Australian Geographic Subscriptions – Direct Debit Service Agreement

Direct Debit Service Agreement

  1. By agreeing to the Direct Debit Request you authorise Australian Geographic and Stripe Australia Payments Pty Ltd or another service provider Australian Geographic may appoint from time to time (“AG Service Provider”),to arrange for funds to be debited from your nominated financial institution account (the “nominated account”). Each Service Provider is acting as an agent for Australian Geographic and does not provide any goods or services to you.
  2. Australian Geographic will give you at least 14 days notice in writing of any changes to the terms of the drawing arrangements.
  3. Australian Geographic and AG Service Providers will keep information relating to your nominated account confidential in accordance with their privacy policies ( and (, except where required for the purposes of conducting direct debits with your financial institution. Your personal information will be transferred by Australian Geographic or AG Service Providers to the United States and elsewhere. If you do not want to provide your personal information in connection with the Direct Debit Request, Australian Geographic will not be able to debit your nominated account.
  4. Where the due date is not a business day, the direct debit will be drawn from your nominated financial institution account on the next business day.
  5. It is your responsibility to:
  6. Ensure your nominated account can accept direct debits;
  7. Ensure that there are sufficient clear funds available in the nominated account to meet each drawing on the due date;
  8. Advise immediately if the nominated account is transferred or closed or your account details change;
  9. Arrange a suitable payment method if Australian Geographic cancels the drawing arrangements;
  10. Ensure that all authorised signatories nominated on the financial institution account to be debited authorise the Direct Debit Request.
  11. Subject to the terms and conditions of your account, you may alter the drawing arrangements. Such advice should be received by Australian Geographic at least 7 business days prior to the drawing date for any of the following:
  12. Changing your nominated account number
  13. Deferring a drawing
  14. Altering a DDR schedule
  15. Cancelling the drawings completely

If you require further information, please contact Australian Geographic. Alternatively, you can also contact your financial institution.

  1. If you believe that there has been an error in debiting your account, you should notify Australian Geographic as soon as possible. Australian Geographic will notify you in writing of its determination and the amount of any adjustment that will be made to your nominated account (if any). Australian Geographic will arrange for your financial institution to adjust your nominated account by the applicable amount (if any). Alternatively, you can also contact your financial institution.
  2. The details of your drawing arrangements are contained in the attached Direct Debit Request.
  3. Australian Geographic reserves the right to cancel the drawing arrangements if three consecutive drawings are dishonoured by your financial institution, and to arrange with you an alternative payment method. Please refer to the terms and conditions of your nominated account to see whether dishonour fees apply. Australian Geographic may charge additional dishonour fees to compensate it for dishonoured payment costs it incurs.