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Choice for new arrivals

A Westpac Choice everyday bank account for people who have arrived in Australia in the last 12 months

The important numbers

$0 Account-keeping fee for the first 12 months (usually $5) or as long as you're under 30, a full time student in Australia, or deposit at least $2,000 each month

14+ Minimum age to open account

What you get

  • Access to your money with a Debit Mastercard®¹ and a range of digital wallets (including Apple Pay & Google Pay)

  • Access to exclusive offers and discounts

  • 24/7 Fraud monitoring

  • Fraud Money Back Guarantee 4
Things you should know
1 Debit Mastercard: You need to be at least 14 years of age, and have an Australian residential address to be eligible for the card. If you’re 12 or over and have an Australian residential address, you can request a Handycard in branch.
4 Westpac Fraud Money Back Guarantee: Customers will be reimbursed for any unauthorised transactions provided that the customer has not contributed to the loss and contacted Westpac promptly.