Why choose a Term Deposit account?

HSBC Australian Dollar term deposits offer fixed interest rates for your chosen long or short term. Apply for your term deposit account online.
  • Fixed interest rate, minimum balance AUD$5000
  • Select the terms to suit you ranging from 1 month to 5 years
  • Open online and earn bonus interest for terms 1 to 11 months

Rates & Fees:

  • $0 establishment and ongoing fees
  • $30 early withdrawal fee

Ways to open:

Branch, Online (for existing account holders)

Features & Benefits

Fixed Rates and Terms

Have the certainty of a fixed interest rate with a minimum balance of AUD$5,000. HSBC Term Deposits of up to $250,000 are covered by the Financial Claims Scheme.

Terms range from as short as 1 month to a long as 5 years. Choose an interest payment frequency to suit your needs: monthly, quarterly, annually or at maturity.

Important Information: There is no maximum Term Deposit amount. If no re-investment instructions have been received HSBC will auto roll the Term Deposit for the same period, at the prevailing rate for that day. Fees and charges apply if the Term Deposit is broken mid-term, refer to 'Personal financial services charges - your guide (PDF, 184 KB)' for full details.

Open online and earn bonus interest

As an existing HSBC customer, you can open an HSBC Term Deposit instantly online within HSBC Online Banking for terms of 1 to 11 months.

Also, earn a bonus 0.10% p.a. interest on the standard interest rate when you open your Australian Dollar Term Deposit via HSBC Online Banking.

Build your savings

  • Choose for your interest to be re-invested or paid into your account including the ability to re-invest partial interest only
  • Competitive interest rates
  • No account or application fees
  • Choose an interest payment frequency to suit your needs: monthly, quarterly, annually or at maturity
  • Maturity reminders are conveniently sent to you securely via the Contact Centre within Online Banking (You must be registered for Online Banking)
  • Also available in major foreign currencies

Other fees and charges may apply.

Current Special Interest Rate Offers2

Current Special Interest Rate Offers2 for Term Deposit accounts
Interest Paid Monthly
Interest Paid
at Maturity

3 Months
0.55% p.a.
0.80% p.a.
6 Months
0.45% p.a.
12 Months
1.45% p.a.
2 Special Interest Rate Offers valid as at
(and subject to change)
7 April 2020

Account Interest Rates¹

Account Interest Rates1 for Term Deposit accounts
Interest Rates Paid Annually/Maturity
1 Month
0.35% p.a.
2 Months
0.45% p.a.
3 Months
0.80% p.a.
4 Months
0.60% p.a.
5 Months
0.60% p.a.
6 Months
0.70% p.a.
7 Months
0.60% p.a.
8 Months
0.60% p.a.
9 Months
0.60% p.a.
10 Months
0.60% p.a.
11 Months
0.60% p.a.
12 Months / 1 Year
1.70% p.a.2
15 Months
0.50% p.a.
18 Months
0.55% p.a.
2 Years
0.55% p.a.
3 Years
0.55% p.a.
4 Years
0.60% p.a.
5 Years
0.60% p.a.
Interest Rates current as at (and subject to change)
7 April 2020

If you would like to receive your interest payments on a monthly or quarterly basis, the applicable interest rates will be 0.25% p.a. (monthly) or 0.15% p.a. (quarterly) less than the rates paid annually/maturity quoted above, excluding rates for 1 month which are the same as in the table above

Apply for a Term Deposit Account

Existing HSBC Online Banking customers

Log on to Online Banking and complete the application form

Not an HSBC Customer?

If you currently don’t already have an HSBC account visit your local branch to open a Term Deposit

Make an online enquiry

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You should advise us of your instructions for dealing with your term deposit at least 2 days before its maturity date. If you do not, we will renew the deposit for the same term at the applicable interest rate on the date of maturity. If the term deposit is to automatically renew on the maturity date, you may receive a lower interest rate on the renewed term deposit than the original interest rate applied on your investment. Please see below for standard interest rates.

1 For PowerVantage and HSBC Premier Term Deposit customers, you will receive the interest rate that is the next higher interest rate that applies to the next higher balance range (if available).

2 Any special offer applies for a single term only. Different rates may apply for subsequent terms. This special offer is not available in conjunction with any other bonus interest or special rates offered on HSBC Term Deposits.

Other fees and charges (PDF, 184 KB)may apply. This advertisement provides general advice only and doesn't take into account your objectives, financial situation or needs. Consider theProduct Disclosure Statement (PDS) and Financial Services Guide (FSG) (PDF, 487 KB)before acquiring this product, available by calling1300 131 605, at your local branch orwww.hsbc.com.au. Issued by HSBC Bank Australia Limited ABN 48 006 434 162. AFSL 232595.