ANZ Retired Officers' Club (VIC)


A review of ANZROC Vic activities in 2021

Despite all the problems with lockdowns and restrictions in 2021 we managed to organise and run 7 lunch events and 2 golf days.

107 Members and partners attended the lunches with an average of 54 each meeting.


A selection of photos from the events can be seen via the link below.


Thanks to all the Committee Members who made this happen.


A review of ANZROC Vic activities in 2021

ANZ related articles December 2021 - February 2022 (new since December newsletter)

Find ANZ Contact Article related to:Economy PODCAST: more required on green shift Staff Writer ANZ Insights

Outlook 2022: in good health Richard Yetsenga Chief Economist, ANZ

New Zealand opens up to open banking Jody Bullen Digital Lead Data & Open Banking, ANZ New Zealand

Throughout 2021 ANZ bluenotes and ANZ News continued to provide insight, analysis and research into the economy, business and the people behind them. Here are the top stories that took your interest in 2021!



Spending data: Omicron malaise lingers Adelaide Timbrell Senior Economist, ANZ

Leadership: steering the ship through a storm Farhan FaruquiCFO, ANZ

Banking on accelerated business models Alex Trott Alex TrottBanking Lead, Accenture Australia and New Zealand

Investing in a cautiously optimistic outlook for 2022 Lakshman AnantakrishnanHead of Investment Strategy, Private Banking & Advice, ANZ

Kevin Tunstall Yara never thought for a moment that her request to Shayne Elliott would be picked up so quickly.

LONGREAD: inflation costs us all but some more than others Finn Robinson & Sharon ZollnerEconomist & Chief Economist NZ at ANZ

The themes likely to dominate agribusiness in 2022 are already reshaping the sector today, Ian Hanrahan says on video

New Year’s resolution: boost financial wellbeing Emily Ross Emily Ross Content Producer & Director, Emily Ross Bespoke

Supporting female-led SMEs when they need it the most Amit Khan Amit KhanGlobal Head SME & Commercial Banking, RFI Global

A healthy economy can reduce inequality – but only to a limited extent

PACIFIC DREAM: REFLECTIONS FROM A 30-YEAR CAREER. THANKS MUM. Keasi ToraKeasi ToraEvent and Administration Manager, Pacific Region Retail, ANZ

AFTF 2021: leading the future workplace Staff writer ANZ Insights

Momentum for China in the Year of the Tiger Raymond Yeung, Betty Wang & Zhaopeng Xing Chief Economist Greater China, Senior China Economist & Senior China Strategist, ANZ

Congratulations Dylan Alcott on being awarded Australian of the Year! Your charismatic charm, preserverance and willingness to help others shows why you are the greatest of all time.


WATCH: China in the Year of the Tiger Staff Writer ANZ Insights

Season looking good for food, beverage and agribiz Ian Hanrahan Head of FBA Australia, ANZ

COVID-19 self-care guide Essential pre-planning information for people with chronic conditions

ANZ splits with Tennis Australia By Stephen Brook and Samantha Hutchinson

ANZ today announced the appointment of Tim Hogarth as its new Chief Technology Officer, reporting to ANZ Group Executive Technology, Gerard Florian

A message from Mark Whelan for Lunar New Year.

Data, standards drive Asian demand for green credit Sarah Ng, Stephanie Vallance & Takehiro Yamamiya Director – Asia & ME Capital Markets International; Director – Sustainable Finance International; & Director – Rates & Credit Sales, Japan, ANZ Securities

Planning for a future-ready workforce James McKay & Megan Anderson James McKay & Megan AndersonProduct Owner SWP & COO Technology, ANZ

 A real honour for my family and I: traditional Fijian welcome ceremony

Rick Moscati Executive ANZ (on six month sabbatical) 16h • 16 hours ago 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐜𝐨𝐬𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐜𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐞𝐥 𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐠𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐛𝐞𝐞𝐧 𝐭𝐨𝐭𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐲 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐥𝐨𝐨𝐤𝐞𝐝.

ACCC bank cartel case collapses After four years of tortuous legal argument in the courts, the ACCC’s criminal cartel charges against Citi, Deutsche and four bankers have been abandoned.









Vale Respected Honorary Member T.W. (Trevor) Cookson 90 years of age passed away on 14/12/2021

We received advice from Shirley  Cookson of the passing of her husband and our ANZROC Honorary member  T.W. (Trevor) Cookson  aged 90 (almost 91) on 14/12/2021

“I wish to advise that my darling husband, Trevor Cookson, of nearly 67 years ,passed away peacefully last Tuesday 14th December at 3.40.p.m. in his home surrounded by his family and ‘round the clock’ beautiful care which had been ongoing for some months.   He would have been 91 today the 17th.”

Our condolences are extended to Shirley and her family

Lunch Arts Centre Members Lounge Dec 2021

It wasn't our normal Xmas extravaganza but 63 Members were able to gather for lunch at the Arts Centre Members Lounge on Thursday Dec 9. Hopefullly some normality will return in 2022 and we will be able to schedule our regular Christmas lunch for 300.


Bernadette Hulbert ©
Al Morkans
Aldo Calvo
Aldo Faella
Anita Siassios ©
Ann Hudgson
Anne Wee
Bob Lamb
Bruce Mathrick
Bruce Sanderson
Carol Jukes
Cathy Cartwright
Concetto La Fauci ©
Deb Elliott
Debra Amery
Des Shady
Dominic Moscatello
Eamon Veaney ©
Elina Law
Gail Coller
Gaye Reynolds
George Cooper ©
Geri Macgregor ©
Graeme King ©
Jack Lepedjian
Jane Low
Jeanette Fleming
Jill Ward
Joan Nathan ©
Joe Romano
John Brown 
John Hudgson ©
John McPhee
John Moore
John Plunkett
Julia Bayer
K Ackerly
Karen Oakley
Ken Bleakney
Ken Crawford ©
Ken d’Souza 
Ken Pattison ©
Leanne Parker
Linda Vainomae 
Louis Hebrard
Mary Nicolazzo
Max Pleydell
Mike Devlin
Noelene Noonan
Norris Gale
Nunzio Liberatore
Paul Tovey
Peter Saville
Rob Newman
Rodney Manser
Sheryl Heard
Sue Brown
Teresa Goldsbrough
Tim Sheridan
Trevor King
Vicky Genius ©
Viji Dharann
Wayne Hulbert