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The Commercial Banking Company of Sydney Limited

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The Bank maintained 653 branches throughout Australia in June 1976 (1980 Annual Report page 5), many of which are classified by the National Trust.  The actual number of places where the bank has had representation far exceeds this amount.  So far we have over 5,000 branch photos online. 

 If you have any photos of unpictured branches or sites please forward them to the WebMaster at the email address below.

The following pages contain records of branches ranging from very historical photographs to current pictures showing their present usage.

By clicking on selected "thumbnails" a higher quality photograph will be displayed
Names are in bold type and underlined if an enlargement is available.
Use the "back" icon in your browser to return to the CBC website after viewing.

State/TerritoryBank/State No.No. of branches
as at 30/6/1980
MalesFemalesNo. of branches
as at 31/3/1982
New South Wales05 2 27920891910279
Victoria 05 31501029647150
Queensland05 46839636769
South Australia05 5846819
Western Australia05 6862539
Tasmania05 7458575
Northern Territory05 81651
Australian Capital Territory05 2438239
Overseas 461482

The website <> contains 'photos of CBC Bank branches dating from the 1800's, many of them of the original buildings.

A search under "CBC Bank" will reveal 'photos of the following branches:
Richmond, Narrandera, Camden, Tumut, Cootamundra, Forbes, Harden, Casino, Wagga Wagga, Yass, Holbrook and Bega.

A search under "Commercial Banking Company" will reveal 'photos of:
Ararat, Campbelltown, Bourke, Lockhart, North Sydney, Camden, Geelong, Fitzroy, King Street (Sydney?) Orange, Fortitude Valley, Crows Nest, Allora and Wollongong.

Geoff Chapman

Bob McFarlane found a list of all branches from 1929.  Click here to view.

There is also a 2 page advertisement in the Canberra Times July 1982 listing all branch addresses at that time.

Click each image to see expanded .pdf printable versions:




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