The nature of Australian bank executives circa 2000 was publicly revealed by an ex-deputy treasurer of the State Bank in his book 'Naked Among Cannibals' (ed. Allen & Unwin, 1/2/2001). Mr Graham Hand's tome reveals the banks are managed by people who abuse their position of trust to maximise profits, regardless of the welfare of the community.
Confirmation that nothing has changed since was made by the Federal Court in October 2017 by its judgement of the behavior of the NAB and ANZ Banks, which condemned the banks' behaviour as "disgusting, dishonest and unfair". (See also Why Worst Promoted, 'Dirty Rotten CEOs' and Wall Street's Greatest Accomplishments)