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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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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on Enhancing Australia’s AML/CTF regime.
15 Feb 2017
The ABA provided the Attorney-General's Department with comments on Enhancing Australia's AML/CTF regime: Phase 1 amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006.
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The Australian Bankers Association submission on Residential mortgage lending reporting requirements for ADIs
10 Feb 2017
The ABA provided comments to APRA regarding residential mortgage lending reporting requirements for authorised deposit-taking institutions.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on external dispute resolution
1 Feb 2017
The ABA has responded to the interim report by Professor Ian Ramsay from his review into the external dispute resolution system and complaints framework.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on Options for regulating lawyers, conveyancers etc.
27 Jan 2017
The ABA provided the AGD with comments on the industry consultation: Options for regulating lawyers, conveyancers, accountants, high-value dealers, real estate agents and trust and company service providers.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on the Regulatory treatment of accounting provisions.
16 Jan 2017
The ABA provided the BCBS with comments on two documents: Consultative document: The Regulatory treatment of accounting provisions - interim approach and transitional arrangements, and Discussion paper: Regulatory treatment of accounting provisions.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on Revised APG 223 - Residential Mortgage Lending
19 Dec 2016
The ABA provided APRA with comments on APG 223 - Residential Mortgage Lending.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on draft consultative approach for AML/CTF Rule amendments.
19 Dec 2016
The ABA appreciated the opportunity to provide AUSTRAC with comments on the draft consultative approach for AML/CTF Rule amendments.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on Data Availability and Use; Productivity Commission Draft Report: Overview & Draft Recommendations
16 Dec 2016
The ABA provided the Productivity Commission with its comments on Data Availability and Use.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association’s submission on the review of the AML/CTF regime
14 Nov 2016
The ABA lodged a submission with the Attorney-General's Department on the Industry Consultation Draft: Project Plan "Implementation of the recommendations from the statutory review of the anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing regime". The ABA remains fully supportive of the implementation of all 84 recommendations from the statutory review of the AML/CTF financing regime.

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Landmark reform package
11 Dec 2017
Read the full landmark reform package that will improve consumer outcomes and confidence in mortgage broking, prepared by the Combined Industry Forum.
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Here’s why Aussie banks are backing a royal commission
Anna Bligh, Australian Bankers' Association
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