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
On 22 August 2022, the Government announced ‘token mapping’ – a foundational step in the Government’s multi‑stage reform agenda that commits to developing appropriate regulatory settings…
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Open
The Government is seeking input into the Strategic Plan for the Payments System. Feedback received on this consultation paper will inform the Government’s inaugural Strategic Plan for the Payments…
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Closed
The Government has released exposure draft legislation to reduce the complexity of Australia’s corporations and financial services laws by making these laws more adaptive, efficient, and navigable…