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Sonny Bill Williams sent off as Lions level series

New Zealand's series against the British and Irish Lions will go to a decider, after the visitors won a bruising, memorable second test at Westpac Stadium 24-21. With the teams now locked at 1-1, the third test at Eden Park on Saturday will be fought

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Former Lions player and coach Sir Ian McGeechan collapses at Westpac Stadium

Former British and Irish Lions rugby player and coach Sir Ian McGeechan has collapsed ahead of the second test between the All Blacks and Lions in Wellington.

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Live scores: All Blacks v British and Irish Lions, Westpac Stadium, Wellington

The All Blacks are out to secure the series against the British and Irish Lions in Wellington. Follow live for all the action.

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Westpac raises rates for interest-only home loans

Westpac is increasing rates for interest-only mortgages by 0.34 percentage points at the same time as it makes smaller cuts in other types of loans.

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Police investigate ram-raid, attempted ATM theft at Duncraig shopping centre

Thieves smashed their way into the shopping centre and attempted to steal a Westpac ATM from inside the complex.

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Ferrari boss Herbert Appleroth buys $8 million Rose Bay pad

Title Deeds: Herbert "Mr Ferrari" Appleroth buys $8 million Rose Bay pad, STC's Kip Williams off-loads his Potts Point apartment, Westpac's George Frazis scores in Bondi Beach.

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	Westpac customers stranded over 24-hour mobile failure

Westpac customers stranded over 24-hour mobile failure

Westpac customers across Australia were outraged on Monday after they were blocked from accessing their online and mobile banking during a 24-hour systems failure.

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Westpac hits back at ASIC responsible lending claim

Westpac has rejected the corporate watchdog's claim it broke responsible lending laws in the mortgage market, saying the regulator has failed to prove that a group of loans it made were unsuitable for consumers.

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Former Westpac planner Sudhir Kumar Sinha cops five-year ban

A former Westpac financial planner has been slapped with a five-year ban after it was revealed 177 clients had been charged fees without receiving all the services they had paid for.

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Westpac customers targeted in email scam

Westpac customers have been targeted by criminals in a malicious email campaign this week that attempts to collect their personal and banking information.

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Westpac alleges former senior executive Wes Hall took drugs at work functions

Wesley William Hall is suing Westpac for unfair dismissal and is seeking $600,000 in compensation.

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Westpac to offload up to $645 million in BTIM shares

Westpac is selling its remaining stake in fund manager BT Investment Management, offloading up to $645 million worth of stock to institutional investors and signalling it intends to ultimately sell all shares it holds in the business.

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Westpac says bank levy will cost it $260m a year

Westpac and Commonwealth Bank expect to pay $480 million combined in extra tax as a result of the bank levy.

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Bank levy estimated to cost Westpac $260m

Bank levy estimated to cost Westpac $260m

Westpac Bank estimates the Federal Government's bank levy will cut its profit by $260 million, and calls for changes to the legislation.

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Westpac says bank tax cost is $260m a year

Westpac expects to take a $260 million annual cost hit as a result of the government's bank levy, the lender told investors on Monday.

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Westpac says bank tax cost is $370m a year

Westpac expects to take a $370 million annual cost hit as a result of the government's bank levy, the lender told investors on Monday.

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Consumer sentiment and wages in focus after budget

Wednesday's Westpac-MI consumer sentiment reading will be the first since the federal budget was handed down.

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Federal budget 2017: Westpac, CBA and NAB may defy government

Banks are warning they will try to pass on some of the government's $6.2 billion bank levy to their millions of customers.

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Federal budget 2017: How the new bank tax will work - ABC News

Federal budget 2017: How the new bank tax will work - ABC News

The bank tax was the big surprise package of the budget. It certainly blindsided the banks and their owners, the shareholders.

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Federal budget 2017: Westpac, CBA warn new levy will hit customers, shareholders

Banks are warning they will try to pass on some of the government's $6.2 billion bank levy to their millions of customers.

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Westpac, CBA warn new levy will hit customers, shareholders

Banks are warning they will try to pass on some of the government's $6.2 billion bank levy to their millions of customers.

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Live: Finance sector furious at federal budget 'tax grab'

Live: Finance sector furious at federal budget 'tax grab'

The levy on bank liabilities announced in last night's federal budget is met with fury from the finance sector, with the chairman of the Westpac-owned Bank of Melbourne describing it as nothing but a tax grab. Follow live.

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Westpac chief Brian Hartzer bats away Adani 'wimps' tag

Westpac Banking Corp has hit back at a federal minister's criticisms of its new climate change policies that will restrict its lending to new coal mines.

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Markets Live: Vive la bounce!

Shares are set to rebound off their recent losses after France voted in a centrist and as iron ore futures steady, while Westpac reports half-year profit figures.

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Markets Live: ASX set to bounce

Shares are set to rebound off their recent losses as iron ore futures steady, while Westpac reports half-year profit figures.

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Westpac's half-yearly profit rises 6pc to nearly $4b

Westpac's half-yearly profit rises 6pc to nearly $4b

Westpac posts a 6 per cent rise in net profit to $3.9 billion, despite a fall in its net interest margins.

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Westpac tips housing to cool as it unveils $4.017b profit

Westpac has unveiled an $4.017 billion cash profit for the first half of the financial year.

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Westpac unveils $4.017 billion profit in 'complex' environment

Westpac has unveiled an $4.017 billion cash profit for the first half of the financial year.

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Adani coal mine: Aren’t free markets main plank of Liberals’ policy?

Readers applaud Westpac's decision to rule out funding the mine.

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Westpac decision: Matt Canavan has been depositing his money in the bank he wants you to boycott

Matt Canavan will put his money where his mouth is after being contacted by Fairfax Media.

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Westpac's stance on coal is 'disappointing': PM

Coal has big role to play in Australia's energy future, Malcolm Turnbull says.

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Westpac's anti-coal stance exposes a Coalition out of sync with business and public on climate

Obviously Westpac's public 'un-friending' of new coal is a body blow for the Adani Carmichael project.

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'Pythonesque': Westpac's climate policy seen to rule out lending to Adani coal

Westpac's decision to effectively rule out lending to the proposed giant Adani coal mine in Queensland has drawn praise from environmentalists but derision from the government and industry.

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Westpac's new climate change policy is bad news for Adani

Westpac's new climate change policy is bad news for Adani

Westpac's new climate change policy prohibits financing low-quality coal projects, such as Adani's planned Carmichael mine in Queensland.

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Swanborne and Cottesloe re-opened after confirmed shark sighting

The SLS Westpac Helicopter said the three metre shark was just 50 metres off shore.

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Swanborne and Cottesloe closed after confirmed shark sighting

The SLS Westpac Helicopter said the three metre shark was just 50 metres off shore.

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Iron ore to slide below $US50 in 2018, says Westpac's Justin Smirk

Iron ore is destined to retreat back below $US50 a tonne next year as supplies go on rising, says Westpac's Justin Smirk.

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Westpac raises fixed rates on interest-only home loans

Westpac is lifting interest rates on fixed-rate, interest-only home loans, as lenders respond to the regulator's attempt to dampen risks in the housing market.

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Byron Shire Council rejects Westpac on Adani mine

Byron Shire Council has upped the pressure in Westpac bank over any potential funding of the Adani coal mine.

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Australia's shark-detecting drones to protect swimmers

The drone, developed by the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and drone company Westpac Little Ripper Lifesaver, is 90 per cent accurate at detecting sharks.

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Consumer confidence dips as housing market jitters rise

Consumer confidence dips as housing market jitters rise

Australian consumers are more pessimistic about the future economic outlook and the housing market, according to a recent survey by Westpac.

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Two girls airlifted after being washed off North Stradbroke rocks

Two teenage girls have been rescued by the Westpac rescue helicopter after being washed off rocks at North Stradbroke Island.

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Anti-Adani mine protesters disrupt Westpac's 200th birthday celebrations

Protesters are seeking to pressure the bank into guaranteeing it will not fund the proposed Adanai coal mine in Queensland.

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Michael McGlinchey earns Wellington Phoenix draw with Sydney FC

A late Michael McGlinchey header has earned Wellington Phoenix an unlikely 1-1 draw with A-League leaders Sydney FC at Westpac Stadium.

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Apple Pay ruling hits innovation, says Westpac CIO

Westpac believes the competition watchdog is suppressing innovation by backing Apple's block on banks' contactless payment apps on iPhones.

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Banks pull ASX to narrow loss

The Australian sharemarket closed slightly lower, with Westpac the single biggest drag on the benchmark index.

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Westpac's Martyn Wild resigns over misconduct allegations

Westpac executive Martyn Wild has reportedly stepped down from the company days after a number of sexual misconduct allegations against him came to light.

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	Commonwealth, ANZ raise interest rates despite no RBA move

Commonwealth, ANZ raise interest rates despite no RBA move

The Commonwealth Bank has become the last major Australian bank to hike home loan rates, following in the wake of the other big lenders ANZ, Westpac and NAB.

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Senior Westpac executive Martyn Wild departs after behavioural misconduct

The executive responsible for managing $34 billion of investments in Westpac's wealth management business, Martyn Wild, left the company abruptly on Friday following a series of allegations about inappropriate behaviour towards two female staff.

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CBA follows ANZ, Westpac to hike rates

The nation's largest bank raised borrowing costs for owner-occupiers and property investors just hours after rate hikes from Westpac and ANZ.

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