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After four months of silence on its terms of reference for a royal commission into banking, Labor has instead cut and pasted part of its May dissenting report from the PJC inquiry into impaired bank loans.
There is still an opportunity to make a submission to the independent review of the Code of Banking Practice, the Australian Bankers’ Association said today.
Today’s revelation by Manager of Opposition Business, Tony Burke MP, that Labor intends to use its proposed royal commission to test the strength of the Government’s one-seat majority proves Labor’s motivations are purely political.
The Australian Bankers’ Association has responded to Labor’s claim that a big increase in complaints is justification for a royal commission.
Employment in the finance and insurance industry has been a strong driver of employment growth over the past year, contributing to the resilience in the overall labour market, the Australian Bankers’ Association said today.
This report looks at employment in the finance and insurance industry, including the characteristics of banking employees, wages and flexible working conditions.
This report looks at the contribution of the Australian banking industry to government revenue through taxes and other levies, and compares this with the tax rates paid by banks in other countries and with the tax paid by other industries in Australia.
The Australian Bankers’ Association has today welcomed the release of the terms of reference of the Federal Government’s review into external dispute resolution.
The Australian Bankers’ Association today responded to the Federal Government’s invitation for banks to brief a parliamentary committee on interest rate decisions.
The Australian Bankers’ Association has today welcomed the release of Mr Ian McPhee’s first quarterly report on how the industry is progressing with new initiatives to protect customer interests.
The Australian Bankers’ Association has today released details of an independent review of commissions and payments made to bank staff and third parties.
The Australian Bankers’ Association has today released details of the independent review of the Code of Banking Practice, which sets standards of good conduct for banks.
Over the past four years average weekly bank fees paid by households have remained steady, according to a new report from the Australian Bankers’ Association.
This report analyses how much households and businesses are paying in bank fees, taking into account the increasing transaction volumes.
Communities impacted by the extreme weather along the country’s east coast can get help from their bank, the Australian Bankers’ Association said today.
I’m The Australian Bankers’ Association has today strongly rejected the Greens’ proposal to break up Australia’s major banks and has called on the Australian Labor Party to do the same.
Banks are supporting dairy farmers impacted by the sudden changes to their businesses with the recent reduction in farm gate milk prices, the Australian Bankers’ Association said today.
The Australian Bankers’ Association has today announced the appointment of Mr Ian McPhee AO PSM to oversee the implementation of recently announced measures by banks to protect consumer interests.
ABA letter of engagement to Ian McPhee AO PSM regarding banking industry initiatives.
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