Commonwealth Bank NetBank Saver

Commonwealth Bank NetBank Saver

Maximum Variable Rate


Standard Variable Rate


Open up a NetBank Saver Account today and you could be rewarded with a bonus introductory interest rate for your balance.

  • Introductory rate of 1.65% p.a. for 5 months
  • Reverting to a rate of 0.10% p.a.
  • Available on balances up to $5,000,000
  • $0 Account keeping fees

Product details

Linked to a Commonwealth Bank transaction account, the NetBank Saver provides you with a convenient way to manage your savings without having to pay and fees for your transactions. If you apply now, you will have the added benefit of bonus interest applied to your deposits, allowing you to grow your savings quicker than you had thought.


Be mindful that fees may still apply to your linked Commonwealth Bank transaction account.

Product Name
Commonwealth Bank NetBank Saver
Maximum Variable Rate
1.65% p.a.
Standard Variable Rate
0.10% p.a.
Bonus Variable Rate
1.55% p.a.
Introductory / Bonus Offer Conditions
Bonus interest only offered to those opening a NetBank Saver account for the first time. Offer is valid for 5 months after account opening for balances up to $5,000,000.
Monthly Fee
Minimum Opening Deposit
Introductory Interest Period
5 month(s)
Internet Banking
Internet Transaction Fee
Phone Banking
Phone Transaction Fee
Maximum Deposit
Joint application?
Minimum Age Requirement
Maximum Age Requirement
No Maximum Age
Covered by Government Guarantee?
Yes (Up to $250,000 per person, per institution)

What are the features of the Commonwealth Bank NetBank Saver account?

The NetBank Saver provides you with beneficial features to help with meeting your savings goals:

$0 Account keeping fees

With this online savings account you are not charged any monthly or transaction fees. Keep in mind that this account requires a linked account, where other fees may be charged.

Up to 1.65% p.a. for the first 5 months on your first NetBank Saver

Your savings will grow with a competitive interest rate applied to your balance.

That comes to a bonus interest rate of 1.55% p.a.

For the first 5 months after the account has been opened your savings will receive a special bonus interest rate.

How is interest applied to my account?

Interest is calculated on your balance each day and paid into the account monthly.


You can access your money anytime through transfers into a linked account. These are immediate transactions that will allow you to withdraw your funds right away.

Must be linked to a Commonwealth bank account

In order to use your CommBank Bank NetBank Saver it will have to be linked to a Commonwealth Bank transaction account. If you are not already a Commonwealth Bank customer you will automatically be set up with an Everyday Account Smart Access. This will allow you to open your NetBank Saver account.

Direct credits

You can set up your savings account to receive automatic transfers from your transaction account.

Minimum balance requirements

Interest is applied to balances ranging from $0 to $5,000,000

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  • Maximum deposit of $5000000
  • There is $0 monthly account fee
  • Earn interest each day


  • A transaction account should be linked

How do you apply for the Commonwealth Bank NetBank Saver?

Commonwealth Bank allows you to apply for the NetBank Saver online. If after making your comparisons you feel that this is the account for you, you can apply online. Before doing so, make sure that you are able to meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Minimum age. You must be at least 14 years old to apply for this account online.
  • Residency requirements. You must be able to provide an accurate Australian residential address when filling out the application.
  • Depository requirements. In order to open the NetBank Saver you will need to make a minimum deposit of at least $0.

If you are able to meet those eligibility requirements, continue on to the application with the following documentation readily available:

  • Tax file number. Your tax file number (TFN) or TFN exemption code ensures that Commonwealth Bank is deducting the correct amount of tax on your earned interest. You can choose to not provide this information, but the bank will then be legally obligated to withhold taxes at the highest marginal rate.
  • Identification. Photo identification is required in order for Commonwealth Bank to verify your identity before the account can be opened. If you are not already a customer, you may be asked to bring your passport, driver’s licence and other identifying documents to a local branch.
  • Linked account. The account number for your Commonwealth Bank Smart Access or Complete Access transaction account. If you do not already have one of these accounts, the bank will first issue you one. If you are a NetBank customer you will also have to provide your client number.

After submitting your application, Commonwealth Bank will review the information provided and contact you if anything else is needed. If not, your account details will be sent to you so that you can begin to make deposits into your new savings account.


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    EdwardSeptember 12, 2019

    Can I open 2nd NetBank account in order to get 2% interest rate benefit.

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      NikkiSeptember 13, 2019Staff

      Hi Edward,

      Thanks for getting in touch! The bonus interest is only offered to those opening a NetBank Saver account for the first time. Given this, opening a 2nd Netbank Saver account will not allow you to take advantage of the 2% interest rate.

      Hope this helps and feel free to reach out to us again for further assistance.


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    Yiu-kwokAugust 28, 2019

    I have a term deposit in your bank to be matured in Sept. If I put that money in my Netbank saver which I am using since 2014. Can the amount still get the bounus interest rate of 2%. for 5 month?

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      NikkiAugust 30, 2019Staff

      Hi Yiu-kwok,

      Thanks for getting in touch! Yes, you can transfer your funds after maturity to your Netbank Saver’s account. However, if you’ve had your Netbank opened for a while, it’s helpful to know that you the bonus interest cannot be applied since the bonus interest is only offered to those opening a NetBank Saver account for the first time. Offer is valid for 5 months after account opening.

      Hope this helps!


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    EstherJuly 4, 2019

    do I have a net bank saver with you ?

    • Avatarfinder Customer Care
      NikkiJuly 5, 2019Staff

      Hi Esther,

      Thanks for getting in touch!

      Kindly note that you’ve reached Finder and we are a product comparison website. The information above is a review page for Commonwealth Bank’s product: NetBank Saver. To find out if you have a NetBank Saver account, please contact Commonwealth Bank directly.

      Hope this helps! For any further questions, feel free to reach out to us again, we’re here to help.


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    SBJune 24, 2019

    Hi, I already have a commonwealth account with a NetBank saver linked to smart access. I would like to open another NetBank saver account. Is that possible to link two NetBank saver accounts to a smart access account? Thanks!

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      AshJune 26, 2019Staff

      Hi SB,

      Thank you for contacting Finder.

      You may only link one (1) NetBank Saver Account to one (1) Smart Access Account. If you wish to proceed with your preference of linking 2 NetBank Saver Account to a single Smart Access Account, you need to visit CommBank’s nearest branch to you to confirm this and make the necessary arrangements.

      I hope this helps.

      Please do not hesitate to reach out again to us if you have additional questions.


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    WayneJune 15, 2019

    Will the RBA rate cut change the interest rate offered by the Netbank Saver of 2.51% for 5 months?

    • Avatarfinder Customer Care
      JeniJune 16, 2019Staff

      Hi Wayne,

      Thank you for getting in touch with Finder.

      As per this page, depositors could soon be earning even less interest on their savings with the RBA’s decision on cutting the official cash rate to 1.25% after more than 30 months of no movement. This means that the RBA rate cut is good news for home owners but not for savers.

      I hope this helps.

      Thank you and have a wonderful day!


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    BinduMarch 24, 2018

    While opening net saver account, i have opened 3 different net saver account. And actually i want only one. How can i close those other 2 accounts from my mobile app?

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      CarloMarch 26, 2018Staff


      Thank you for contacting finder.

      I understand you would like to close your 2 other accounts.

      To close your accounts you will need to call the bank and let them of your intention to close the accounts. You can check their website to check their contact details.



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    davidFebruary 2, 2017

    what is the difference between 1.5% and 2.5% interest ie amount invested

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      DeeFebruary 2, 2017Staff

      Hi David,

      Thanks for your question.

      I would like to confirm, are you referring to the standard variable rate of 1.05% and maximum variable rate of 2.50% p.a.?

      The maximum variable rate is what you will receive if you are able to get the bonus rate which is offered to those opening a NetBank Saver account for the first time. Offer is valid for 3 months after account opening for balances up to $5,000,000. After 3 months, you’ll only be receive the standard variable rate which is 1.05% p.a.

      I hope this helps.


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