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Why choose this account?

  • There’s no monthly service fee
    You also won’t pay any overdrawn or dishonour fees (other fees may apply)

  • Shop and get money out with a Debit Mastercard®
    Use your Debit Mastercard ®1 to shop securely online, access cash at ATMs and use PayPass™ to tap and go on purchases under $100

  • ATM network at home and overseas
    Pay no ATM withdrawal fee at over 10,000 Australian ATMs as well as at over 50,000 ATMs globally via the Global ATM Alliance 2. Other fees may apply.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for this account you’ll need to have a current Pensioner Concession or Health Care card and have your Australian social security benefits paid into your Choice account for concession holders. There’s a limit of one Westpac Choice account for concession holders per customer. 

Find out your account balance in an instant

Set up Quick Balance on your mobile and there’s no need to sign in to online banking to check your balance

 

Lock your card

Can’t find your card? You can temporarily lock it in seconds with card on hold while you search3

 

Use your phone instead of your card to get out cash

With Cardless Cash you can withdraw cash using your phone form over 3,000 Westpac Group ATMs4

Award winning mobile banking

Our mobile banking app has over 100 features to help you manage your money on the go and was rated among the best in the world in 2017 by Forrester Research (Global Mobile Banking Functionality Benchmark)


Special offer

Get $50 on us!

Open now


 

Get $50 when you open a Westpac Choice account

Apply online by 5 October 2018 and deposit $250 within 45 days.

Conditions apply*


Fees

Standard fees (fees may change) Amount
Online Banking withdrawal $0
Telephone Banking withdrawal (automated or staff assisted) $0
POS $0
Westpac, St.George, BankSA, Bank of Melbourne ATM withdrawal $0
Non-Westpac, St.George, BankSA, Bank of Melbourne ATMs within Australia cash withdrawal or balance enquiry - however the ATM owner may apply an ATM operator fee $0
Direct debit $0
Branch staff assisted withdrawal $0
eStatements $0
Dishonour of direct debits $0
Periodical payment not made fee  $5
Account overdrawn fee $0

No interest is paid on balances in this Choice account.

Standard fees (fees may change) Amount
Overseas ATM balance enquiry from a non-Global Alliance Partner ATM $0
Overseas ATM balance enquiry from a Global Alliance Partner ATM $0
Overseas ATM cash withdrawal from a non-Global Alliance Partner ATM $5
Overseas ATM cash withdrawal from a Global Alliance Partner ATM $0
Westpac Foreign Transaction Fee Depends on transaction type - see below

No interest is paid on balances in this Choice account.

Westpac Foreign Transaction Fee

The Westpac Foreign Transaction Fee is payable and will be incorporated into the $AUD transaction amount shown on your statement. The fee charged will either be:

a) 3% of the $AUD transaction amount where a transaction is made in foreign currency and the merchant or financial institution accepting the card is located outside Australia (comprising of 2% Westpac Processing Fee plus 1% Westpac On-Charged Scheme Fee); or

b) 2.2% of the $AUD transaction amount where a transaction is made in foreign currency and the merchant or financial institution accepting the card is located in Australia (comprising of 2% Westpac Processing Fee plus 0.2% Westpac On-Charged Scheme Fee).

Global Alliance Partners

For more information on participating Global Alliance Partners in designated countries, see Accessing your accounts overseas.

Credit Cardholders who currently withdraw money from linked Westpac account via credit card, it is important to know that this functionality may not be available when using overseas ATMs, including Global Alliance ATMs. To ensure access to Savings and/or Cheque account funds when overseas please speak to us about obtaining a Debit Mastercard®. Go to our Debit Mastercard page or visit a Westpac branch. Terms and Conditions and Fees and charges may apply.

There is no interest for this account.

Things you should know

Deposit Accounts for Personal & SMSF customers Terms and Conditions (PDF 614KB)

Westpac Debit Mastercard® Terms and Conditions (PDF 149KB)

Westpac Emergency Cash and Westpac cardless cash Terms and Conditions (PDF 115KB)

Online Banking Terms and Conditions (PDF 296KB)

Find out what information you need to provide to become a customer (PDF 768KB)


Before making a decision about any of our products or services, please read all the terms and conditions. Fees and charges apply and may change.

No interest is paid on balances in a Westpac Choice account. Check the terms and conditions for the maximum amount you can withdraw each day.

It is important to know that the functionality to withdraw money from a linked Westpac account via Credit Card is not available when using overseas ATMs, including Global Alliance ATMs. To ensure access to Savings and or Cheque account funds when overseas please speak to us about obtaining a Debit Mastercard®.
 

1. Debit Mastercard: You need to be at least 16 years of age, and have an Australian residential address to be eligible for the card. If you're not eligible for a Debit Mastercard, apply for a Handycard to access your account.

2. Global ATM: A 3% Westpac Foreign Transaction Fee applies to overseas debit or credit card withdrawals. A 2% cash advance fee applies to credit card withdrawals where the "Credit" option is selected. A list of Global Alliance members is available. It is important to know that the functionality to withdraw money from a linked Westpac account via Credit Card is not available when using overseas ATMs, including Global Alliance ATMs. To ensure access to Savings and or Cheque account funds when overseas please speak to us about obtaining a Debit Mastercard®.
 

3. Card on hold: Available on personal credit and Mastercard® debit cards only. Cards to which a temporary lock can be applied will be listed when you sign in to Mobile Banking or Online Banking and visit Lock a card temporarily under Cards services.

4.  Cardless cash: Available on eligible Westpac transaction accounts with a linked debit card. Get Cash limit of 3 withdrawals per day applies, subject to $500 daily withdrawal limit and $1,000 weekly withdrawal limit. Only available at Westpac Group ATMs in Australia. To access cardless cash on your mobile you must be registered to use Westpac Online Banking and download the Westpac Mobile Banking App to use Westpac Mobile Banking on Apple Watch you’ll need to pair your Apple Watch with an iPhone 5 or above with iOS 8.2 or above. You’ll also need the Westpac Mobile Banking app (version 6.1 or above) installed on your iPhone.

 

* Fees and charges apply. Read the terms and conditions before making a decision and consider whether the product is appropriate for you. Excludes customers who have held a Westpac Choice anytime from 20/8/17. Eligible customers need to open a new Westpac Choice account online between 20/8/18 and 5/10/18 (inclusive) and deposit a minimum of $250 within 45 days of account opening. Eligible customers who have completed ID verification will receive $50 deposited into their account within 60 days of account opening. Offer limited to one $50 deposit per eligible customer. Where a joint account is opened, the offer is limited to only one $50 deposit in respect of the account. If one of the joint account holders has already received their $50 deposit in respect of another account, then none of the remaining joint account holders will be eligible for the offer in respect of the joint account. © Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141 AFSL and Australian credit licence 233714.