Reports created and commissioned by the ABA.
The ABA produces reports on the banking industry and issues that impact the banking sector.
Reports include data and analysis on lending to specific economic sectors such as small business and agribusiness, and issue focused reports such as modern slavery and the use of credit cards for online gambling.
PWC Basel 3.1 Capital Comparison Study
We are pleased to present our study on the comparability of the new capital framework for Australian Authorised Deposit-taking Institutions (ADIs), with the finalised Basel III reforms (or “Basel 3.1”).
SME Lending Report – 2022
Heading into 2023 we expect SMEs to grow progressively confident.
Consumer confidence remains weak, but consumer behaviour tells a different story with retail spending continuing to grow, despite increasing inflation.
ABA Response to BCCC Banking Code Review
Table of ABA responses to the 2021 Independent Review of the Banking Code Compliance Committee (BCCC)
Includes: ABA response to recommendations within ABA remit, ABA response to recommendations within the BCCC’s remit
Agribusiness Report – 2022
In the 12 months to February 2022, ABA members lent an average of $4.2 billion to agribusinesses on a monthly basis.
Typologies and Indicators of Modern Slavery – 2022
The first edition working paper on the role of the Australian banking industry in combatting modern slavery, with a specific focus on the common typologies and indicators of modern slavery in high-risk sectors in Australia.
SME Lending Report – 2021
Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are the lifeblood of the economy. Their recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic is critical as the nation charts a path back to prosperity.
Use of Credit Cards for Gambling Transactions – 2020
In late 2019 the Australian Banking Association (ABA) sought community views on the use of credit cards for gambling.
Choice in Banking Report – 2019
In 2019, Deloitte Access Economics was engaged to explore the factors that motivate consumer choices in retail banking.
SME Lending in Australia 2019
This report provides an analysis of present trends in small business lending and aims to provide a basis for further discussion about what the banking industry can do to make it easier for small businesses to access finance.
Fees for Banking Services – 2017
This 2017 report looks at the fees earned by banks in taking deposits, making loans and providing payment services.
Agriculture in Australia Activity and Financing – 2016
This 2016 report highlights the importance of the agriculture industry to the Australian economy and the community, and the role of banks in providing financial support to this critical sector
Small Business Sector in Australia – 2016
This 2016 economic report looks at the small business sector with a particular focus on the provision of finance.