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Banking tips every traveller should know

Planning on taking a trip this holiday season? Here are a few simple things you can do to help safeguard your accounts. 


How to avoid online shopping scams

Six quick tips to help you stay protected while online shopping, including how to spot red flags, warning signs and fake websites.


Enhance your security and keep your accounts safe

As digital threats continue to evolve, the Westpac App provides a range of security features and tools so you can bank with confidence.


Would you hear the alarm bells?

The Australian Banking Association (ABA) has launched a new campaign to help Australians ‘hear the alarm bells’ that something might be a scam.

Protect your loved ones

With cyber attacks increasing, it’s important to feel confident about what we can do to protect ourselves and our loved ones online.

Caller ID Spoofing

Caller ID spoofing is the unauthorised use of a phone number to mislead you about the actual originator of a call or SMS.

How to invest safely

In 2021, investment scams caused the highest financial loss to Australians, with losses totalling over $701 million.

Keeping children safe online

The internet offers children and young people many benefits, yet going online also raises critical challenges like exposure to harmful material.

5 steps to manage a cyber attack

A cyber response playbook is a series of actions that will help your business prepare for and reduce the impace of a cyber attack.

Quick response codes


The use of Quick Response (QR) codes has become more popular in the COVID-19 environment, aiding contact tracing and business check-in efforts.

Keep safe & secure online with McAfee

McAfee has partnered with Westpac to offer you a 6 month free trial of its popular Multi Access program.


Protect yourself from scams

Scammers are very active in our community. Scammers set out to deceive you, often to gain access to your personal or financial information, which they then use for financial gain. Learn more about different types of scams so you know what to look out for.

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Take the Security Wellbeing Check

Safeguarding your information is our top priority. That's why we've introduced the Security Wellbeing Check. It's a list of safety measures to give you added protection when banking.

Ensure your details are always up-to-date

Keeping your details current is very important - if something happens which doesn't look quite right, we can get a hold of you quickly, to help keep you and your account safe.