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Why directshares?

Pay only when you trade, with competitive online broking fees.

Great value trading

From $19.95 per trade*.




Tools & research
Stock filters, trading ideas and more.
Customer service
Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm (AEST).

Buy, sell and manage your

share portfolio with ease

You can also select from the following features …

Settle to your account

Choose to trade with your own funds from an eligible bank account or borrow money to invest with a margin loan. If you bank with St.George, Bank of Melbourne or BankSA; you can link your eligible bank account to settle your trades^.

Trading account options

Opt to set up your trading account as an individual, joint with someone else, as a company, registered body, trustee or super fund.

Transfer securities from an existing account

directshares makes it easy to switch existing shares over to your new trading platform.

A range of products to invest in

Trade a range of products including shares, options, ETFs, and warrants.

directshares SharePacks

With directshares SharePacks you can purchase a diversified portfolio of 8 shares from different industries. The shares are chosen by a consensus of analyst recommendations and updated weekly.

directshares power

directshares Power is a professional-standard version of the directshares platform. If you trade 5 times or more in a month you can access directshares Power at no extra cost.

Proactive tax management

Tax Tools Plus and Premium helps estimate your tax liabilities before you incur them and manage your trading throughout the year, so you have a better idea of your potential tax position.

Independent research, tools & education

Access to the latest research compiled by a range of independent research houses as well as an easy-to-use education centre.

Internet brokerage rates & fees

Brokerage fees depend on the value of the trade and how many trades you’ve made in a calendar month. Our standard brokerage rates (inc. GST) for trading ASX-listed securities via the Internet are:


Trades per calendar month

1st trade

  • $19.95 for trade value up to $5000
  • $24.95 for trade value ranging from $5,001 up to $10,000
  • $29.95 for trade value ranging from $10,001 up to $28,000
  • 0.11% for trade value greater than $28,000

2nd trade & subsequent

  • $19.95 for trade value up to $18,000
  • 0.11% for trade value greater than $18,000

In detail

Before making a decision, please read the terms and conditions and ensure you're aware of all fees, charges and interest rates.

How to apply for directshares

Read the Terms & Conditions. 
 Have your bank account details ready or open an eligible account^.
Apply online. 

^ You can use most St.George, Bank of Melbourne or BankSA deposit accounts to link to your directshares broking account. If you are unsure if your account is eligible call 1300 133 500. Ineligible accounts include Maxi Saver accounts, Fixed Term accounts, Sense Savings accounts and Business Access Saver accounts.