Guide to Living In Australia

Our Partners

We are pleased to have partnerships with the following organisations that may be able to help if you are moving to Australia.


The Migration Institute of Australia (MIA) is the peak professional association for Australian migration service providers worldwide. The MIA represents around 5,000 Registered Migration Agents (RMAs) across Australia and overseas. As a proud supporter of Westpac, we encourage you to use an MIA Registered Migration Agent when you require migration assistance or advice. Search for an MIA Member that speaks your language, specialises in your visa class or is located near you using our online Find an Agent facility today.


Bupa is the largest privately managed health insurer in Australia and we take pride in providing affordable private health insurance. Bupa proudly looks after more than three million members in Australia. We are committed to helping our members understand the Australian healthcare system and to help them choose the cover that's right for them. To find out more about your options if you are migrating to Australia, please visit the Bupa website


Relocating? Please allow your Wridgways professional team of experts to guide and manage your relocation, anywhere worldwide. Wridgways are your professional relocation, moving and mobility specialists, helping individuals & families relocate anywhere in the world. For information and assistance please visit our website.


Cashkows assists South African migrants to locate and transfer retirement annuities and preservation funds from South Africa to Australia. Other value added services that Cashkows is able to provide in South Africa include cross border tax compliance and advice, transfer of funds within exchange control, financial emigration, inheritances & deceased estates, and PPS portfolio management.

Before making a decision about any of our products of services, please read all the Product Disclosure Statements or other disclosure documents and consider if the product is appropriate for you. Unless otherwise specified, the products and services described on this website are available only in Australia from Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141 AFSL and Australian credit licence 233714. Conditions and fees apply.

This communication is made by Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141 (Westpac). Westpac is a limited company registered in New South Wales, Australia under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) of Australia.

The links to non-Westpac Group websites are controlled by third parties and are provided for convenience only and do not represent any endorsement by Westpac of the products or services offered on those sites nor are those third parties endorsing Westpac's products and services. Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141 Australian Financial Services Licence 233714 Australian Credit Licence 233714.

WBC's London office is acting in an introductory capacity only and does not provide any of the products and services referred to on this website. For information purposes only WBC (a) has its principal place of business in the United Kingdom (UK) at Camomile Court, 23 Camomile Street, London EC3A 7LL, and is registered at Cardiff in the UK as Branch No. BR10, and (b) authorised and regulated by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority in Australia. In the UK, it is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority. Subject to regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority and limited regulation by the Prudential Regulation Authority. Details about the extent of our regulation by the Prudential Regulation Authority are available from us on request.

All products referred to are provided by Westpac in Australia and as such as afforded the protections of Australian laws which may differ from UK laws. The products are not subject to the United Kingdom's Financial Services Compensation Scheme or rules for the protection of retail clients under the United Kingdom Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 - products are instead subject to the protections afforded by Australian law.

Westpac London Branch is acting in a conduit facility only and all products and services are Australian domiciled and provided by Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141 in Australia.

For people in certain countries, including New Zealand, the only accounts you will be able to apply for before you arrive in Australia are Westpac Choice and Westpac eSaver. Read the terms and conditions at before making a decision and consider whether the products are appropriate for you. 

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