The FBAA National Industry Conference has kicked off with a focus on mental and physical health
The industry association has also elected two new directors of the board at its latest AGM
A new consultation paper has been released detailing new licence application fees under the proposed ASIC industry funding model
A leading aggregator head has discussed the past 12 months of change and how smart brokers can take advantage of this
The RBA has not closed the door on further rate cuts, according to the minutes of its Monetary Policy Meeting held on the 2 June, and released today
First home buyers have provided the first green shoots of housing market recovery, but it will be investors that carry the torch in the coming year, predicts BIS Shrapnel.
Non-bank lenders and second tier banks are being given a leg up by Mortgage Choice with the franchise group urging its network to consider alternatives to the major banks.
The fall-out from the federal budget and the RBA's decision to leave rates on hold has seen consumer confidence fall in May.
Pointing once again to the strength of the local banking sector, the governor of the RBA, Glenn Stevens, said Australia was "well placed" for a recovery from the current turmoil.
Following the introduction of its new mandatory accreditation requirements, Westpac has entered into discussions to set a broker "re-accreditation fee".