Monthly Archives: June 2011
The Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs recently published an Occasional Paper prepared by the SA Centre for Economic Studies on problem gamblers and the role of the financial sector.
The focus of the paper is to ascertain the behaviour of problem gamblers in Australia with regards to accessing funds, particularly from joint […]
In an Issues Paper distributed to Corporate members in May 2011, author Dr Penny Neal considers competition in the banking sector, recent consolidation in the banking sector and implications for customers and appropriate policy responses to drive competition in the banking sector.
The decision by the major Australian banks to raise home loan interest rates by […]
The Centre’s June 2011 Economic Briefing Report will be launched at the Economic Briefing Function on Friday, 24th June 2011. The function will be held at Santos Lecture Theatre (Room 126), Level 1, 10 Pulteney Street (Pulteney Tower), Adelaide, and will commence at 10am.
The function will include a presentation on the situation and […]
At a Luncheon Seminar for Corporate Members in late March 2011, Mr Gary Banks, AO, Chairman of the Productivity Commission, gave a speech on evidence and public policy in respect of gambling. A copy of Mr Bank’s speech is now available for download.