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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
Coronavirus

COVID-19 – One year on

Coming to Australia’s aid when help is needed most.
19 March 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
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 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
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
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
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
Coronavirus

A tale of two pandemics: CBA during the Spanish flu

Danny John and Juli Liddicoat investigate what the world looked like for Commonwealth Bank employees and customers, as seen through the eyes of the...
22 April 2020
Group performance

Profit result builds on Commonwealth Bank's core strengths

Commonwealth Bank has delivered a solid profit result for the first half of the 2020 financial year by building on the core strength of its retail ...
12 February 2020