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ABA Response to Pottinger Review

13 November 2020

The Review is an important measure in clarifying the definition of small businesses in Australia and the ABA accepts all nine recommendations.

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Lessons learned from the Australian bushfire season 2019-20

22 May 2020

The ABA has set up a natural disasters work program that reports to our 16 Council members in order to clarify, strengthen and streamline the banking industry’s response to natural disasters to ensure that they have the right tools for the job at the right time. By the beginning of March 2020, the major banks had provided bushfire assistance grants totalling $7.6 million to more than 4,000 customers across Australia. The banks had also raised more than $42 million in donations to help devastated communities and assisted more than 3,500 customers with financial relief packages of the types described below.

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Senate Economics Committee Inquiry into the Australian Business Growth Fund Bill 2019 [Provisions]

17 February 2020

The ABA strongly supports the Government’s initiative to help small businesses grow by coinvesting with banks to establish this Australian Business Growth Fund. The Fund is designed to provide equity finance to qualifying businesses across a range of industries and locations.

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Royal Commission Round 3 – Small Business Lending

8 June 2018

Self-regulation of the banking industry through the Banking Code of Practice is adequate to address any residual concerns raised in the context of the Round 3 Hearings about the coverage of obligations imposed on the banks.

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