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Bank branches will be closed on Thursday 22nd September due to the National Day of Morning.
“The impact of climate change, its mitigation, and the ongoing decarbonisation of the economy is now critical to every aspect of our lives,”
“This is a positive step to resolving the acute labour shortages we’re seeing in our economy.”
“Skilled migrants with advanced technical and digital skills can help drive productivity and contribute to upskilling our own workforce.”
“The summit will be a compelling conversation. However, the White Paper is likely to be the main game.”
“I think it’s really important that we see this summit as the launch of a process, not the landing of it… two days is not going to be enough to solve some of the bigger issues.”
“the earlier that people speak to their bank, the more likely it is that the bank can find a solution that will work and keep the customer out of financial strife.”
Twenty of Australia’s most influential business and finance peak bodies have come to an unprecedented consensus on the need for sustainability reporting.
“Over the past eight years, Mr Byres has provided strong leadership… particularly through the very stormy economic waters of recent times.”
“these factsheets are just one tool in Australian banks’ toolkit of offerings to help customers to get back on track”
“We encourage customers to find out more about PayID and a good place to start is the website payid.com.au”
“Australian banks are currently supporting almost 3000 people in and around the NSW Northern Rivers region”
It will enable banks to withhold credit reporting information where reporting that information could lead to customer harm.
Anna Bligh spoke to ABC Radio North Coast on how banks can help those impacted by floods in the Lismore region.
The ABA has called upon Federal and State Australian governments to work together to combat the ongoing problem of elder financial abuse.
An average of $3.2 billion was lent to small business in the second half of 2021, up 24% from the $2.6 billion in the second half of 2020.
ore than 30 industry leaders addressed the audience throughout the day, deep-diving into the opportunities, digital disruptions, new customer trends and risks that face the banking industry.