Latest Australian Banking Association News

ASIC consults on reference checking and information sharing protocol
Banks to continue Royal Commission reform
Bushfire Royal Commission to improve disaster coordination
Flow of credit to small business remains strong
Repayments have resumed on almost half of deferred loans
Budget 2020 charts road to recovery
Government digital plan good for consumers
Changes to Australian Credit Laws
6-month loan assessments begin as Australians resume loan repayments
Increased small business lending boosts Australia’s economic recovery
Nationally consistent power of attorney laws key to mitigating elder abuse
REIA welcomes decision by banks to extend loan repayment deferral period
Ombudsman welcomes banks’ decision to extend loan deferrals
Further bank support for households and small businesses
Banks enter phase two on COVID-19 deferred loans
NAB extends vital support options for business and home loan customers
Open Banking data flows from today
Temporary changes to Code due to COVID-19
Banks welcome creative economy restart
ASIC approves temporary COVID-19 changes to Banking Code
Electronic transactions and mortgages should be here to stay
CBA moves on technology-facilitated abuse
New Rule will help Australians fleeing family and domestic violence gain financial independence
Banks defer repayment of 429,000 mortgages due to COVID-19
NAB backs plans to restart business and economy
Banks deferred 100,000 extra loans this week: total more than 643,000
Australian banks step up to support customers and economy
Record issuance of debit cards to help isolated or vulnerable customers
Bank CEOs will download COVIDSafe and encourage staff to do same
Banks bolster efforts to help businesses bridge gap to Jobkeeper
Banks bolster efforts to help businesses bridge gap to Jobkeeper
‘Radical activism’ last thing we need in our banks
SME Loan Guarantee scheme a lifeline to struggling small businesses
New Code provides welcome clarity for retail landlords, tenants and banks
Options for customers if a branch temporarily closes due to COVID-19
A COVID-19 mortgage deferral won’t affect your credit rating
Banks ready to support JobKeeper program
Leases and Impact of COVID-19 for Landlords and Tenants
Backing our businesses
Banks authorised to co-operate on loan relief and services
Pulling together to help country in a time of crisis
Westpac extends COVID-19 support for business
CBA to deliver more support measures to help more businesses
Banks to help commercial landlords who help tenants through COVID19
Wage subsidy needed now, and for recovery
Second stimulus package will help support small business
Relief package needed for property owners and tenants to protect their homes during COVID-19
CBA: Up to $10 billion in repayment deferrals for small business and home loans