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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Commercial Bank of Australia, cnr St George's Tce and Barrack Streets, Perth, c1970

Commercial Bank of Australia, cnr St George's Tce and Barrack Streets, Perth, c1970

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.

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.

SA - Snowtown - The nondescript disused bank in Snowtown where the eight murder victims were hidden in barrels. Snowtown is the centre of  the largest operating wind farm in the state and the second largest in the nation, supplying the equivalent of 10 per cent of South Australia's electricity. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-10-12/snowtown-feature/5018384

SA - Snowtown - The nondescript disused bank in Snowtown where the eight murder victims were hidden in barrels. Snowtown is the centre of the largest operating wind farm in the state and the second largest in the nation, supplying the equivalent of 10 per cent of South Australia's electricity. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-10-12/snowtown-feature/5018384

VIC - Melbourne - Modern Permanent Society Building, Melbourne, Australia, Built 1887, Demolished in the 1970's.

VIC - Melbourne - Modern Permanent Society Building, Melbourne, Australia, Built 1887, Demolished in the 1970's.

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