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Financial Sector

28 November 2014
Submission to the Inquiry into Digital Currency [PDF 648K]
Senate Economics References Committee

27 August 2014
Supplementary Submission to the Financial System Inquiry

1 July 2014
Submission to the Inquiry into Financial Related Crime
Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement

2 April 2014
Submission to the Financial System Inquiry

13 February 2014
Submission to the Inquiry into the Reserve Bank Amendment (Australian Reconstruction and Development Board) Bill 2013
Senate Economics Legislation Committee

19 April 2013
Submission to the Inquiry into the Corporations and Financial Sector Legislation Amendment Bill 2013
Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services

31 October 2012
Submission to the Inquiry into Family Business in Australia
Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services

31 May 2012
Submission to the Inquiry into the Post-Global Financial Crisis Banking Sector
Senate Economics References Committee

8 February 2011
Submission to the Inquiry into Access for Small and Medium Business to Finance
Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services

30 November 2010
Submission to the Inquiry into Competition within the Australian Banking Sector
Senate Economics References Committee
(See also Opening Statement to Senate Economics References Committee Inquiry into Competition in the Australian Banking Sector)

24 March 2010
Submission to the Inquiry into Access of Small Business to Finance
Senate Economics References Committee

24 July 2009
Joint Submission (from the Reserve Bank and APRA) to the Inquiry into the Bank Funding Guarantees
Senate Economics References Committee

Inquiry into Competition in the Banking and Non-Banking Sectors

14 May 2009
Report to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics

14 August 2008
Opening Comments to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics
Hansard transcript of 14 August 2008 inquiry before the Standing Committee on Economics [PDF]

10 July 2008
Submission to House of Representatives Economics Committee

Inquiry into the International Financial Markets Effects on Government Policy

June 1999
Papers submitted to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration
The Impact of Hedge Funds on Financial Markets
Hedge Funds, Financial Stability and Market Integrity

International Comparisons of Bank Branches – An Update

April 1998
Submission to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Financial Institutions and Public Administration

Financial System Inquiry

13 January 1997
Supplementary Submission to the Financial System Inquiry

6 September 1996
Submission to the Financial System Inquiry
Executive Summary

Inquiry into the Australian Banking Industry

January 1991
Submission to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Finance and Public Administration

Housing and Housing Finance

Inquiry into Foreign Investment in Residential Real Estate

9 May 2014
Submission to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics

Inquiry into Affordable Housing

24 February 2014
Submission to the Inquiry into Affordable Housing
Senate Economics References Committee

Inquiry into Housing Affordability in Australia

24 April 2008
Background notes for opening remarks to the Senate Select Committee on Housing Affordability in Australia - Melbourne [PDF 150K]
Hansard transcript of 24 April 2008 hearing before the Senate Select Committee on Housing Affordability in Australia [PDF 214K]

Inquiry into Home Loan Lending Practices and Processes

August 2007
Joint Submission (from the Reserve Bank and APRA) to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration [PDF 115K]
Hansard transcript of 10 August 2007 hearing before the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration [PDF 549K]

Productivity Commission Inquiry on First Home Ownership

14 November 2003
Submission to the Productivity Commission
Also published as Occasional Paper No. 16 [PDF 442K], November 2003

Bank Fees and Margins

Notes on Bank Fees in Australia

22 May 2000
Paper submitted to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration

Notes on Bank Fees on Small Businesses

November 1999
Paper submitted to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration

International Comparisons of Bank Margins

August 1994
Submission to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Banking, Finance and Public Administration

Labour Market

Towards Full Employment

November 1993
Towards Full Employment: Submission to The Committee on Employment Opportunities
Occasional Paper No. 12, November 1993

Economic Activity

Senate Select Committee on State Government Financial Management

30 April 2008
Recent Developments in State Level Economic Activity and Inflation
Submission to Senate Select Committee on State Government Financial Management [PDF 157K]

Prices

Submission to the 16th Series Review of the Consumer Price Index

17 March 2010
Submission to the Australian Bureau of Statistics
HTML or PDF 231K

Submission to the 13th Series Review of the Consumer Price Index

June 1997
Submission to the Australian Bureau of Statistics [PDF 152K]

Private Equity

Inquiry into Private Equity Investment and its Effects on Capital Markets and the Australian Economy

25 July 2007
Briefing presentation submitted to the Senate Standing Committee on Economics [PDF 35K]
Hansard transcript of 25 July 2007 hearing before the Senate Standing Committee on Economics [PDF 604K]

Payments System

Applications for Authorisation in Relation to PIN@POS

19 July 2013
Submission to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission [PDF 964K]

9 August 2013
Submission to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission [PDF 1.1M]

Consultation on the Role of Cheques in an Evolving Payments System

29 July 2011
Letter [PDFs 37K] and submission to the Australian Payments Clearing Association
HTML or PDF 262K

eBay and ePal: Notification of Exclusive Dealing

2 May 2008
Letter [PDF 24K] and submission to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
HTML or PDF 17K

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s Review of the EFT Code of Conduct

30 April 2007
Submission to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission [PDF 93K]

Proposed Merger Between ASX and SFE

13 April 2006
Letter to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission [PDF 33K]

Review of the Determination of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission on collective setting of EFTPOS Interchange Fees

8 April 2004
Submission to the Australian Competition Tribunal [PDF 604K]

Application for Authorisation in Relation to EFTPOS Interchange Fees

21 March 2003
Letter [PDF 28K] and submission to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
HTML or PDF 27K

Performance and Accountability

20 March 2014
Submission to the Inquiry into Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 Rules Development
Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit