Banks is located next to the suburbs of Conder and Gordon. It is bounded by Box Hill Avenue, Tom Roberts Avenue and Tharwa Drive. Located in the suburb is Beau and Jessi Park and the Banks Oval.
The Rob Roy Nature Park is a hilly region to the east of Banks. At the east of Banks there is also mountain Big Monks, accessible from Wollemi Place. Mountain Big Monks have a gliding stage from the top, allow gliders to fly over the suburb of Banks, as suburb itself slopes gently to the west north west.
There is a small shopping centre in the suburb, on the main internal road, 96 Pockett Avenue. It has 2 small take away food shop, a hair saloon, and a small supermarket. It has a small car park with free parking, and a small off road area gets use by locals when the carpark is full. A street posting box is available at near the opposite side of the street.