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  • Big four banks’ COVID-19 response under scrutiny

    With the impact of COVID-19 still being felt around the country, executives from Australia’s four major banks will appear before a parliamentary committee in hearings over the next two Fridays to discuss their response to the pandemic.

    Media release issue date: Wednesday, 2 September 2020


  • APRA & ASIC to appear before House Economics Committee: Wednesday, 5 August 2020

    The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) and Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) will appear before the House Economics Committee at a public hearing on Wednesday, 5 August 2020 as part of the committee’s reviews of the 2019 APRA Annual Report and 2019 ASIC Annual Report.

    Media release issue date: Monday, 3 August 2020


  • Economics Committee to hold urgent hearing ME Bank, ASIC and APRA: 3 June 2020

    The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics will hear from ME Bank, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), and the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) at an urgent public hearing by videoconference on 3 June 2020.

    Media release issue date: Tuesday, 2 June 2020


  • Economics Committee to scrutinise insurance sector over surge in code breaches - 3 June 2020

    The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics will hear from the General Insurance Code Governance Committee and the Insurance Council of Australia, as well as insurers at a public hearing via videoconference on 3 June 2020, as part of its ongoing Review of the Four Major Banks and other Financial Institutions.

    Media release issue date: Monday, 1 June 2020


  • Economics Committee to hold urgent hearing: 14 May 2020

    The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics will hear from ME Bank and Industry Super Australia at an urgent public hearing by videoconference on 14 May 2020, as part of its ongoing review of the four major banks and other financial institutions.

    Media release issue date: Monday, 11 May 2020


  • Big four banks public hearings deferred, Super liquidity issues up for scrutiny

    The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics has deferred its hearings with the four major banks on 12 June and 26 June until later in 2020.

    Media release issue date: Friday, 27 March 2020


  • ACCC to appear before House Economics Committee

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will appear before the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics at a public hearing in Canberra on Wednesday, 18 September 2019.

    Media release issue date: Monday, 16 September 2019


  • Economics Committee to scrutinise the four major banks

    Australia’s four major banks will appear before the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics at public hearings in Canberra on 8 and 15 November 2019.

    Media release issue date: Monday, 19 August 2019


  • Reserve Bank Governor to appear before House Economics Committee in Canberra

    The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics will hold a public hearing with the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), Dr Philip Lowe, on Friday, 9 August 2019 in Canberra.

    Media release issue date: Tuesday, 6 August 2019




    About this committee

    The Standing Committee on Economics is appointed under Standing Order 215.

    The Committee may inquire into and report on any matter referred to it by either the House or a Minister, including any pre-legisation proposal, bill, motion, petition, vote or expenditure, other financial matter, report or document.
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    Committee Secretariat contact:

    Committee Secretary
    Standing Committee on Economics
    PO Box 6021
    Parliament House
    Canberra ACT 2600

    Phone: (02) 6277 4587
    Fax: (02) 6277 4774
    economics.reps@aph.gov.au