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Australia’s banking industry is introducing six new reforms in the space of one week.
As more Australians experience financial scams, the ABA has launched a new campaign to raise awareness on the increasing threat of scams, warning Australians to be on the lookout for scam phone calls, texts and emails. FULL TRANSCRIPT: ABA CEO Anna Bligh spoke with ABC Radio’s Ross Marsden. Ross Marsden The Australian Banking Association has… Read more »
More than 57,000 customers have received hardship assistance during recent lockdowns across Australia.
“Many people don’t realise how prevalent financial abuse is and that it may be a red flag for future violence.”
“While existing regulations have served Australia well, we have seen unprecedented changes in how we pay each other.”
these options do give people you know, a breather, that’s what they’re designed to do, just take the load off for three months, while you get through everything else that you need to get through.”
ABA CEO Anna Bligh was interviewed by Stan Shaw on ABC Perth on 7 July. She discussed her upcoming meeting with COVID-19 vaccine Task Force Lieutenant General John Frewin with other corporate stakeholders. Banks, as both major employers who already offer vaccinations, and who also have a network of branches, can help with the COVID-19… Read more »
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An independent review of retail banking product commissions and payments has described the change in culture and practices as a “substantial achievement” that will improve outcomes for customers. The Australian Banking Association commissioned Mr Stephen Sedgwick AO in 2016 to undertake a large scale review of remuneration practices for frontline staff. This review, delivered in… Read more »