Living in Western Australia
Regional Western Australia
Tax, superannuation and the pension
Phone, mail and emergency services
Numerous bank branches are located throughout Western Australia. Visit your bank’s website to find a branch and their opening hours. You can also set up internet banking so that you can do your banking from home or work.
Automatic teller machines (ATMs) are located throughout the metropolitan and regional areas and are usually available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Most ATMs will accept cards from different banks, although they will often charge a fee.
Most banks are connected to the Maestro or Cirrus networks, allowing international visitors to access funds. To find out if you can access your money through ATMs in Australia, check with your bank.
For more information on banking, visit the Australian Government website.
Launch of new Settlement Services Orientation videos
Settlement Services is pleased to announce the launch of the Orientation online videos. These series of online videos offer support to newly arrived skilled migrants and their families to help them establish their lives in Western Australia. These videos provide a range of useful information from finances, transportation to playgroups and schooling. You can access the videos on the Settlement Services page or here.