6 February 2023
ABA proposes the strategic plan in its first iteration prioritises: 1) implementing a payments licence and revising the Payment Systems (Regulation) Act 1998; 2) responding to scams: taking a cross-sectoral approach to disrupting scams, protecting consumers and providing educations and awareness; 3) digital identity adoption; and 4) migrating from legacy to modern payments infrastructure.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.