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Set up your banking before you arrive

As Australia's first bank, we have almost 200 years experience helping migrants create a new life in Australia.

Get to know Westpac

As Australia's first bank, Westpac is one of the largest and most reputable banks in the country.

Find out more about Westpac

Banking in Australia

Enjoy the peace of mind and convenience of setting up your basic bank accounts before arriving.

Apply for a bank account

Migration checklist

Take the hassle out of moving countries by using our interactive migration checklist.

Use the checklist

Get in touch with us

We have specialist bankers who can assist you before and after you arrive in Australia.

How to find us

Banking in Australia

Once you've arrived in Australia our products & services cater for a wide range of financial needs, whether you're looking for a home, a new car, establishing a business or wanting to study.

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Banking for businesses

If you’ve settled in Australia and need help establishing and growing your business, our dedicated Local Business Bankers can help.

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Banking for International Students

To ease the financial pressure of studying, you don't have to pay the monthly service fee on your Westpac Choice account for students for the duration of your studies.

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Transfer your funds

Apply for an Australian bank account and transfer your funds securely with Westpac.

Transfer your funds to Australia