On 22 October 2021, the Government announced the establishment of a Regional Banking Taskforce to assess the impact of bank branch closures on regional communities.

The BCCC made a submission to the Taskforce in December 2021.

As part of its response to the questions in the Taskforce’s Issues Paper, the BCCC highlighted the impact of branch closures on small businesses, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander customers, including in remote locations.

Download the BCCC’s submission to read more.