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|Founded||1982 as Westpac|
|Number of locations|
|Revenue||A$38.28 billion (2013)|
|Net income||A$7.561 billion (2014)|
|Total assets||A$770.8 billion (2014)|
|Number of employees||36,000 (2014)|
|Slogan||Your Future is Our Future|
Westpac Banking Corporation (Westpac) was founded in 1817 and was the first bank established in Australia.
Westpac began trading on 8 April, 1817 as the Bank of New South Wales with a single office in Macquarie Place, Sydney. In 1982, with the merger of the Commercial Bank of Australia, it changed its name to Westpac Banking Corporation. On 23 August 2002, Westpac was registered as a public company limited by shares under the Australian Corporations Act (2001). In December 2008, Westpac merged with St.George Bank Limited.
Banking, Financial services
Bank of NSW (est. 1817); Commercial Bank of Australia
Brian Hartzer (CEO and Managing director) Lindsay Maxsted (Chairman)