Media release 2014

Bank telephone survey scam
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
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
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
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
SYDNEY, 18 November 2014: Australia and China's closer financial ties to support economic prosperity
Banks’ solid results help build a stronger Australia
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
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
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.
Take the Financial Literacy challenge
SYDNEY, 1 September 2014: The Australian Bankers' Association (ABA) said there is no better time than today to take the financial literacy challenge.
New ABA Appointments
SYDNEY, 1 September 2014: The Australian Bankers' Association (ABA) today announced a number of new appointments to its staff.

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