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Agency:
Commonwealth Bank of Australia
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Description:
The Commonwealth Bank has been involved in many mergers, some of which have brought records pre-dating the establishment of the Commonwealth Bank itself. These mergers include: 1913: State Savings Bank of Tasmania (1902-1913) incorporating: Post Office Savings Bank of Tasmania (1882-1902).

2000: Colonial Limited, formerly Colonial Mutual (1873-2000) incorporating: Trust Bank (1991-1999) formed out of a merger between Hobart Savings Bank/Savings Bank of Tasmania (1845-1991) and the Tasmania Bank, formerly Launceston Bank for Savings (1835-1991) which had previously incorporated Tasmanian Permanent Building Society.

Work on listing records is in progress.
Information Sources:
Commonwealth Bank of Australia web site
Functions Performed:
Tasmanian businesses
Previous Agencies:
Savings Bank of Tasmania (NG1167)01 Aug 197113 Nov 1997