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The Australian Banking Association (ABA) is the information source for the news media on the Australian banking industry, providing information, analysis and context on industry issues.

The ABA plays an active role in the public dialogue on banking and financial services, providing commentary on broader industry issues and facilitating access to other sources of information.

For media inquiries contact media@ausbanking.org.au or 0475 741 007.


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ABA welcomes extending AML/CTF laws
2 May 2016

The Australian Bankers’ Association has today welcomed recommendations to better protect our economy from organised crime and terrorism financing.

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Banks act to strengthen community trust
21 April 2016

Australia’s banks will today begin to implement comprehensive new measures to protect consumer interests, increase transparency and accountability and build trust and confidence in banks.

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ABA comments on new ASIC measures
20 April 2016

The Australian Bankers’ Association has today supported the expanded powers and increased resources for ASIC announced by the Federal Government.

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ABA rejects ALP call for royal commission
8 April 2016

The Australian banking industry believes a royal commission into financial services is unnecessary and a waste of taxpayer funds, Australian Bankers’ Association CEO Steven M�_nchenberg said today.

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Sydney suburbs targeted in bank phone scam
10 March 2016

The Australian Bankers’ Association has today warned about a telephone scam trying to get Sydneysiders to disclose personal and banking information.

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Banks welcome common-sense approach to ATMs
4 February 2016

The banking industry has welcomed the voting down in Parliament today of the Greens’ counterproductive proposal to ban ATM fees.

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Financial relief available for people affected by WA bushfires
12 January 2016

A range of assistance packages are available from banks to help communities affected by the bushfires in Western Australia, the Australian Bankers’ Association said today.

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