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Car loans for the planet conscious

Changes to personal lending applications from Monday 16 August

Personal lending applications for Bank Australia customers.

Bank Australia customers can now apply for personal loans and credit through their internet banking. To apply, log in to internet banking, click the ‘apply’ tab and choose the product you’re looking for. We'll be in touch to organise your application.

Due to high demand, we’re unable to take your application by phone right now. Please call us if you need help.

Not a Bank Australia customer? We’ll be able to help you soon.

Due to high volume of home loans, personal loan and credit card applications, we’re not accepting new applications from people who aren’t already a customer of ours.

We’re in the process of scaling up to meet this demand so we can resume online applications as soon as possible. We’ll keep you up to date on when applications will resume.

We do car loans the planet-friendlier way at Bank Australia by offsetting your estimated emissions for the life of the loan. And you can pay it off early at no cost to you.

Compare our rates

New cars

6.45
%
p.a.
Fixed interest rate
Effective 24 May 2022

Snapshot

  • 7 years – Maximum loan term
  • $1,000 – Minimum loan amount
  • $0 – Early repayment fee

Used cars

8.95
%
p.a.
Fixed interest rate
Effective 24 May 2022

Snapshot

  • 7 years – Maximum loan term
  • $1,000 – Minimum loan amount
  • $0 – Early repayment fee

With LEV discount

5.45
%
p.a.
Fixed interest rate
Effective 24 May 2022

Snapshot

  • 7 years – Maximum loan term
  • $1,000 – Minimum loan amount
  • $0 – Early repayment fee

Carbon offsets on every car loan

For every car loan at Bank Australia, we offset the car’s estimated carbon emissions for the life of the loan. Even if you go fully electric, we cover the electricity you draw from the grid. Emissions are calculated using the National Carbon Offset Standard. 

In terms of how we offset, we currently do this by forward-purchasing certified emissions reductions from a project in Victoria focused on conservation and protection of endangered species including the Brush-tailed Phascogale.


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