Banking in Adelaide and South Australia
Below we have listed some of the major banks and credit unions (similar to a building society) within Australia. You can visit their website for more information on the account types they offer along with details of any monthly banking fees for both business or personal use. Banks will also offer home loans, credit cards and insurance so you may find you can save money by bundling several items from your bank.
It is possible to open a migrant bank account from the Uk prior to your arrival. This means you are able to transfer funds to Australia ready for use on your arrival. Many of the larger banks will also be able to provide you advice of UK pension transfers etc as well and some larger branches will have a dedicated migration specialist available.
There are many different types of bank account packages available offering a range of services at a fixed fee per month or even free banking if depositing a certain amount per month. It is worth checking some of the comparison sites as well as going by personal recommendations