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Consultation Documents and Other Publications

December 2013

Proposed Variations to the MasterCard and Visa Access Regimes

A Consultation Document

Gazettal Notice [PDF 374K]

Media Release issued on 6 December 2013

[See also: Submissions]

May 2013

Review of Card System Access Regimes

A Consultation Document

Media Release issued on 28 May 2013

[See also: Submissions]

November 2012

Guidance Note: Interpretation of the Surcharging Standards

Guidance Note

Media Release issued on 22 November 2012

August 2012

Revised Draft Guidance Note: Interpretation of the Surcharging Standards

Revised Draft Guidance Note

Media Release issued on 23 August 2012

[See also: Submissions]

June 2012

A Variation to the Surcharging Standards: Final Reforms and Regulation Impact Statement

Draft Guidance Note

Media Release issued on 12 June 2012

[See also: Submissions]

June 2012

Review of the Regulatory Framework for the EFTPOS System: Consultation on Options for Reform

Consultation on Options for Reform

Media Release issued on 12 June 2012

[See also: Submissions]

March 2012

Review of the Regulatory Framework for the eftpos System: Consultation on Designation

Consultation on Designation

Media Release issued on 9 March 2012

[See also: Submissions]

December 2011

A Variation to the Surcharging Standards

A Consultation Document

Media Release issued on 16 December 2011

[See also: Submissions]

June 2011

Review of Card Surcharging

A Consultation Document

Media Release issued on 8 June 2011

[See also: Submissions]

September 2009

Proposed Changes to the EFTPOS Interchange Fee Standard

Consultation Proposal

Gazettal Notice [PDF 429K]

Media Release issued on 22 September 2009

December 2005

Reform of Debit Card Systems in Australia

A Consultation Document

Gazettal Notices:

Draft Access Regime for the EFTPOS System [PDF 189K]

The Setting of Interchange Fees in the EFTPOS System [PDF 186K]

Media Release issued 20 December 2005

July 2005

An Access Regime for the Visa Debit System

A Consultation Document

Gazettal Notice [PDF 96K]

Media Release issued on 20 July 2005

February 2005

Reform of the EFTPOS and Visa Debit Systems in Australia

A Consultation Document

Gazettal Notices:

The Setting of Interchange Fees in the EFTPOS Payment System [PDF 73K]

The Setting of Interchange Fees in the Visa Debit Payment System [PDF 97K]

The ‘honour all cards’ rules in the Visa Debit and Visa credit card systems and the ‘no surcharge’ rule in the Visa Debit card system [PDF 86K]

Media Release issued on 24 February 2005

October 2004

Reasons for the Decision to Designate the EFTPOS Payment System

June 2004

Reform of Card Payment Systems (Possible Designation of EFTPOS System)

Media Release issued on 11 June 2004

April 2004

Submission by the Reserve Bank of Australia to the Australian Competition Tribunal [PDF 271K]