Hear from one of our members – Steve James
What is important to Australians when it comes to Banking?
Hear from one of our Members – John Tancevski
Australia's banking system is out of balance.
Since the Global Financial Crisis, competition in the banking sector has significantly decreased to the detriment of consumers.
About the Customer Owned Banking Association
The Customer Owned Banking Association represent’s Australia’s customer owned banking institutions.
For Jean and Derrik Millard, banking with Heritage Bank is like being part of a family. They’ve been with Heritage for more than 30 years – and their children have followed in their footsteps by also banking with Heritage. When the retired couple from Brisbane’s northside needed a car loan recently, they knew they’d receive [...]
What Australians have to say
When it comes to the banking conversation in Australia we regularly hear from the Big Banks and the Government. We thought it was time to hear what everyday Australians had to say.Customer Owned Banking Association Consumer Research Findings
Avoid an online shopping hangover this Christmas
Consumers are being urged to take simple steps online and on mobile phones when buying presents this Christmas. The Customer Owned Banking Association says shoppers should use Stay Smart Online to ensure any purchase they make is safe and secure. COBA is a partner of Stay Smart Online, which is particularly important at this time [...]Read more
Better credit card deals for Christmas
The Customer Owned Banking Association has challenged consumers to make sure they’re not missing out on the best Christmas credit card deal. COBA today said Christmas shoppers only needed to take a few minutes out of their busy schedules to learn more about the better alternatives in the marketplace. Latest figures from Canstar show consumers [...]Read more
KPMG Report shows scope for growth
COBA today welcomed a KPMG report that shows the customer owned banking sector is in great shape, with a solid foundation for growth. The outlook was delivered by KPMG in its annual survey released today. COBA CEO Louise Petschler said today’s report contains some encouraging findings. “As KPMG notes, we are well capitalised, with significant [...]Read more
Consumers have a stake in the future of banking
The unfair advantages enjoyed by the big four banks must be a key target for the Financial System Inquiry (FSI) formally announced last night by the Federal Government. The Customer Owned Banking Association today outlined its main priorities for the FSI, following the appointment of former CBA boss David Murray as head of the inquiry [...]Read more
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