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Give directly to those in need 

You can now donate directly to your favourite charities, including the Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter Service and Westpac Foundation, in the Westpac App.

Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter Service

Westpac has been a proud supporter of the Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter Service since it was established in 1973.

In that time, more than 100,000 missions have been performed and no one has ever had to pay to be rescued. Your donation can help support the operation of the Service which helps Australians when they need it most. Learn more

How to donate from the Westpac App

In the Westpac App

Before trying these instructions make sure you update to the latest version of the app.  You’ll also need an eligible transaction account that’s in credit.​
  1. ​Search Make a donation in the Smart Search bar
  2. Select the charitydonation amount and From account. Tap Next​
  3. Tap Confirm then Email a receipt (optional) or Quick share (optional)​
  4. Tap Done
Things you should know

Read the Westpac Online Banking Terms and Conditions (PDF 555KB) at before making a decision and consider whether the product is right for you.

Donations are only available on eligible personal transaction accounts if the account is active and is not subject to an account block/restriction. Donations over $2 are tax deductible.

Donations to the Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter Service via the Westpac App are collected and administered by The Surf Life Saving Foundation (SLSF) as an approved charity (ABN 47 945 812 553) and endorsed by the ATO as a Deductible Gift Recipient.

Westpac Group does not receive a financial benefit or commission for facilitating donations to the charities featured.

Westpac Mobile Banking applications are only available for use by Westpac Australia customers. Internet connection is needed to access Westpac Online Banking and the Westpac App. Normal mobile data charges apply. ​

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