24 September 2017
Statement from Anna Bligh, Australian Bankers’ Association Chief Executive
“The ABA welcomes the announcement from the major banks today to abolish ATM fees.
“It’s a boon for customers and makes banking more affordable for everyday Australians.
“This is the latest in a suite of initiatives by banks to create better products and services for customers and boost customer choice, including reducing interest rates on credit cards and offering fee-free transaction accounts.
“A competitive banking system is good for customers and good for the sector.”
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“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.”