26 November 2019
The ABA strongly supports the retention of a principles-based approach to responsible lending through
the legislative provisions contained in the NCCP Act, as well as in relation to relevant regulatory
guidance, including in ASIC’s RG 209 and APRA’s APG 223 and APS 220.
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.