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The Australian Bankers' Association provides submissions to Governments, regulators and other organisations about issues affecting the banking and financial services industry.

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ARITA National Conference
10 Aug 2017
Closing address by Anna Bligh, Chief Executive of the Australian Bankers’ Association, at the Australian Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association conference in Melbourne.
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Mumbrella Finance Marketing Summit
10 Aug 2017
Keynote address by Anna Bligh, Chief Executive of the Australian Bankers’ Association, at the Mumbrella Finance Marketing Summit in Sydney.
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Taxes and other levies paid to governments in Australia by the banking industry
27 Jun 2017
This report shows that the banking industry pays the most tax of any industry in Australia, with more than $14 billion in tax paid to governments in 2016.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association’s submission on AUSTRAC’s Industry Contribution 2017-18
23 Jun 2017
The ABA provided AUSTRAC with comments on its consultation paper - Industry Contribution 2017-18.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association’s submission on AUSTRAC’s Industry Contribution 2017-18
23 Jun 2017
The ABA provided AUSTRAC with comments on its consultation paper - Industry Contribution 2017-18.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association’s submission on AUSTRAC’s Industry Contribution 2017-18
23 Jun 2017
The ABA provided AUSTRAC with comments on its consultation paper - Industry Contribution 2017-18.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association’s submission on Reforms for cooperatives, mutuals and member-owned firms
19 Jun 2017
The ABA provided Treasury with comments on the reforms for cooperatives, mutuals and member-owned firms. The ABA is a strong supporter of the recommendations arising from the 2015 Senate Economics References Committee inquiry into cooperatives, mutuals and member-owned firms. Of particular interest to the ABA are recommendations 16 (Capital Raising) and 17 (Amendments to the Corporations Act).
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on Reforms for cooperatives, mutuals and member-owned firms
19 Jun 2017
The ABA provided Treasury with comments on the reforms for cooperatives, mutuals and member-owned firms. The ABA is a strong supporter of the recommendations arising from the 2015 Senate Economics References Committee inquiry into cooperatives, mutuals and member-owned firms. Of particular interest to the ABA are recommendations 16 (Capital Raising) and 17 (Amendments to the Corporations Act).
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on Reforms for cooperatives, mutuals and member-owned firms
19 Jun 2017
The ABA provided Treasury with comments on the reforms for cooperatives, mutuals and member-owned firms. The ABA is a strong supporter of the recommendations arising from the 2015 Senate Economics References Committee inquiry into cooperatives, mutuals and member-owned firms. Of particular interest to the ABA are recommendations 16 (Capital Raising) and 17 (Amendments to the Corporations Act).
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The Australian Bankers’ Association’s submission on Reforms for cooperatives, mutuals and member-owned firms
19 Jun 2017
The ABA provided Treasury with comments on the reforms for cooperatives, mutuals and member-owned firms. The ABA is a strong supporter of the recommendations arising from the 2015 Senate Economics References Committee inquiry into cooperatives, mutuals and member-owned firms. Of particular interest to the ABA are recommendations 16 (Capital Raising) and 17 (Amendments to the Corporations Act).

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