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The ABA has called upon Federal and State Australian governments to work together to combat the ongoing problem of elder financial abuse.
An average of $3.2 billion was lent to small business in the second half of 2021, up 24% from the $2.6 billion in the second half of 2020.
ore than 30 industry leaders addressed the audience throughout the day, deep-diving into the opportunities, digital disruptions, new customer trends and risks that face the banking industry.
The nation’s banking sector will come together for the inaugural Australian Banking Association (ABA) conference on Friday, with a focus on economic recovery and Planning for Tomorrow. Reserve Bank Governor Philip Lowe will headline the conference with a keynote speech, while attendees will also hear from prominent industry leaders including Westpac CEO and ABA… Read more »
removing existing legal barriers that make it more difficult for financial institutions to help victim survivors of financial abuse.
“Our elderly Australians have worked hard over many years and deserve to live out their later years with dignity, respect and financial independence.”
The ABA’s Conduct Background Check Protocol was established in June 2017 to assist subscribing ABA member banks when hiring to find out better information about a job applicant’s past employment history and conduct record. This is designed to create more consistency in hiring so individuals with poor conduct records can’t move from one job to… Read more »
“The small business sector is already powering Australia’s economic recovery. In the three months to August 2021, $10 billion in new lending was made to small business.”
Unlike paying to a BSB and account number, PayID gives the user the ability to confirm the name of the account holder before they transfer funds.
Services such as PayID, BPay and e-invoicing will show who you’re paying before you pay, ensuring money is going to the intended account.
“it’s heartening to see the need for assistance declining as many States and Territories come out of lockdown”