Australia’s largest bank

Commonwealth Bank of Australia is Australia’s leading provider of integrated financial services, including retail, premium, business and institutional banking.

As Australia’s largest bank (, Commonwealth Bank has a Defence Industry Team that can provide a range of information to international businesses.

The Australian banking sector

Commonwealth Bank can inform you of your obligations, such as Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML), and the process of establishing banking services in Australia.

Defence supply chain services

Commonwealth Bank establishes integrated solutions for corporates that are underpinned by the latest technology and unique insights. Locally based specialists assist with working capital solutions to enhance the efficiency of day-to-day business operations; provide advice on the most effective funding structures and support for your business and staff as you develop your presence in South Australia; and advise on a range of global markets solutions to allow your business to manage foreign exchange risk

Commonwealth Bank has offices positioned in major cities around the world, including London, enabling the opportunity to connect with knowledgeable staff before you’ve made the move to Australia.

Banking services for staff

Commonwealth Bank serves around 16 million customers, employs 50,000 staff and has over 800,000 shareholders.

Commonwealth Bank will support your staff movement to Australia through the International Banking team, who can help establish staff members’ bank accounts before they arrive in Australia. The Premier Banking service can partner key executives with a dedicated Relationship Manager and assist with account set-up and ongoing day-to-day financial management, including home lending needs.

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has a proud history of supporting the Australian defence sector at all levels of the supply chain. Our defence industry team looks forward to working with you as you establish your business in South Australia.