Moving to Australia

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Why now?

Why now?

Arrange your banking up to 12 months before you arrive

Open These 2 accounts

Using 1 simple form

Transfer When you're ready

Transfer funds to your Australian account

Transact Once identified

Pay Australian bills from overseas

Request card When you arrive

Collect your cards on arrival

It's quick and easy

  • short
    & simple
    application form
  • no
    account balance
  • no Australian
    needed before arrival
  • option toopen these
    two accounts
    at once

Moving to Australia soon?

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Why Westpac?

We have Australia covered

  • National branch network
  • Helping our customers foralmost 200years
  • wide cash
    machine (ATM)

We speak your language 

Our Australian branch staff speak 42 languages, including:

  • Mandarin
  • Bahasa Indonesia
  • Cantonese
  • Arabic
  • Hindi
  • French
  • Japanese
  • German

Find a banker that speaks your language

Your fellow travellers like us 

International banks partner with us as part of the Global ATM Alliance

  • BNB Paribas
  • Scotiabank
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Barclays Bank
  • ABSA
  • Bank of America
  • UkrSibbank
Search the Global ATM Alliance network of over 50,000 ATMs

We're with you for the long haul 

Once you've arrived, speak to us about how we can help with your other financial needs including:

  • Home, Investments & business loans
  • Superannuation & pension transfer
  • Debit & Credit Cards
  • Financial planning
  • Foreign Currency Accounts
  • Insurance
  • Term Deposits
  • Car Loans

Bank with Westpac, Australia's first bank

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