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RESERVE BANK OF AUSTRALIA

Publications

Minutes

Minutes of the monetary policy meetings of the Reserve Bank Board are published two weeks after each meeting, and explain the monetary policy decision. The Reserve Bank Board normally meets eleven times each year, on the first Tuesday of each month, except January.

Statement on Monetary Policy

The Statement on Monetary Policy sets out the Bank's assessment of current economic conditions, both domestic and international, along with the outlook for Australian inflation and output growth. A number of boxes on topics of special interest are also published. The Statement is issued four times a year.

Bulletin

The Bulletin contains articles that discuss economic and financial developments as well as the Bank's operations. Published monthly until December 2009 and thereafter quarterly.

Financial Stability Review

The Financial Stability Review provides the Bank's assessment of the current condition of the financial system and potential risks to financial stability. It contains a number of boxes on topics of special interest, along with occasional articles. The Review is issued half-yearly.

Annual Reports

The Reserve Bank prepares an annual report of its activities and financial statements. In 1998 a separate Payments System Board was established to foster stability of the financial system; it issues its own annual report. The Bank also provides an annual report on the equity and diversity of its workplace. Each of these reports are tabled in parliament.

Research Discussion Papers

Research Discussion Papers contain the results of economic research within the Reserve Bank. They are issued throughout the year, with summaries periodically reproduced in the Bulletin.

Conferences

The Bank hosts an annual conference, with collections of papers and discussions reproduced in a volume of proceedings. Individual papers are available on the website at the time of the conference.

Workshops

The Reserve Bank holds regular economic research workshops, and periodically other workshops on special topics.

Submissions

Submissions by the Bank are commissioned by or prepared for Parliament and its committees. They are also made to other public inquiries.

Consultations

Consultations in progress.

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Hard copies and subscriptions of some RBA publications are available.