ANZ History

01 Oct 2020

50 years as a brand, 185 as a bank

Content Centre of Expertise | Corporate Communications at ANZ

50 years ago today, two banks came together in a merger to form what we know as the modern day ANZ.

18 Aug 2020

Vale Will Bailey AO

Andrew Cornell | Past Managing Editor, bluenotes

Look back at the career of former ANZ CEO Will Bailey, who helped usher the bank into a new era of technology and more.

23 Mar 2018

Punch cards and when big data meant a full filing cabinet

Matt Nicol | bluenotes contributor

Before the invention of sophisticated computer software, the humble punch card helped organisations like ANZ create and store data.

01 Mar 2018

IWD2018: women throughout ANZ’s history

James Wilson & Peter Marinick | Historical Editor, bluenotes & Archivist, ANZ

As we celebrate IWD, we look back at the women who shaped our history

14 Sep 2017

On history and breaking into your own bank

James Wilson | History editor

ANZ isn’t a 200-year old startup, but has a similar story of humble origins.

25 Aug 2017

IN PICS: a carnival of costumes & equality

Jennifer Farmer | bluenotes production editor

In part two of our history series we showcase vibrant costumes ANZ staff have worn at Sydney’s Mardi Gras (with bonus flash mob).

18 Aug 2017

Mobile history: drive-up banking & more

James Wilson | History editor

In the first of our ANZ History Series we take a look at the evolution of banking mobility.