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Media Releases

The Australian Bankers’ Association is the information source for the news media on the Australian banking industry, providing information, analysis and context on industry issues.

Banks offer bushfire financial relief packages for customers
8 January 2015
SYDNEY, 8 January 2015: Customers and businesses in the communities affected by the bushfires in southern and western parts of Australia can access immediate relief assistance from banks, the Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) said today.
Bank telephone survey scam
19 December 2014
SYDNEY, 19 December 2014: The Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) has today warned the public not to engage in telephone surveys where the caller alleges to be from the ABA, as it is a scam.
Westpac to complete term chairing the Australian Bankers’ Association
10 December 2014
SYDNEY, 10 December 2014: The Council of the Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) has advised today that Westpac will continue in its role chairing the association
FSI should help shape Australia’s economic future
7 December 2014
SYDNEY, 7 December 2014: The findings from the Federal Government’s Financial System Inquiry must lay the foundation for sustained economic growth, enabled by a stable, competitive and efficient financial system, the Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) said today.
FOFA disallowance would harm bank customers
19 November 2014
SYDNEY, 19 November 2014: The Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) today expressed disappointment at the Opposition and some Independent Senators’ announcement to join together to make another disallowance motion against the FOFA regulations.
Australia and China’s closer financial ties to support economic prosperity
18 November 2014
SYDNEY, 18 November 2014: Australia and China’s closer financial ties to support economic prosperity
Banks’ solid results help build a stronger Australia
3 November 2014
SYDNEY, 3 November 2014: The solid financial performance of Australian banks will continue to underpin the essential contribution banks make to the economy.
New register of financial advisers welcome
24 October 2014
SYDNEY, 24 October 2014: The Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) today welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Finance and Acting Assistant Treasurer, Mathias Cormann, of an industry-wide public register of financial advisers.
FOFA Improvements and Better Standards Both Needed
26 September 2014
SYDNEY, 26 September 2014: The Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) said today the banking industry fully supports improving the professional standards that need to be met by financial advisers.
New ABA Appointments
1 September 2014
SYDNEY, 1 September 2014: The Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) today announced a number of new appointments to its staff.


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