Financial abuse and domestic violence advocates will give evidence to the Senate Committee today about the harm women will face if the Government’s Supporting Economic Recovery Bill is passed.
Consumer groups have united to call for Federal Government regulation of buy now pay later (BNPL) services to protect consumers and put all credit providers on a level playing field. Today the Australian Finance Industry Association released a self-regulatory code of conduct for BNPL providers. While it’s positive to see the industry introduce a code with contractually enforceable commitments, it [ More ]
As the Senate Economics Committee hosts hearings in Canberra on Friday 19 February, 2021, over 22,000 Australians have joined the call for Federal Senators to strengthen instead of repeal safe lending laws, with many sharing personal stories of unsafe lending harm.
Consumer groups respond to the two year anniversary of the Hayne Banking Royal Commission Final Report’s public release.
Consumers will have private financial hardship information exposed on their credit reports for the first time as a result of the passing of the National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment (Mandatory Credit Reporting and Other Measures) Bill 2019.