The internet has made dealing with lenders much easier over the last ten years. But there are still times when you need to visit your lender to speak with someone face to face. So, which lenders have the most branches available to us here in Western Australia? Find out below.
|Institution Name||Type||No. of Branches in WA||No. of Branches Australia Wide||% in WA|
|Commonwealth Bank of Australia1||Bank||162||1,147||14%|
|Westpac Banking Corporation2||Bank||119||1,237||10%|
|National Australia Bank Ltd3||Bank||76||749||10%|
|Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Ltd||Bank||48||546||9%|
|Rural Bank Ltd||Bank||40||244||16%|
|Bank of Queensland Ltd||Bank||26||226||12%|
|Police & Nurses Ltd4||Bank||17||17||100%|
|Community CPS Australia Ltd6||Bank||9||45||20%|
|HSBC Bank Australia Ltd||Bank||4||32||13%|
|Defence Bank Ltd||Bank||3||39||8%|
|The University Credit Society Ltd||Credit Union||3||3||100%|
|Australian Defence Credit Union Ltd||Credit Union||2||36||6%|
|Big Sky Building Society Ltd||Building Society||2||3||67%|
|Goldfields Money Ltd||Credit Union||2||2||100%|
|Maritime, Mining & Power Credit Union Ltd||Credit Union||2||20||10%|
|Australian Central Credit Union Ltd||Credit Union||1||53||2%|
|Bank of China Ltd||Bank||1||9||11%|
|Credit Union Australia Ltd||Credit Union||1||59||2%|
|Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft||Bank||1||3||33%|
|Dnister Ukrainian Credit Cooperative Ltd||Credit Union||1||4||25%|
|Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd||Bank||1||3||33%|
|Qantas Staff Credit Union Ltd||Credit Union||1||10||10%|
|The Bank of TokyoMitsubishi UFJ, Ltd||Bank||1||2||50%|
Source: Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) - Authorised Deposit Taking Institution's (ADI) Points of Presence June 2015 (issued 23 September 2015)
Note 1: Commonwealth Bank of Australia fully owns Bankwest and majority owns Aussie Home Loans.
Note 2: Westpac Banking Corporation owns St George Bank, Bank of Melbourne, Bank of SA and RAMS.
Note 3: NAB owns UBank.
Note 4: Now known as P&N Bank.
Note 5: More simply known as Suncorp.
Note 6: Trades as Beyond Bank Australia.
There were 616 branches in Western Australia, a decrease of 15 (2%) from 631 at 30 June 2014.
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