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Leading the way in Australian infrastructure

We're the leading financier to Australian PPP infrastructure projects under construction. We're also backing nation-building infrastructure and in the last five years we've helped deliver:

  • $55bn worth of capital investment to create
  • 424km of improved roads, as well as
  • 84km of metro rail infrastructure
  • 725 passenger train carriages and
  • 2,984 hospital beds.


Our industry-leading experts partner with Australia’s most dynamic organisations to finance private infrastructure, from ports to airports, major toll roads and telecommunications networks. 

Powering the switch to renewables

We're the leading bank to Australian greenfield renewable energy projects. In the last five years, we've helped deliver:

  • $8BN worth of capital investment
  • Across 24 new projects
  • That’s enough to power 2.7 million homes when completed.

Lending to renewable solutions has now hit a landmark 80% of our total electricity generation funding in Australia.

Building tomorrow’s sustainable world today

We’re helping to drive Australia and New Zealand's transition to a more sustainable, resilient and inclusive future. In the last 12 months we've helped our clients to build a better tomorrow with a growing number of landmark transactions to support their environmental and social goals through:

  • 33 sustainable finance transactions globally
  • Valued at $50BN
  • Including leading the first two Sustainability-Linked Bonds in the Australian market.

Sustainable future insights in Westpac IQ

Sustainable finance for a world in transition

Bloomberg interviews leading international experts on the latest in transition finance and how the market is maturing.

Reforming the Grid

Renewables sector concerns around a “fit-for-purpose” grid are expected to be tempered by the latest recommendations of the Energy Security Board, its Chairman Kerry Schott tells the AFR.

A clear cut path for defining sustainable investments

There’s huge opportunity for investors to turn a profit while making a meaningful contribution to allay climate change, but the path forward is not always clear. We examine the EU taxonomy and its impact on Australian businesses.

Things you should know

Source: Westpac research. Westpac Institutional Bank is a division of Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141 AFSL 233714. This information is correct as at 1 December 2021. This product is available only to wholesale clients within the meaning of s761G of the Corporations Act 2001. You should consider whether or not this product is appropriate for you. Terms and conditions apply. Copyright 2021 Westpac Banking Corporation.

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