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Sponsorship Portfolio

The things that matter to ANZ are the same things that matter to our customers and our staff - like being an active and positive member of the communities in which we live and work.

Sponsorship is one of the many ways we contribute to these areas, both nationally and in local communities. We're involved in a diverse range of activities that reflect the values of our brand, our staff and our desire to make a positive difference in people's lives.

Through partnering with organisations and events, we aim to facilitate meaningful engagement opportunities for our customers, the community and our staff.

Learn about our ANZ Tennis Hot Shots Community Grants Program at ANZ Community Grants.

Who we sponsor

ANZ partners with groups and organisations that reflect our brand values and communicate these to our existing and potential customers in a meaningful way.

Our sponsorship strategy is focused on developing assets within our current portfolio, including tennis as our global brand platform, complimented by national sponsorships that support our staff, customers and the local communities in which we operate.

A few of our sponsorships:

Sport

Sport is a way of life for so many Australians, either through participation as a spectator watching your favourite team on the weekend. Some of our well known sports sponsorships include:

Australian Open

ANZ is an Associate Sponsor of the Australian Open. Held in Melbourne each January, the Australian Open is considered one of the world’s premier sporting events.  Known as the Grand Slam of the Asia Pacific the Australian Open has a strong Australian heritage, as well as having widely recognised appeal as a regional event in New Zealand, the Pacific and Asia.

Visit the Australian Open site for further details.

 

ANZ Tennis Hot Shots

In 2014, ANZ announced its sponsorship of Tennis Australia’s fast-growing children’s starter program, ANZ Tennis Hot Shots. Since its launch in 2008, Hot Shots has become one of the most popular sports programs for primary school children in Australia. ANZ is committed to supporting tennis from grassroots to the elite level.

Learn about our ANZ Tennis Hot Shots Community Grants Program at ANZ Community Grants.

 

Arts and Culture

The Archibald Prize

ANZ has been the Principal Sponsor of the Archibald Prize since the 2010 exhibition. The Archibald Prize in Sydney and regional NSW draws an annual audience over 150,000, which presents a significant opportunity for ANZ to showcase its global brand.

ANZ has a long history of supporting the arts and community sectors, and The Archibald Prize offers an exciting opportunity to be part of an annual event bringing fine arts to the community at large.

Visit the Archibald Prize site for further details.

Melbourne Theatre Company

ANZ is a proud partner of Melbourne Theatre Company (MTC), one of the major performing art companies in Australia and the state theatre company of Victoria. MTC is Melbourne’s home of live storytelling, producing an annual season of up to 12 plays. They also have a wide variety of initiatives beyond the stage, with a focus on supporting new Australian writing, providing professional development opportunities for theatre practitioners, and an annual Education program.

MPavilion

ANZ is pleased to partner with MPavilion, Australia’s leading architecture commission, a cultural laboratory and civic space for the community to engage with and share.Each year,the Naomi Milgrom Foundation and the team behind MPavilion curate a program of free events in the Melbourne based pavilion for people to experience and learn about design. These programs encourage an important conversation about the liveability of our city.

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

ANZ is the Principal Partner of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras and has been a major sponsor and participant since 2007.

ANZ’s involvement in Mardi Gras is one of the many ways we demonstrate the importance we place on diversity in the workplace. Harnessing the skills, insights and experiences of our people will help to open up new markets and business opportunities for the bank. 

The Mardi Gras festival provides the opportunity for LGBTI individuals and groups to celebrate through events which promote global messages of diversity and acceptance. In a similar way, ANZ supports our people to do their best and we aim to build a culture where the talents, experience and perspectives of all our people are valued, regardless of their gender, race, age or sexual orientation.

Visit the Mardi Gras site for more information.

Community Support

Donations and community support

In addition to sponsorship, ANZ provides financial and in-kind support for community and charity groups. For further information refer to ANZ Donations and Community Support.

Sponsorship requests

At this time we are not assessing any additional national sponsorships, however we recommend contacting your local Bank Manager with regards to any local sponsorship opportunities.