5 May 2022
The Australian Banking Association continues to support efforts to accelerate the adoption of electronic mortgages and settlement for the convenience of consumers and the associated economic benefits. The banking industry is supportive of mandating electronic conveyancing in Queensland, which is a pragmatic and natural development from the current regime. Mandating e-conveyancing in Queensland will create greater certainty for consumers and drive greater efficiencies.Download PDF
The ABA supports the introduction of mandatory climate-related financial disclosures aligned with the ISSB, and we feel that the proposed model generally strikes an appropriate balance. The submission makes key points across six areas: phased approach, reporting content, reporting location, assurance, continuous disclosure and the modified liability approach.
The ABA’s submission to the ACCC’s Retail Deposits Inquiry 2023. Australian banks continue to provide a competitive, dynamic, and innovative marketplace for deposits. Banks are also cognisant of the variety of uses for deposit accounts and strive to provide products and services that meet the needs of customers.