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RESERVE BANK OF AUSTRALIA

Media Lock-up Procedures

Prior to Start

  • Mobile phones are turned off and left with the lock-up supervisor.
  • All laptop, phone or external wireless communication devices are disconnected.
  • Wire services are disconnected from the network by central switch.

While Lock-up is in Progress

  • No one leaves the room.
  • No one approaches the wire services network equipment.
  • For the Statement on Monetary Policy and Financial Stability Review, experts are available to answer questions of clarification.

Publication Time

  • Embargo is lifted at exact time.
  • Wire services are reconnected to the network by central switch.
  • Laptop, phone or external wireless communication devices may be reconnected.