BOQ ATM Attack at Rhodes

A Bank of Queensland ATM at Rhodes was attacked this morning.

‎18‎/‎12‎/‎2008

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From Pens to Paintbrushes – Local Bankers Participate in Inaugural Community day

Bank of Queensland staff from two Business Banking Centres will be putting down their pens and picking up paintbrushes when they participate in their inaugural community day at Wamuran Park Home on Friday, 12 December.

‎12‎/‎12‎/‎2008

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BOQ to Unlock new Pathways to Growth

Bank of Queensland today announced a formal process, Project Pathways, to investigate innovative ways to continue the Bank’s growth trajectory.

‎11‎/‎12‎/‎2008

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BOQ Announces Share Purchase Plan Offer

Bank of Queensland Limited (BOQ) announced today at its AGM an offer to eligible shareholders to apply for up to $10,000 worth of ordinary shares under the Bank of Queensland Share Purchase Plan (Plan), at an issue price discounted to the average market price of BOQ shares on ASX.

‎11‎/‎12‎/‎2008

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ATM Reform – What is Happening and When, and how will it Impact BOQ Customers?

From March 3 next year, there will be a significant change in the way customers pay for certain ATM transactions.

‎10‎/‎12‎/‎2008

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Commercial Swimming Stars to Benefit from BOQ Sponsorship

Two history-rich Queensland icons came together this week when Bank of Queensland’s Redbank Plaza branch became the new sponsor of the Commercial Swimming Club based at the Valley pool.

‎9‎/‎12‎/‎2008

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BOQ to cut Variable Rates by 83 Points

Bank of Queensland has today announced it will reduce its standard variable interest rate by 0.83%.

‎4‎/‎12‎/‎2008

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DRP Share Issue and Underwriting

Bank of Queensland Limited will today issue 2,934,016 ordinary shares under the BOQ Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP) and the DRP underwriting at an issue price of $10.0882 per share, raising $29,598,940. The DRP was partially underwritten by Macquarie Capital Advisers Limited to 50% of the Final 2008 Dividend.

‎24‎/‎11‎/‎2008

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Christmas Spirit Alive at BOQ Bundy West

Bank of Queensland Bundaberg West has partnered with the Salvation Army this Christmas to spread cheer to families in need.

‎21‎/‎11‎/‎2008

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Partial Underwriting of Dividend Reinvestment Plan

Bank of Queensland Limited (BOQ) has today entered into an agreement with Macquarie Capital Advisers Limited to partially underwrite BOQ's Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP) in respect of the 2008 Final Dividend.

‎17‎/‎11‎/‎2008

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Five Grand up for Grabs for Manly Community Groups

Manly’s not-for-profit organisations have been invited to apply for a total of $5,000 in funding on offer from Bank of Queensland Manly.

‎12‎/‎11‎/‎2008

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BOQ Castle Hill Goes out to bat for Local Baseball Team

Bank of Queensland Castle Hill has signed on to sponsor the local baseball team, the Knights, who turn 25 years old this Summer!

‎12‎/‎11‎/‎2008

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BOQ to cut Standard Variable Rate by 62 Points

Bank of Queensland has today announced it will reduce its standard variable interest rate by 0.62%. 

‎7‎/‎11‎/‎2008

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All Deposits with Bank of Queensland 100% Government-guaranteed

The Federal Government’s promise to guarantee all deposits with Bank of Queensland and other Australian authorised deposit-taking institutions for three years means depositors with BOQ can be confident their money is absolutely safe.

‎31‎/‎10‎/‎2008

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BOQ’s Mobile Banking Solution Optimised for the Apple iPhone

Bank of Queensland has optimised its new Mobile banking service for the Apple iPhone.

‎29‎/‎10‎/‎2008

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BOQ Cuts Rates for SMEs as Sector’s ‘Niche Banker’

In line with its mission to become niche banker for SMEs, BOQ has announced rate reductions of up to 0.5% p.a. across its business lending suite.

‎24‎/‎10‎/‎2008

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BOQ Delivers Record Result in 2008

BOQ has announced a record normalised cash profit after tax of $155.4 million for the 2007/08 financial year, an increase of 46% on last year, which flowed through to growth in normalised cash diluted earnings per share of 11%, after allowing for the Home Building Society acquisition.

‎9‎/‎10‎/‎2008

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BOQ to cut Variable Rates by 80 Points

Bank of Queensland has today announced it will reduce its standard variable interest rate by 0.80%.

‎8‎/‎10‎/‎2008

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Local Bank Teller’s Effort Awarded by $20,000 Donation to Bowen Christian Family Centre

The Bowen Christian Family Centre has received a $20,000 donation from Bank of Queensland on behalf of their local Senior Customer Service Officer Helen Youse, who this week won the Bank’s Gold Managing Director’s Award for Community Involvement.

‎1‎/‎10‎/‎2008

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Simon Black Banks on Off-field Investment on Coast

Despite missing a record-equalling second Brownlow medal by the narrowest of margins, AFL star Simon Black has still celebrated a significant career milestone by opening his second Bank of Queensland Owner-Managed Branch (OMB).

‎30‎/‎09‎/‎2008

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Unique Model Gives BOQ Customer Edge in Tough Market

A focus on relationship banking and a unique business model appears to have given Bank of Queensland an edge in servicing business customers, as it retains the number one spot in the fourth East & Partners Sentiment Index in a row.

‎23‎/‎09‎/‎2008

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BOQ Strathpine Insures Local Students see Canberra

Bank of Queensland Strathpine is helping a year seven group from Holy Spirit school at Bray Park travel to Canberra, by covering the cost of travel insurance for the 35 students and six teachers going.

‎22‎/‎09‎/‎2008

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Toowoomba Kids get a Boost From BOQ

The important work of local child safety awareness group Toowoomba CAN got a high-powered boost from the corporate world today when Bank of Queensland’s Managing Director David Liddy paid a visit.

‎17‎/‎09‎/‎2008

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BOQ Gives Customers Access to Internet Banking Through Their Mobile Phones

Bank of Queensland today launched its new Mobile banking solution, which offers customers access to BOQ internet banking, and the Bank’s broader website, through their mobile phones.

‎4‎/‎09‎/‎2008

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BOQ to cut Variable Rates by 28 Points

Bank of Queensland has today announced it would reduce its standard variable interest rate by 0.28%.

‎4‎/‎09‎/‎2008

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BOQ Announces new Chairman, and MD Extends Contract

Bank of Queensland announced that Managing Director David Liddy has agreed to extend his contract until 2011 and long-standing board member Neil Summerson would become the company’s new Chairman, replacing retiring Chairman Neil Roberts.

‎20‎/‎08‎/‎2008

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Varsity Lakes’ Business Community Turn out to Welcome Bank of Queensland

Varsity Lakes’ business community turned out in force to welcome the new Bank of Queensland branch to the area.

‎7‎/‎08‎/‎2008

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Bank of Queensland Smashes the $100,000 Banking on our Kids Fundraising Target

Bank of Queensland branches all around Australia have helped smash all previous records for this year’s Banking on our kids campaign, which raises money for children’s hospitals around Australia.

‎6‎/‎08‎/‎2008

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BOQ Masters Classic may put Townsville on Beach Volleyball Circuit

The popularity and success of the inaugural Bank of Queensland Masters Beach Volleyball Classic may put Townsville on the sport’s national calendar.

‎4‎/‎08‎/‎2008

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Incident at BOQ Aspley Branch

Early Saturday morning, our branch at 1344 Gympie Road, Aspley was badly damaged in an explosion.

‎26‎/‎07‎/‎2008

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BOQ Dominates Customer Service in Qld

Bank of Queensland’s focus on providing relationship banking and its demonstrated experience in its home market has paid off, with BOQ taking the number one spot in the latest East & Partners Sentiment Index of business customers.

‎8‎/‎07‎/‎2008

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Sick Kids Grab $10k Cash for Charity

Sick and injured children joined AFL legend Luke Power and Bank of Queensland executives today to launch the fourth annual Banking on our Kids appeal, which runs throughout July and raises money for Children’s Hospital Foundations Australia (CHFA).

‎2‎/‎07‎/‎2008

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Show how big Your Heart is for Sick Aussie Kids

Bank of Queensland is asking Australians how big their hearts are when it comes to helping sick and injured kids get better – and raising awareness of the vital work of our children’s hospitals.

‎2‎/‎07‎/‎2008

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BOQ “Weathering the Storm Well”

Bank of Queensland Managing Director David Liddy has announced the Bank is in a strong position and the forecast for 2H08 is positive.

‎26‎/‎06‎/‎2008

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BOQ Maleny Celebrates Milestone With Visit From MD

The Bank of Queensland branch in Maleny achieved a major milestone, celebrating its first birthday with a visit from Managing Director David Liddy.

‎24‎/‎06‎/‎2008

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Bank of Queensland Appoints new Group Executive IT and Operations

Bank of Queensland today announced the appointment of Jim Stabback as Group Executive IT and Operations.

‎24‎/‎06‎/‎2008

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Fiona Simpson Launches BOQ Private Bank

Member for Maroochydore and Deputy Leader of the Opposition Fiona Simpson has officially opened Bank of Queensland’s new Private Bank in Maroochydore, citing the Coast’s growing economy and energetic business scene as a key attraction for the facility.

‎19‎/‎06‎/‎2008

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BOQ Mackay Makes the Smart Business Move

Bank of Queensland’s Mackay Owner-Managed Branch has made the smart move, relocating to more professional and accessible premises to provide a better customer experience.

‎16‎/‎06‎/‎2008

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BOQ Boss in Mackay for Staff Briefing

Bank of Queensland Managing Director David Liddy is in Mackay to address local staff, including former Pioneer Permanent Building Society employees, about the Bank’s strong growth and prospects in the region.

‎27‎/‎05‎/‎2008

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Adelaide’s First Locally Owned Bank Still Turning Heads

South Australia’s first and only privately-owned bank branch – the Bank of Queensland in Pirie Street – has achieved a major milestone, celebrating its first birthday.

‎20‎/‎05‎/‎2008

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BOQ and Home Announce Single Brand

Bank of Queensland and Home Building Society have today announced that they will move forward with a single brand as they near full integration.

‎20‎/‎05‎/‎2008

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New BOQEF Head to Diversify Business

Bank of Queensland has appointed a former director in ANZ’s Institutional Banking business, Brandon Stannett, to head its Equipment Finance business and maintain the growth of its $2.9 billion EF portfolio.

‎8‎/‎05‎/‎2008

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New BOQ Manager has eye on Small Business

The new manager at Bank of Queensland’s Townsville CBD branch is riding to the rescue of the city’s growing number of small businesses suffering from the off-hand, hands-off attitude of the big banks.

‎17‎/‎04‎/‎2008

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Springvale Welcomes First Locally-owned Bank

Springvale has welcomed its first locally owned and managed full-service bank branch, with local bankers Vinh Ly, Ben Pham and Long Pham opening the doors of the Bank of Queensland franchise at 349 Springvale Road.

‎14‎/‎04‎/‎2008

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BOQ Delivers Record Growth Despite Difficult Environment

Bank of Queensland announced an interim Normalised Cash Net Profit After Tax¹ of $65.3 million for the first half of the 2007/08 financial year, an increase of 33% on the prior comparable period (pcp), leading to growth in Normalised Cash Diluted Earnings Per Share of 10%.

‎10‎/‎04‎/‎2008

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BOQ Private Bank Opens on Gold Coast

Bank of Queensland has enhanced its already substantial presence on the Gold Coast with the official opening of a Private Bank for high-net worth clients.

‎2‎/‎04‎/‎2008

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BOQ Switches off for Earth Hour

As a keen supporter of the environment, Bank of Queensland has jumped at the chance to get involved in Earth Hour in 2008.

‎26‎/‎03‎/‎2008

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TitleTreasurer to Open Hobart’s First Locally Owned Bank

Tasmanian Treasurer the Hon. Michael Aird will officially open Hobart’s first locally owned bank branch, a move expected to shake up the banking industry and give consumers greater choice.

‎21‎/‎02‎/‎2008

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New BOQ Service Makes it Even Easier to Find an ATM

Not satisfied with just having the most widespread ATM network of any bank in Australia, Bank of Queensland has now made it even easier for its customers to find an ATM.

‎8‎/‎02‎/‎2008

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Perth CBD’s First BOQ Branch Keeps its Promise

The Bank of Queensland branch in Perth’s CBD achieves a major milestone, celebrating its first birthday.

‎11‎/‎02‎/‎2008

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Which Bank is Already Different?

Bank of Queensland will this weekend launch a cheeky attack on the Commonwealth Bank’s new advertising campaign that claims the bank is “determined to be different”.

‎8‎/‎02‎/‎2008

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BOQ Announces Market-leading Mobile Banking Solution

Bank of Queensland today announced that it will launch a market-leading mobile banking solution for customers in the first half of this year.

‎8‎/‎02‎/‎2008

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BOQ Nambour Raises Funds for Families

Bank of Queensland Nambour has raised over $7,000 for the Lions Club’s Better Start program which provides vital assistance to disadvantaged and at-risk families.

‎1‎/‎02‎/‎2008

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Bundaberg Gets First Privately-owned Bank

Bundaberg now has its very first bank owned and operated by locals, with the Bank of Queensland branch on the corner of Barolin and Bourbong Streets set to be purchased by local businessmen Paul Devlin and Peter Glover.

‎1‎/‎02‎/‎2008

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BOQ Thanks Community for Their Support

The return of face-to-face branch banking to Wollongong was announced last night when the Lord Mayor Alex Darling officially opened the area’s first owner-managed bank branch.

‎23‎/‎01‎/‎2008

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BOQ Offers Assistance to Flood-affected Customers

Bank of Queensland is offering assistance to any customers experiencing financial difficulty due to the recent floods across Queensland and New South Wales.

‎16‎/‎01‎/‎2008

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BOQ Brings Home bag of Money Magazine Medals

Bank of Queensland has rung in the New Year with a strong performance in Money magazine’s annual Best of the Best Awards, emerging as the top-performing home-grown regional bank in banking products.

‎3‎/‎01‎/‎2008

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BOQ “Best Mid Cap Company in Australia”

Bank of Queensland has been named the Best Mid Cap Company in Australia by AsiaMoney magazine.

‎2‎/‎01‎/‎2008

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