Bank Australia is a Victoria-based mutual bank that is owned by its customers, rather than by shareholders. Beginning in 1957 as the Members and Education Credit Union, Bank Australia was renamed as bankmecu before adopting its current name in 2015. Bank Australia is based in Melbourne and has served tens of thousands of customers over its history.

Bank Australia offers a wide range of mortgages that charge competitive home loan interest rates.

Bank Australia home loans

Basic Home Loan Special (LVR < 80%)SpecialEstablishment fee waived for Variable Basic Home Loans until 30 September 2018
Advertised rate
3.65%
Variable
Upfront fee
$0
Comparison rate*
3.66%
Ongoing fee
$0
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Basic Home Loan (LVR < 80%)SpecialEstablishment fee waived for Variable Basic Home Loans until 30 September 2018
Advertised rate
3.86%
Variable
Upfront fee
$0
Comparison rate*
3.87%
Ongoing fee
$0
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Basic Home Loan Fixed 1 YearSpecialApply for a 3 month break in repayments for environmental upgrades to your home
Advertised rate
3.89%
Fixed - 1 year
Upfront fee
$595.00
Comparison rate*
3.91%
Ongoing fee
$0
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Basic Home Loan Fixed 3 YearsSpecialApply for a 3 month break in repayments for environmental upgrades to your home
Advertised rate
3.94%
Fixed - 3 years
Upfront fee
$595.00
Comparison rate*
3.92%
Ongoing fee
$0
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Basic Home Loan Fixed 2 YearsSpecialApply for a 3 month break in repayments for environmental upgrades to your home
Advertised rate
3.99%
Fixed - 2 years
Upfront fee
$595.00
Comparison rate*
3.93%
Ongoing fee
$0
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Basic Home Loan Fixed 5 YearsSpecialApply for a 3 month break in repayments for environmental upgrades to your home
Advertised rate
4.44%
Fixed - 5 years
Upfront fee
$595.00
Comparison rate*
4.14%
Ongoing fee
$0
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Package Premium Home Loan Fixed 2 Years (LVR < 80%)SpecialApply for a 3 month break in repayments for environmental upgrades to your home
Advertised rate
3.79%
Fixed - 2 years
Upfront fee
$0
Comparison rate*
4.33%
Ongoing fee
$350 annually
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Package Premium Home Loan Fixed 3 Years (LVR < 80%)SpecialApply for a 3 month break in repayments for environmental upgrades to your home
Advertised rate
3.89%
Fixed - 3 years
Upfront fee
$0
Comparison rate*
4.33%
Ongoing fee
$350 annually
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Package Premium Home Loan Fixed 1 Year (LVR < 80%)SpecialApply for a 3 month break in repayments for environmental upgrades to your home
Advertised rate
3.84%
Fixed - 1 year
Upfront fee
$0
Comparison rate*
4.35%
Ongoing fee
$350 annually
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Package Premium Home Loan ($100k-$400k, LVR < 80%)SpecialApply for a 3 month break in repayments for environmental upgrades to your home
Advertised rate
4.02%
Variable
Upfront fee
$0
Comparison rate*
4.37%
Ongoing fee
$350 annually
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Package Premium Home Loan Fixed 5 Years (LVR < 80%)SpecialApply for a 3 month break in repayments for environmental upgrades to your home
Advertised rate
4.39%
Fixed - 5 years
Upfront fee
$0
Comparison rate*
4.52%
Ongoing fee
$350 annually
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Package Premium Home Loan Fixed 3 Years (LVR 80%-95%)SpecialApply for a 3 month break in repayments for environmental upgrades to your home
Advertised rate
4.14%
Fixed - 3 years
Upfront fee
$0
Comparison rate*
4.58%
Ongoing fee
$350 annually
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Package Premium Home Loan Fixed 1 Year (LVR 80%-95%)SpecialApply for a 3 month break in repayments for environmental upgrades to your home
Advertised rate
4.09%
Fixed - 1 year
Upfront fee
$0
Comparison rate*
4.59%
Ongoing fee
$350 annually
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Package Premium Home Loan Fixed 2 Years (LVR 80%-95%)SpecialApply for a 3 month break in repayments for environmental upgrades to your home
Advertised rate
4.19%
Fixed - 2 years
Upfront fee
$0
Comparison rate*
4.60%
Ongoing fee
$350 annually
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Package Premium Home Loan ($100k-$400k, LVR 80%-95%)SpecialApply for a 3 month break in repayments for environmental upgrades to your home
Advertised rate
4.27%
Variable
Upfront fee
$0
Comparison rate*
4.61%
Ongoing fee
$350 annually
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Premium Home Loan Fixed 3 Years (LVR < 80%)SpecialApply for a 3 month break in repayments for environmental upgrades to your home
Advertised rate
4.04%
Fixed - 3 years
Upfront fee
$595.00
Comparison rate*
4.66%
Ongoing fee
$0
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Premium Home Loan Fixed 2 Years (LVR < 80%)SpecialApply for a 3 month break in repayments for environmental upgrades to your home
Advertised rate
4.09%
Fixed - 2 years
Upfront fee
$595.00
Comparison rate*
4.73%
Ongoing fee
$0
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Premium Home Loan Fixed 1 Year (LVR < 80%)SpecialApply for a 3 month break in repayments for environmental upgrades to your home
Advertised rate
3.99%
Fixed - 1 year
Upfront fee
$595.00
Comparison rate*
4.78%
Ongoing fee
$0
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Basic Investment Loan Fixed 2 Years (Principal and Interest)
Advertised rate
4.24%
Fixed - 2 years
Upfront fee
$595.00
Comparison rate*
4.80%
Ongoing fee
$0
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Basic Investment Loan Fixed 3 Years (Principal and Interest)
Advertised rate
4.44%
Fixed - 3 years
Upfront fee
$595.00
Comparison rate*
4.80%
Ongoing fee
$0
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Premium Investment Loan Fixed 2 Years (Principal and Interest)
Advertised rate
4.34%
Fixed - 2 years
Upfront fee
$595.00
Comparison rate*
5.06%
Ongoing fee
$0
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Package Premium Investment Loan Fixed 3 Years (Principal and Interest)
Advertised rate
4.39%
Fixed - 3 years
Upfront fee
$0
Comparison rate*
5.14%
Ongoing fee
$350 annually
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Package Premium Investment Loan Fixed 2 Years (Principal and Interest)
Advertised rate
4.19%
Fixed - 2 years
Upfront fee
$0
Comparison rate*
5.15%
Ongoing fee
$350 annually
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Pros:
  • Suitable for low deposits.
  • Opportunity to bundle financial products together.
  • Discounts available on interest rates.
  • Split loan options are included.
  • Flexible repayment schedule with weekly, fortnightly and monthly repayment options.
Cons:
  • Some products include fees.
  • Early exit fees apply to some products.
Bank Australia customer service:

Bank Australia has over 30 branches located across Australia, and it’s customers have access to more than 3000 rediATMs nationwide. Home loan customers can get in touch with Australia Bank by calling the customer service centre or seeking face-to-face advice in branch. Customers can also use online banking and a mobile app 24-hours a day. Email and post are also options for contact.

  • Customer service centre (phone, email, branch)
  • Mobile app
  • Online banking

How to Apply

Bank Australia home loan customers can visit a branch for assistance or seek further information by calling the customer service centre. Alternatively, customers can submit their contact details online and Bank Australia will get in touch with a courtesy call to help facilitate the application process. By applying online customers can choose a time that’s most convenient for their needs and receive an indicative decision within minutes. Before committing to any loan customers should conduct thorough research and calculate how much they can afford to borrow. To assist in completing a loan application customers should have the following documentation:

  • Personal identification.
  • Personal income details.
  • Details of current debts and assets.
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