20 December 2017: After hundreds of hours of development and more than 50 meetings with banks and key stakeholders over the past nine months, the new Banking Code of Practice has been sent to ASIC for approval.
November 30, 2017: Australia’s banks have welcomed the Prime Minister’s decision to take action and provide certainty to the Banking industry to the benefit of the national economy and all Australians. Banks will fully co-operate with the Royal Commission.
27 November 2017: Former Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Mr Graeme Innes AM, has been appointed by the Australian Bankers’ Association to head up a review of existing electronic accessibility standards.
2 November 2017: The Australian Bankers’ Association has welcomed the prospect of increased competition and a better deal for consumers, but believes the comprehensive credit reporting regime announced by the Treasurer raises some important questions.
31 October 2017: There are now just a matter of days before the South Australian Parliament decides to either protect South Australian jobs and investment, or undermine them, by introducing an unpopular bank tax.