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Thank you for being part of the Defence community.

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Congratulations for making the choice to be part of the Australian Defence community. It’s a great first step to what could be a great career. And becoming a member of Australia’s Defence Bank is another great step.

Now, how can we serve you?

Join us.

A savings account just for you.

It’s never too early to start saving. Whether you’re getting pocket money or you’ve got your first job, regularly putting away money from the income you earn has life-long benefits.

Find how much you can save with our savings calculator.

Our Cadet Saver is a savings account designed for cadets between 12 and 17 years old, who are ready to take this first important step into a secure financial future. With no fees, a higher interest rate and a linked Visa Debit card to access your money anywhere, it’s everything a young Australian needs to get into good habits early.

Find out more about Cadet Saver.

The start of a life-long bond.

As a cadet, you’re now part of the Australian Defence community. Whatever wonderful things you end up doing in your life, you’ll always be a part of that community, and ours - whether or not you pursue a lifelong career in Defence.

And since our reason for opening our doors every day is to serve those who protect us, this means we’ll always have your back. Becoming a member of our bank is a little different to just opening an account with anyone else - we’re here to offer lots of support, to give you a voice in our future, and access to exclusive banking products and services made just for you. And once a member, you are a member for life.

We’re dedicated to your long-term financial wellbeing, which is why we have lots of resources on how to get started in the world of banking and managing your finances. Our friendly staff either in branch or from our Australia-based Contact Centre are always on hand to answer any questions you have, no matter how big or small.

Contact us now. 

Frequently asked questions.

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