Anna Bligh

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Australia's banks offer mea culpa ahead of royal commission report
Anna Bligh admits industry has failed customers as Labor goads Morrison government

Katharine Murphy Political editor

03, Feb, 2019 @5:00 PM

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Australian banks revamp code of conduct in bid to rebuild trust
Customers will be able to cancel credit cards online in one of several changes welcomed by consumer advocates

Helen Davidson and Australian Associated Press

20, Dec, 2017 @4:44 AM

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Banks fear 'serious damage' to reputation from royal commission, Anna Bligh says
Australian Bankers’ Association head says banks need to better explain CEO pay but royal commission into sector not justified

Christopher Knaus

26, Jul, 2017 @4:44 AM

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South Australia's bank levy plan attacked as an 'outrageous cash grab'
Australian Bankers’ Association CEO Anna Bligh condemns $370m levy, saying ‘it is not the job of banks to prop up government budget shortfalls’

Christopher Knaus

23, Jun, 2017 @3:38 AM

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Banking lobby group rejects claim levy will have negligible economic impact
Australian Bankers’ Association responds after treasurer introduces bill in parliament, but says it will not run an ad campaign

Paul Karp

30, May, 2017 @6:29 AM

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Bank levy 'rushed into budget at last minute', Anna Bligh says
Treasury officials unable to answer ‘important and basic questions’ about tax, Australian Bankers Association boss says

Paul Karp

11, May, 2017 @7:01 AM

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Australian budget 2017: Tony Abbott says he gave Morrison the applause 'he deserved' – as it happened
Scott Morrison addresses the press club, ministers defend drug-testing for those on welfare and taxing banks, zombie measures killed off in lower house. As it happened

Gabrielle Chan

10, May, 2017 @7:09 AM

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'Don't do it': Scott Morrison tells banks not to pass on budget levy to customers
Morgan Stanley issues warning as banking lobbyist Anna Bligh calls tax a ‘big money grab’ and two major banks warn the pain may be shared

Paul Karp

10, May, 2017 @1:45 AM

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Scott Morrison denies he delivered a 'Labor budget' – as it happened
Federal budget news live: Treasurer rejects view that budget a U-turn for Coalition and projects return to surplus in 2020-21

Gabrielle Chan and Christopher Knaus (earlier)

09, May, 2017 @12:07 PM

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Federal budget 2017: Morrison hits banks with $6bn tax rise and promises ‘better days ahead’
• Treasurer fully funds NDIS and unveils measures to improve housing affordability
• High-tax, high-spend budget aims to bury Tony Abbott’s political legacy and neutralise Labor’s attacks

Katharine Murphy Political editor

09, May, 2017 @9:42 AM

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Australia doesn't need Adani's Carmichael coalmine, Westpac chief says
Defending decision not to finance mine, Brian Hartzer says coal needed for economy to 2050 can be met by existing mines

Paul Karp

09, May, 2017 @12:02 AM

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Replacing leaders isn't a 'disease', it's a normal part of Australian democracy | Kristina Keneally
The last time New South Wales had a premier who won an election and then left office by losing an election was 1927-30. Is that such a bad thing?

Kristina Keneally

04, Apr, 2017 @1:42 AM

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