Source: ANZ to create major tech hub in Queensland

  • ANZ Banking Group plans to hire or place 700 technology workers in a Queensland-based hub as part of its acquisition of Suncorp’s banking arm.
  • The creation of the tech hub will take place over a five-year period and is supported by a joint agreement with the Queensland government.
  • The acquisition of Suncorp’s banking arm is currently undergoing regulatory and government approvals.
  • The tech hub in Brisbane will focus on digital, cloud, and data domains, targeting technology specialists.
  • ANZ intends to provide cloud training from Google to its tech hub employees and establish partnerships with Queensland universities for research and training in technology.
  • Suncorp’s headquarters will remain in Queensland, and ANZ will invest at least $19 million to set up a Disaster Response Centre of Excellence in Brisbane.
  • The agreement ensures continuity for leading insurance brands like AAMI, GIO, Shannons, Apia, Vero, and Suncorp, maintaining service for Queenslanders.

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