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An electronic transfer of funds (also called a 'wire') directly credited to an overseas bank account.

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How to send an international transfer

To make an international transfer you will need to obtain the details of the final beneficiary and their bank account information, such as;

  • Beneficiary account name, street address and account number (or IBAN)
  • Beneficiary bank name, street address and bank code/s

Depending on the country of the beneficiary bank, further information may be required to complete the payment or it may be requested at a later stage.

You can send an international transfer through your internet banking by following the below steps

Important: your transfer must be less than AUD $2,000 and sent in a foreign currency.

Step 1
Login to Bank Australia internet banking by clicking the 'my account login' icon on Enter your customer number and password.

Step 2
Select 'Transfer/Pay' then navigate to 'International Transfers' then to 'send money overseas' and follow the prompts to validate your factor 2 authorisation (i.e. token or Secure SMS).

Step 3
For all new transfers click 'create transfer'. For two or more to sign accounts, locate the payment requiring approval from the list shown or use the magnifying glass to search for transactions older than 7 days.

Step 4
Select the country you are sending to, the currency you want the payment sent in, and enter the amount for an indicative quote (select 'Foreign' if you know the foreign currency amount you wish to send, or select 'AUD' and enter the AUD equivalent).

Step 5

Choose the account you want the money to come from, and then complete the required fields. When finished, click 'Next' to review the information..

Step 6

When you are happy with what you have entered, click 'update quote' and then 'Pay now'.

Please note: It is clearly understood that this payment is undertaken at the senders own risk and that Western Union and/or their subsidiary companies and/or agents (Bank Australia) accept no liability whatever for any delay, mistake or omission which may occur in its transmission, or misinterpretation when received, or failure to identify the payee...


Important information

Bank Australia provides the products referred to in this communication to its members and customers in conjunction with Western Union Business Solutions (Australia) Pty Ltd ABN 24 150 129 749 AFSL 404092, (trading as Western Union Business Solutions). Fees & Charges and Terms & Conditions apply.

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.

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