Hero Transaction Account

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. Close

Save on monthly maintenance fees

We'll waive them if you deposit at least $2,000 a month; for example, your salary.

Bankwest Halo payment ring

For an even easier way to pay, order a Bankwest Halo payment ring.

 Rates and fees

Name Rate
Variable interest rate on balances from $0 to $5,000
1.50% p.a.
Variable interest rate on balances of $5,001 or more
0% p.a.

Interest is calculated daily, credited monthly and applied to the relevant portion of your balance which falls within each tier.

Name Fee
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 2
Foreign transaction fee ? For each transaction occurring outside Australia in foreign currency or Australian dollars. Overseas purchases made online may incur foreign transaction fees. Close
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 and the Bankwest mobile app. Customers who opt to receive a paper statement, however, may be charged the above fee. Exemptions apply.

Rates are subject to change. Other fees and charges may apply. For more detailed information, see the Hero Transaction Account Product Schedule (PDF) and Your Guide to Banking Fees (PDF).

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.

Product schedule:
Hero Transaction Account Product Schedule (PDF)

Related documents:

Opening an account online is simple



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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Things you should know

  1. Fees and charges including other bank ATM fees, overseas ATM access fees, foreign transaction fees, and honour and dishonour fees, may apply.

  2. The overseas bank may charge a fee for using their ATM. Other fees and charges, including foreign transaction fees, may apply.

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