Topic: Westpac Australia

I have a response from Westpac Au to connect to OFX server.  I am not expecting much but it seems I have even less.  I can download OFX files from Westpac and import perfectly into GNU cash but I would like a more integrated solution if possible.  The response I got appears to have missed the point totally with ofxhome.  Can you help phrase a response to this email:
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Thanks for your email regarding linking Westpac with

We apologise for any inconvenience caused; however, we are unable to provide recommendations around 3rd party accounting software.

From investigation of the link you have provided, for a connection to be established with Westpac, the request must be processed via directly.

Generally when linking 3rd party software with your Westpac accounts, a signed authorisation form needs to be lodged by the account holder, with the 3rd party company, who will then send an official request to Westpac.

Keen to learn more? Simply:
*  Call 1300 655 505 (8am to 8pm, 7 days) from anywhere in Australia
*  Call +61 2 9293 9270 (24 hours) from overseas
*  Visit your local Westpac branch (

We trust this information is of assistance.

Yours sincerely

Linia Nicholls
Banking Representative
Westpac Banking Corporation