Cover image for Bank of Australasia
Agency:
Bank of Australasia
Agency Number:
Start Date:
01 Jan 1836
End Date:
31 Dec 1951
Description:
The Royal charter company was incorporated in 1834 "for the purpose of establishing banks of issue and deposit in New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land and other settlements in Australasia." 

Annual meeting of directors were held in London. The Hobart office opened to receive banking transactions 1 January 1836.
Information Sources:
The True Colonist Van Diemen's Land Political Despatch, and Agricultural and Commercial... (Hobart Town, Tas. : 1834 - 1844) 19 August 1834. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article200327563
Functions Performed:
Tasmanian businesses