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these options do give people you know, a breather, that’s what they’re designed to do, just take the load off for three months, while you get through everything else that you need to get through.”
ABA CEO Anna Bligh was interviewed by Stan Shaw on ABC Perth on 7 July. She discussed her upcoming meeting with COVID-19 vaccine Task Force Lieutenant General John Frewin with other corporate stakeholders. Banks, as both major employers who already offer vaccinations, and who also have a network of branches, can help with the COVID-19… Read more »
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An independent review of retail banking product commissions and payments has described the change in culture and practices as a “substantial achievement” that will improve outcomes for customers. The Australian Banking Association commissioned Mr Stephen Sedgwick AO in 2016 to undertake a large scale review of remuneration practices for frontline staff. This review, delivered in… Read more »
“If you’re concerned you are being coerced or taken advantage of financially, I encourage you to contact your bank.” ABA CEO Anna Bligh
“Once conditions ease, it’s important for anyone impacted to know their bank is ready to provide assistance”
Australian banks are launching updated guidelines on financial abuse as part of their continued focus on responding to family violence and elder abuse.
Australian banks are urging state and territory governments to adopt consistent laws on powers of attorney to prevent elder financial abuse.