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December 2020

Address by RBA Governor Philip Lowe

The RBA Governor's address is a much-anticipated highlight of Australian Payments Network’s calendar and we’re delighted to welcome him back in 2020. This year, his address is entitled “Innovation and Regulation in the Australian Payments System”. Don’t miss this important industry event. Register now and join us online on Monday, 7 December.

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Tap & Go Update

30 July 2020

Temporary increase to PIN limit

The contactless limit on some cards and at certain merchants has been temporarily increased from $100 to $200. Customers will know whether they can use the new temporary limit by following the PIN pad prompts.

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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What's New

29 October 2020

2020 Annual Review

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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.