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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
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
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
Technology

CommBank unleashes engineering excellence

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

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Technology

CBA to open Technology Hub at Adelaide’s Lot Fourteen

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

Update on Commonwealth Financial Planning

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has expanded its partnership with AIA Australia.
28 July 2021
Business

Australian accounting firms ramp up growth opportunities

Accounting firms enjoy buoyant business conditions amid continued client demand.
29 April 2021
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
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
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
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
Our people

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
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
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