Hero Saver

variable Hero rate on balances up to $250,000
  • earn the variable Hero rate each month you deposit at least $200 (excludes interest) and make no withdrawals
  • no account maintenance or transaction fees
  • easy access to your money via online & phone banking

We understand you’re busy, so to make things easier we offer a variety of ways to apply for your Hero Saver.

Apply online

Applying online is easy and 100% secure.

Are you an existing Bankwest customer?

If you have online banking access, you can fast track your application, most of your details will already be filled in for you!

What you will need:

At least 2 forms of the following identification: Driver’s Licence, Medicare, Passport, Australian Birth Certificate
Australian Residential Address
Tax File Number (optional)


What happens after applying online?

  • you will receive a confirmation email
  • if we have all the information we need, your account will be opened straight away. Happy days!
  • if you need to complete the ID checks you may choose to do it online (learn more about electronic ID check) or by visiting a Bankwest store or participating Post Office. We’ll let you know if this is required as soon as you submit your application.

Resume an online application

If you’ve already started an application, you can pick up right where you left off.

Here’s a reminder of what you will need to apply, or for technical assistance read our online help guide.

Pop into a store

Feel free to drop into any Bankwest store and apply in person. Our Locator will help you find your nearest store.

What you will need:

If you’re an existing Bankwest customer

If you already bank with us, that’s great! You will only need to bring the following with you:

Personal details                                                            
Tax File Number


If you’re brand new to Bankwest

Welcome to Happy Banking. We will need to confirm who you are, so please bring in the following:

Personal details
Tax File Number
Identification documents (original or certified copies)
  • One form of primary ID with a photo or
  • One form of primary ID without a photo, plus one form of secondary ID

To see what you can use as ID documents, check out our simple guidelines.

Give us a call

Call 13 17 19 to open a Hero Saver over the phone.

Monday to Friday: 7am-6pm (AWST)
Saturday: 8am-4pm (AWST)
Sunday: 8am-1:30pm (AWST)

What you will need:

Have the below details on hand when you call:

Personal details                                                    
Tax File Number



Limit of one account per customer. If you deposit less than $200 (excluding interest) and/or make a withdrawal in a month you will earn a standard variable interest rate, currently 0.01% p.a. for that month. That portion of the balance over $250,000 and up to $5 million will earn a standard variable interest rate, currently 0.01% p.a.

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