I agree. I just wish Google did as well.
There are a lot of us here who have been waiting years for G to add more countries to the EFT option. And we are not talking about countries like Laos or Nigeria but major international financial centres like Singapore, Hong Kong etc.
The first thing dentedmind should do is contact G and his/her bank, because here we can only offer speculation. From memory though GAS cheques are on Citibank but I have not touched one for ages so may be wrong.