Commonwealth Bank of Australia

The Commonwealth Bank is Australia’s leading provider of integrated financial services, including retail, premium, business and institutional banking, funds management, superannuation, insurance, investment and share-broking products and services.

As Australia’s largest bank, we have more branches, ATMs, EFTPOS networks, agencies and 24/7 call centres, as well as an internationally-recognised internet banking service. The Bank’s vision is to excel at securing and enhancing the financial wellbeing of people, businesses and communities. The Commonwealth Bank is a long-standing supporter of the community and contributes to individuals, schools, communities and organisations through the Staff Community Fund, sponsorship programs, volunteering and community grants.

Commonwealth Bank commenced operations in 1912 and today the Group has grown to a business with over 800,000 shareholders, 52,000 employees and offers a full range of financial services to help Australians build and manage their wealth, with established businesses in New Zealand, US, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.

Our support of The Conversation adds another exciting dimension to our long-standing commitment to education. The Commonwealth Bank is pleased to leverage our world-class IT support to help make The Conversation a reality. This innovative initiative captures the spirit and potential of the internet by engaging the community and sharing information.