UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, DC 20549

 

FORM 6-K

 

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

September 06, 2019

 

Commission File Number 1-10167

 

WESTPAC BANKING CORPORATION

(Translation of registrant’s name into English)

 

275 KENT STREET, SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES 2000, AUSTRALIA

(Address of principal executive office)

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.

 

Form 20-F             x                         Form 40-F             o

 

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1): o

 

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7): o

 

 

 


 

Index to Exhibits

 

Exhibit
No.

 

Description

 

 

 

1

 

ASX Release — Westpac Comments on Slater and Gordon Class Action

 

2


 

SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

 

 

 

WESTPAC BANKING CORPORATION

 

 

(Registrant)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date:

September 6, 2019

By:

/s/ Leisha White

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Practice Leader

 

3


Exhibit 1

 

 

ASX

Release

 

 

 

FRIDAY 6 SEPTEMBER 2019

 

 

WESTPAC COMMENTS ON SLATER AND GORDON CLASS ACTION

 

Westpac today confirmed that it has received a class action filed against its subsidiary companies, BT Funds Management Limited (BTFM) and Westpac Life Insurance Services Limited (WLIS) in relation to aspects of BTFM’s BT Super for Life cash investment option. The claim has been filed by Slater & Gordon on behalf of Ms Tracy Ghee.

 

 

The damages sought by the claim are unspecified.

 

BTFM and WLIS will be defending the claims.

 

 

For further information:

 

 

David Lording

Andrew Bowden

Media Relations

Investor Relations

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