and secure payments for all

We drive collaboration to deliver improvements to the payments system.

COVID-19 Update

March 2020

Business Continues

In line with Government guidelines on Covid-19, AusPayNet has implemented remote working and meetings for the safety of its staff, members and stakeholders. The payments community continues to work closely together to ensure individuals and organisations have access to convenient and secure payments.

Tap & Go Update

03 April 2020

Temporary increase to PIN limit

The contactless limit on some cards and at certain merchants will be temporarily increased from $100 to $200. The roll out will be gradual and you should follow the PIN pad prompts at all times.

In line with the Government's social distancing measures, reducing physical contact with surfaces may lower the chance of COVID-19 infection.

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20 April 2020

Payments Monitor April 2020

In this edition of our quarterly newsletter, our CEO Andy White looks at the impacts of COVID-19 on payments and how industry is responding to these extraordinary times. We also have updates on current industry work, events and regulatory issues.

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About AusPayNet

Through our network we bring together industry, government, regulators and other stakeholders to improve the Australian payments system by:

  • promoting competition and innovation
  • delivering efficiency
  • controlling systemic risk

We create a shared purpose that engenders confidence in the payments system.


Our network is open to financial institutions, payment systems operators, technology providers, major retailers and other organisations with a significant interest in payments.

Our network of 130 organisations spans a wide range of participants with varying levels of involvement.