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Helping our customers and communities impacted by disasters with support to recover and rebuild.

Disaster Support

If you’ve recently been affected by a natural disaster, we can help you when you need it most.

COVID-19 Customer Support

It’s been a hard year for many of us tackling the pandemic and the economic challenges it’s raised. We’re here to support you if you need it.

Drought Assistance

We're committed to helping drought affected farmers, communities and business owners.

Disaster Relief

We have a proud history of helping our customers, communities and employees when natural disasters hit, such as bushfires, floods and cyclones.

What to do after an emergency

  • Westpac customers who are suffering hardship as a result of disasters are encouraged to contact Westpac Assist.
  • Phone: 1800 067 497 (8:30am to 7:30pm Monday to Friday EST) 9:30 to 6:00pm on Saturday or apply online for financial hardship assistance. 
  • Or visit their local Westpac Branch to discuss their circumstances and the financial relief that may be available.
  • If you have been affected by a Natural Disaster, such as bushfires, floods, cyclones, you may be able to make an insurance claim on your home & contents or landlord insurance policy.

How you can help

Right now, one of the most effective ways to get involved is by donating to emergency relief charities.

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