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ANZ Bank History of I.T. Stories and Anecdotes

We have collected a series of articles and memories from the early days of I.T. / Data Processing in ANZ Bank which can be accessed from the links below. These will be added to over time so enjoy the memories.

The Full Story by Jeff Pitt has been added to the links below

The London IT History by Dick Milnthorpe has been added to the stories

A couple of photos have been added to Bob Wheeler's story from 1963 GE Training course

A story of the SA Data centre operations by Jeff Pitt has been added

A story of the NSW Emanza centre has been added

A story of the Tas Emanza centre added - Feb 16 2021

 

The Midanz Story - 40 year anniversary June 2016 by Eamon Veaney and Andrew Cornell via ANZ Bluenotes 

Memories of Jim Paton by Dick Milnthorpe. June 2020.

Memoirs from the 1960's beginnings of data processing in ANZ Bank by Bob Wheeler July 2020

Memoirs from the1960's beginnings of the Current Account system in ANZ Data Processing. By Tom McCullough (Edited, some additions and facts supplied by Bob Wheeler, Jeff Pitt and Louis Hebrard).  August 2020.

Summary Memoir of Data Processing ANZ Bank - Next generation 1960's into 1980's by Jeff Pitt September 2020. 

The full story of Data Processing ANZ Bank - Next generation 1960's into 1980's by Jeff Pitt September 2020.

Memoir of Data Processing Operations (1966-68) 177 Toorak Rd South Yarra by Bill Gregory September 2020

WA  EMANZA Centre: Data Centre Conversion by Jeff Pitt September 2020

London IT History by Dick Milnthorpe October 2020

SA EMANZA Centre: Data Centre Conversion Timeline - Jeff Pitt

The ANZ DP NSW Emanza story

Tasmanin Emanza story