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December 2014

3 December 2014

The Evolution of Payment Costs in Australia

Research Discussion Paper 2014-14

25 November 2014

Building on Strong Foundations

Address by Philip Lowe, Deputy Governor, to the Australian Business Economists (ABE) Annual Dinner, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Philip Lowe's address given on 25 November 2014.

November 2014

21 November 2014

The Domestic Outlook and the Role of Mining

Address by Alexandra Heath, Head of Economic Analysis Department, to the NSW Mining Industry & Suppliers Conference, NSW Parliament House, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Alexandra Heath's speech given on 21 November 2014.

18 November 2014

Economic Possibilities

Address by Glenn Stevens, Governor, to the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) Annual Dinner, Melbourne Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Glenn Stevens' address given on 18 November 2014.

13 November 2014

The Business Cycle in Australia

Speech by Christopher Kent, Assistant Governor (Economic), to the Australian Business Economists (ABE), Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Christopher Kent's speech given on 13 November 2014.

11 November 2014

The Securitisation Market

Speech by Chris Aylmer, Head of Domestic Markets Department, to the Australian Securitisation Conference, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Chris Aylmer's speech given on 11 November 2014.

October 2014

28 October 2014

A State-space Approach to Australian GDP Measurement

Research Discussion Paper 2014-12

27 October 2014

Remarks by Luci Ellis, Head of Financial Stability Department, to the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) Panel Roundtable, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Luci Ellis' address given on 27 October 2014.

23 October 2014

Issues in Payments Systems

Remarks by Glenn Stevens, Governor, prior to the Annual General Meeting of the Australian Payments Clearing Association, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Glenn Stevens' remarks given on 23 October 2014.

21 October 2014

Investing in a Low Interest Rate World

Address by Philip Lowe, Deputy Governor, to the Commonwealth Bank of Australia's 7th Annual Australasian Fixed Income Conference, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Philip Lowe's address given on 21 October 2014.

20 October 2014

Ageing and Australia's Economic Outlook

Address by Christopher Kent, Assistant Governor (Economic), to the Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) National Congress, Adelaide Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Christopher Kent's address given on 20 October 2014.

20 October 2014

Remarks by Chris Aylmer, Head of Domestic Markets Department, to the Small to Medium Enterprise/Small Business Conference, Melbourne Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Chris Aylmer's remarks given on 20 October 2014.

16 October 2014

Panel participation by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), at the Thomson Reuters FX Benchmark Event, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Guy Debelle's remarks given on 16 October 2014.

14 October 2014

Volatility and Market Pricing

Speech by Dr Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), to Citi's 6th Annual Australian and New Zealand Investment Conference, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Guy Debelle's speech given on 14 October 2014.

10 October 2014

Panel participation by Malcolm Edey, Assistant Governor (Financial System), at the Australian Banking and Finance (AB+F) Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) Conference 2014, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Malcolm Edey's remarks given on 10 October 2014.

9 October 2014

Future Directions in Financial Stability Analysis: Learning from Others, Learning from
the Past

Speech by Luci Ellis, Head of Financial Stability Department, at the Paul Woolley Centre for the Study of Capital Market Dysfunctionality Conference 2014, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Luci Ellis' speech given on 9 October 2014.

September 2014

26 September 2014

The Path to Innovation in Payments Infrastructure in Australia

Speech by Tony Richards, Head of Payments Policy, at the Chicago Payments Symposium, Chicago Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Tony Richards' speech given on 26 September 2014.

26 September 2014

Exchange Rate Movements and the Australian Economy

Research Discussion Paper 2014-11

24 September 2014

16 September 2014

Non-mining Business Investment – Where to from here?

Speech by Christopher Kent, Assistant Governor (Economic), to the Bloomberg Economic Summit,
Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Christopher Kent's speech given on 16 September 2014.

11 September 2014

Financial Reform in Australia and China

Research Discussion Paper 2014-10

10 September 2014

8 September 2014

As part of History Week 2014, the Bank's Museum has produced a series of postcards featuring notable Australians on our banknotes and their role in the First World War.

3 September 2014

The Economic Scene

Address by Glenn Stevens, Governor, to the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) Luncheon, Adelaide Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Glenn Stevens' address given on 3 September 2014.

August 2014

22 August 2014

21 August 2014

EMEAP Repo Markets: State of Play – A Report by the EMEAP Working Group on Financial Markets (2014)

Report published by EMEAP Working Group on Financial Markets, chaired by Dr Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets)

14 August 2014

Remarks by Jenny Hancock, Senior Manager, Payments System Stability, Payments Policy Department, at the Risk Australia Conference, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Jenny Hancock's remarks given on 14 August 2014.

4 August 2014

From Bank to Battlefield

The Reserve Bank commemorates the centenary of the commencement of the First World War with an online exhibition, From Bank to Battlefield. It is dedicated to the involvement of bank staff in the war and those who helped found the nation's central bank.

July 2014

29 July 2014

Financial Flows and Infrastructure Financing

A volume containing the papers and discussions from the 2014 Conference

23 July 2014

Australia's RMB Policies and Future Direction

Introductory remarks by Philip Lowe, Deputy Governor, at the RMB Internationalisation Roundtable,
Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Philip Lowe's introductory remarks given on 23 July 2014.

22 July 2014

Challenges for Economic Policy

Address by Glenn Stevens, Governor, to The Anika Foundation Luncheon, supported by Australian Business Economists and Macquarie Bank, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Glenn Stevens' address given on 22 July 2014.

22 July 2014

Panel participation by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), at the 2nd Latin America Australia Investors Forum, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Guy Debelle's remarks given on 22 July 2014.

17 July 2014

Panel participation by Malcolm Edey, Assistant Governor (Financial System), at the Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR) Market and Regulatory Performance Stream Symposium, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Malcolm Edey's remarks given on 17 July 2014.

14 July 2014

Is Housing Overvalued?

Research Discussion Paper 2014-06

9 July 2014

Collateral and Liquidity: Striking the Right Balance

Speech by Mark Manning, Deputy Head of Payments Policy (Financial System), to the Global Investor/ISF Australia Conference, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Mark Manning's speech given on 9 July 2014.

4 July 2014

Reforming and Financing the Post-crisis Future

Remarks by Luci Ellis, Head of Financial Stability Department, to the 2014 Economic and Social Outlook Conference hosted by the Melbourne Institute and The Australian, Melbourne Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Luci Ellis' remarks given on 4 July 2014.

3 July 2014

Economic Update

Speech by Glenn Stevens, Governor, to the Econometric Society Australasian Meeting and the Australian Conference of Economists, Hobart Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Glenn Stevens' speech given on 3 July 2014.

2 July 2014

Future of Money

Remarks by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), via Telepresence Robot to Camp Alphaville, London Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Guy Debelle's speech given on 2 July 2014.

June 2014

25 June 2014

Panel moderation by Philip Lowe, Deputy Governor, at the G20 Conference: Strengthening the G20's Accountability and Effectiveness, hosted by the Lowy Institute, Melbourne Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Philip Lowe's speech given on 26 June 2014.

16 June 2014

Cyclical and Structural Changes in the Labour Market

Speech by Christopher Kent, Assistant Governor (Economic), on Labour Market Developments, hosted by The Wall Street Journal, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Christopher Kent's speech given on 16 June 2014.

11 June 2014

Digital Disruption – Opportunities for Innovation and Growth

Speech by Sarv Girn, Chief Information Officer, to the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) Adjusting Australia Series, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Sarv Girn's speech given on 11 June 2014.

9 June 2014

Financial Regulation: Some Observations

Speech by Glenn Stevens, Governor, to the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco's Symposium on Asian Banking and Finance, San Francisco Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Glenn Stevens' speech given on 10 June 2014.

4 June 2014

Why Financial Stability Matters, and What We Can Do About It

Speech by Luci Ellis, Head of Financial Stability Department, to the University of Adelaide, Adelaide Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Luci Ellis' speech given on 4 June 2014.

4 June 2014

The Changing Way We Pay: Trends in Consumer Payments

Research Discussion Paper 2014-05

4 June 2014

The Way We Pay: Now and in the Future

Speech by Tony Richards, Head of Payments Policy Department, to the Australian Savings & Deposits Conference 2014, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Tony Richards' speech given on 4 June 2014.

May 2014

20 May 2014

Capital Flows and the Australian Dollar

Speech by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), to the Financial Services Institute of Australia, Adelaide Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Guy Debelle's speech given on 20 May 2014.

19 May 2014

Home Price Beliefs in Australia

Research Discussion Paper 2014-04

15 May 2014

Space and Stability: Some Reflections on the Housing–Finance System

Speech by Luci Ellis, Head of Financial Stability Department, to the CITI Residential Housing Conference, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Luci Ellis' speech given on 15 May 2014.

13 May 2014

Remarks by Luci Ellis, Head of Financial Stability Department, at the Thomson Reuters' 2nd Australian Regulatory Summit, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Luci Ellis' remarks given on 13 May 2014.

9 May 2014

Remarks by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), at the Women in Banking and Finance (WIBF) Business Series Lunch, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Guy Debelle's remarks given on 9 May 2014.

1 May 2014

New Statistical Table Formats

The Bank is redesigning its statistical tables to improve the delivery of data to users. Regular users can prepare for these changes by referring to information about the new formats.

April 2014

16 April 2014

Household Saving in Australia

Research Discussion Paper 2014-03

15 April 2014

The Australian Bond Market

Speech by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), to the Economic Society of Australia, Canberra Link, opening in a new window, to the Q and A slides of Guy Debelle's speech given on 15 April 2014.

4 April 2014

Fiscal Policy and the Inflation Target

Research Discussion Paper 2014-02

3 April 2014

Economic Conditions and Prospects

Speech by Glenn Stevens, Governor, to the American Chamber of Commerce (Qld) AmCham iiNet Business Luncheon, Brisbane Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Glenn Stevens' remarks given on 3 April 2014.

March 2014

26 March 2014

Remarks by Glenn Stevens, Governor, to a panel discussion at the 17th Annual Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference, Hong Kong Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Glenn Stevens' remarks given on 26 March 2014.

26 March 2014

The Economic Outlook

Speech by Glenn Stevens, Governor, to the 17th Annual Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference, Hong Kong Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Glenn Stevens' speech given on 26 March 2014.

26 March 2014

Some Implications of the Internationalisation of the Renminbi

Opening Remarks by Philip Lowe, Deputy Governor, to the Centre for International Finance and Regulation Conference on the Internationalisation of the Renminbi, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Philip Lowe's speech given on 26 March 2014.

25 March 2014

Opportunities and Challenges for Market-based Financing

Speech by Philip Lowe, Deputy Governor, to the ASIC Annual Forum 2014, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Philip Lowe's speech given on 25 March 2014.

16 March 2014

Reflections on the Financial Crisis

Speech by Malcolm Edey, Assistant Governor (Financial System), to the CFO Summit 2014, Gold Coast

12 March 2014

Demographics, Productivity and Innovation

Speech by Philip Lowe, Deputy Governor, to The Sydney Institute, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Philip Lowe's speech given on 12 March 2014.

February 2014

14 February 2014

The Resources Boom and the Australian Dollar

Speech by Christopher Kent, Assistant Governor (Economic), to the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) Economic and Political Overview, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Christopher Kent's speech given on 14 February 2014.

13 February 2014

Remarks by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets) at the CIFR Financial Market Developments Symposium, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Guy Debelle's remarks given on 13 February 2014.

January 2014

21 January 2014

December 2013

20 December 2013

Liquidity and Funding Markets

A volume containing the papers and discussions from the 2013 Conference

20 December 2013

17 December 2013

Remarks on Liquidity

Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), to the Australasian Finance and Banking Conference, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Guy Debelle's remarks given on 17 December 2013.

13 December 2013

Quantitative Macroeconomics

Papers presented at the Reserve Bank of Australia's 2013 Research Workshop

11 December 2013

5 December 2013

November 2013

29 November 2013

26 November 2013

Productivity and Infrastructure

Speech by Philip Lowe, Deputy Governor, to the IARIW-UNSW Conference on Productivity Measurement, Drivers and Trends, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Philip Lowe's speech given on 26 November 2013.

21 November 2013

The Australian Dollar: Thirty Years of Floating

Speech by Glenn Stevens, Governor, to the Australian Business Economists' Annual Dinner, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Glenn Stevens' speech given on 21 November 2013.

20 November 2013

11 November 2013

Developments in Secured Issuance and RBA Reporting Initiatives

Speech by Chris Aylmer, Head of Domestic Markets Department, to the Australian Securitisation Forum, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Chris Aylmer's speech given on 11 November 2013.

11 November 2013

Remarks to the International Monetary Fund Research Conference

Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), Washington, DC

October 2013

28 October 2013

24 October 2013

Investment and the Australian Economy

Speech by Philip Lowe, Deputy Governor, to the CFA Australia Investment Conference, Melbourne Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Philip Lowe's speech given on 24 October 2013.

18 October 2013

The United Kingdom and Australia: Shared History, Shared Outlook

Remarks by Glenn Stevens, Governor, to the Australian British Chamber of Commerce, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Glenn Stevens' remarks given on 18 October 2013.

18 October 2013

Stability, Efficiency, Diversity: Implications for the Financial Sector and Policy

Speech by Luci Ellis, Head of Financial Stability Department, to the Paul Woolley Centre for the Study of Capital Market Dysfunctionality Conference, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Luci Ellis's speech given on 18 October 2013.

1 October 2013

At its meeting today, the Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 2.5 per cent.

Statement by Glenn Stevens, Governor: Monetary Policy Decision

September 2013

25 September 2013

18 September 2013

Remarks by Malcolm Edey, Assistant Governor (Financial System), at the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) Financial Services Conference 2013, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Malcolm Edey's remarks given on 18 September 2013.

9 September 2013

As part of History Week 2013, the Bank's Museum has produced a series of postcards featuring portraits of people on Australia's banknotes.

5 September 2013

2012/13 Assessment of ASX Clearing and Settlement Facilities against the Financial Stability Standards

August 2013

28 August 2013

Update on the Strategic Review of Innovation in the Payments System

Speech by Tony Richards, Head of Payments Policy Department, at IQPC's The Future of Digital Payments Conference 2013, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Tony Richards' speech given on 28 August 2013.

22 August 2013

21 August 2013

16 August 2013

The Impact of Payments System and Prudential Reforms on the RBA's Provision of Liquidity

Speech by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), to the Australian Financial Markets Association (AFMA) and Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Briefing, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Guy Debelle's speech given on 16 August 2013.

13 August 2013

Remarks by Jenny Hancock, Senior Manager, Payments System Stability, Payments Policy Department, at the Risk Australia 2013 Conference, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Jenny Hancock's remarks given on 13 August 2013.

7 August 2013

Remarks at the Funding Australia's Future Forum

Remarks by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), at the Funding Australia's Future Forum, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Guy Debelle's remarks given on 7 August 2013.