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Education and youth

Girls in Tech: inspiring the next generation of STEM talent

Collaboration, resilience and authenticity are some of the key takeaways shared with 200 high school students who gathered at Commonwealth Bank’s S...
3 April 2024

CBA invests in international transaction screening technology company

New RegTech investment with the potential to boost sanctions compliance and make global payments more efficient for customers.
25 March 2024
Artificial intelligence

CBA and Microsoft deepens Gen AI partnership

Generative AI and cyber security initiatives to deliver more for customers.
11 March 2024

Opening pathways to tech jobs for more young Australians

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

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
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

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
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
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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

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

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
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

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

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
Innovation 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

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
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

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

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

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

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
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
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

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

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

CommBank unleashes engineering excellence

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

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

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

CBA to open Technology Hub at Adelaide’s Lot Fourteen

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

CBA partners with fintech Paypa Plane

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

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

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

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
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

x15 launches deal discovery app, Cheddar

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

CBA to offer crypto services to customers

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

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

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

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
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

Commonwealth Bank is migrating to the cloud at speed and scale

VMware awards recognises CBA with Digital Transformation Award honour.
6 October 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

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
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

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
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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

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

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

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

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
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
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

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

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

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

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

CBA’s x15ventures marks one year with acquisition of Doshii

x15ventures performing well with strong growth of unique services.
28 January 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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
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

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

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

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
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

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
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

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

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
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
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

CBA launches venture building entity X15

Commonwealth Bank has today launched X15 Ventures, an Australian technology venture building entity, designed to deliver new digital solutions to b...
3 February 2020