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The Reserve Bank of Australia conducts monetary policy, works to maintain a strong financial system and issues the nation's banknotes. The Reserve Bank commenced
operations as Australia's central bank on 14 January 1960.

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6 October 2015

Statement by Glenn Stevens, Governor: Monetary Policy Decision

The Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 2.0 per cent.

24 September 2015

The Role of the RBA's Business Liaison Program

Speech by Alexandra Heath, Head of Economic Analysis, at an Urban Development Institute of Australia (WA Division Incorporated) Luncheon, Perth Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Alexandra Heath's speech given on 25 September 2015.

16 September 2015

Bond Market Liquidity, Long-term Rates and China

Speech by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), to the Actuaries Institute ‘Banking on Change’ Seminar, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Guy Debelle's speech given on 16 September 2015.

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