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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.

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
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
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.
Take the Financial Literacy challenge
1 September 2014
SYDNEY, 1 September 2014: The Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) said there is no better time than today to take the financial literacy challenge.
Working together to build financial literacy in Australia
1 August 2014
SYDNEY, 1 August 2014: The Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) said today that the new National Financial Literacy Strategy 2014-2017 will help more Australians take control of their money and finances.
FOFA Regulations stand
16 July 2014
SYDNEY, 16 July 2014: The Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) said today that the new Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) Regulations provide consumers and the industry with clarity and certainty.
Murray Report Sets Scene for Australia’s Future
15 July 2014
SYDNEY, 15 July 2014: The Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) today welcomed the release of the comprehensive Interim Report of the Financial System Inquiry as an important step towards building confidence in Australia’s strong economic future.

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