HSBC Australia is part of the HSBC Group - one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world, with operations spanning the globe. In Australia, the HSBC Group offers a broad range of financial products and services through its 35 branches and offices, including personal and commercial financial services.
HSBC first had presence in Australia in 1965 and was awarded a commercial banking licence in 1986. All Australian subsidiaries of the group were re-branded with the global HSBC name in 1999.
HSBC's personal finance arm offer banking, savings accounts, home loans, credit cards, insurance, investments and financial planning services, while its commercial arm provides a range of finance services to businesses both big and small.