About Us

With the active participation of 22 member banks in Australia, the Australian Banking Association provides analysis, advice and advocacy for the banking industry and contributes to the development of public policy on banking and other financial services.

The ABA works with government, regulators and other stakeholders to improve public awareness and understanding of the industry’s contribution to the economy and to ensure Australia’s banking customers continue to benefit from a stable, competitive and accessible banking industry.

Current priority policy issues for the banking industry include:

  • Refining industry codes and standards
  • Culture in banking
  • Prudential reform
  • Conduct and disclosure
  • Access to affordable retail banking and support
  • Financial literacy
  • Small business banking
  • Rural and regional banking
  • Security
  • Data availability and use
  • Dispute resolution
  • Financial system reform
About Better Banking

Better Banking is an initiative of the Australian Banking Association. Better Banking aims to provide consumers with helpful information and resources regarding the actions the banking industry is taking to address community concerns.