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Corporate Partner

The Commonwealth Bank is proud to support the Britain-Australia Society as its Corporate Partner.

The Bank has a long history in both Australia and the United Kingdom and has been a key partner for the Society since 2014 when it hosted the Society's 45th Anniversary celebrations at its London Headquarters.

The Commonwealth Bank supports several of the Society's premier events, including the ongoing First Eight Series, an annual lecture commemorating the first eight Prime Ministers of Australia. The 2020 lecture will cover Australia's first Prime Minister, Sir Edmund Barton.


Moving to Australia?

Start your new life today, with Australia’s leading bank.

Moving to Australia is more than a change of address. It’s a brand new lifestyle to navigate. But first there’s the admin. Commonwealth Bank can quickly organise your bank account today. So there’s one less thing to worry about when you arrive.


Banking in Australia

Commonwealth Bank has been helping customers move their finances to Australia since 1949. Our dedicated International Premier and Retail Banking team are only a phone call or email away.


The security of Australia’s leading bank

As Australia’s leading provider of integrated financial services, Commonwealth Bank combine strength and security with the backing of specialist teams, services and an extensive range of flexible and competitively priced products.


Enjoy the convenience of:
  • More than 950 branches nationally

  • Australia’s largest bank ATM network

  • NetBank, where you can access and manage your money online anywhere, anytime

  • The award-winning CommBank app, the easy way to bank on the go

  • Personalised support of a Relationship Manager when you earn an annual income of $80,000 or above*

  • Instant account opening and a dedicated support team

Opening an account with the Commonwealth Bank is fast, easy, secure and provides you with instant access to your account details. You can start transferring money to your new Australian account straightaway and view your balance online before you arrive, using Australia’s number one online bank NetBank.

To instantly open an account or for personal support, simply  Click Here 



Things you should know:

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) ABN 48 123 123 124 124 is a company incorporated in Australia with limited liability and is subject to Australian regulation. This communication is intended for information purposes only and does not constitute an offer, a recommendation oran invitation by, or on behalf of, CBA to make any investments. CBA is authorised and regulated by the UK Prudential Authority and the UK Financial Conduct Authority and is permissioned to provide certain regulated products and services to Eligible Counterparty and Professional Clients. The Products and Services which are the subject of this communication are not within the permissions of CBA to be provided in the UK. *We will need to verify your proof of income and visa to qualify for this service. +Customers will be able to withdraw their funds once they arrive in Australia and identify themselves at a Commonwealth Bank branch. Customers will have limited access to NetBank until they arrive in Australia and identify themselves at a Commonwealth Bank branch.

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