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ANZ Articles July - August (New since July newsletter)

MAKING BANKING ACCESSIBLE FOR EVERYONE Skye DwyerJourney Expert, Digital Portfolio, ANZ

Under the hood: bank to the future with 1835i Andrew Cornell Managing Editor, bluenotes

Ron Spector • MD ANZi 2d • I am excited to announce that we are spinning ANZi out of ANZ Bank to operate as an independent entity called 1835i.

Shayne Elliott Chief Executive Officer at ANZ It might surprise some people to learn that ANZ was the first Australian bank to open an office in the US in 1968.

Kevin Tunstall Branch Manager at ANZ Midwinter’s morning in Melbourne and a chilly start to the day. The Gothic Branch of ANZ

ANZ steps up to once again help Australians impacted by COVID-19 lockdowns

She may reside “down under” on one of my favorite continents but her influence is worldwide. Anita Siassios, CCXP,Forrester CXPro, IAPP, WiCyS joins me on my latest All Things Considered CX with Bob Azman podcast.

ROCKET MAN: FROM CHILDHOOD DREAM TO REALITY Jemma Wight Editorial Producer, bluenotes

State of origin: spending rocked by lockdown Adelaide Timbrell & David Plank Economist & Head of Aus Economics, ANZ

Shayne Elliott • Chief Executive Officer at ANZ Over the past few months, I've had the opportunity to talk directly to a number of our customers. I know many are struggling with the effects of #COVID-19, including ongoing restrictions and lockdowns.

What time is cheque out? Andrew Cornell

Recent experience has shown #consumerconfidence quickly recovers from snap lockdowns but what about extended lockdowns? Felicity Emmett and David Plank investigate.

Critical tourism infrastructure is being built in Fiji to support the post-pandemic #recovery. Learn more about ANZ's involvement in a new project with Fiji Airports from Tessa Price and Paul Richards. #pacific

As part of our ‘World of Networks’ series, Jodi West, ANZ Country Head Vietnam shares fascinating insights on the growth and opportunities in Vietnam.

Always helping to support a community in need ?? Great work ANZ team #anzbowral #community #team #anz

Three years into ANZ’s #agile transformation – how far have we come? CEO Shayne Elliott reflects on the bank's journey so far.

The challenge for traditional financial institutions is to become much faster and more efficient in providing the offerings customers need.

Newly appointed Chief Financial Officer Farhan Faruqui will bring a depth of knowledge and understanding to role, says ANZ CEO Shayne Elliott on video with bluenotes.

Household #spending in Australia should snap back quickly after lockdowns, with working from home a key driver. ANZ economists Adelaide Timbrell and David Plank explore the data.

The Southeast Asian region’s recovery subservience to the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic was the most prominent risk ANZ Research had flagged for 2020. Unfortunately, this outcome has materialised.

Kevin Tunstall Branch Manager at ANZ Welcome to Joyce Liang the latest ‘Goth’ to join our beautiful ANZ Gothic Branch.

‘Come straight to me’: ANZ CEO wants you to apply for jobs directly

Non-traditional #investments have made headlines recently and rare, fine #wine is one. But they’re “non-traditional” for a reason, says hospitality strategy and trends advisor Francis Wilden.

The challenge for traditional financial institutions is to become much faster and more efficient in providing the offerings customers need.

Are incumbent #banks really under “attack” from new players? Or is everyone actually playing the same game? 1835i Managing Director Ron Spector looks at what's next for financial services.






Vale Barrie Gibson Respected Honorary Member of ANZROC Victoria aged 82

John Ries advised that his long term friend Barrie Gibson passed away at Epworth/Freemasons on Saturday 10 July. He was mainly a Retail Banker of some 40 years. He was born on 16/4/1939.

Our condolences are extended to Barrie's family.

Vale Peter John Woodward Respected Member of ANZROC Victoria


We were  advised by John Moore that our member Peter John Woodyard passed away on 27 June 2021, aged 68 years.


His funeral was held on 2 July 2021 and a tribute was in the Herald Sun on 30/6/21


Our condolences are extended to Peter's family

Photos and Attendees from Moonee Valley lunch July 2021


Anne Wee Jill Ward
Aldo Calvo Joan Nathan ©
Alex Mazur Joe Maggiore
Allen Thorp Joe Romano
Andrew Kelly John Carrazzo
Ann Hudgson John Hudgson ©
Bernadette Hulbert © John Moore
Bob Lamb Julia Bayer
Bruce Sanderson Ken Crawford ©
Carole Whiting Ken Pattison ©
Cathy Cartwright Lauris Sterling
Cheryl Pearson Leanne Parker
Concetto La Fauci © Leanne Tong-Lyon
Deb Elliott Lynne McMillan
Des Field Mary Nicolazzo
Doug Ramsay Mike Devlin
Eamon Veaney © Neil Bottos
Gaye Reynolds Neil Gladstone
Gary Heskett Neville Pearson
Jane Low Norris Gale
Jeanette Fleming  
Jenny Buck Owen Philp
  Paul King
  Rose Virgona
  Sheryl Heard
  Vicky Genius ©
  Wayne Hulbert

Vale Roland (Roly) Frank Webster Respected Honorary Member of ANZROC Victoria


Message received from Ann Killeen

It's with much sadness that I advise the passing of my father Roland (Roly) Frank Webster on the 17/6/2021 retired ANZ Bank Manager at the age of 88 after a short illness at Bendigo where he and my mother Joan had retired. He joined the Bank of Australasia in Rutherglen on the 17/1/1949 at the age of 15. His funeral is at Rutherglen at the Uniting Church on Wednesday the 7th of July at 11am. Best regards Ann Killeen nee Webster


Our condolences are extended to Ann and Roly's family