COVID-19 has impacted our lives in an unimaginable way. Below, find stories from ANZ's staff, customers we work with, and our communities about how they are responding to the pandemic.


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Pacific workers picking financial skills, fresh produce

Seasonal workers from the Pacific are making use of their time in quarantine in Australia’s north by learning new financial skills before starting work.

All Saints be praised: recovery in regional wines

The wine industry is recovering well after facing bushfires, the COVID-19 pandemic and trade restrictions in 2020.

Regional tourism eyeing expansion

Despite the nation’s $150 billion tourism industry being in strife, a regional small town hotel in South Australia is leading by example.

A life changing injury hasn’t stopped this leader

2020 was a year that taught us to adapt in ways we never would have thought. ANZ’s Jane Yuile is someone who is acutely aware of the importance of adapting and staying positive.

The people behind a billion clicks

An engineer behind ANZ’s mobile banking app shares what’s involved in delivering a leading digital experience for customers.

Help for disadvantaged youth on a plate

Social Enterprise Society Melbourne is helping to break the cycle of youth homelessness through financial literacy.

This bar is top shelf and high tech

Edwin Low never considered he’d be almost alone in a huge office for almost a year but when COVID-19 hit he was needed in person to help ANZ employees with all matter of tech issues.

Even on our own, we’re still together

Mardi Gras may have been a different experience this year, but the strength of the community is more powerful than ever.

Panda Mick: faith and hope – and giving to those in need

While most of us in Victoria were barely dragging ourselves out of bed during the state’s second lockdown, ANZ’s Catherine Aguilar was working, managing remote learning - and writing a children’s book.