Australian regulator releases Basel III liquidity proposals

Australia's prudential regulator publishes discussion paper for liquidity reforms under Basel III. In addition, the Reserve Bank of Australia announces further details for its committed liquidity facility to address the liquidity shortage banks will face under Basel III

John Laker, chairman of Apra

Australia's banking regulator, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (Apra) has today released its much anticipated discussion paper outlining its proposals for the implementation of Basel III's liquidity reforms in Australia.

Apra proposes to apply the Basel III global liquidity standards to the larger authorised deposit-taking institutions (ADIs) in that country, including Australia's big-four banks – ANZ, Commonwealth Bank, National Australia Bank and Westpac.

These new standards are

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to View our subscription options


Want to know what’s included in our free membership? Click here

This address will be used to create your account

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here