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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Open
The attached exposure draft Bill, Regulations and Rules, and supporting explanatory materials cover proposed minor and technical amendments to the Treasury portfolio laws. The community’s views are…
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Open
On 22 October 2021, the Government announced the establishment of a regional banking taskforce to assess the impact of bank branch closures on regional communities. The Taskforce brings…
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Closed
The Government has released for consultation exposure draft regulations and a draft legislative instrument supporting the Financial Sector Reform (Hayne Royal Commission Response—Better Advice) Bill…