Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates from the Australian Government

Banking and finance

The Treasury promotes competitive, efficient markets that work for the good of consumers and investors, a secure financial system and sound corporate practices, and foreign investment consistent with Australia's national interests. This includes regulatory reforms to improve the resilience of the financial system, innovation and consumer outcomes and participation in regional and international forums, such as G20 summits.

Consultations

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On 25 September, the Treasurer announced a suite of reforms to Australia’s consumer credit laws to facilitate more timely access to credit for small businesses and consumers, whilst retaining and…
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The attached exposure draft Bill, Regulations, Instrument, and supporting explanatory materials cover proposed minor and technical amendments to the Treasury portfolio laws. The community’s views are…
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In January the Treasurer, the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, announced an Inquiry into Future Directions for the Consumer Data Right (the Inquiry), to be led by Mr Scott Farrell. The Terms of Reference for…