I know they're probably all much of a muchness but does anyone have advice on the best bank in Australia? I'm just looking for the standard current account and credit card.
This page on Banking in Australia will help you http://melbourne.angloinfo.com/information/money/banking/ - it covers the different banking institutuions, types of account and how to open one. Let us know if you need any further info!
You're right there - banks are banks! I've always been with Commonwealth, my girlfriend was with them so I joined too. I'm pretty happy with them
This website is pretty good to help you compare bank accounts http://mozo.com.au/bank-accounts