Align your banking with your values
Many of us are making conscious decisions to do our bit to create positive change like switching to clean energy, buying organic food or reducing plastic waste. But did you know your choice of bank can have a huge impact on the world?
This is because the money you put in your account is used by banks to make loans and investments. The types of loans banks make can go to industries that do good or those that do harm. So where your money ultimately goes shapes the world we all live in.
What we don't invest in
At Bank Australia we say our money is clean because it is never loaned to those industries that do harm. We don't lend to these industries:
What we do invest in
We also use money to help create positive impact for people, their communities and the planet. We do this by lending money to:
Find out more about what we do and don't invest in by checking out our Responsible Banking Policy
Do you know what your bank does with your money?
Ask your bank. Or go discover for yourself, there are many independent not-for-profit organisations that track who banks lend their money to.
The fine print
General advice warning
In providing you with this information you should consider the appropriateness of this advice with regards to your particular financial situation and needs. You should consult the Product Disclosure Documents before making a decision to apply for products with Bank Australia.
How to bank fee free
We will waive the $5 monthly fee for your Everyday Access account if one of the following applies to you:
- Under 25 years of age
- You deposit $2,000 or more in external deposits to your Everyday Access account each month (like your salary)
- Support the bank with savings, loans, and/or investments to the combined value of $50,000 or more
- Receiving government benefits a pension? We offer other fee free accounts. Find out more
If you don't qualify for fee free banking, the monthly fee on your Everyday Access account is $5 for unlimited transactions.