Bank of Western Australia (commonly known as BankWest) is a full service bank based in Perth, Western Australia.
Formerly a wholly owned subsidiary of HBOS plc, Halifax Bank Of Scotland
In late 2008 the bank was bought by the CBA group, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
who have promised to retain the BankWest brand.
BankWest is the bank best known for its Happy Banking initiative, which aims to make banking a more positive experience and to win customers from the ‘Big 4’ banks.
Originally from Western Australia, BankWest has attracted thousands of customers around the country with it's competitively priced products such as the TeleNet Saver account.