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ANZ to shut 19 branches around Australia

PHOTO: The union says more than 100 bank staff are expected to lose their jobs as ANZ closes 19 branches across Australia

  • ANZ is closing 19 branches in NSW, Victoria and Queensland, with most in NSW
  • The bank said the decision comes as more customers shift to online banking 
  • The union said more than 100 bank staff are expected to lose their jobs

ANZ is shutting 19 branches in NSW, Victoria and Queensland and more than 100 bank staff are expected to lose their jobs, a union says.

The Financial Sector Union says the decision is ‘heartless’.

‘Banks are still blaming customers for branch closures, claiming falsely that the public doesn’t value branches and prefer to complete their financial transactions online,’ National Secretary Julia Angrisano said.

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