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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.

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.
ISA misrepresents FOFA changes
3 July 2014
SYDNEY, 3 July 2014: The Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) said today that Industry Super Australia has misrepresented the banking industry around the FOFA reforms.
FOFA Changes mean better financial advice for all
20 June 2014
SYDNEY, 20 June 2014: The Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) today welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement that it will make changes to the Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) legislation.
Low Growth in Bank Fees
19 June 2014
SYDNEY, 19 June 2014: The Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) said today that Australian households have seen a small increase in the total amount of fees paid for banking services – the first increase in household bank fees for 4 years.

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