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Westpac Banking Corporation, known simply as Westpac, is an Australian bank and financial services provider headquartered in Sydney, Australia. Established in 1817 as the Bank of New South Wales, it acquired the Commercial Bank of Australia in 1982 before being renamed shortly afterwards. It is one of Australia's "big four" banks and is Australia's first and oldest banking institution. Its name is a portmanteau of "Western" and "Pacific".
As of March 2018, Westpac has 14 million customers, and employs almost 40,000 people.

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    QLD Westpac - Negligence - $84,500 Disappeared!

    Westpac Lack of Care. I have dealt with the Bank for about 40 Years. I have two Accounts. A Saving Accounts, $84,500. and Cash-management Account, $40,000. Last April, I was shocked to realize that my Saving Account has disappeared. The Bank-Statements shows only the Cash-management Account...
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    Bank Refused to Give Copy of Document - Legal?

    Hi I recently opened a savings bank account on line with Westpac and as usual I had to attend a branch to register my signature. The person doing the paperwork seemed very confused as to the process and was in and out of the room a lot. After an hour of mucking about he said we were done. I...
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    Grandfather Passed Away and I Cannot Close His Bank Account

    I was my grandfathers financial power of attorney. he died without a will. I went into the Westpac bank and showed them his death certificate and they cancelled all his pension payments but 1. he was from England and had 3 pensions deposited into his bank account. when he passed away there...