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Banks offer flood victims a financial lifeline
Published on 3 March 2022

options to defer loan repayments for up to 3 months for those customers affected by the flood disasters

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Banks to assist mouse plague affected customers
Published on 3 June 2021

“I’m urging anyone who has been affected by the mouse plague to get in touch with their bank and find out about the assistance on offer.”

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Support available for customers affected by Tropical Cyclone Seroja
Published on 15 April 2021

Australian banks are ready to help customers in Western Australia who are rebuilding after the destruction inflicted by Tropical Cyclone Seroja. Communities in WA’s mid-west were devastated by the cyclone last week, when it crossed the coast near the town of Kalbarri. Geraldton, Northampton, Binnu, Chapman Valley, Mingenew and a number of other towns were... Read more »

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Support available for customers affected by NSW floods
Published on 21 March 2021

Australian banks are supporting communities in New South Wales after torrential rain and floods in parts of the state.  Floodwaters have inundated towns on the NSW North Coast, Sydney has been pummelled by heavy rain and more is forecast in coming days.  Australian Banking Association CEO Anna Bligh says banks have a range of measures... Read more »

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Banks ready to help those affected by devastating bushfires
Published on 3 January 2020

Australians affected by the catastrophic bushfires across parts of Australia are encouraged to contact their bank to access a wide range of assistance available.

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Royal Commission Code changes given the green light
Published on 17 December 2019

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has given the final approval for a new version of the Banking Code of Practice 2019 that implements recommendations of the Royal Commission. The approval comes after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) gave authorisation in November this year for the Royal Commission changes to the Code... Read more »

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Banks stand ready to help customers impacted by bushfires
Published on 11 November 2019

Australians facing financial difficulties as a result of fires raging across New South Wales and Queensland are being encouraged to contact their bank for assistance when they are able to do so. CEO of the Australian Banking Association Anna Bligh said that banks have hardship teams ready to assist customers affected by the fires.  ... Read more »

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