We’ve been proudly supporting Australians through all of life’s wonderful, agonising and exhilarating moments since 1817.

HOW WE ARE SUPPORTING AUSTRALIA IN OUR 200th YEAR

In our bicentenary year, we’re just as committed to helping Australians today, and into the future, as we were 200 years ago. Find out about the many ways we could support you or your community.

PEOPLE

Everything we’ve achieved over 200 years has only happened due to the amazing people who work at Westpac, and the customers who trust us to be their partners.

INNOVATING

Backing the people and businesses with the drive and imagination to shape Australia’s future.

BUSINESSES OF TOMORROW

BUSINESSES OF TOMORROW

Business Award Program

We’ve always backed hard-working Australian business owners, and as we move into our third century, we’re extending that support to 200 promising Businesses of Tomorrow.

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BICENTENNIAL FOUNDATION

WESTPAC BICENTENNIAL FOUNDATION

Westpac Scholarship Program

We’re invested in the future of Australia. The Westpac Scholarship Program will back the next generation of leaders with 100 scholarships and fellowships every year, forever.

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APPRECIATING

Throughout our bicentenary year, we will be acknowledging and thanking our people, customers and communities for their role in shaping Australia and our organisation.

Bump

$200 for our newest Australians

To celebrate our 200th birthday, we want to ensure the next 2 centuries of Australians enjoy the same quality of life we do. So we’re giving every eligible baby born in 2017 a $200 head start with their savings.

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WESTPAC FOUNDATION

Community Grants

We’re for Australian communities. Westpac Foundation is our most established social giving program. We’ve been a part of this community for 200 years, and we want to continue backing the people who need it most, far into the future.

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CELEBRATING

Bringing people together to commemorate and celebrate the role we’ve played in shaping the nation.

OUR HISTORY

OUR HISTORY

200 Years supporting Australians

Australia’s first company. Australia’s first bank. A history of backing Australia across three centuries.

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BICENTENNIAL BOOK

BICENTENNIAL BOOK

A look back through our rich history

We bring to life the 200-year story of Westpac and the spirit of our brand through an ebook available to download soon.

WESTPAC WARDROBE

WESTPAC WARDROBE

Turning 200 in style

Look out for our recently launched, stylish new corporate wardrobe designed by Carla Zampatti for our people. Rolling out in April 2017.

WHERE WE'VE COME FROM

We’ve been backing Australia for 200 years. Here’s a celebration and commemoration of the people and events that have shaped both Westpac and our nation during that time.

Moments from our history

1879

10 February, Ned Kelly and his gang robbed the Jerilderie branch just after 10am.

 

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SUPPORTING AUSTRALIA TODAY

Backing Australia. Supporting You. Not only for the last 200 years, but today, and long into the future.

48%
of leadership roles are occupied by women.
1st
Recognised as the world’s most sustainable bank.
$6.2B
In lending to clean tech and environmental services at 30 September 2016.

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