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Send and receive money from overseas
If you need to get money to or from overseas friends or businesses, we can help. We work with foreign exchange specialist, Western Union Business Solutions (WUBS) to offer a range of timely and reliable international payment options.

Overseas payments

$0 fee for sending timely transfers directly into an overseas bank account

Overseas Payments

There’s a $0 fee for overseas payments made via Great Southern Bank Online Banking. Overseas payments are sent electronically as a telegraphic transfer (or “wire”), and funds are directly credited to a beneficiary's overseas bank account.
Why use Great Southern Bank to send overseas payments
Cost effective – you can save money with competitive rates and a $0 fee for overseas transfers via online banking
Wide range of currencies offered
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Funds are credited quicker – in most cases within 5 business days* (much quicker than sending a cheque in the post)
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Security and Fraud Awareness
  • Great Southern Bank has partnered with Western Union Business Solutions not only because they offer competitive exchange rates, but also because of their dedication to fighting fraud on a global scale.
  • The best defence against fraud is to educate yourself and use good judgement when sending or receiving money overseas.
  • Complete the relevant information and submit.
  • Scammers are extremely convincing. So always play it safe. Never send money to people or businesses you’ve never actually met in person or cannot independently confirm their authenticity. If unsure, CHECK. A good place to start is www.scamwatch.gov.au or #befraudsmart
What fees apply?
  • Overseas payments sent via Great Southern Bank Online Banking are fee free
  • If you prefer not to send payments via online banking, or for payments above the online banking limits, you can complete the “request for international telegraphic transfer” form. A fee is charged when the payment is processed by Great Southern Bank. Refer to the Schedule of Fees for details.
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Terms & conditions

Please note that fees & charges and terms & conditions apply to telegraphic transfers and drafts.
Drafts are issued by Western Union Business Solutions (Australia) Pty Ltd ABN 24 150 129 749 AFSL 404092 trading as Western Union Business Solutions (“WUBS”). WUBS is an operating division of the Western Union Company. Please consider the relevant Product Disclosure Statement (“PDS”) and any other relevant WUBS documents before you decide whether or not a draft is the right financial product for you. These documents are available either from Great Southern Bank or on the compliance section of the WUBS website.
Any advice contained on this website is general advice only and does not take into account your objectives, financial position or needs (your ‘circumstances’). Before making a decision whether to purchase or continue to hold this product, please consider whether any advice is appropriate for your circumstances.