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The Australian Banking Association (ABA) is the information source for the news media on the Australian banking industry, providing information, analysis and context on industry issues.

The ABA plays an active role in the public dialogue on banking and financial services, providing commentary on broader industry issues and facilitating access to other sources of information.

For media inquiries contact [email protected] or 0475 741 007.

Media Releases
New reforms provide big step forward for banking industry and customers
6 October 2021

Australia’s banking industry is introducing six new reforms in the space of one week.

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Media Releases
Final Sedgwick Review confirms banks putting customers first in pay systems for frontline staff
1 July 2021

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 »

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Efficient and Responsible: Getting the Lending Balance Right
25 November 2020

Access to credit opens up opportunities and fulfills aspirations. Getting it right requires the right balance between consumer protections and the flow of credit.

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Royal Commission: One Year On
30 January 2020

“The industry knows there is still much work to be done to earn back the trust of the Australian people and will continue to remain focussed on this task”

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