Westpac is proud to have been named Best Retail Bank in The Asian Banker's Excellence in Retail Financial Services - International Awards.
We have 110 Migrant branches located across Australia. Our dedicated migrant bankers in these branches come from a variety of backgrounds and cultures. Many of them are migrants and expats themselves.
It is easy to find someone who speaks your language at Westpac to help you set up your banking in Australia. Our staff members have local knowledge as well as an understanding of the unique challenges you face when moving to Australia.
Westpac provides you with:
To find the nearest Westpac Migrant branch, local Westpac branch, overseas team or a banking specialist who can speak you language, visit our Find Us page.
Westpac employs approximately 36,000 people in Australia, New Zealand and around the world.
We pride ourselves on our international reach and cross-cultural experience, which is facilitated by our local Westpac teams in the United Kingdom, China, Hong Kong, New Zealand, India, Singapore, Indonesia and in the Pacific Islands
Westpac's online and telephone banking brings our bank to you, at your convenience. With our online and mobile banking services you can access your accounts, pay your bills and transfer funds locally or overseas at any time (24/7).
Mobile Banking - Westpac Live
Control your finances from the palm of your hand anytime, anywhere with Westpac Live. This includes:
Westpac has a long and proud history as Australia's first and oldest bank:
Today we're going further than ever to welcome new Australians and help them create a new life in Australia. Westpac now has dedicated teams in Australia and overseas who not only speak different languages, but understand the migration journey and the financial needs of all Australians, new and old.
Westpac actively supports and participates in community partnerships, charities and multicultural festivals. We understand the vital role we play and believe we should take the lead when it comes to doing the right thing for our people, our customers and our communities.
Our community partnerships include:
We proudly celebrate and support cultural festivals We have a proud history of supporting Australia's multicultural diversity. We embrace cultural festivals such as Moon Festival, Lunar New Year and Diwali by supporting local branch festivities through decorations, local festival stands, sponsorship and customer celebration functions. Look out for special promotions in your local community and in your language!
The Davidson Institute - financial educationDavidson Institute, named after Sir Alfred Davidson, a pioneer of Westpac financial education, offers a range of money management topics for individuals, businesses, not-for-profit organisation and community groups.
Employee volunteers and donationsMany of our employees volunteer in their local communities. Westpac supports their efforts with paid leave for volunteering and flexible working arrangements. Our employees donate to numerous charities through the Westpac Group's Matching Gifts program. Over 15 years, thanks to our employees' generous donations, combined with Westpac Group's dollar matching, we've collectively given more $40 million to around 1,700 charities in Australia.
The Westpac Scholarship Program is an initiative of the Westpac Bicentennial Foundation. The Foundation is celebrating Westpac's 200th anniversary in 2017 with a $100 million gift to future generations of Australians. With the sole aim of educating and advancing Australians, we'll ensure those with a passion to contribute to our nation's growth and prosperity have every chance to do so.
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Westpac is proud to be included in the 2015 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World, announced at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland in January 2015. Westpac has featured in the Global 100 for 9 of the last 10 years, including ranking in the number 1 position in 2014.
Here are just some of the Westpac Group's recent Key Sustainability Achievements:
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