Bank First First Home Bonus Saver Account

Earn bonus interest and get $600 cashback when you start saving for a home deposit with a First Home Bonus Saver Account from Bank First.

Buying your first home is one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll ever make and getting the money together for a deposit can be a daunting challenge. To help its customers save to buy their first home, Bank First offers the First Home Bonus Saver Account. With no minimum deposit, the account pays competitive bonus interest whenever you deposit at least $100 per month and don’t make any withdrawals.

0.5% p.a.

Maximum variable rate


Base interest rate


Minimum deposit

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Product NameBank First First Home Bonus Saver Account
Maximum Variable Rate0.5% p.a.
Standard Variable Rate0.05% p.a.
Monthly Account Fee$0
Minimum Opening Deposit$0
Minimum Age18

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Expert review

If you then combine the money you save with a home loan from Bank First, you will receive $600 cashback and will also be able to take advantage of a waived home loan establishment fee.

Key features

Bonus interest

A base variable interest rate applies to the account at all times. However, in months when you deposit at least $100 into your account and don't make any withdrawals, a generous bonus interest rate applies. This allows disciplined savers to build a bigger balance faster and save towards their first home.

Interest calculated daily

The interest paid on your First Home Bonus Saver Account is calculated daily and credited to your account balance on a monthly basis.

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How to apply

If the First Home Bonus Saver Account sounds like it could be the right account to help you save for a new home, click on the "Find out more" link on this page. You will be securely redirected to the Bank First website, where you can read the full terms and conditions of the account and begin an application.


However, before you apply, it's important to make sure that you satisfy the eligibility criteria:

  • Minimum age. You must be at least 18 years of age to open a First Home Bonus Saver Account.
  • Residency requirements. This account is only available to Australian residents.

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