A great account for students

You’ll love the Easy Transaction Account with no monthly maintenance fee. Plus, we'll charge no foreign transaction fees for international purchases online or overseas with a Platinum Debit Mastercard®. 1 Overseas and local non-bank ATM operators may charge a fee. Other fees and charges may apply.​

Benefits at a glance

Less banking fees

Got a scheduled payment set up and don't have enough funds? No worries – top up your account and we'll process your payment without charging any fees. You can also set up low balance alerts in the Bankwest App.

$0 international fees

Shop in person and online from anywhere in the world and pay no foreign transaction or ATM fees. 1 Overseas and local non-bank ATM operators may charge a fee. Other fees and charges may apply.​

Great for bucketing

Bucketing can help you manage your money. Open up to 10 accounts and give them nicknames – like groceries, holidays, emergencies or bills.

Peace of mind

Your Platinum Debit Mastercard gives you access to your money and comes with 24/7 Zero Liability Protection, so you're covered from the costs of unauthorised transactions. 2 Platinum Debit Mastercard access is available to Australian citizens and temporary or permanent residents over 16 with an Australian residential address (limited exceptions may apply subject to conditions).

Easy Transaction Account is also suitable for concession card or government card holders.

Fees

Name Fee
Monthly maintenance fee $0
Overseas ATM access fee 1 Overseas and local non-bank ATM operators may charge a fee. Other fees and charges may apply.​

$0
Foreign transaction fee ? $0
Name
Fee
Monthly maintenance fee
$0
Overseas ATM access fee 1 Overseas and local non-bank ATM operators may charge a fee. Other fees and charges may apply.​

$0
Foreign transaction fee ?
$0

Customers opening this account will receive eStatements via Bankwest Online Banking and the Bankwest App. Customers can opt to receive a paper statement.

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

The relevant Product Schedule together with all of the related documents form the complete Product Disclosure Statement for this product.

Product Schedule:

Bankwest Easy Transaction Account Product Schedule (PDF)

Related documents:

Opening an account online is simple

1. 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.

2. Chose from five Platinum Debit Mastercard colours

The Platinum Debit Mastercard is available to Australian citizens and temporary or permanent residents over 16 with an Australian residential address (limited exceptions may apply subject to conditions).

3. 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 branch.

Apply today

Here are your next steps...

Check your eligibility

  • You can apply online if you're aged 16 years or over (you can apply in a branch or over the phone if you're aged 11-15 years) ? Over the phone will start the new account opening process however, the child will need to complete the identification process in branch or at a participating Australia Post outlet. Refer to 'Things you need for your application' below for more information.
  • After a joint account? Call us on 13 17 19 and we'll help you over the phone
  • For this account, Platinum Debit Mastercard access is available to Australian citizens and temporary or permanent residents over 16 with an Australian residential address (limited exceptions may apply subject to conditions).
  • You can have up to 10 Easy Transaction accounts per person.

Find out more about what you may need to provide.

Frequently asked questions

That’s right – there’s no ongoing monthly maintenance fee to use this account.

We charge no ATM fees Australia-wide. Plus there’s no overseas ATM fees for Platinum Debit Mastercard holders. 1 Overseas and local non-bank ATM operators may charge a fee. Other fees and charges may apply.​

This is where the Bankwest App comes in. You can securely manage your Easy Transaction Account on the go, track your savings and even set up customised alerts. See how the Bankwest App could help you.

It’s when you have separate accounts for different things. You might open multiple accounts to track your bills, everyday spending, holiday fund, and more. By separating your money, you can see how much you spend and set savings goals.

Learn more about how account bucketing works.

You can choose between a Debit card or a Platinum Debit Mastercard.

The Platinum Debit Mastercard access is available to Australian citizens and temporary or permanent residents over 16 with an Australian residential address (limited exceptions may apply subject to conditions).

Bank your way

Get more from your banking by using features and services available to you, including the Bankwest App.

Get buzzed when you get paid

Forget constantly checking to see if your pay has gone through – get a heads up as soon as a payment hits your account, or if a payment's due, with our Easy Alerts available in the Bankwest App.

Stay confident at the checkout

Forget that declined message dread. You can get notified when your balance goes below a certain amount in the Bankwest App, so you know how much you’ve got to spend.

Need help choosing a bank account?

Speak with someone from the team today.

  1. Overseas and local non-bank ATM operators may charge a fee. Other fees and charges may apply.​
  2. Platinum Debit Mastercard access is available to Australian citizens and temporary or permanent residents over 16 with an Australian residential address (limited exceptions may apply subject to conditions).

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Consider the applicable product PDS available from Bankwest before deciding whether the product is right for you. Fees and charges may apply and subject to change.