Westpac Banking. 60IP Publication of Prospectus

  Westpac Banking. (60IP) - Publication of Prospectus

RNS Number : 3805R
Westpac Banking Corporation
16 November 2012

Publication of Prospectus by Westpac Banking Corporation

The following  Prospectus has  been  approved by  the United  Kingdom  Listing 
Authority (the "UKLA") and is available for viewing:

Base Prospectus dated 16 November 2012  (the "Base Prospectus") relating to  a 
U.S.$70,000,000,000 Programme for the Issuance of Debt Instruments established
by Westpac Banking Corporation ("Westpac").

To view the Base Prospectus in full,  please paste the following URL into  the 
address bar of your browser:


A copy  of the  Base Prospectus  has been  submitted to  the National  Storage 
Mechanism   and    will   shortly    be    available   for    inspection    at 

For further information, please contact:

Susan Ehr
Camomile Court

23 Camomile Street




Please note  that the  information contained  in the  Base Prospectus  may  be 
addressed to  and/or  targeted at  persons  who are  residents  of  particular 
countries (specified in the Base Prospectus) only and is not intended for  use 
and should not be relied upon by any person outside these countries and/or  to 
whom the offer contained  in the Base Prospectus  is not addressed. Prior  to 
relying on the information contained in the Base Prospectus you must ascertain
from the  Base  Prospectus  whether  or  not you  are  part  of  the  intended 
addressees of the information contained therein.

This publication  does not  constitute an  offering of  debt instruments  (the 
"Instruments"), and is not for distribution in or into the United States.  The 
Instruments have not been and will  not be registered under the United  States 
Securities Act of  1933 as  amended (the  "Securities Act"),  or any  relevant 
securities laws of  any state  of the United  States and,  subject to  certain 
exceptions, the  Instruments may  not be  offered, sold  or delivered  in  the 
United States or to, or for the  account or benefit of, U.S. persons, as  such 
terms are defined in  Regulation S under the  Securities Act. Instruments  in 
bearer form are subject to U.S. tax  law requirements and may not be  offered, 
sold or delivered within  the United States  or its possessions  or to a  U.S. 
person, except in  certain transactions  permitted by  U.S. tax  regulations. 
Terms used in the preceding  sentence have the meanings  given to them by  the 
U.S. Internal Revenue Code and regulations thereunder. There will be no public
offering of the Instruments in the United States.

Your right to access this service is conditional upon complying with the above
requirement. In particular, your accessing this service will constitute  your 
representation that you are not  in the United States and  you are not a  U.S. 
person within the  meaning of Regulation  S under the  Securities Act and  the 
U.S. Internal Revenue Code and regulations thereunder.

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