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This former Bank of New South Wales building is on the corner of Broadway and Regent Streets in the inner city suburb of Chippendale. It was designed by architects Varney Parkes and James Bull Anderson and was built in 1894. The ornate brick building…

This former Bank of New South Wales building is on the corner of Broadway and Regent Streets in the inner city suburb of Chippendale. It was designed by architects Varney Parkes and James Bull Anderson and was built in 1894. The ornate brick building…

The current Sydney City Library building in Haymarket was built for the Commercial Banking Corporation of Sydney in 1875. The sandstone building on the corner of George and Hay Streets incorporates a number of architectural styles that can be traced…

A 2012 television advertisement for Suncorp Banking features a bank lender briefly appearing to a couple as their hero, a medieval knight wearing plate armour. He is literally a knight in shining armour as a halo appears around his upper body, and…

This photograph shows the KFC store on George Street in central Sydney. The store, previously a bank, is in the Victorian Romanesque style, and features semi-circular arched windows, moulded brick, and carved stone. The Romanesque style was popular…

St George Bank was formed in Sydney, New South Wales, in 1937 and is now a subsidiary of Westpac Banking Corporation. Despite its name, the logo of the bank fails to depict St George himself, but instead has a stylised head of a fire-breathing…

This article from the online news site Perth Now reports on Australian Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan’s decision not follow the lead of European nations such as France and introduce a financial transactions tax to deal with economic crisis. Such a…

In the second half of this article, the author draws attention to the positive response with which a plan to establish a system of post office orders in the Western Australian colony had been met. After conceding that there were two or three members…