If you are currently on a support package, you can find out more information about your options by visiting our Home Loan Support Package Options page.
Visit the home loan support package page.
If you've lost your job or suffered loss of income (including rental income) as a result of COVID- 19, you can apply to defer
mortgage repayments for 3 months with an extension for a further 3 months after review.
Visit the online form.
After you have applied for a COVID- 19 Home Loan support package, we will inform you of the outcome of your application via email and SMS within 1-2 weeks of application
If you are approved for a COVID- 19 Home Loan support package, your deferral period will commence once your application has been processed and will apply to your 3 monthly repayments following the processing date.
If you have a repayment due in the meantime, you have the option to:
Visit the online form.
If you’re ahead on repayments, you will have available funds in your home loan that you may access.
If you’ve already registered for redraw via Internet Banking, you can transfer your available funds into your preferred account online.
If you haven’t registered for redraw, you will first need to set-up redraw by completing the Home Loan Redraw Form.
You may have insurance that may cover you in the event of illness or involuntary unemployment. If you have this insurance, please check your Product Disclosure Statement.
For Consumer Credit Insurance 1300 655 489.
To lodge a claim on your Home Loan Protection insurance or BT life policy or for any queries call 1300 366 416.
If you are paying your loan by direct debit, you have the option to:
You can do this by completing the Home Loan Direct Debit form.
If you are ahead on your repayments and have had this home loan for more than 12 months you may consider reducing your repayments.
This option is available depending on the amount of extra funds you have paid into your loan.
You may be eligible to switch your repayments to interest only. This will temporarily reduce your repayments as you will only be paying the interest portion of your repayment.
With interest-only repayments, you only pay the interest charged on the amount you’ve borrowed on your home loan. This means that repayments don’t reduce the principal, which results in higher interest charges over the life of the loan.
Usually, interest-only repayments last for a set period (5 years, for example), after which the loan switches to principal-and-interest repayments.
* Redraw fees may apply, for more details please visit www.bankofmelbourne.com.au/personal/home-loans/manage/redraw
The information on our website is prepared without knowing your personal financial circumstances. Before you act on this or any advice, please consider if it’s right for you.
If you make a prepayment beyond the prepayment threshold or change to another repayment type then break costs and fees may apply. Customers can make prepayments of up to the $30,000 prepayment threshold for the entire fixed period without break costs or fees applying. For fixed rate loans taken up prior to 18 August 2019, customers can make prepayments of up to the $10,000 prepayment threshold in each 12 month period without break cost or fees applying. Prepayment break costs are explained in the .