Heritage Bank is the largest customer-owned bank in Australia. In 1981 the Heritage Building Society was created by the merging of Toowoomba Permanent Building Society and the Darling Downs Building Society. Heritage Building Society officially changed its name to Heritage Bank in 2011. In 2004 Heritage Building Society wins four awards as 'Best Building Society'. Today Heritage has assets of more than $7 billion and approximately 700 employees. It also has about 130 retail outlets in Queensland and broker services across Australia. Heritage sponsors a number of events such as Heritage Toowoomba Royal Show, the Heritage Ag Show, the Heritage Eisteddford and the Heritage Acquisitive Photographic Awards.