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Property

Millennials the most active property investors: CommBank data

New data from CommBank has revealed the nation’s top investment suburbs, the average age of property investors, and who Aussies are most likely to ...
10 April 2024
Business

Australian dentists respond to impact of cost of living pressures

Dental practices to offset the expected impact of cost-of-living pressures on the demand for dental services by optimising operations, new CommBank...
3 April 2024
Technology

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
Media release

Can4Cancer pedals towards $20 million raised for cancer research

In celebration of a ten 10-year partnership with Tour de Cure, CommBank’s Can4Cancer has set an ambitious target to reach a total of $20 million ra...
22 March 2024
Agribusiness

Sustaining families and farms: Succession planning in the spotlight

A significant increase in Australian agricultural land values highlights the importance for agribusiness owners to start planning for the next gene...
22 March 2024
Our people

Commonwealth Bank Executive Leadership Team update

Stuart Munro, currently the Group Head of Strategy, has been promoted to Group Executive Group Strategy, effective 25 March 2024.
22 March 2024
Media release

CommBank and Smartgroup collaborate for smarter benefits

Helping Australians get more of their pay by leveraging financial tools and benefits.
18 March 2024
Media release

CommBank data shows electric vehicle adoption up 37 per cent in the last six months

CommBank launches electric vehicle cost comparison calculator as its EV car loan customer base grows significantly.
14 March 2024
Household spending

Household spending falls in February despite the Taylor effect

CommBank Household Spending Insights Index fell -0.3 per cent in February but consumers still managed to spend big on music festivals.
13 March 2024
Sustainability

CBA launches Business Green Loan

Supporting Australian businesses to transition to a more sustainable economy.
12 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
Sustainability

Australia's transition to net zero gathers Momentum at CBA's third sustainability conference

CBA’s third sustainability conference, Momentum: Accelerating Australia’s Transition, brings together business, political and science leaders to sh...
7 March 2024
Business
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
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
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
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
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
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

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Sustainability

CBA supports innovation in soil carbon sequestration

CBA prepays for carbon credits in strategic alliance with RLF AgTech.
27 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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

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 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

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Community

Community organisations receive vital funding from CommBank

CommBank supports 200 organisations across the country through its 2022 Community Grants program.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Business

Getting back into the workforce with CommBank

Applications for CommBank’s Institutional Bank Career Comeback Program are now open.
11 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Agribusiness

CommBank launches Agri Green Loan

Innovative Agri Green Loan launches nationally, supporting producers’ environmental and climate goals.
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
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
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

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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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
Home loans

CBA announces new interest rates - July 2022

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

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

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

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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
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
Business

Update on Commonwealth Financial Planning

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has expanded its partnership with AIA Australia.
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
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
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
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
Coronavirus

CBA welcomes further support measures

Bridging support available in advance of government payments
13 July 2021
Coronavirus

CBA supports small businesses impacted by lockdowns

Three month loan repayment deferrals offered to eligible small businesses.
8 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Business

Aussie shoppers prefer Aussie made

Inaugural CommBank Consumer Insights Report reveals how the pandemic has reshaped consumer behaviours and intentions.
24 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
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

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Small business

CBA backs SME recovery

New business loans now available with interest rates from 2.60 per cent
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
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
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

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
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
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
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
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
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
x15ventures

CBA’s x15ventures marks one year with acquisition of Doshii

x15ventures performing well with strong growth of unique services.
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
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
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

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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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
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
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
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
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
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

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
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
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

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
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
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
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
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

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
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
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
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
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
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

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Coronavirus

Digital wallet transactions soar amid coronavirus constraints

Latest analysis from the Commonwealth Bank has found digital wallet users spent $1 billion in a record number of transactions in March 2020.
9 April 2020
Coronavirus

CBA approves $150 million in business loans

Commonwealth Bank (CBA) has approved more than $150 million in loans for small and medium businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
6 April 2020
Coronavirus

CBA's coronavirus support for Home Loan and Credit Card customers

Commonwealth Bank has today announced it will further support home loan and credit card customers impacted by the coronavirus.
2 April 2020
Coronavirus

CBA to deliver more support measures to help more businesses

CBA has expanded its range of support measures for business customers impacted by coronavirus, announcing additional loan repayment deferrals, auto...
30 March 2020
Coronavirus

Commonwealth Bank launches coronavirus support campaign

A large scale communication campaign to clearly address our customers’ most common questions and concerns.
26 March 2020
Coronavirus

CBA to extend up to $10bn additional support to small businesses

New unsecured business loans available tomorrow – 500 bps lower than current rates.
22 March 2020
Coronavirus

CBA: up to $10 billion in repayment deferrals for small business and home loans

Commonwealth Bank (CBA) has today announced further measures to support Australian households and small businesses.
20 March 2020
Coronavirus

Commonwealth Bank increases support for business and households

Commonwealth Bank has expanded its support for small businesses and households with a range of new measures in response to today's RBA announcements.
19 March 2020
Coronavirus

Support for customers and businesses impacted by COVID-19

Commonwealth Bank CEO Matt Comyn has today outlined the range of measures and support available to customers and businesses in response to the spre...
10 March 2020
Home loans

Commonwealth Bank reduces interest rates for home loan customers - March 2020

Commonwealth Bank has responded to the Reserve Bank of Australia’s (RBA) cash rate decision by reducing variable rates by 0.25% p.a.
3 March 2020
Remedial action plan

Update on Prudential Inquiry Remedial Action Plan

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) today released the Independent Reviewer, Promontory Australia’s, fifth and sixth reports into the progress of ...
12 February 2020
Natural disasters

CBA's Baggy Green Tour to support bushfire recovery

CBA kicks off national tour of Shane Warne’s baggy green to raise money for bushfire recovery
11 February 2020
x15ventures

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
Product

Klarna launches in Australia with CBA

Commonwealth Bank customers will be able to benefit immediately from using one of the world’s largest and most innovative buy now pay later online ...
30 January 2020
Corporate responsibility

CBA buys Shane Warne's baggy green to raise $1 million for bushfire relief

Australia's all-time leading Test wicket-taker Shane Warne has auctioned his iconic baggy green for $1,007,500 after a winning bid from CBA, with a...
10 January 2020
Natural disasters

CBA expands on the ground support for fire victims

From today Commonwealth Bank will accept applications for Bushfire Recovery Grants and has announced it expects to fund projects worth at least $10...
9 January 2020
Natural disasters

CBA donates $1 million to bushfire recovery

Commonwealth Bank will donate $1 million towards bushfire disaster relief efforts including grants to help support local communities and a donation...
6 January 2020
Natural disasters

Rural Aid and CBA roll 296 bales of hay into drought-stricken Armidale

Following CBA’s donation to Rural Aid for the 2019 CommBank Christmas Drought Appeal, the much needed hay was delivered on road trains and distribu...
12 December 2019