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Financial Accountability Regime – July 2021

14 days left to have your say
Consultation Type
Exposure Draft

Key Documents

Recommendations 3.9, 4.12, 6.6, 6.7 and 6.8 of the Financial Services Royal Commission recommended the extension of the Banking Executive Accountability Regime to all APRA-regulated entities, with joint administration from APRA and ASIC.

The Government has released for consultation the Financial Accountability Regime (FAR) draft Bill.

The Government has also released an information paper on joint administration, a policy paper on prescribed responsibilities and positions, and a Questions and Answers document for consultation. Comments on these documents are also welcome.


You can submit responses to this consultation up until 13 August 2021. Interested parties are invited to comment on this consultation.

While submissions may be lodged electronically or by post, electronic lodgement is preferred. For accessibility reasons, please submit responses sent via email in a Word or RTF format. An additional PDF version may also be submitted.

All information (including name and address details) contained in submissions will be made available to the public on the Treasury website unless you indicate that you would like all or part of your submission to remain in confidence. Automatically generated confidentiality statements in emails do not suffice for this purpose. Respondents who would like part of their submission to remain in confidence should provide this information marked as such in a separate attachment.

Legal requirements, such as those imposed by the Freedom of Information Act 1982, may affect the confidentiality of your submission.

View our submission guidelines for further information.

How To Respond



Address written submissions to:

Regulatory Powers and Accountability Unit
Financial System Division
The Treasury
Langton Crescent
Parkes ACT 2600