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Big banks winners from government Financial System Inquiry response: Greens

The Greens Treasury spokesperson Adam Bandt and Finance spokesperson Senator Peter Whish-Wilson today said that the big banks are the big winners from the government’s response to the Financial Syst

Morrison adopts majority of Greens 2016 banking policy

Greens Treasury spokesperson Senator Peter Whish-Wilson welcomes the Government’s adoption of Greens policy positions on stronger white collar crime penalties after years of campaigning and Sena

Senator Rice on the bank levy

It is with great pleasure that I am rising to speak on the Major Bank Levy Bill 2017, because it is a rare day that as a Greens senator I get to speak on legislation that is Greens policy that has bee

ANZ’s entry into Financial Advice mess shows Royal Commission still needed

The Greens spokesperson for Consumer Affairs, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, says that revelations that ANZ charged 8,500 clients for a service they never received shows that more needs to be done to roo

ANZ’s entry into Financial Advice mess shows Royal Commission still needed

The Greens spokesperson for Consumer Affairs, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, says that revelations that ANZ charged 8,500 clients for a service they never received shows that more needs to be done to roo

It's time to move from bank-bashing rhetoric to bank-changing policies

Greens Treasury spokesperson, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, provides the following comments alongside the release of the Greens submission in response to the Hayne Royal Commission Interim Report. 

Giving Robert financial regulation responsibility shows contempt for Royal Commission

Greens Treasury Spokesperson, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, comments on the new Prime Minister's appointment of Stuart Robert MP as Assistant Treasurer with responsibility for financial services who

Banking Royal Commission report a small step towards the reform we deserve

Today’s disappointing final report into the banking and financial services industry will slow, but not end decades of money grabbing and unethical conduct, the Australian Greens have said today.

Estimates: Economics Legislation Committee: Treasury Portfolio: Australian Energy Regulator

Thursday, 1 March 2018APRA & BankingSenator RHIANNON: In relation to your investigation into mortgage fraud, which APRA has not made public, has APRA found any evidence of illegal misconduct in th

Turnbull putting cart before horse on banking tribunal

Greens Treasury spokesperson, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, provides the following comments on the Turnbull Government’s parliamentary committee probe into banking conduct and a possible banking t

ASIC announcement an admission of 3 wasted years under the Liberals

Greens spokesperson for Finance, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, says the last minute rush to fix financial regulation is an admission by the Government that they have wasted their three years in office.

ASIC announcement an admission of 3 wasted years under the Liberals

Greens spokesperson for Finance, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, says the last minute rush to fix financial regulation is an admission by the Government that they have wasted their three years in office.

Greens formally launch 2016 election campaign

The Australian Greens have formally launched their 2016 campaign with the entire federal Greens party room, former party leaders Bob Brown and Christine Milne, and hundreds of supporters in Melbourne.

Greens formally launch 2016 election campaign

The Australian Greens have formally launched their 2016 campaign with the entire federal Greens party room, former party leaders Bob Brown and Christine Milne, and hundreds of supporters in Melbourne.

Joyce support for Rinehart pet project another example of why we need national anti-corruption watchdog: Greens

MEDIA RELEASE - June 4 2018Joyce support for Rinehart pet project another example of why we need national anti-corruption watchdog: GreensReports that as Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce lobbied th

Productivity Commission report shows need for super shakeup

Greens Treasury spokesperson, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, says the Productivity Commission Report into the superannuation industry proves once and for all what the Greens have been saying for years &n

Speech: Banking Executive Accountability

On Wednesday 7 February 2018 Lee Rhiannon made the following speech during the second reading of Treasury Laws Amendment (Banking Executive Accountability and Related Mea

Commbank has questions to answer over Storm Financial revelations

Greens Spokesperson for Treasury and Consumer Affairs, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, provides the following comments on the Commbank and Storm Financial revelations published today by Michael West.Senat

Commbank has questions to answer over Storm Financial revelations

Greens Spokesperson for Treasury and Consumer Affairs, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, provides the following comments on the Commbank and Storm Financial revelations published today by Michael West.Senat

Greens back union & ACF call for independent authority to manage transition away from coal

Greens back union & ACF call for independent authority to manage transition away from coalGreens Co-Deputy Leader and climate change and energy spokesperson, Adam Bandt MP today backed separate ca