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2023 Safer Children, Safer Communities Impact Report

Our 2023 Safer Children, Safer Communities Impact Report details the efforts of our grant recipients, strategic partners, employees, and our stakeholders to keep children and young people safe in Australia and across Asia. Since launching the program in 2020, we have committed $61 million to more than 50 organisations.

Our 2023 Sustainability Announcements

To deliver on our purpose of Creating better futures together, we are acting now to support the transition to a net-zero economy by 2050 for our planet, customers, employees and community.

Toohill: Westpac builds out roadmap to support net-zero transition.

Westpac has announced a range of new targets in support of the transition to a net-zero economy by 2050. Chief Sustainability Officer Siobhan Toohill explains how the targets will reinforce the bank’s broader 2030 Sustainability Strategy.

2023 Sustainability Reporting

Find out how we seek to create economic, social and environmental impact in our Annual Report and Climate Report.


Fishing business sets the standard with climate commitment

In 2016, Austral Fisheries took the bold step of going carbon neutral – not an easy task in an industry that relies on giant diesel-powered vessels. CEO David Carter talks about the inspiration behind the move.

Dairy farmer is embracing tech to forge sustainable future

For dairy farmer Robert Brokenshire, the use of technology is more than just an opportunity to boost productivity – it represents a commitment to adopting energy-efficient practices to ensure the sustainability of his farm, and of the planet.

Landmark wind farm set the scene for Australia’s renewables century

Challicum Hills wind farm in Victoria, which began operation in 2003, was Australia’s first commercially funded renewables project. It established a framework for financing in the sector which continues to have relevance today.

Westpac's plan to support farmers in net zero transition

Westpac’s Business Banking boss says the bank will continue to consult with farmers on new emissions reduction targets for agriculture.