Submissions 2015

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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement.
28 Aug 2015
The ABA provided the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee with its comments on the Proposed China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA). The ABA's submission places Australia's economy in a global context and discusses the opportunities for growth and the financial services sector from ChAFTA.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on AUSTRAC Industry Contribution: Stakeholder consultation paper
26 Aug 2015
The ABA provided feedback to AUSTRAC on the Industry Contribution: Stakeholder consultation paper - Financial year: 2015-16.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on the inquiry into impairment of customer loans
21 Aug 2015
The ABA lodged its submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services inquiry into the impairment of customer loans. This submission addresses the key issues for the inquiry, including business lending in Australia, bank lending practices and the responsibilities of banks in providing loans to businesses, the role of third parties and existing protections for customers.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on improving tax compliance - enhanced third party reporting, pre-filling and data matching
14 Aug 2015
The ABA provided feedback to Treasury on the Exposure Draft of the Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2015 Measures No. 5) Bill 2015: Third party reporting.
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Avoiding bank fees
13 Aug 2015
From using your own bank's ATM to setting up SMS alerts when your account reaches a certain balance, find out how to avoid bank fees.
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ATMs
13 Aug 2015
This fact sheet explains the types of ATM transactions and tips to minimise ATM fees.
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Direct debits
12 Aug 2015
This fact sheet explains the different processes to set up and cancel direct debits that are from your deposit account or credit or debit card.
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Credit cards in Australia
10 Aug 2015
This infographic provides a snapshot of the credit card market in Australia, including the different products and interest rates on offer so consumers can choose the card that best suits their needs.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on the credit card market
10 Aug 2015
The ABA lodged its submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Economics Inquiry into credit card interest rates.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on Foreign Resident Capital Gains Withholding Tax
7 Aug 2015
The ABA provided comments to Treasury on its Exposure Draft Foreign Resident Capital Gains Withholding Tax.

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