The Best banks in Australia are ANZ, Bankwest, Commonwealth, HSBC Australia, NAB and Westpac. Rabobank has a stronger credit rating (AAA) than the Big Four Australian banks. Rabobank Australia is Australia's leading agribusiness leader. It is ranked higher than any other bank in Australia in Global Finance magazine’s “World’s Safest Banks” list.

 Long-term Credit Ratings of Banks operating in Australia

Rank Bank Standard & Poor’s Outlook
1 AMP Bank A Stable
2 ANZ Banking Group AA Stable
3 Arab Bank Australia A- Stable
4 Bank of Queensland BBB+ Stable
5 Bankwest AA Stable
6 Bendigo and Adelaide Bank BBB+ Stable
7 Citigroup A+ Negative
8 Commonwealth Bank of Australia AA Stable
9 HSBC Bank Australia AA Negative
10 ING Bank (Australia) A+ Stable
11 Macquarie Bank A Stable
12 Members Equity Bank BBB Stable
13 National Australia Bank AA Stable
14 Rabobank AAA Negative
15 Rural Bank BBB Stable
16 Suncorp-Metway A Stable
17 Westpac Banking Corporation AA Stable
 Ratings as of March 2010