Dividend Reinvestment Plan: Half Year to 28 February 2002

The issue price for shares issued under the Plan is $6.97.


This reflects an amount 2.5% less than the weighted average sale price of all shares in the Bank sold on the ASX during the 5 trading days immediately following the Record Date (18 April 2002), rounded up to the nearest cent.


Shares issued under the plan shall be issued at the issue price and credited as fully paid.


B Edwards
Company Secretary