“While in these times, the difficult reality for all businesses is that there will be change to adapt to the current economic climate. ANZ is committed to being transparent about change programs and to making any changes responsibly and with care to ensure the impact on staff is minimised.
"At the same time, we are continuing to support our customers. For example, we have recently committed $8 billion in new lending to specifically support small businesses through the economic slow down and support employment in Australia. We also have clear policies on supporting customers facing hardship and are continuing to look at ways we can expand those,” he said.