The Australian dollar, which divides into 100 cents, is the
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Accessing your money
No matter where you go in Australia (or in fact around the
world), you will be able to access your money from your Westpac
bank account 1 .
You will find Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) in all major
cities and towns - they are open 24 hours and not only can you use
Westpac ATMs, but you can also use St George, BankSA and Bank of
Melbourne ATMs with no cash withdrawal fee.
Most Australian businesses use EFTPOS (Electronic Funds Transfer
at Point Of Sale) which means you can use bank card (credit or
debit) to pay for services or purchases directly, and could also
withdraw cash at the same time.
Find out more about accessing your money
You are not expected to tip (include a little extra) when you
pay a bill in Australia, but it is common for people to do so.
Finding an accountant
You may want to use a local Australian accountant to help you
with your personal taxes or business.
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Starting your business
It doesn't matter which country you are in, there's a lot to
know before you start up your own business or take over someone
else's. Luckily, in Australia there's also a lot of assistance
available. Find out more about starting a business in
Westpac provides a large range of products and services that can
meet the financial needs of your business. You can also speak to a
local business banker or consider attending financial education
courses to help you establish and grow your business (fees may
apply). Learn more about business banking.