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Heritage Bank taps EY for Open Banking solution

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 22 Feb 2021

Heritage Bank has teamed up with EY Australia to kickstart its Open Banking capabilities.

Heritage Bank, EY, Open Banking, Australia

Australia's Bank of Queensland to buy ME Bank for AUD 1.33 bln

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 22 Feb 2021

Australia-based Bank of Queensland (BoQ) has announced it will buy ME Bank, a digital lender owned by 26 industry pension funds, for AUD 1.33 billion.

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NAB buys digital bank 86 400 in AUD 220 mln deal

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 29 Jan 2021

National Australia Bank (NAB) has revealed it will buy out digital bank 86 400 in a bid to grow its UBank offering.

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Australia-based securities regulator hit by cybersecurity breach

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 25 Jan 2021

Australia’s securities regulator ASIC has declared a cybersecurity breach at a server it used to transfer files including credit licence applications, according to Reuters.

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Australia Post selects Napier compliance tech to extend AML/CTF services

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 25 Jan 2021

Australia Post has selected the anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CTF) technology platform from Napier, a UK-based intelligent compliance technology company.

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Card payments growth in Australia declines in 2020 due to COVID-19, reveals GlobalData

News | Cards | 21 Jan 2021

GlobalData’s Payment Cards Analytics has revealed that the value of card payments in Australia is estimated to register a subdued growth of 1.9% in 2020 against the previous estimate of 5.3%.

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Assembly Payments expands payments partnership with Beforepay

News | Online Payments | 20 Jan 2021

Assembly Payments has expanded its partnership with Beforepay to continue to leverage the New Payments Platform (NPP) to reduce its Pay On Demand approval time from 48 hours to 60 seconds.

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Paydock, Azupay partner for New Payments Platform

News | Online Payments | 19 Jan 2021

Enterprise-grade payments orchestration platform Paydock has signed a strategic partnership with Australian fintech Azupay to support its New Payments Platform (NPP) powered payments infrastructure.  

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AsiaPay, Fat Zebra join forces for expansion in Australia and New Zealand

News | Online Payments | 19 Jan 2021

Digital payment service provider and tech vendor AsiaPay has unveiled a new partnership with Fat Zebra that will help further expand its payment platform in Australia and New Zealand.

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Heritage Bank, Experian to improve loans process for borrowers

News | Payments General | 14 Jan 2021

Australia-based Heritage Bank and Experian have plans to launch a new loans origination platform that will reduce processing time for the average home loan application by up to 80%.

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AirPay expands ecommerce partnership with UnionPay

News | Online Payments | 07 Jan 2021

Australia-based marketing and payment service provider AirPay has partnered with UnionPay to offer UnionPay Online Payment in Australia.

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Australia modifies the Consumer Data Right (CDR) rules

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 24 Dec 2020

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has amended the Consumer Data Right (CDR) rules to expand the types of consumers who can use it.

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Australia-based neobank Xinja to shut down

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 17 Dec 2020

Australia-based neobank Xinja has announced it will be closing customer accounts, refunding customer savings, and will be returning its banking license. 

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eftops to pilot QR code payment system in 2021

News | Mobile Payments | 17 Dec 2020

eftpos has announced that it is working with merchants to deliver a national QR code payment system in Australia, with a pilot to be launched in 2021.

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Worldline announces commercial acquiring alliance with ANZ Bank in Australia

News | Payments General | 16 Dec 2020

Worldline, a provider of payments services, has announced the signing of a strategic commercial acquiring alliance with ANZ Bank.

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Spenda launches all-in-one e-invoicing solution

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 15 Dec 2020

Australia-based company Spenda has launched SpendaCollect, which allows customers to track, group, and batch-pay all their outstanding invoices simultaneously.

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SuperConcepts to implement open banking services in 2021

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 15 Dec 2020

Australia-based SMSF service provider SuperConcepts has announced it will obtain certifications necessary to provide open banking services to its SMSF clients in 2021.

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Money saving app Moneytree to shut down in Australia

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 15 Dec 2020

Budgeting app Moneytree has announced it will cease operations in Australia in January 2021.

Moneytree, Australia, Open Banking, data aggregation

AsiaPay, Azupay join forces for real-time payments across Australia

News | Online Payments | 15 Dec 2020

AsiaPay has partnered with Azupay to facilitate digital payments with a secure and real-time checkout experience for ecommerce and online vendors across Australia.

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eftpos, BPAY, NPPA agree to merge as single entity

News | Online Payments | 15 Dec 2020

Australia-based payments infrastructure providers eftpos, BPAY, and NPP Australia (NPPA) have agreed to merge as a single entity.

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