Banks in Australia
The Australian banking sector is mostly controlled by “Big Four” major banks:
- The Commonwealth Bank of Australia
- The Westpac Banking Corporation
- The Banking Group of Australia and New Zealand
- and the National Australian Bank (NAB).
There are also several smaller banks are represented in the local market, and a large number of other financial institutions, such as credit unions, construction companies and mutual banks, which provide limited banking services and are called authorized depository institutions.
Australian banks’ branches are usually open Monday to Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Some banks and branches may be open longer or even on weekends. However, with ATMs, as well as telephone and internet banking, almost all banking services available outside of business hours.
The standard list of services available in bank branches includes the following:
- money transfers
- opening bank accounts
- traveler cheques
- operations with banking cards
- currency exchange, as well as other financial services.
ATMs are available throughout Australia and allow to withdraw cash, check your balance, and in some cases make deposits. Please note that commissions are usually raised when you withdraw money from another bank’s ATM (usually around 2 Australian dollars) and when you use international cards.
List of Banks in Australia
Banks’ Branches and ATMs in Australia
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SWIFT/BIC Codes of Banks in Australia
Full list of Australian banks’ BIC/SWIFT codes that are used to make domestic and international payments and money transfers in Australia.