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An account that lets you earn interest on balances up to $5,000.
Our high variable interest rate
Earn interest on balances up to $5,000.
Easy access to your funds
No withdrawal fees for online, EFTPOS, counter, cheque or Bankwest and CommBank ATM withdrawals in Australia. 1 Fees and charges including other bank ATM fees, overseas ATM access fees, foreign transaction fees, and honour and dishonour fees, may apply.
Save on monthly maintenance fees
We'll waive them if you deposit at least $2,000 a month; for example, your salary.
Unlock exclusive benefits at Perth Arena
Gain exclusive access to the Bankwest Lounge plus 10% off all food and beverages when you present or pay with your Bankwest Debit Mastercard. ! Lounge open from time main venue doors open. Bankwest Mastercard must be shown/presented to gain access to the lounge. Entry is subject to capacity and granted on a first come first served basis.
Variable interest rate on balances from $0 to $5,000
Variable interest rate on balances of $5,001 or more
Interest is calculated daily, credited monthly and applied to the relevant portion of your balance which falls within each tier.
|Monthly maintenance fee||$6 (waived when you deposit at least $2,000 per month)|
|Electronic withdrawal fee||$0|
Counter withdrawal fee
|Cheque withdrawal fee||$0|
|Overseas ATM access fee||
$5 per transaction
The overseas bank may charge a fee for using their ATM. Other fees and charges, including foreign transaction fees, may apply.
Foreign transaction fee
For each transaction occurring outside Australia in foreign currency or Australian dollars. Overseas purchases made online may incur foreign transaction fees.
2.95% of the transaction amount
Paper statement fee
Avoid this fee with eStatements.
||$1.25 per statement|
Customers with this account will receive eStatements via Bankwest Online Banking. Customers who opt to receive a paper statement, however, may be charged the above fee. All accounts opened prior to 13 February 2017 will be progressively switched over to eStatements. Exemptions apply.
Rates are subject to change. Other fees and charges may apply. For more detailed information, see the Hero Transaction Account Product Schedule and Your Guide to Banking Fees.
View our transaction account terms and conditions
Transaction account terms and conditions:
The relevant Product Schedule together with all of the related documents form the complete Product Disclosure Statement for this product.
Hero Transaction Account Product Schedule (PDF)
Tell us about yourself
If you’re an existing Bankwest customer simply click ‘apply now’, which will take you to a form that is prepopulated with your details. If you’re new to Bankwest, you’ll be able to complete your details.
Choose your card colour
Once you’ve checked your details, if you've ordered a Debit Mastercard, you’ll be able to choose your card colour. If you choose the Platinum Debit Mastercard you’ll automatically receive the sleek black card.
Quick and easy verification
If you’re already a Bankwest customer, this is already complete. If not, use your current driver’s license, Medicare card and/or passport for quick and easy verification online or in store.
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