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Australian Government guarantee on deposits

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Refers to the Financial Claims Scheme (FCS) which provides protection to depositors of up to $250,000 per account-holder per authorised deposit-taking institution (ADI) (bank, building society or credit union) in the event of the ADI failing. For joint accounts, each account holder is entitled to the $250,000 guarantee.

To check if your savings are covered by the FCS, see the deposit checker on APRA's website.