HomeMedia & ResourcesMedia Releases

Don't send Alert

Consumers choosing customer owned banking institutions over ‘Big Four’

Print

Australians are continuing to look beyond the ‘Big Four’ with new data showing consumers are choosing customer owned banking institutions over the investor owned banks.

Read more...

COBA responds to new phase of consultation on revised capital framework

Print

The Customer Owned Banking Association looks forward to consulting with our member banking institutions and engaging with APRA on draft revisions to the banking capital framework released today by APRA.

Read more...

Unfair tax hike proposed for smaller banks

Print

The Customer Owned Banking Association has strongly criticised a Treasury proposal to hike levies on smaller banks while cutting levies for the four major banks.

Read more...

COBA congratulates Government on its victory

Print

The Customer Owned Banking Association congratulates the Morrison Government on its victory and the Opposition on its campaign.

Read more...

Report finds action needed to promote competition in banking

Print

Changes to the regulatory framework for home lending are needed to promote competition in banking, according to an independent report commissioned by the Customer Owned Banking Association.

Read more...

COBA welcomes boost for first home buyers

Print

The Customer Owned Banking Association welcomes the coalition’s announcement to make it easier for first home buyers to get into the housing market.

Read more...

COBA welcomes Labor announcement of a Competition & Growth Taskforce

Print

The Customer Owned Banking Association has welcomed Labor’s announcement that it would establish a Competition & Growth Taskforce. The announcement is a positive move toward improving competition in the banking sector and accommodating the customer owned model.

Read more...

COBA releases roadmap to fix competition issues in banking sector

Print

The Customer Owned Banking Association is urging Australia’s political candidates to commit to improving competition in the banking sector ahead of the Federal Election.

Read more...

Australia’s banking sector on its way to becoming more competitive

Print

Australians will soon enjoy a more competitive banking sector after Parliament passed an important Bill during the busy budget week sitting period.

Read more...

COBA calls for fairer capital rules

Print

The Customer Owned Banking Association has called for fairer capital rules to promote competition in the mortgage market.

Read more...

Consumers ditching the ‘Big Four’ leads to record deposits for customer owned banking sector

Print

The customer owned banking sector is growing faster than the overall banking sector as 12 months of Royal Commission hearings take their toll on Australia’s investor owned banks.

Read more...

COBA urges action to reduce unfair advantage for Big Four

Print

The Customer Owned Banking Association has called for action to reduce the unfair funding cost advantage enjoyed by the ‘Big Four’ banks.

Read more...

COBA welcomes steps towards a more competitive banking sector

Print

The Australian banking sector is a step closer to becoming more competitive following the introduction of the Treasury Laws Amendment (Mutual Reforms) Bill 2019 into Federal Parliament’s Upper House today.

Read more...

COBA responds to the Final Report of the Financial Services Royal Commission

Print

The Final Report of the Financial Services Royal Commission provides a road-map to ensure that customers’ interests are brought to the fore, and that community standards and expectations are met.

Read more...

Save now for next Christmas – Australians urged to look to the past to save for their future

Print

As Australians receive their credit card statements from December or look at their ‘buy now pay later’ debts, customer owned banking institutions are reminding Australians to look beyond credit next year.

Read more...

Royal Commission response: Challenger banks warn of unintended consequences

Print

Ahead of the release of the Financial Services Royal Commission’s final report, the Customer Owned Banking Association is urging Australia’s politicians to remember the critically important role of competition in delivering positive customer outcomes.

Read more...

Customer owned banking institutions become Australia Post’s latest target

Print

Australia’s customer owned banking institutions are being pressured to agree to an unfair pricing policy by Australia Post as it targets smaller institutions to pay excessive charges for access to Bank@Post.

Read more...

Customer Owned Banking Association welcomes commitment to banking competition

Print

The Customer Owned Banking Association has welcomed the Government’s release today of draft regulations to improve access to capital for customer owned banking institutions.

Read more...

Customer Owned Banking Association appoints Phil Khoury to review Code of Practice

Print

The Customer Owned Banking Association has appointed former Australian Securities and Investments Commission official Phil Khoury to conduct the review of the Customer Owned Banking Code of Practice (the Code).

Read more...

284x148_man.jpg

Media Contacts

Mick Gibb
Corporate Affairs Manager
P: +61 2 8035 8444
M: +61 423 149 494
Email Mickcontact-arrow

COBA Alerts

To receive notifications about our latest Media Releases, Submissions and other news sent straight to your inbox, subscribe to COBA Alerts.