Bankwest FeeSaver Basic Account

Not everyone can qualify for a Bankwest FeeSaver Basic Account, but if you do you can expect to pay minimal fees.

You can apply for the Bankwest FeeSaver Basic Account if you have a valid Government Health Care Card, Commonwealth Seniors Health Card or Pensioner Concession Card. This account does not attract any ongoing account keeping fees, and it lets you make six free withdrawals each month. It does not offer any interest.

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Product NameBankwest FeeSaver Basic Account
Monthly account fee$0
Card accessMastercard
ATM Withdrawal Fee$0
International ATM Fee$5 + 2.95%
International transaction fee2.95%
Monthly deposit required to waive account feeN/A
Contactless PaymentsGoogle Pay, Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, Fitbit Pay, Garmin Pay

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Alison Banney is the banking and investments editor at Finder. She has written about finance for more than 8 years with her work featured on sites including Yahoo Finance, Money Magazine and Dynamic Business.

Expert review

This account is a basic transaction account that charges no monthly fees and allows you to make several transactions in branch for free each month. This includes withdrawing money from the account in branch with the assistance of a staff member, which usually attracts a small fee.

This account is only available to customers with a valid Government Health Care Card, Commonwealth Seniors Card or Pensioner Concession Card. so if you don’t qualify for this account but you’re looking for a Bankwest transaction account, you can take a look at the Bankwest Easy Transaction Account instead.

Key features

Monthly fee

You don’t have to pay any monthly account keeping fees to maintain this account.

Withdrawal fees

You get to make six fee-free withdrawals every month, of which three can be over-the-counter withdrawals. When you cross the fee-free limit every over-the-counter withdrawal attracts a fee and every electronic withdrawal incurs a fee of .

How to apply


You can apply for this account by visiting any Bankwest branch and you can get started over the phone. To locate the nearest Bankwest store, visit their website. To open this account you have to meet some basic eligibility criteria, as listed below:

  • You are an Australian resident and have an Australian residential address
  • You have a valid Pensioner Concession Card, Commonwealth Seniors Health Card or Government Health Care Card

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    May 3, 2017

    On FeeSaver basic account how come I am being charged 20cents on bill pay and 25 cents on pay anybody ?

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      May 4, 2017

      Hi Valerie,

      Thanks for your question.

      The fees you incurred are part of Bankwest’s Internet Banking Fees.

      I’ve sent you an email with the complete list of Bankwest Banking Fees for your reference.


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