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RESERVE BANK OF AUSTRALIA

Payments System Resources

Media Releases

2014

7 March 2014
Payment Card Access Regimes

2013

6 December 2013
Consultation on Variations to the MasterCard and Visa Access Regimes

25 November 2013
Same-day Settlement of Direct Entry Payments

21 October 2013
Proposed Establishment of an Australian Payments Council and User Consultation Group

21 August 2013
Dual-network Debit Cards

28 May 2013
Consultation on Payment Card Access Regimes

20 February 2013
Industry Proposal for a Fast Payments Solution

2012

5 December 2012
Payments System Issues

29 November 2012
Payments System Issues

22 November 2012
Payments System Issues

30 October 2012
Report on the Australian OTC Derivatives Market – October 2012

29 August 2012
Payments System Issues: Variation to the Access Regime for the ATM System

29 August 2012
Payments System Issues

23 August 2012
Payments System Issues: Guidance Note for the Varied Surcharging Standards

17 August 2012
Payments System Issues: Multi-Network Debit Cards

31 July 2012
Payments System Issues: Exchange Settlement Account Policy for Central Counterparties

12 June 2012
Payments System Issues

7 June 2012
Strategic Review of Innovation in the Payments System

29 May 2012
Proposed Variation to the Access Regime for the ATM System

9 March 2012
Payments System Board Consultation on Replacing the eftpos Designation

20 February 2012
Payments System Issues: Retail Operational Incidents

2011

16 December 2011
Payments System Issues

2 September 2011
Payments System Issues

30 June 2011
Strategic Review of Innovation in the Payments System

17 June 2011
Discussion Paper: Central Clearing of OTC Derivatives in Australia

8 June 2011
Payments System Board Consultation on Card Surcharging

25 February 2011
Payments System Issues

2010

22 July 2010
Strategic Review of Innovation in Australia’s Payments System

28 May 2010
Payments System Issues

2009

27 November 2009
Payments System Issues

22 September 2009
Payments System Issues

26 August 2009
Payments System Reform

22 May 2009
Report Released Today: Survey of the OTC Derivatives Market in Australia

20 May 2009
Payments System Issues

24 February 2009
Payments System Issues

2008

10 December 2008
Payments System Reform

24 October 2008
2007/08 Assessment of Australia's Clearing and Settlement Facilities and Consultation on Variation of the Financial Stability Standards

26 September 2008
Reform of Australia’s Payments System: Conclusions of the 2007/08 Review

20 August 2008
Payments System Board Meeting

21 April 2008
Review of Payments System Reforms

18 January 2008
Report on Clearing and Settlement Facilities

2007

31 August 2007
Reform of the ATM System in Australia

29 May 2007
Review of the Reforms to Australia's Payments System

1 May 2007
Payment Systems and Netting Act 1998: Approval of Netting Arrangement

5 March 2007
Payments System Issues

2006

11 December 2006
Payments System Issues

29 September 2006
Interchange Fees for the MasterCard and Visa Schemes

13 September 2006
Update on Payments System Issues

7 July 2006
Reform of Debit Card Systems in Australia

27 April 2006
Payments System Reforms

2005

20 December 2005
Reform of Debit Card Systems in Australia

28 November 2005
Reform of Debit Card Schemes in Australia

25 November 2005
Payments System Board – November 2005

22 August 2005
Payments System Board Decisions

20 July 2005
Payments System Reform

1 June 2005
Payments System Reform

24 February 2005
Payments System Reform

2004

14 October 2004
Designation of the EFTPOS System

9 September 2004
Reform of Card Payment Systems in Australia

19 August 2004
Payment Systems and Netting Act 1998: Approval of Netting Arrangements
Cheques Act 1986: Recognition of Settlement System

11 June 2004
Reform of Card Payment Systems

10 March 2004
Regulation of Purchased Payment Facilities under the Payment Systems (Regulation) Act 1998

23 February 2004
Reform of Credit Card Schemes in Australia - Access Regime

23 February 2004
Designation of Visa Debit Card Scheme in Australia

2003

31 October 2003
Interchange Fees for the Bankcard, MasterCard and Visa Credit Card Schemes

19 September 2003
Reform of Credit Card Schemes in Australia

15 September 2003
Regulation of Purchased Payment Facilities under the Payment Systems (Regulation) Act 1998

24 July 2003
Reform of Credit Card Schemes in Australia - Access Regime

1 July 2003
Reform of Credit Card Schemes in Australia

30 May 2003
Financial Stability Standards

26 March 2003
Management of Exchange Settlement Accounts

2002

28 November 2002
Draft Financial Stability Standards

19 September 2002
Reform of Credit Card Schemes in Australia

27 August 2002
Reform of Credit Card Schemes in Australia

20 March 2002
Memorandum of Understanding
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission and the Reserve Bank of Australia

18 March 2002
Reform of Credit Card Schemes in Australia

13 March 2002
Exchange Settlement Account, Cashcard Australia

25 February 2002
Movement of Commonwealth Government Securities to the Austraclear System

2001

14 December 2001
Reform of Credit Card Schemes in Australia

12 April 2001
Designation of Credit Card Schemes in Australia

2000

24 November 2000
Payment Systems and Netting Act 1998: Approval of Chess RTGS

10 October 2000
Joint RBA/ACCC Media Release - Debit and Credit Card Schemes in Australia. A Study of Interchange Fees and Access

15 June 2000
Joint RBA/APRA Media Release - Regulation of Purchased Payment Facilities

10 March 2000
Securities Clearing and Settlement in Australia

1999

24 November 1999
Payment Systems and Netting Act 1998: Approval of Multilateral Netting Arrangements

11 November 1999
Exchange Settlement Account, SFECH

16 September 1999
Joint RBA/ACCC Media Release - Study of Interchange Fees and Access in Debit and Credit Card Schemes

28 April 1999
Cheque Clearing Times

1 March 1999
Eligibility for Exchange Settlement Accounts

1998

9 September 1998
Joint ACCC/RBA Media Release - Memorandum of Understanding