Traditionally, post offices have been a place to send and receive mail. However, in recent years, many post offices have expanded their services to include banking. This is convenient for people who live in rural or remote areas where there are no bank branches nearby.
As of January 13, 2019, customers can no longer bank ANZ at the post office. ANZ was the only major bank in Australia that did not reach an agreement with Australia Post to continue providing Bank@Post services.
This means that ANZ customers can no longer make deposits, withdrawals, or balance inquiries at post offices.
Can you still bank at the post office?
Yes, you can still bank ANZ at the post office if you are a customer of another bank. The following banks offer banking services at post offices:
- Commonwealth Bank
The specific banking services that you can do at the post office will vary depending on your bank. However, most banks offer the following services:
- Deposit cash and cheques
- Withdraw money
- Make balance inquiries
- Pay bills
- Purchase foreign currency
How do I use banking services at the post office?
To use banking services at the post office, you will need to bring your bank card and PIN. You will also need to know your account number.
Once you are at the post office, go to the counter and tell the staff member that you would like to bank. They will ask you for your bank card and PIN. Once you have provided this information, they will be able to process your transaction.
Is it safe to bank at the post office?
Yes, it is safe to bank at the post office. Post offices have strict security measures in place to protect your money and personal information.
Customers are no longer allowed the privilege to bank ANZ at the post office. However, you can still bank at the post office if you are a customer of another bank.