward and successfully completed the Bookbuild for the offer of CommBank PERLS XIV Capital Notes.
4 March 2022
Community

Supporting the next generation of cricket’s game changers

Local Western Australian cricket club recognised for its work building an inclusive and welcoming environment for girls and women to play cricket.
2 March 2022
Business

CBA CEO says outlook is bright

In his keynote address at the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce today, CBA CEO said the bank would continue to play an important role in support...
1 March 2022
Emergency assistance

CBA pledges up to $1 million and launches CanGive Flood Appeal

Commonwealth Bank expands its Emergency Assistance to additional areas in Queensland and New South Wales, donates $500,000 and dollar matches donat...
1 March 2022
Business

CBA supports Reliance Rail with Green Sustainability-Linked Loan

The $1.8 billion dual-label loan denotes funding that supports Green assets, whilst linking funding costs to the achievement of sustainability perf...
1 March 2022
Speech

Building a brighter future for all: CBA CEO

Commonwealth Bank Chief Executive Officer, Matt Comyn, today delivered an address at the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce on building a brighte...
1 March 2022
Business

CBA announces agreement to sell 10% shareholding in Bank of Hangzhou

Commonwealth Bank of Australia has today announced it has entered into a binding sale agreement to sell a shareholding of 10% in Bank of Hangzhou.
1 March 2022
Sustainability

CBA supports Morrison & Co with first Sustainability Loan for school facilities in New Zealand

The five New Zealand schools deliver better environmental and social outcomes for their communities.
28 February 2022
Emergency assistance

CBA Emergency Assistance for flood affected areas in South-East Queensland and New South Wales

Commonwealth Bank is providing its Emergency Assistance to flood-affected areas in South-East Queensland and New South Wales.
24 February 2022
Next Chapter

CommBank partners with customers to end financial abuse

New research reveals financial abuse cost victims $5.7 billion and the economy $5.2 billion.
24 February 2022
Customers

Aussies plan to save $5,000 for travel in 2022

Australians name ‘travel’ as their number one reason to save, with 70 per cent planning international or domestic holidays in the coming months.
18 February 2022
Our people

Commonwealth Bank appoints new Executive General Manager of Corporate Affairs

Kylie Smith will join CBA to lead the bank’s corporate affairs function.
17 February 2022
Customers

Pandemic continues to drive city-dwellers to regional Australia

CBA data shows net migration to regional Australia is double what it was two years before the pandemic.
17 February 2022
Sustainability

CBA and Viterra partner on Australia’s first sustainability-linked, syndicated inventory financing

The transaction commits Viterra to ensure the sustainability of products it purchases in Australia, as well as imports.
16 February 2022
Technology

CBA to open Technology Hub at Adelaide’s Lot Fourteen

CBA looks to expand its Adelaide workforce with technology professionals.
11 February 2022
Customers

Aussies’ savings help keep financial wellbeing elevated through the pandemic

The financial wellbeing of Australians remains higher than it was before the pandemic hit, according to the latest Melbourne Institute and CBA report.
11 February 2022
CommBank app

CBA teams up with Harvard University researchers to help customers better manage their home loan repayments

CBA launches a smart new feature in the CommBank app to offer its home loan customers more flexibility and better control of their cash flow.
10 February 2022
Group performance

CBA announces an increase in 1H22 profits and improved dividend

The Group has today unveiled a 23 per cent uplift in its cash profit for the first half of its 2022 financial year, supported by lower loan loss pr...
9 February 2022
Sustainability

Commonwealth Bank signs up to the Net-Zero Banking Alliance

CBA has joined more than 100 global banks as part of the Net-Zero Banking Alliance, (NZBA) underpinning its commitment to support the responsible g...
9 February 2022
Group performance

Australian economy remains resilient despite COVID pandemic

CBA economists believe the Australian economy will remain strong in 2022, although caution remains in the near-term due to the latest Omicron varia...
9 February 2022
Group performance

Continued community support critical to CBA strategy

Commonwealth Bank remains committed to making a positive contribution to its customers, communities and people.
9 February 2022
Group performance

Innovation at the fore as CBA strengthens its digital focus

Cutting-edge partnerships help accelerate Commonwealth Bank’s world-leading digital experience, with customers reaping the rewards.
9 February 2022
Emergency assistance

CBA provides assistance for customers affected by WA bushfires

Commonwealth Bank is providing Emergency Assistance for customers in bushfire-affected areas in Western Australia.
9 February 2022
Household spending

Household spending intentions down in January due to Omicron, while latest card data shows economic recovery back on track

The CommBank HSI Index dropped 10% in January, but new card data suggests consumer spending is now recovering.
8 February 2022
Education and youth

Nominations now open for the 2022 Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards

Commonwealth Bank and Schools Plus are calling for students, parents, and communities to nominate teachers or school leaders who have been an inspi...
8 February 2022
Business

CBA partners with fintech Paypa Plane

New partnership to revolutionise payments for Australian businesses and their customers.
7 February 2022
x15ventures

x15 invests in OwnHome to help turn more renters into owners

CBA’s x15 continues its support of the Xccelerate2020 winner, joining its Series A funding-round alongside strategic partner, SquarePeg
3 February 2022
Business

CBA support for Omicron impacted small businesses

CBA encourages Australian businesses impacted by the Omicron variant to take advantage of the support measures available through the bank and gover...
31 January 2022
Home loans

First homebuyers encouraged to apply for First Home Loan Deposit Scheme places

From today, customers will be able to apply for additional guarantee places made available to first homebuyers under the Australian Government’s Fi...
31 January 2022
CommBank app

Australian parents set to spend $2 billion on back to school shopping this year

Three in five Aussies say they wish they could spread out over time the cost of back to school spending, with the same proportion saying they plan ...
27 January 2022
Economy

Strong partnership with clients sees CBA top 2021 Australian debt capital markets league table

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) was the leading bank for Australian debt capital markets in 2021 according to Bloomberg data, raising $19.7 bi...
25 January 2022
CommSec

Tasmania maintains top spot ahead of new COVID wave: CommSec State of the States

New data from CommSec shows Tasmania’s economic performance continues to lead the country while the other economies have little separating them.
24 January 2022
Customers

Almost half a million new saving goals created ahead of New Year resolutions

Saving is the main goal for Aussies making a financial resolution this year, according to new CBA research.
24 January 2022
Household spending

Household spending intentions in December highest since 2017, but COVID cases impact spending in January

CommBank HSI Index rose 2.5% in December driven by increased spending on travel, transport and retail. Omicron causes spending to drop in January.
20 January 2022
Community

Rural Aid partners with CBA to provide additional mental health support to farmers

New donation from CommBank enables the appointment of 10 additional Rural Aid counsellors to support regional communities across Australia.
18 January 2022
Sustainability

Majority of Aussies keen to live more sustainably

More than 70 per cent of Aussies wish to lead an environmentally friendly life, while 55 per cent acknowledge renewable energy sources are critical...
23 December 2021
Business

The festive period and re-opening of the Qld border helps spending to soar in sunshine state

New Queensland merchant terminal data from Commonwealth Bank has revealed a jump in the level of spending following the state’s decision to re-open...
22 December 2021
Household spending

Aussies plan to spend $4 billion in this year’s Boxing Day sales

Australians plan to spend more than $550 each online and in-store during the Boxing Day sales, with most preferring to shop in-store.
21 December 2021
Marketing and sponsorship

Commonwealth Bank appoints new chief marketing officer

Following an extensive global search, Commonwealth Bank has announced the appointment of Jo Boundy as the bank’s new Chief Marketing Officer.
20 December 2021
Sustainability

IFM invests in newly launched CBA ESG Term Deposit

The innovative ESG-labelled investment product is an Australian-first and provides an additional source of funding to support Australia’s transition.
13 December 2021
Sustainability

CBA and Northern Trust execute first certified Green Repurchase Agreement

CBI certified agreement supports more sustainable future; diversifies green project funding.
13 December 2021
Business

CBA welcomes extension of SME Loan Scheme

CBA welcomes Federal Government’s extension of the existing SME Loan Scheme to support small and medium businesses in their recovery.
13 December 2021
Business

CBA’s Global Markets sales and research score highly in Peter Lee 2021 client surveys

Strong results across fixed income, FX and rates and in inaugural ESG rankings.
11 December 2021
Home loans

CBA welcomes support for first homebuyers

Commonwealth Bank welcomes the additional guarantee places that will be made available to first homebuyers over the coming weeks under the Governme...
9 December 2021
CommBank app

CommBank nudges Aussies to help accelerate economic recovery

Benefits finder injects $4.9m of additional spending and more than 120,000 new dining and entertainment transactions in one month to help revitalis...
9 December 2021
Technology

Reserve Bank, CBA and industry partners complete wholesale CBDC research project

The jointly released report marks the successful conclusion of Project Atom.
8 December 2021
Business

CBA executes ISPT’s carbon offset trade

CBA’s first surrender of Australian Carbon Credit Units on behalf of a client puts ISPT on track to be carbon positive by 2025.
8 December 2021
Household spending

Australian household spending intentions return to pre-COVID levels for first time

CommBank's HSI Index for November has recorded sharp rises in transport and travel spending and increased retail activity, as consumers head into C...
7 December 2021
Community

Creating sustainable outcomes for the environment and Indigenous communities

Commonwealth Bank has extended its partnership with the Aboriginal Carbon Foundation.
6 December 2021
Next Chapter

Urgent need to address evidence gap in disability and financial abuse knowledge

New research has found people living with disability have a potentially higher risk of facing economic and financial abuse in the context of domest...
3 December 2021
Corporate responsibility

Community Grant recipient leverages donation to boost community support

Not-for-profit organisation and CommBank Community Grant recipient, What Ability Foundation, has hosted an event at CommBank Stadium today to celeb...
3 December 2021
CommSec

43% of millennials are investing instead of spending: CBA study

Leading online broker, CommSec, sees surge in account openings by millennials as Australia is revealed as world’s third largest self-investment mar...
2 December 2021
Innovation

Bank harnesses AI to improve customers’ financial wellbeing

Commonwealth Bank’s Dr Andrew McMullan and Dan Jermyn sat down with CBA Newsroom to discuss how the bank is harnessing its AI capabilities to deliv...
2 December 2021
Colonial First State

Completion of sale of 55% interest in Colonial First State to KKR

CBA today announced the sale of a 55 per cent interest in Colonial First State (CFS) to KKR has completed.
1 December 2021
Business

Aussies take advantage of Black Friday sales

Australians have hit the shops – either in person or online – over this Black Friday weekend, with retailers across the country enjoying a spike in...
30 November 2021
Business

CBA launches a zero interest business loan

In a first for a major Australian bank, CBA has announced it will offer eligible small businesses a zero interest business loan with just one estab...
30 November 2021
Digital

New technology tops Millennials’ ‘wish list’: CBA study

New CBA research reveals nearly nine in 10 young Australians are scrimping on their everyday lifestyle costs in a bid to save for expensive, one-of...
29 November 2021
Emergency assistance

Commonwealth Bank extends support measures to help flood affected customers

Commonwealth Bank is expanding its Emergency Assistance to flood-affected areas across NSW and Queensland.
28 November 2021
Community

National financial wellbeing remains elevated during COVID

Australia’s financial wellbeing is higher than it was before restrictions and lockdowns were put in place, according to latest CBA and Melbourne In...
26 November 2021
Business

Aussies set to spend big this Black Friday

If the spending trends of years gone by are anything to go by, Aussie retailers are expected to see significant growth in consumer spending this we...
25 November 2021
CommBank app

Sending money around the world becomes easier and cheaper

In a bid to help customers save millions of dollars each year, CBA will now absorb correspondent bank fees for international money transfers.
24 November 2021
Colonial First State

Regulatory approval update for sale of 55% interest in Colonial First State to KKR

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has today announced all regulatory approvals have been received for the sale of a 55 per cent interest in Colo...
23 November 2021
Education and youth

2022 CBA John Monash Scholars announced

One of this year’s scholarship recipients, Tim Rownes, aims to use his Scholarship to support Australia’s net zero carbon transition.
23 November 2021
Home loans

Aussies looking to buy with their mates or siblings to get on property ladder

A quarter of Aussies have considered buying a property with friends or family because of affordability concerns.
20 November 2021
Emergency assistance

CBA Emergency Assistance for flood affected areas in NSW’s Central West

Commonwealth Bank is providing its Emergency Assistance to flood-affected areas in the NSW Central West.
19 November 2021
Agribusiness

Strong investment sees Agriculture continue to flourish

Celebrating the resilience of the agri sector as it continues to reach record highs this National AgDay.
19 November 2021
CommBank app

CBA takes minority stake in Gemini

Commonwealth Bank participates in Gemini’s latest funding round as the bank leverages its technology to offer crypto services via the CommBank app.
19 November 2021
Agribusiness

National Ag Day: Celebrating innovation and diversity

National AgDay is an opportunity to recognise the contribution Aussie farmers and the agriculture sector make to our economy, and to the success of...
19 November 2021
Agribusiness

CBA announces industry-leading Agri Green Loan pilot

CBA is piloting a new low-rate loan to support agribusinesses to reduce their net emissions, make their properties more resilient to climate variab...
18 November 2021
Group performance

Commonwealth Bank 1Q22 trading update

Commonwealth Bank of Australia has today released its trading update for the quarter ended 30 September 2021.
17 November 2021
x15ventures

x15 launches deal discovery app, Cheddar

Cheddar to use AI to personalise shopping offers for the $364 billion Australian retail sector.
16 November 2021
Business

Law firms put adaptability on display

CommBank’s latest research reveals law firms’ profits have far outpaced expectations, but some challenges are intensifying in a buoyant market.
15 November 2021
CommBank app

Strong customer demand leads CBA to innovate

Commonwealth Bank CEO Matt Comyn and strategic partners, Gemini and Chainalysis, discuss CBA’s move into crypto.
12 November 2021
Community

CBA staff award $3m to community organisations across Australia

CommBank Staff Foundation provides 300 charities nationwide with $10,000 grants as part of the 2021 Community Grants program.
12 November 2021
Household spending

CommBank launches new Household Spending Intentions Index

Data-driven economic indicator shows post-lockdown surge in Australian consumption led by increased spending on travel, transport and entertainment.
9 November 2021
Household spending

Aussies put home buying plans on ice as they emerge from lockdown

Home buying spending intentions have taken a hit in October, but remain buoyant for the year, according to CommBank’s new Household Spending Intent...
9 November 2021
Household spending

Supply constraints put brakes on motor vehicle spending intentions

CommBank’s new Household Spending Intentions Index has revealed motor vehicle spending intentions slipped in October after enjoying a strong year.
9 November 2021
Artificial intelligence

CBA partners with global AI leader H2O.ai

Strategic partnership with H2O.ai boosts the bank’s AI capabilities to generate better customer and community outcomes, at greater pace and scale.
8 November 2021
Business

CBA’s BNPL StepPay puts money back in business’ pockets

Forget charging 4 per cent fees that many BNPL players charge, StepPay is paying eligible businesses a 4 per cent bonus on StepPay transactions ove...
5 November 2021
Digital

CBA to offer crypto services to customers

CBA announces strategic partnerships with global crypto leaders Gemini and Chainalysis.
3 November 2021
Small business

Spending at Victorian pubs, bars and restaurants soar

Clothing retailers, bars and restaurants across Victoria have continued to see growth in customer spending as the state enjoys its second week out ...
3 November 2021
Economy

Australian spending climbs toward pre-lockdown levels

National spending is up 20 per cent from 2019 levels as all states and territories emerge from months of lockdowns.
2 November 2021
Sustainability

CSIRO, CBA to boost sector resilience with new climate change insights

Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, and CBA have launched a joint public-private sector initiative that will examine the potential impacts ...
1 November 2021
Emergency assistance

CBA Emergency Assistance for storm affected areas in Victoria

Commonwealth Bank is providing its Emergency Assistance to storm-affected areas in Victoria.
29 October 2021
CommBank app

CommBank partners with Karta

Commonwealth Bank announces new strategic partnership to offer consumers and businesses new online choices in the $29 billion Australian prepaid g...
29 October 2021
Sustainability

CBA launches inaugural sustainability conference, Financing Australia’s Transition

The virtual one-day event welcomed more than 1,300 registrants from the business, government and investor communities and focused on trends and dev...
28 October 2021
Business

Increase in people choosing a regional lifestyle despite Sydney and Melbourne lockdowns

Lockdowns in Sydney and Melbourne have not stopped the continued increase in overall population flows from capital cities to the regions throughout...
28 October 2021
Lending

CBA provides first build-to-rent Green Loan in Australia

Indi Sydney City will be a 5 Star Green Star building that will be carbon neutral in operations.
27 October 2021
Group performance

Update on Commonwealth Financial Planning

CBA has today confirmed it will commence the closure of the remaining Commonwealth Financial Planning (CFP) business.
26 October 2021
Economy

Post lockdown spending rebounds in NSW, Vic & ACT

CBA card spending data for the week ending Friday 22 October shows a continued rise in in-store purchases and services spending.
26 October 2021
CommSec

CommSec State of the States: Tasmanian economy still No.1

New CommSec economic data indicates Tasmania is out-performing, while there is little to separate other state economies.
25 October 2021
Business

Victoria gets back to business as spending surges in first weekend post-lockdown

New data from CBA merchants shows Victorian residents are spending big at hairdressers, barbers, beauty salons and formal wear rentals.
25 October 2021
Digital

Financial outcomes improved with well-timed ‘digital nudges’

CBA’s behavioural economics team have shown ‘digital nudges’ at key times can help customers save money and repay credit card debt.
25 October 2021
Education and youth

CBA moves youth financial education online

CBA will transition to providing financial education resources directly to teachers and parents online.
24 October 2021
Sustainability

CBA backs Providence Asset Group’s portfolio of 10 community-based solar farms

The solar farms deliver renewable energy generation in regional Victoria.
21 October 2021
Business

Reimagining payments for Aussie businesses

CommBank launches its new, Smart payment solution with the latest technology and in-built features to help businesses better serve their customers.
20 October 2021
Economy

NSW spending rebounds sharply as state exits lockdown

CBA card spending data to be published weekly to track pace & extent of COVID recovery.
19 October 2021
Media release

CBA partners with NSW Health to provide increased translation support for COVID-19 support line

Hundreds of CBA employee volunteers join NSW Health to support people who require translation assistance.
17 October 2021
Digital

How technologists and engineers are key to building the bank of the future

CBA’s tech leaders spoke to iTNews about how they’re structuring their teams to deliver the bank’s goal of digital-first, highly personalised produ...
15 October 2021
Business

NSW business resurgence: Spending spikes on massages, beauty, hair and clothes

New data from CBA merchants shows NSW residents are spending big on personal services and clothing purchases.
15 October 2021
Career

A career in STEM can be for anyone

From communications to user experience design, x15ventures graduate Jaime Di Laudo discusses her career journey to date.
15 October 2021
Community

World-first digital platform launched to support domestic and family violence victim-survivors

The One Stop One Story Hub pilot will make it easier for victim-survivors to access a holistic range of essential services without needing to retel...
14 October 2021
Group performance

2021 Commonwealth Bank Annual General Meeting: Chief Executive Officer's address

Video and transcript of the address by Matt Comyn, CEO and Managing Director of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, at the Bank’s 2021 Annual Gener...
13 October 2021
Group performance

2021 Commonwealth Bank Annual General Meeting: Chairman's address

Video and transcript of the address by Catherine Livingstone, Chairman of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, at the Bank’s 2021 Annual General Mee...
13 October 2021
Remedial action plan

Completion of Prudential Inquiry Remedial Action Plan

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) today released the Independent Reviewer, Promontory Australia’s, thirteenth report into the progress of CBA’s ...
12 October 2021
Our people

Vietnam: From division to healing - paying our respects half a century on

This year’s Remembrance Day will mark the 50th anniversary of the last Australian combat troops to return home following their service in the Vietn...
11 October 2021
Business

CBA enters partnership with Xpansiv to develop Australia’s voluntary carbon market

The two companies enter a Strategic Relationship Agreement focused on driving carbon market growth.
11 October 2021
Our people

CBA acknowledges Fair Work Ombudsman proceedings

CBA acknowledges today's announcement by the Fair Work Ombudsman to commence civil penalty proceedings in the Federal Court against the bank and Co...
11 October 2021
Media release

Businesses accessing cash in new way

CBA’s fully digital lending product, Stream Working Capital, provides cash flow using a business’ invoices to deliver fast funding.
11 October 2021
Next Chapter

CBA introduces new artificial intelligence technology to detect abusive behaviour

A new industry-leading AI model will bolster the Bank’s defence against technology-facilitated abuse.
11 October 2021
Business

CBA welcomes ABGF’s first investment

Australian business 3ME Technology Holdings receives $15 million to expand
7 October 2021
Technology

Commonwealth Bank is migrating to the cloud at speed and scale

VMware awards recognises CBA with Digital Transformation Award honour.
6 October 2021
Digital

CBA announces Australian banking first carbon tracking feature

CBA to provide personalised carbon footprint for customers based on their spending data in a partnership with fintech start-up CoGo.
5 October 2021
ASX announcement

CBA completes $6 billion off-market share buy-back

Commonwealth Bank has successfully completed its A$6 billion off-market share buy-back of CBA ordinary shares.
4 October 2021
Small business

Helping SMEs restart and recover

CBA expands SME loan support, invests in tech to deliver benefits to businesses.
3 October 2021
Community

CommBank donates $500,000 to help support Australians in crisis

CBA has today donated $500,000 to Lifeline in a bid to provide support to those Australians who find themselves in crisis during the current pandemic.
1 October 2021
Small business

How small businesses can get match fit as lockdowns get ready to lift

CBA lists three top tips for SMEs to help them recover from COVID-19 restrictions.
30 September 2021
CommBank app

CommBank returns $10m in cashback to customers for their everyday shopping

Personalised cashback programs benefit both individuals and businesses, according to CBA.
27 September 2021
Government

Opening remarks to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics

Commonwealth Bank Chief Executive Officer Matt Comyn and Deputy CEO David Cohen appeared before the House of Representatives Standing Committee on ...
23 September 2021
Business

Small businesses to save millions with lower merchant pricing

CBA puts millions back in small business’ pockets through lower merchant fees.
23 September 2021
Media release

CommBank invests in Western Sydney

New stadium partnership and small business funding to help drive recovery in one of the nation’s key engine rooms
21 September 2021
x15ventures

CBA’s x15 invests in property disruptor

CBA announces today a new strategic partnership with :Different to transform the way investors digitally manage and maintain their properties.
21 September 2021
Sustainability

ISPT becomes Australia’s largest sustainability-linked loan issuer with CBA support

Commonwealth Bank acted as joint sustainability coordinator and lender for ISPT’s second sustainability-linked loan to back its Retail Australia Pr...
21 September 2021
Technology

Govt recognises CBA’s digital features and data analytics as ‘innovative’

The government has singled out Commonwealth Bank’s data-driven and unique digital experience in a new report.
17 September 2021
Business

Regional lifestyle continues to appeal

Australians continue to make the move to regional Australia, with those areas located within a three hour drive of the capital cities proving most ...
17 September 2021
Diversity

Three CEOs on the future of inclusion and diversity in the workplace

Matt Comyn, Alan Joyce and Jennifer Westacott speak with Fran Kelly on the role of corporate Australia in championing inclusion.
17 September 2021
Marketing and sponsorship

CBA Cricket Australia partnership renewal

The bank is committed to supporting the many initiatives of Cricket Australia and opening the game up to more and more Australians.
17 September 2021
Business

CBA opens up access to economic and sustainability reports

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) is making it easier to access economic and sustainability reports produced by the bank’s Global Economic & Mar...
16 September 2021
Customers

CBA acknowledges proceedings in relation to CCI products

Commonwealth Bank has acknowledged the proceedings commenced by ASIC in relation to CBA’s sale of consumer credit insurance products.
16 September 2021
Business

Businesses backed for recovery

CBA funds nearly $2 billion in government scheme loans for small and medium businesses to help them manage the impacts of Coronavirus
15 September 2021
Coronavirus

CBA steps up corporate COVID-19 vaccination program

The bank will provide the mRNA vaccine to its people and their families as part of its contribution to the expanded national vaccine roll-out.
15 September 2021
Our people

Commonwealth Bank Executive Leadership Team update

As part of Commonwealth Bank’s ongoing focus on technology and operations, the bank has announced an update to its Executive Leadership Team.
14 September 2021
Business

CBA supports Charter Hall with Australia’s first Green Development Loan

When completed, the commercial office development in Victoria will house Australia Post headquarters.
14 September 2021
Innovation

Xccelerate21 winners ready to make a splash

The Splashup co-founders look to shake up the ecommerce retail space with their AI-driven product helping shoppers and retail businesses alike.
9 September 2021
Economy

RBA takes a ‘bet each way’: CBA Economist

At the yesterday’s RBA meeting, the Board remained upbeat about the economic outlook while recognising the need for further support, according to C...
8 September 2021
Home loans

This spring buying season is going digital

New data reveals more customers are seeking out home loan information and engaging with their lender/broker via digital tools.
8 September 2021
Sustainability

CBA backs Walker Corporation’s ESG commitment with Green Loans

CBA acts as joint green loan coordinator for Walker’s commercial buildings in Sydney’s Parramatta Square and Melbourne’s Collins Square.
8 September 2021
Sustainability

CBA supports new wind farm to advance QLD towards renewable energy goal

Dulacca Wind Farm, backed by a loan from CBA, will help QLD reach its goal of generating 50 per cent of its power from renewable sources by 2030.
2 September 2021
Next Chapter

Next Chapter – One Year On

In the twelve months since its launch, the program has reached several milestones in its goal to help domestic and family violence victim-survivors...
2 September 2021
Business

Commercial Property Loans go green

CBA’s new zero fee Property Sustainability Upgrade Loan helps property owners reduce their environmental impact while saving on operating costs
2 September 2021
CommBank app

Help and life lessons top what people are thankful for this Father’s Day

New CommBank Rewards research shows people are most grateful for their dad’s help, not their jokes.
1 September 2021
Media release

Covid support advice for accountants

CBA is hosting a webinar for accountants and bookkeepers to outline support options available for businesses.
31 August 2021
Community

Sam Kerr and Commonwealth Bank partnership to drive growth of women’s football

Australian football star, Sam Kerr, announced as brand ambassador; joins CommBank Cricket ambassador, Ellyse Perry, to help elevate women’s sport.
30 August 2021
Economy

Australian dollar depreciation remains likely following Jackson Hole meeting

CBA economists see labour force data and the spread of the COVID delta strain in the US determining a possible announcement of asset purchase taper...
30 August 2021
CommBank app

More than 1.5m claims commenced to uncover government benefits and rebates

The Benefits finder feature in the CommBank app has seen a sharp spike in claims, with the COVID-19 Disaster Payment quickly becoming one of its mo...
27 August 2021
Business

Backing businesses for the future

CBA supports Federal Government’s expanded scheme loans for small and medium businesses.
25 August 2021
x15ventures

x15ventures engineer appointed as latest Distinguished Engineer

The new appointment further integrates the venture-scaler entity with the Bank to help deliver global-best digital experiences for customers.
25 August 2021
Community

Football Australia and CBA begin landmark partnership to elevate women's football

Now the official partner and bank of the Commonwealth Bank Matildas, Commonwealth Bank Young Matildas, Commonwealth Bank Junior Matildas, Socceroos...
23 August 2021
Media release

Australia’s first sustainability-linked loan with a RAP target

CBA supports NSW Land Registry Services to advance indigenous engagement as part of its inaugural sustainability-linked loan
23 August 2021
Agribusiness

Challenging conditions but FY21 Asset Finance lending at a 10-year high

New data shows the Financial Year ‘21 recorded the largest volume of new Asset Finance lending in CBA’s history.
23 August 2021
Coronavirus

CommBank delivers vaccination program and in-branch rapid antigen testing for employees

Employees, their families and members of their household, can now receive the COVID-19 vaccine at dedicated vaccination hubs.
23 August 2021
Business

GPs boost technology as pandemic increases digital demand

Latest CommBank GP Insights Report finds general practices (GPs) are increasing investing in technology to meet customer demand and support ongoing...
20 August 2021
CommBank app

CommBank's StepPay now available

CommBank’s new buy now, pay later (BNPL) StepPay is available anywhere CBA cards are accepted and is the first BNPL from a major bank
18 August 2021
Household spending

Spending intentions fall during lockdowns

Household Spending Intentions (HSI) data for July 2021 shows year on year declines in most spending categories for first time since the start of pa...
17 August 2021
Innovation

Splashup announced as Xccelerate21 winner

Aussie ecommerce startup Splashup secures a $150,000 SAFE note from Commonwealth Bank’s x15ventures.
13 August 2021
Group performance

Customer support remains critical priority: CBA

In a bid to help those customers who have been negatively impacted by COVID-19, Commonwealth Bank of Australia continues to implement new customer ...
11 August 2021
Group performance

Australia’s communities a key focus for CBA

After a tough year, Commonwealth Bank of Australia remains as committed as ever to supporting and celebrating its customers and communities.
11 August 2021
Remedial action plan

Update on Prudential Inquiry Remedial Action Plan

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) today released the Independent Reviewer, Promontory Australia’s, eleventh and twelfth reports into the progres...
11 August 2021
Group performance

CBA delivers for customers and shareholders

The strength of our business combined with a focus on supporting our customers has resulted in strong returns for our shareholders with an increase...
11 August 2021
Group performance

CBA continues acceleration of its digital strategy

Over the last financial year, Commonwealth Bank has made significant headway along its ambitious path to deliver customers with global best digital...
11 August 2021
Our people

Commonwealth Bank Executive Leadership Team update

Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth Bank, Matt Comyn, has today announced an update to the Bank’s Executive Leadership Team.
10 August 2021
CommBank app

CommBank recognised as customer engagement rises across its digital channels

Two independent research firms rank the CommBank app as Australia’s #1 mobile banking app, again.
10 August 2021
Business

CBA and Klarna unite to support Australia’s retailers

Commonwealth Bank merchant customers offered Klarna business and marketing support through a new joint initiative.
10 August 2021
CommBank app

CBA and Skill Finder collaboration empowers customers to up-skill

In a bid to help Australians up-skill, Commonwealth Bank is collaborating with Skill Finder to provide customers with access to thousands of online...
6 August 2021
Business

CommBank digital feature makes it easier for businesses to navigate COVID-19 support

CommBank extends personal banking digital feature to help businesses connect more easily with unclaimed government benefits and rebates.
6 August 2021
x15ventures

x15ventures reimagines it’s Xccelerate21 Community Day

Ten startup teams made it through to Xccelerate21’s Community Day; a day of networking, masterclasses and mentoring – all done virtually.
6 August 2021
Economy

COVID restrictions impacting economy: CBA economist

The lockdown in New South Wales will have a significant impact on the Australian economy, says CBA’s Head of Australian Economics.
3 August 2021
Business

New CBA partnership strengthens support for small business

Leading advocacy body and Australia’s largest bank have formed a new partnership to support small business customers.
3 August 2021
Business

Update on Commonwealth Financial Planning

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has expanded its partnership with AIA Australia.
28 July 2021
Branch and ATM

CBA branch changes help secure services and employment in regional Australia

Commonwealth Bank branches in 90 regional locations are adapting to meet customers where they are now.
28 July 2021
Business

Small Business webinars to help customers navigate COVID and access support

CBA’s Business Bank Group Executive, Mike Vacy-Lyle, and Chief Economist, Stephen Halmarick, will connect with small business customers across the ...
28 July 2021
Sustainability

CommBank Green Loan available nationally

CommBank Green Loan is now available to all eligible home loan customers nationally.
26 July 2021
State of the States

CommSec State of the States: Tasmanian economy out-performs

New CommSec economic data indicates TAS is out-performing, while QLD and WA show the strongest momentum due to internal migration.
26 July 2021
Media release

CBA enters new strategic partnership to reward customers

Commonwealth Bank partners with Melbourne-based telecommunication providers – More Telecom and Tangerine – to offer discounted NBN and broadband se...
22 July 2021
Agribusiness

Australia’s first sustainability-linked loan for Agriculture

Leading Australian beef producer Stockyard partners with CBA to drive enhanced leadership in social outcomes under new funding agreement.
22 July 2021
Household spending

Spending intentions increase for education, fitness & health

Household Spending Intentions (HSI) for June 2021 shows falls in the home buying, retail, travel, entertainment & motor vehicle categories in compa...
20 July 2021
Coronavirus

CBA commits to keeping customers in their homes

Commonwealth Bank has today announced it will extend the moratorium on any foreclosures if customers are again unable to meet their home loan repay...
19 July 2021
Coronavirus

CBA extends customer COVID-19 support measures

Commonwealth Bank has extended its COVID support package to assist those who have been significantly impacted by the lockdowns.
17 July 2021
Business

CBA partners with Celsus in landmark issue of Australia’s first sustainability loan

Celsus, the commercial (non-clinical) operator of The Royal Adelaide Hospital, breaks new ground for global sustainable finance market with CBA sup...
15 July 2021
Community

CBA launches new guide to help those with serious illnesses better manage their finances

In a bid to help customers suffering from a serious illness or injury better manage their finances and understand what resources are available to t...
14 July 2021
Coronavirus

CBA welcomes further support measures

Bridging support available in advance of government payments
13 July 2021
Technology

Using Artificial Intelligence to deliver personalised customer experiences

The Australian Government has collaborated with Commonwealth Bank to test the national framework surrounding the use of Artificial Intelligence.
9 July 2021
Coronavirus

CBA supports small businesses impacted by lockdowns

Three month loan repayment deferrals offered to eligible small businesses.
8 July 2021
Business

CBA partners with client trio to support Australia’s largest PET recycling plant

CBA’s institutional bank has structured a bespoke solution to finance the circular economy joint venture.
7 July 2021
Community

CBA helps refinance Sydney Light Rail project with NSW’s first operational PPP Green Loan

CBA’s institutional bank has acted as green loan coordinator and mandated lead arranger for the almost $700 million transaction to support key NSW ...
7 July 2021
Customers

How Aussies perceive their tax refund

Creating the right ‘choice architecture’ at key financial moments could help customers to achieve their financial goals faster, writes CBA’s head o...
7 July 2021
Customers

COVID-19 restrictions have lower than expected impact on card spending in NSW

Commonwealth Bank of Australia has revealed the latest card spend data for the week ending 2 July.
6 July 2021
Community

CBA unveils new indigenous artwork

In honour of NAIDOC Week and to help celebrate Australia’s First Nations voices, Commonwealth Bank has unveiled a new special piece of art.
6 July 2021
Business

Deep focus on supporting clients drives CBA to top of debt markets league tables

Helping clients through the challenges of COVID-19 has been top priority for Commonwealth Bank.
2 July 2021
Home loans

CommBank customers entering property market years earlier using homebuyer schemes

Customers are encouraged to apply for new spots with CommBank from Thursday, 1 July 2021.
1 July 2021
Community

Xccelerating the future of retail

CBA’s x15ventures and Stone & Chalk call for experienced entrepreneurs to apply for Xccelerate21 in line with this year’s theme of ‘Retail Reimagin...
1 July 2021
Customers

CBA and Australia Post renew commitment to 3,500 Australian communities

Commonwealth Bank has renewed its long-standing Bank@Post partnership with Australia Post to 2032.
30 June 2021
Agribusiness

More Aussies choose regional living

New data from Commonwealth Bank shows that COVID-19 has accelerated population shifts from capital cities to the regions.
28 June 2021
Community

Banks stand ready to support customers and communities during Sydney and NSW lockdown

Australia’s banks have extended their COVID-19 financial support measures to customers and communities affected by the lockdown in Greater Sydney a...
27 June 2021
Emergency assistance

CBA extends support measures to customers affected by latest COVID-19 lockdown

Commonwealth Bank has unveiled an expanded package of financial support for its customers who have been affected by the latest COVID-19 lockdown in...
25 June 2021
Lending

Small businesses to access billions in untapped cash

CBA’s new digital lending solution, Stream Working Capital, gives businesses faster and more flexible access to cash flow using their outstanding i...
24 June 2021
Economy

RBA rate hike likely in November 2022

CBA's economists believe the Reserve Bank will increase rates sooner rather than later.
23 June 2021
Technology

CBA launches bold new recruitment drive

In a bid to deliver global best digital experiences, Commonwealth Bank has set itself the aggressive recruitment target of appointing 50 new engine...
22 June 2021
Technology

x15ventures and Stone & Chalk to find Australia's up-and-coming retail startups

Winners of the Xccelerate21 program will be offered a $150,000 investment from x15 through a standard SAFE.
22 June 2021
Business

CBA announces sale of general insurance business

CBA sells CommInsure General Insurance to the Hollard Group and establishes an exclusive 15-year strategic alliance
21 June 2021
Economy

CBA’s fixed income research highly rated by investors in new industry poll

Commonwealth Bank of Australia's economic research and analysis has ranked very highly in a new industry poll by KangaNews.
16 June 2021
Household spending

Stronger spending intentions for May show growing consumer confidence

Increases in home buying, education, health and fitness spending intentions reflect continued economic recovery, according to combined CBA and Goog...
15 June 2021
Business

CBA emergency assistance Victorian floods

Commonwealth Bank is providing its Emergency Assistance support to customers and businesses in Victorian storm-affected areas.
11 June 2021
Business

From excavators to laptops: Aussie businesses boost investment

CBA data shows significant asset finance growth across multiple sectors, with demand for excavators up 191 per cent YOY.
10 June 2021
Community

CBA extends support measures to Victorian customers affected by latest COVID-19 lockdown

Commonwealth Bank today unveiled an expanded package of financial support for its Victorian customers who have been affected by the latest COVID-19...
6 June 2021
Lending

Aussie businesses shift car sales up a gear

CBA’s financing of light commercial vehicles has increased 187 per cent per cent since Jan 2021, pointing to signs of continued business recovery.
4 June 2021
Business

CBA helps NHFIC issue its first sustainability bond

CBA’s institutional bank helps support the construction of affordable and sustainable housing.
1 June 2021
Business

CBA backs Queensland hospitality comeback

Queensland’s hospitality venues are investing for the future as new data from CBA shows lending to venues in the Sunshine State is up 40 per cent.
1 June 2021
Customers

More than half of Aussie millennials don’t have a savings plan: CommBank study

1 in 2 millennials wish they could have more open discussions about money, and 54 per cent want to know how to get ahead financially.
1 June 2021
Customers

Pandemic fuels positive interest in local brands

During the inaugural Australian Made Week, one Byron Bay business shares its business and community response to COVID.
28 May 2021
Agribusiness

CBA provides support for customers impacted by mice plague

Commonwealth Bank is providing emergency support for those customers and businesses affected by the current mice plague in New South Wales, Souther...
27 May 2021
Digital

CBA reimagines banking for the digital economy

Commonwealth Bank (CBA) today provided an update on its strategy and investments to reimagine products and services and build the best digital bank...
27 May 2021
Our people

The future of work is family friendly says CBA CFO

Major employers like the Commonwealth Bank have a commercial obligation to support a diverse mix of employees who have different carer responsibili...
25 May 2021
Business

Aussie shoppers prefer Aussie made

Inaugural CommBank Consumer Insights Report reveals how the pandemic has reshaped consumer behaviours and intentions.
24 May 2021
x15ventures

x15ventures launches new venturing platform ‘xStack’

CBA’s venture-scaling entity has launched a new platform designed to help new ventures scale their operations quickly and successfully.
21 May 2021
Marketing and sponsorship

Celebrating Australia’s community cricket heroes

Cricket Australia recognises the contribution of volunteers, programs and initiatives at the 2020-21 national Community Cricket Awards, in partners...
21 May 2021
CommBank app

CBA predicts digital wallets set to become the most popular contactless way to pay

When shopping in-store, Aussies to choose digital wallets as a preferred way to pay compared to tapping a card, according to latest figures from CBA.
19 May 2021
Customers

Financial wellbeing hits record high despite pandemic

Cautious spending and saving behaviour associated with the pandemic has ultimately resulted in a 7.8 per cent jump in financial wellbeing, new Comm...
19 May 2021
Household spending

Home buying, retail, entertainment spending intentions climb in April

Spending intentions across all seven categories march higher as Australian households recover from Covid-19 impacts, according to combined CBA and ...
18 May 2021
Economy

CEO welcomes Budget measures designed to drive jobs, growth

Commonwealth Bank of Australia CEO Matt Comyn today backed measures in the Federal Budget which will provide targeted assistance to get more Austra...
12 May 2021
Group performance

CBA reports third quarter profit uplift to $2.4b, contributing to the recovery

The group’s disciplined focus in both mortgages and business lending has helped drive strong operational performance, as the effect of the COVID-19...
12 May 2021
Government

Fiscal policy supports strong recovery: CBA economists

Last night’s Federal Budget was defined by a number of fiscal measures that are designed to support a wide range of sectors and drive economic growth.
12 May 2021
Government

CBA’s chief economist says: jobs, community support dominate Budget

Infrastructure spending, investment in skills and training “aims to put more people into jobs”, says CBA chief economist Stephen Halmarick.
11 May 2021
Business

Commonwealth Bank and data science leader Quantium launch CommBank iQ to help customers build Australia’s future economy

Commonwealth Bank announces a new joint venture with Quantium to deliver insights to Australian businesses, governments and investors.
10 May 2021
Technology

CBA transforms its ecommerce offering with BigCommerce partnership

From design to sales, CBA merchants now have access to a ‘one stop shop’ for their online business.
10 May 2021
Government

CommBank welcomes new Family Home Guarantee

Eligible customers are encouraged to apply for the new Family Home Guarantee with CommBank from 1 July 2021.
8 May 2021
Economy

What to expect from the 2021/22 Australian Budget

A high level break down of what we can expect from next week’s Federal Budget.
7 May 2021
Agribusiness

“Stewards of the land”: farmers in the market for land, expansion opportunities

Following years of drought, high confidence amid favourable conditions has placed farmland in high demand.
6 May 2021
Innovation

Girls in Tech inspires young women to dream big about STEM

Female high school students at the 2021 Girls in Tech event learned that, if you keep an open mind and keep learning, your career can go to remarka...
4 May 2021
Business

CBA strengthens digital healthcare capabilities with Whitecoat acquisition

CBA accelerates ambition to provide Australia’s best-in-class digital experience for healthcare customers.
4 May 2021
Education and youth

Inspiring tomorrow’s tech talent today

CBA and Telstra have joined forces to host a ‘Girls in Tech’ event to educate and inspire the next generation about the wonderful and interesting c...
4 May 2021
Technology

CBA and Telstra banking on the next generation of girls in tech

With only 16 per cent of Australian women with STEM qualifications , CBA and Telstra’s annual ‘Girls in Tech’ event aims to inspire female high sch...
4 May 2021
Agribusiness

Agriculture financing at record high

Across the country farmers are investing in machinery and equipment purchases, with lending hitting a seven year high.
3 May 2021
CommBank app

Aussie mums want a spa day for Mother’s Day, but are likely to receive flowers

New research from CommBank Rewards released today shows the top gift mums want this Mother’s Day is a spa day / package. However, when Australians ...
3 May 2021
Innovation

Millennials mean business

CBA records surge in Millennials opening Business Transaction Accounts; launches first no interest payment card ‘CommBank Neo Business’ to support ...
30 April 2021
Business

Australian accounting firms ramp up growth opportunities

Accounting firms enjoy buoyant business conditions amid continued client demand.
29 April 2021
x15ventures

Making the jump from corporate to startup

Last week, x15ventures invited the Startmate Fellowship’s Autumn21 cohort of 100 passionate women to join an evening of networking and a panel disc...
28 April 2021
State of the States

CommSec State of the States: Tasmania firmly on top as Western Australia jumps to third

The latest CommSec State of the States report shows a marked lift in the ranking of Western Australia in the latest quarterly economic report.
27 April 2021
Community

Lest we forget – commemorating ANZAC Day

For the first time in two years, Australians will once again be able to commemorate ANZAC day in public.
23 April 2021
Household spending

March spending intentions surge amid Australia’s economic rebound

Stronger spending intentions on COVID-hit sectors reflect broad economic recovery and base effects, according to combined CBA and Google data for M...
20 April 2021
Corporate responsibility

CBA helps Lendlease issue its second green bond in five months

Our institutional bank continues to meet increasing demand for sustainable finance.
15 April 2021
Government

Opening remarks to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics

Commonwealth Bank Chief Executive Officer Matt Comyn and Deputy CEO David Cohen appeared before the House of Representatives Standing Committee on ...
15 April 2021
Small business

Spending in CBDs on the up

Spending in Central Business Districts across the country is up 22.4 per cent over the past six months, with Gen X and older millennials contributi...
14 April 2021
CommBank app

CBA connects customers to half a billion dollars in unclaimed benefits

More than one million claims have now been started by customers using the ‘Benefits finder’ digital feature in the CommBank app and NetBank.
14 April 2021
CommBank app

CommBank's Benefits finder records new customer milestone

In a new podcast, CBA Newsroom speaks to Financial Wellbeing General Manager, Mohamed Khalil, about the bank’s digital feature Benefits finder and...
14 April 2021
Marketing and sponsorship

The life and growth of the Matildas

Australia’s football team, the Matildas, have certainly come a long way since their humble beginnings in the late 1970s.
13 April 2021
Marketing and sponsorship

Kicking goals from the elite level to the grassroots

CBA and Football Australia have signed a dynamic new partnership to develop the national women’s game at all levels - using the 2023 Women’s World ...
13 April 2021
Marketing and sponsorship

Commonwealth Bank and Football Australia partnership to elevate the women’s game

Commonwealth Bank is set to become the largest investor in Australian women’s football as the Matildas prepare for their most exciting internationa...
13 April 2021
Emergency assistance

CBA Emergency Assistance for storm affected areas in Western Australia

Commonwealth Bank is providing Emergency Assistance for those affected by storms in Western Australia.
12 April 2021
CommBank app

Australians choose to shop local and smart

New research from CommBank Rewards shows more than eight in ten Australians intend to shop locally in future.
8 April 2021
Technology

CBA helps Sydneysiders get additional savings on trips that mix public and private transport

This is an expansion of the Opal digital card trial run by Transport NSW in partnership with Mastercard, CBA and EML Payments Limited.
7 April 2021
Small business

CBA backs SME recovery

New business loans now available with interest rates from 2.60 per cent
1 April 2021
Business

CBA acknowledges proceedings commenced by ASIC

CBA acknowledges that civil proceedings have been brought by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission in the Federal Court.
1 April 2021
Business

Completion of divestment of Australian life insurance business

Commonwealth Bank of Australia has today announced the completion of the divestment of its Australian life insurance business.
1 April 2021
Community

CBA offers recovery grants for schools and communities impacted by floods

Commonwealth Bank will provide grants to flood-affected schools to replace lost and damaged equipment, as well as financial support to the charity ...
30 March 2021
Small business

CBA backs Australian hospitality recovery

The recovery in Australia’s hospitality industry is picking up as consumers steadily increase spending.
29 March 2021
Emergency assistance

CBA expands on-the-ground support for communities affected by floods

CBA has announced a $1 million donation to those impacted by the recent floods and will also match dollar-for-dollar any funds donated by customers...
28 March 2021
Business

CBA welcomes expanded government SME Recovery support measures for flood-hit businesses

Commonwealth Bank of Australia has welcomed the federal government's extension of the SME Recovery Loan Scheme for flood-impacted businesses, anno...
27 March 2021
Agribusiness

Digitising dairy: The tech future of Australia’s Ag industry

More Aussie farmers are investing in agriculture technology to increase efficiencies in the paddock and get more time for themselves.
26 March 2021
Community

Indigenous Australians impacted by financial abuse need greater culturally appropriate support: new research

Commonwealth Bank boosts training for employees servicing Indigenous customers; partners with ICAN to deliver financial counselling scholarships to...
25 March 2021
Emergency assistance

CBA Emergency Assistance for flood affected areas in Queensland

Commonwealth Bank has expanded its Emergency Assistance to flood-affected areas in South-East Queensland.
23 March 2021
Business

CBA reaches agreement to settle US BBSW class action

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has reached an agreement with the Plaintiffs to settle the US BBSW class action.
22 March 2021
Home loans

Commonwealth Bank announces lowest ever fixed rates

Commonwealth Bank announces 1.94 per cent p.a. 2 year fixed rate.
22 March 2021
Community

CBA Emergency Assistance for flood affected areas in New South Wales

Commonwealth Bank is providing Emergency Assistance for those affected by the floods in New South Wales.
20 March 2021
Education and youth

Australia’s teachers innovating to keep motivation high

The theme for the fifth annual Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards this year is: through life’s challenges, great teachers inspire – and how apt that...
19 March 2021
Coronavirus

COVID-19 – One year on

Coming to Australia’s aid when help is needed most.
19 March 2021
Education and youth

Through life’s challenges, great teachers inspire

Celebrating twelve outstanding educators at the 2021 Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards.
19 March 2021
Product

CommBank unveils new buy now, pay later offering

CommBank’s new BNPL offering available anywhere debit and credit cards are accepted , with no additional BNPL costs.
17 March 2021
Business

Regional Australia bounces back as Aussies explore their own backyards

Regional Australia defies COVID-19 downturn with hospitality, tourism and retail spending showing significant year-on-year growth.
17 March 2021
CommSec

Aussie companies to pay $26 billion in dividends

Almost 80 per cent of ASX 200 companies issued a dividend during the interim reporting season as Australia moves into a new phase for the economy a...
17 March 2021
Household spending

Home buying intentions soar in February, while retail spending intentions show signs of cooling

Prospective spending on residential property neared a record, and spending plans for entertainment, education and health and fitness categories als...
16 March 2021
Media release

CBA natural disaster weather data model

Commonwealth Bank harnesses new technology to better anticipate and respond to customer needs.
15 March 2021
Corporate responsibility

CBA reinforces commitment to domestic and family violence victim-survivors

The Federal Government has unveiled the third phase of its national campaign to reduce violence against women and their children.
11 March 2021
Economy

CBA welcomes new government support measures to help boost economic recovery

Commonwealth Bank of Australia has today welcomed the announcement of new federal government’s today of new financial support measures for industri...
11 March 2021
Community

Ellyse Perry on the changing perception of women’s sport

Ellyse Perry speaks exclusively to CBA Newsroom’s Editor in Chief, Danny John, for International Women’s Day.
8 March 2021
Community

Australian cricket’s next gen: the changing perception of women’s sport

Cricket’s rising stars, Hannah Darlington and Stella Campbell speak exclusively to CBA Newsroom’s Editor in Chief, Danny John, for International Wo...
8 March 2021
CommSec

CBA acknowledges ASIC proceedings against CommSec and AUSIEX

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) acknowledges that today the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) commenced civil proceeding...
1 March 2021
x15ventures

The future of financial services by 2030

Toby Norton-Smith, Managing Director, x15ventures provides his perspective on the new reality for financial services in KPMG's latest 30 Voices on ...
22 February 2021
Economy

Australia’s housing market set for strong price gains

Residential property prices are set to rise 14 per cent across the nation’s eight capital cities over the next two years, forecasts CBA Head of Aus...
16 February 2021
Household spending

Home Buying, Travel, Health & Fitness spending intentions climb in January

Appetite for property ticked higher in January 2021, with combined CBA and Google data showing an increase in home buying intentions.
16 February 2021
Corporate responsibility

CBA finances NSW Solar Farm to help power 240,000 Homes

Commonwealth Bank has announced its plans to provide funding to a utility scale solar farm under construction in the NSW town of Uralla.
15 February 2021
Product

CommBank announces Green Loan

CommBank has announced a Green Loan that will help its customers purchase renewable technology.
15 February 2021
CommSec

New CommSec tool supports investors to grow their investment knowledge

New CommSec Learn program arms investors with knowledge to make informed investment decisions.
15 February 2021
CommBank app

Cupid aims for sensible shoppers this Valentine’s Day

Despite being a nation of romantics, Aussies are sensible spenders according to new research from CommBank Rewards.
11 February 2021
Remedial action plan

Update on Prudential Inquiry Remedial Action Plan

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) today released the Independent Reviewer, Promontory Australia’s, seventh and eighth reports into the progress ...
10 February 2021
Group performance

Innovation drives growth in lending

At its half year financial results earlier today, Commonwealth Bank reported above system growth in all of its core businesses.
10 February 2021
Group performance

CBA’s 1H21 result underpins ambition to build “tomorrow’s bank today” for customers

Interim profit delivers improving outcome for shareholders with half year dividend of $1.50 a share, writes Danny John.
10 February 2021
Group performance

CBA sees significant drop in repayment deferrals

At its half year financial results briefing today, Commonwealth Bank reported a huge reduction in the number of home and business loan repayment de...
10 February 2021
Natural disasters

CBA Emergency Assistance for bushfire affected areas in Perth

Commonwealth Bank is providing Emergency Assistance for those affected by the bushfires in Western Australia.
4 February 2021
Technology

Commonwealth Bank’s Technology Briefing: Recap

Yesterday, Commonwealth Bank hosted its latest Technology Briefing at its new tech hub at South Eveleigh in Sydney. CEO Matt Comyn was on hand to d...
29 January 2021
x15ventures

CBA’s x15ventures marks one year with acquisition of Doshii

x15ventures performing well with strong growth of unique services.
28 January 2021
x15ventures

x15ventures continues its rapid growth trajectory, launches 5th business

One year after its launch, Commonwealth Bank’s venture scaling entity, x15ventues, continues to grow and strengthen its value proposition.
28 January 2021
Technology

Pandemic sees drive towards digital banking

The current health pandemic has forced more Australians to conduct even more of their banking digitally, new data from Commonwealth Bank has reveal...
28 January 2021
CommSec

State vs. State: Economic rankings tighten in CommSec State of the States

The latest CommSec State of the States report shows that there is little to separate Australia’s state and territories in terms of economic perform...
27 January 2021
x15ventures

x15ventures appoints fintech specialists as non-executive Chair and key advisor

Commonwealth Bank’s technology venture scaling entity, x15ventures, has today welcomed two industry stalwarts to its leadership team.
26 January 2021
Customers

CommBank customers can get rewarded for healthier living with AIA Vitality

CommBank has partnered with AIA Health to provide customers health insurance with AIA Vitality, giving them the opportunity to earn up to $760 cash...
25 January 2021
Household spending

Travel, entertainment spending intentions increase in December

Australian household spending intentions for travel and entertainment ticked higher at year-end, even as appetite for home buying softened, accordi...
19 January 2021
Corporate responsibility

Australian bushfires – one year on

This time last year, Australian cricketing legend Shane Warne auctioned his cherished Baggy Green cap to raise money for the bushfire appeal. The c...
8 January 2021
CommSec

Monetary policy and COVID set to steal focus in 2021

CommSec’s Chief Economist, Craig James, shares his expectations and predictions for the year ahead.
5 January 2021
Corporate responsibility

Victorian town shows true grit in months following bushfire

12 months after bushfires tore through Gippsland in Victoria, the town of Mallacoota is rebuilding and recovering.
31 December 2020
Economy

A year like no other

CommSec’s chief economist, Craig James, shares his reflections on the year that was.
30 December 2020
Corporate responsibility

Picton Rural Fire Service gets a makeover

Picton volunteer firefighter, Gareth Jamieson, reflects on last year’s horror bushfire season and discusses the lessons learned.
24 December 2020
Coronavirus

Aussies' financial wellbeing improves during pandemic, research shows

Uncertainty during 2020 saw Australians save more and spend less, with the vast majority seeing their financial wellbeing score improve or remain u...
22 December 2020
Business

CBA supports Australian-first PPP Green Loan

Green finance to help Australia’s transport sector in the transition to a low carbon economy.
16 December 2020
Home loans

CBA announces agreement to merge Aussie Home Loans with Lendi

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) today announced it has entered into an agreement to merge Aussie Home Loans (Aussie) with Lendi, a leading onl...
16 December 2020
Community

CommBank’s Conscious Inclusion fireside chat

Commonwealth Bank (CBA) hosts an online fireside chat, Conscious Inclusion – A Conversation about Prevention, Gender Equality and Domestic and Fami...
16 December 2020
Customers

CBA responds to ASIC review of school banking programs

Commonwealth Bank has actively participated in the ASIC review of school banking programs over the past two years, to ensure our program continues ...
15 December 2020
Household spending

Home Buying and Retail spending intentions strengthen in November

Spending intentions grew in a number of key categories last month, according to combined CBA and Google data.
15 December 2020
Customers

Six ways to protect yourself when Christmas shopping

CBA’s Group Chief Information Security Officer, Keith Howard, shares his top tips to staying safe when shopping online.
15 December 2020
Business

CBA collaborates with Queensland Government to offer contactless payments to Gold Coast commuters

New payment technology rolls out for Gold Coast Light Rail commuters in South East Queensland, supporting traditional cash and go card.
14 December 2020
Next Chapter

United we must stand against financial abuse

Since 2015, CommBank has been working closely with a range of DFV community organisations, experts, and academics to address financial abuse and be...
14 December 2020
Community

CommBank launches virtual cricket clinics

Coronavirus pandemic sees the bank, in conjunction with Cricket Australia, create new and engaging ways to increase sport participation particularl...
14 December 2020
Household spending

Stay on top of your spending this festive season

A window into our psychology can help us avoid that January spending hangover, according to CBA’s Head of Behavioural Economics, Will Mailer.
11 December 2020
Community

New documentary follows the lives of Indigenous trailblazers

The new documentary, Changing Our Nation, celebrates the power of education and the ripple effect it has on our lives, our communities, and our nat...
11 December 2020
CommBank app

Aussies flock to support local eateries, boosting small businesses on road to recovery

CBA’s CommBank Rewards program hands customers cash back for everyday shopping, helps drive local business growth
8 December 2020
Community

NSW town given a fresh start following devastating fires

Last weekend, the town of Buxton officially opened its memorial playground, honouring those who lost their lives in the 2019/20 Australian bushfires.
7 December 2020
Economy

CBA granted banking licence for Dutch subsidiary

Commonwealth Bank of Australia is a step closer to providing better access to European markets for its institutional clients post-Brexit.
7 December 2020
Business

‘Tis the season for businesses to be fraud aware

Fraud rates among CBA merchant customers have fallen by 15%, but small businesses are encouraged to remain vigilant as online sales spike.
4 December 2020
Community

CommBank launches 2021-2023 Accessibility and Inclusion Plan

The current health pandemic has provided Commonwealth Bank with the opportunity to re-think and refresh its Accessibility and Inclusion Plan.
3 December 2020
Corporate responsibility

CommBank hosts Conscious Inclusion panel event

Commonwealth Bank has hosted a livestreamed panel event titled Conscious Inclusion – Identity, Inequality and the Prevention of Domestic and Family...
1 December 2020
Customers

CBA digital wallet transactions soar during coronavirus

CBA dual network support launches for eftpos amid surging digital wallet transactions.
1 December 2020
Business

CBA acknowledges proceedings commenced by ASIC

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) acknowledges that civil proceedings have today been brought by the Australian Securities and Investments Commi...
1 December 2020
x15ventures

CBA’s venture building entity, x15ventures, throws support behind OwnHome

Aussie start-up OwnHome secures $150,000 in backing from x15ventures and Commonwealth Bank
27 November 2020
Next Chapter

Financial abuse – the hidden epidemic

Almost 40 per cent of Australians say they have experienced or know someone who has experienced financial abuse
27 November 2020
Small business

Businesses get ready for a busy Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Aussie shoppers welcome the opportunity to snag a bargain during this increasingly popular period, according to CBA credit and debit card data.
26 November 2020
Business

Australian law firms defy pandemic amid intensifying fee pressure

Australian law firms have shrugged off fears of a contraction in revenue due to the coronavirus, recording rising year-on-year profits.
25 November 2020
Agribusiness

Optimistic Aussie farmers spend big on equipment

Farmers across the country are taking advantage of positive weather conditions, low interest rates, and enhanced government support measures.
20 November 2020
Agribusiness

Positive conditions see farming machinery boom

Favourable weather conditions across many parts of Australia has seen a 50 per cent increase in financing for agri machinery as farmers fast track ...
20 November 2020
Remedial action plan

CBA acknowledges APRA’s review of progress against Remedial Action Plan

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) acknowledges the outcomes of APRA’s review of the progress made against the Prudential Inquiry Remedial Action...
20 November 2020
Agribusiness

There’s a lot to celebrate this Ag Day

As we celebrate National Agriculture Day and all the good that Aussie farmers do, this is also an opportune time to underline the importance and vi...
20 November 2020
Small business

Australia’s leading community treasurers announced

Australia’s leading not-for-profit (NFP) treasurers have been recognised for their contribution to the sector, and to the broader community, at Com...
18 November 2020
Household spending

Spending intentions: A mixed bag in October

Combined CBA and Google data highlights how spending intentions were mixed across different sectors last month, according to CBA’s Chief Economist.
17 November 2020
Economy

Economic recovery stronger than first thought

Commonwealth Bank’s Head of Australian Economics, Gareth Aird, has indicated strong fiscal stimulus will help the Australian economy recover quickly.
13 November 2020
Customers

Commonwealth Bank hosts virtual customer forum

Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s CEO, Matt Comyn, has hosted the bank’s second customer forum this year – the first to be fully virtual.
13 November 2020
Next Chapter

New research identifies how financial institutions can better address economic and financial abuse

Commonwealth Bank partners with UNSW Sydney to shed light on the prevalence, definition and impact of economic and financial abuse
12 November 2020
CBA history

A CBA soldier’s story

Coming home from World War II didn’t happen overnight and was often a long journey, as one solider (and former Commonwealth Bank staffer) explains.
11 November 2020
CBA history

CBA women during the war: The home front

WWII changed many things, including the way women in the workforce were perceived.
11 November 2020
CBA history

CBA at war: Financing the war

The Commonwealth Bank played a significant role in helping fund the war efforts, promoting fund-raising campaigns and advertising the bonds.
11 November 2020
CBA history

Lest we forget

It’s been 75 years since the end of WWII. And while a lot has happened in the intervening years, the sacrifices made by so many men and women – inc...
11 November 2020
CBA history

CBA at war: Did you know?

Commonwealth Bank played a significant role in supporting Australia as it navigated World War Two. By the end of the conflict in 1945 – the 75th an...
11 November 2020
Coronavirus

Update on COVID-19 temporary loan repayment deferral data

Commonwealth Bank provided an update on its loan repayment deferral data for the month of October 2020 reporting a net reduction of 59% in total lo...
11 November 2020
Technology

What is a digital bank?

Synonymous with the world of mobile phones, cloud computing and contactless payments, digital banking has become the go-to label for a new breed of...
11 November 2020
Technology

Don’t get scammed in this brave new world

Online scams have become more commonplace than ever before. We detail the best ways to stay vigilant.
11 November 2020
Property

Commonwealth Bank head offices through the years

In 2022, CBA will move into its new head office at Commonwealth Bank Square South in Harbour Street, Sydney. The refurbished building, previously t...
11 November 2020
Group performance

CBA in strong position to weather current economic challenges

Disciplined execution of our strategy and strong operational performance continued to deliver good outcomes for our stakeholders during the Septemb...
11 November 2020
x15ventures

x15ventures on the look-out for the next big business idea

x15ventures – Commonwealth Bank’s venture building entity – has rounded up 10 of the country’s best start-ups as part of its new Xccelerate program.
10 November 2020
Economy

Card spending surges as restrictions ease and internal borders improve

Spending on services was the dominant driver in a 13 per cent year-on-year increase in overall spending last week, according to latest research fro...
10 November 2020
CommSec

Australian houses are world's biggest: CommSec Home Size Trends Report

The latest CommSec Home Size Trends Report reveals Australians are again building big houses and apartments.
9 November 2020
Economy

US Presidential election result could cause Aussie dollar to rise

Commonwealth Bank’s Head of International Economics, Joseph Capurso, explains what impact the US Presidential Election result may have on the Austr...
6 November 2020
Economy

Investors shrug off US Election uncertainty

While a final decision regarding the next President of the United States may still be some time off, CommSec Senior Economist Ryan Felsman, looks a...
6 November 2020
Property

More first home buyers to realise their dream of property ownership through CommBank

Applications now open for First Home Loan Deposit Scheme (New Homes).
5 November 2020
Lending

Commonwealth Bank announces its lowest ever fixed rate for customers

Commonwealth Bank is announcing its lowest ever Fixed Rate home loan as well as significant cuts to a number of business loans in response to the R...
4 November 2020
Economy

RBA cuts interest rates to deliver economic boost

Commonwealth Bank’s economists, Stephen Halmarick and Gareth Aird, explain what impact these measures will have on the national economy.
3 November 2020
Economy

Reserve Bank partners with CBA and others on Wholesale Central Bank Digital Currency research project

An industry blockchain project involving the RBA, CBA, NAB, Perpetual and ConsenSys Software.
2 November 2020
Colonial First State

CBA announces retirement of the Chairman of Colonial First State

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) today announced that the Chairman of Colonial First State Investments Limited (CFSIL) and Avanteos Investments...
30 October 2020
Business

Millennials embrace telehealth consultations with general practitioners

New data has revealed more than 95 per cent of general practices (GPs) across Australia are now offering telehealth technology in response to the C...
28 October 2020
Education and youth

School children as young as 10 learn how to be cyber savvy

Commonwealth Bank has partnered with the Australian Computing Academy (ACA) to help educate children as young as 10 years of age about cyber security.
27 October 2020
Business

Melbourne Cup rate cut a firm favourite

A November rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia now looks all but certain, according to Commonwealth Bank Chief Economist Stephen Halmarick.
27 October 2020
Business

Tas remains on top, ACT lifts and Vic slips: CommSec State of the States

The latest CommSec economic rankings reveal how the pandemic recession is hitting some states and territories harder than others.
26 October 2020
Small business

Small businesses are innovating to survive

Pre-pandemic, small businesses represented almost 98 per cent of all companies in Australia. They were, and remain, critical to the health of the n...
23 October 2020
Business

Institutional investors increase demand for 'green' finance

Two green bonds issued this week highlights the growing demand for sustainable finance, according to Commonwealth Bank.
23 October 2020
Innovation

CBA supports Bribery Prevention Network

Commonwealth Bank of Australia has joined forces with several other ASX-listed companies, government and civil society organisations to launch the ...
21 October 2020
Innovation

Working from home sees spike in cyber-scams

An increase in the number of Australians working from home due to COVID-19 has resulted in a surge in remote access cyber-scams, Commonwealth Bank ...
20 October 2020
Government

CBA accepting requests for new FHLDS places

From tomorrow, CBA will start accepting new requests from eligible first home buyers purchasing new homes to join the FHLDS: New Home Guarantee wai...
20 October 2020
Economy

Uneven recovery continues in September

CBA’s Chief Economist Stephen Halmarick confirms spending intentions largely tracked sideways in September, while expecting future improvements.
20 October 2020
Economy

Local support essential for small business recovery

Commonwealth Bank is more than doubling the number of local business bankers in branches across the country, and improving lending services in-bran...
19 October 2020
Economy

CBA invests $100 million for Australian Business Growth Fund

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has welcomed today’s announcement by the Federal Government to establish the Australian Business Growth Fund b...
16 October 2020
CBA story

2020 Commonwealth Bank Annual General Meeting: Chief Executive Officer's Address

Address by Matt Comyn, CEO and Managing Director of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, at the Bank’s 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM).
13 October 2020
Our people

Commonwealth Bank 2020 Annual General Meeting introductory video

Commonwealth Bank 2020 Annual General Meeting introductory video.
13 October 2020
Our people

2020 Commonwealth Bank Annual General Meeting: Chairman's Address

Address by Catherine Livingstone AO, Chairman of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, at the Bank’s 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM). The webcast o...
13 October 2020
Our people

Commonwealth Bank unveils new brand identity

Highlighting the next step in its transformation, Commonwealth Bank has this week unveiled its refreshed brand identity and complementary marketing...
12 October 2020
Marketing and sponsorship

Brand loyalty: A history of the Commonwealth Bank logo

I go, you go, we go together. What better way to express that as a company than in a logo. Danny John and Steven Politzer report.
12 October 2020
Marketing and sponsorship

A sight for core "i's"

Customers expect brands to know who they are and translate information and insights into simple, value-add interactions, explains Commonwealth Bank...
12 October 2020
Our people

Evolution not revolution

For the first time in decades, Commonwealth Bank of Australia has reimagined its logo to reflect the next chapter in the bank’s history. In a...
12 October 2020
Business

COVID-19 temporary loan repayment deferral data for September 2020

An update on CBA's COVID-19 temporary loan repayment deferral data for the month of September 2020, ahead of the Group's Annual General Meeting on ...
12 October 2020
Corporate responsibility

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.
12 October 2020
Business

CBA ready for funding spike as SMEs look to future growth

With the second phase of the Federal Government’s SME Guarantee Scheme now underway, CBA is ready for credit demand to increase as businesses...
11 October 2020
x15ventures

CBA recognised for innovation in start-up space

For the ninth consecutive year, Commonwealth Bank has been recognised by AFR BOSS Magazine as one of Australia's Most Innovative Companies, this ye...
9 October 2020
Property

Australians rush to check credit scores amid pandemic

More than half a million Aussies have checked their credit score in the past six months as the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact employment ...
8 October 2020
Coronavirus

A Tale of Two Pandemics: Emerging from recession

Commonwealth Bank's Chief Economist, Stephen Halmarick, explains how Australia will emerge from its first recession in almost 30 years.
7 October 2020
Government

CBA welcomes job creation and employment support measures in the 2020 Federal Budget

Measures to support and grow employment announced in the Budget should provide certainty and confidence to help Australians to plan for the future,...
7 October 2020
Government

RBA throws weight behind job creation to beat pandemic blues

Official Cash Rate remains on hold at 0.25 per cent prior to the handing down of the federal budget.
7 October 2020
CBA story

"Extraordinary" budget focuses on a jobs-led recovery

Businesses large and small, infrastructure, agriculture and housing feature in fiscal measures designed to lift the economy out of the coronavirus-...
7 October 2020
Customers

A Tale of Two Pandemics: The Spanish Flu 1919-1920 - economic impacts and recovery

Exactly 100 years ago, another pandemic - the Spanish flu - brought the country to its knees. Despite the passing of time, economically and sociall...
7 October 2020
Economy

Budget and low-cost funding to boost business investment

Small businesses have received a much needed confidence boost with the combination of the Federal Government’s 2020 Budget measures and extended Co...
7 October 2020
Lending

Commonwealth Bank welcomes extension of the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

The extension of the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme by the Federal Government has been welcomed by the Commonwealth Bank, which has helped more tha...
3 October 2020
Business

APRA releases loan repayment deferral data for August 2020

An update on CBA's COVID-19 temporary loan repayment deferral data for the month of August 2020.
1 October 2020
Lending

The (behavioural) science of budgeting

Does Budgeting and spending money make you anxious? CBA’s Head of Behavioural Economics, Will Mailer, explains how to get on top of your finances.
1 October 2020
Education and youth

Recognise an inspiring educator this World Teachers’ Day

In the lead up to World Teachers’ Day this Monday 5 October, Commonwealth Bank and Australian Schools Plus are calling for students, parents, and s...
1 October 2020
Economy

Budget to “dig deep” to support the economy

With the Federal Government set to hand down its 2020/21 Budget next week, Commonwealth Bank’s Head of Australian Economics, Gareth Aird, details w...
30 September 2020
CommBank app

New CommBank app feature predicts future bills to help with budgeting

With an overwhelming number of millennials underestimating their future payments, and recognising they make too many impulse purchases, Bill Sense ...
21 September 2020
Business

CBA enables new cashless payment option for Adelaide commuters

CBA’s innovative payment technology supports the move away from using cash to pay..
20 September 2020
Business

CBA sustainability-linked loan captures international interest

Australia’s first sustainability-linked loan tied to achieving better social outcomes is capturing international interest.
17 September 2020
Business

Australia ranks 18th on ‘cheapest tech’ list

A firm Australian dollar underpinned by the high price of iron ore means Australia is no longer one of the cheapest countries in the world to buy a...
15 September 2020
Household spending

Recovery in household spending intentions stalls

Greater Melbourne’s stage 4 restrictions impacted household spending intentions in August, according to the CBA’s latest data.
15 September 2020
Product

CBA launches no interest payment card, CommBank Neo

CBA today announced it is launching its first no interest payment card for customers, CommBank Neo.
10 September 2020
CommBank app

Opening remarks to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics

Commonwealth Bank Chief Executive Officer Matt Comyn and Deputy CEO David Cohen appeared before the House of Representatives Standing Committee on ...
4 September 2020
x15ventures

x15 calls for start-ups to help young Australians get ahead

Applications are now open for x15ventures’ second Xccelerate pitch event, with the winning idea to receive $150,000 in funding from CBA, as well as...
31 August 2020
Community

Warnie’s baggy green cap finds a new home at Bradman Museum

Following CommBank’s national tour of Shane Warne’s baggy green to raise funds and boost the morale of Australians devastated by bushfires, the cap...
27 August 2020
Small business

Small businesses get funds in minutes with BizExpress Online

Thousands of CBA’s small business customers* can now apply for, and access, new loans in as little as 20 minutes, with BizExpress Online.
27 August 2020
Career

CBA recognises tomorrow’s cyber security talent

CommBank has hosted its first ever Virtual CommBank Cyber Prize ceremony, recognising talented students from across five different Australian unive...
26 August 2020
Corporate responsibility

CBA increases parental leave support for employees

CBA provides increased paid leave for parents who experience stillbirth to 12 weeks.
24 August 2020
Business

Renewed restrictions hit business activity

Early data indicates business activity has gone backwards, according to initial results of the latest CBA Purchasing Managers’ Index.
21 August 2020
Household spending

Household spending intentions improved in July

While the latest data indicates that the recent lockdowns and border closures are clearly slowing the pace of spending, there was solid improvement...
18 August 2020
Group performance

Commonwealth Bank retains digital leader position

Digital banking is now more commonplace than ever before, with new data showing $1.2 billion is transacted through the CommBank App every single day.
12 August 2020
Group performance

CBA delivers strong performance in a challenging environment

Commonwealth Bank has unveiled a cash net profit from continuing operations for the 2020 Financial Year of $7.3 billion.
12 August 2020
Community

Supporting communities a critical priority for Commonwealth Bank

To help provide assistance to impacted Australians, Commonwealth Bank launched a number of new support measures.
12 August 2020
Remedial action plan

Update on Prudential Inquiry Remedial Action Plan

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) today released the Independent Reviewer, Promontory Australia’s, seventh and eighth reports into the progress ...
12 August 2020
Community

CBA pledges new support for people affected by domestic and financial abuse

Commonwealth Bank will increase its support for victims and survivors of domestic and family violence to help them achieve long-term financial inde...
6 August 2020
x15ventures

X15 Ventures launches Backr to help first-time businesses

New app provides businesses with everything they need to hit the ground running.
28 July 2020
Business

CBA teams up with strategic partners to offer new digital services to customers

Commonwealth Bank today announced the appointment of two strategic partners to help deliver new digital banking services to the Group’s 15 million ...
28 July 2020
Business

Tasmania leads the nation: CommSec State of the States

The latest CommSec economic rankings reveal how the state and territory economies have handled the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic.
27 July 2020
PMI

Business recovery gathers pace

Improvement in business activity gained momentum this month, according to initial results of the latest CBA Purchasing Managers' Index.
24 July 2020
CommBank app

CommBank overall digital experience leader for mobile banking for the fourth consecutive year

Independent research firm finds CommBank takes the lead, delivering impressive digital experiences and excelling at UX and functionality.
24 July 2020
Corporate responsibility

Start-up givvable gets backing from CBA and Microsoft

A start-up led by a team of two sisters has been named winner of the inaugural Xccelerate2020 venture program hosted by X15 Ventures, taking home a...
24 July 2020
Coronavirus

Statement regarding the Coronavirus SME Guarantee Scheme

Commonwealth Bank's Chief Executive Officer, Matt Comyn, speaks about the Government's Coronavirus SME Guarantee Scheme
20 July 2020
Next Chapter

CBA launches Next Chapter with increased support for people impacted by financial abuse

Commonwealth Bank is extending and expanding its support for people impacted by financial abuse.
19 July 2020
Agribusiness

Growing optimism for Aussie farmers

Opportunity for agribusinesses to capitalise on positive outlook.
14 July 2020
CommBank app

Benefits Finder saves customers over $153 million in unclaimed benefits

CommBank app feature saves customers more than $69 million in utility bills and over $84 million in additional income last financial year, and help...
13 July 2020
Coronavirus

CBA launches next phase of customer recovery support

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) today launched the next phase of its support to help customers whose finances have been affected by the corona...
8 July 2020
Community

CBA and Our Watch provide free domestic and family violence workplace resources

Employers and people managers across the country will be able to access a range of tools and resources to support employees experiencing domestic a...
7 July 2020
Colonial First State

APRA imposes additional licence conditions on CFSIL

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has been informed by Colonial First State Investments Limited (CFSIL) that additional licence conditions have ...
2 July 2020
Open banking

CBA welcomes Open Banking

Data-driven innovation has the potential to deliver new services and better products to Australian consumers.
1 July 2020
Home loans

CommBank accepting applications for next round of First Home Loan Deposit Scheme places

Australians can now apply for the next round of places with Commonwealth Bank under the Government's First Home Loan Deposit Scheme.
1 July 2020
Community

CBA staff give $2 million to organisations and charities across Australia

Commonwealth Bank staff will give away more than 200 grants of $10,000 to community organisations and charities across Australia as part of the 202...
29 June 2020
Coronavirus

New CommBank app feature to help with money management during coronavirus

Almost half of Australians are greatly concerned about the future impact of coronavirus, particularly in regards to their health and finances.
19 June 2020
Coronavirus

CBA to deliver more tailored coronavirus support for customers

Commonwealth Bank is moving to deliver more tailored customer assistance for those affected by coronavirus to continue to provide support which bet...
5 June 2020
Community

CBA moves on technology-facilitated abuse

New Acceptable Use Policy makes digital banking safer for customers.
4 June 2020
Business

Commonwealth Bank welcomes Government's HomeBuilder program

CommBank welcomes the announcement of the new HomeBuilder program which will help boost the economy, support home builders and renovators, and get ...
4 June 2020
Group performance

Commonwealth Bank 3Q20 trading update

Commonwealth Bank of Australia has today released its trading update for the quarter ended 31 March 2020.
13 May 2020
Colonial First State

CBA announces agreement to sell 55% stake in Colonial First State to KKR

Commonwealth Bank of Australia has entered into an agreement with KKR to sell a 55% interest in Colonial First State, implying a total valuation on...
13 May 2020
Group performance

Update on divestment of Indonesian life insurance business

CBA announces the final regulatory approval for the divestment of CBA’s 80 per cent equity interest in its Indonesian life insurance business has b...
11 May 2020
Business

CBA approves half a billion dollars in SME loans

Commonwealth Bank (CBA) has approved more than $555 million in loans for small and medium businesses through the Government-backed SME Guarantee Lo...
7 May 2020
Customers

CBA passes First Home Loan Deposit Scheme milestone

A thousand Australians have now purchased a property with Commonwealth Bank under the Australian Government's First Home Loan Deposit Scheme.
29 April 2020
Coronavirus

Further assistance for our Commonwealth Bank passbook customers

Commonwealth Bank is delivering Debit Mastercards to customers who rely on passbooks to withdraw money, to help them during lockdown.
29 April 2020
Group performance

Divestment of Australian Investment Exchange Ltd (AUSIEX)

CBA announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell AUSIEX to Nomura Research Institute.
28 April 2020