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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
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
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
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