Australian old banks

Banks were once one of the institutions indicating a town has grown. Unfortunately, due to technology banks are closing and beautiful buildings are demolished or used for other purposes. This collection hopes to keep a record of these bank buildings in Australia.
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NSW - West Wyalong - Bank of New South Wales 'tent branch' in the goldfields at West Wyalong.

NSW - West Wyalong - Bank of New South Wales 'tent branch' in the goldfields at West Wyalong.

VIC - Melbourne - Union bank of Australia (1878), formerly at 351 Collins St and demolished in 1966. The tower down the street is the City of Melbourne bank, also demolished.

VIC - Melbourne - Union bank of Australia (1878), formerly at 351 Collins St and demolished in 1966. The tower down the street is the City of Melbourne bank, also demolished.

City of Melbourne Bank. Corner Collins and Elizabeth Streets, 1930s.

City of Melbourne Bank. Corner Collins and Elizabeth Streets, 1930s.

SA - Adelaide - King William Street, 1890 B 171 King William Street, west side, with North Terrace in the distance. The original ES bank premises and the Bank of Adelaide can be seen. The building with a verandah is the original Gresham Hotel. Horse cabs for hire line the centre of the road. Gresham place is shown.

SA - Adelaide - King William Street, 1890 B 171 King William Street, west side, with North Terrace in the distance. The original ES bank premises and the Bank of Adelaide can be seen. The building with a verandah is the original Gresham Hotel. Horse cabs for hire line the centre of the road. Gresham place is shown.

Demolished E S & A Bank, 271 Collins Street, Melbourne, 1957

Demolished E S & A Bank, 271 Collins Street, Melbourne, 1957

Union bank of Australia, formerly at 351 Collins St, Melbourne. The two statues by R. Jackson, 'Britannia' and 'Goddess' were moved to Melbourne University.

Union bank of Australia, formerly at 351 Collins St, Melbourne. The two statues by R. Jackson, 'Britannia' and 'Goddess' were moved to Melbourne University.

The neglected former City of Melbourne Building Society building, 112-118 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne. Built 1888.

The neglected former City of Melbourne Building Society building, 112-118 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne. Built 1888.

NZ - Auckland - Whenever I walk by this on Queen Street, I always think to myself how beautiful the building is, but I've never really noticed how amazing the doors are.

NZ - Auckland - Whenever I walk by this on Queen Street, I always think to myself how beautiful the building is, but I've never really noticed how amazing the doors are.

NSW - Sydney - Horse-drawn tram outside the Union Bank on the corner of Hunter and Pitt Streets, in c1865

NSW - Sydney - Horse-drawn tram outside the Union Bank on the corner of Hunter and Pitt Streets, in c1865

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