2016 Media Releases

NCPA provides comments on many different issues in the small finance industry. These releases are filed on a chronological basis but the search function will help you find relevant media releases on a particular topic.

  • Small Loan Providers Disappointed by Government Response

    Nov 30 2016

    CEO of NCPA has expressed disappointment on behalf of members in regard to the announcement from Minister O’Dwyer to adopt some unworkable recommendations from the review panel’s final report

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  • Proposed Reform Will Increase The Cost Of Credit

    Nov 22 2016

    NCPA warns that government proposed 'reforms' to the NCCP Act will increase the cost of credit if maximum repayment cap is introduced.

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  • The Governments Billion Dollar Credit Problem

    Nov 09 2016

    Some of the proposed recommendations from the Review Panel are poised to create a Billion Dollar Credit Problem for the Government.

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  • NCPA Statement on ASIC Announcement

    Nov 09 2016

    NCPA has today issued a statement on the ASIC Announcement regarding the probe into Cash Converters

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  • NCPA Responds To The Age Article About Payday Loans

    Nov 08 2016

    NCPA responds to The Age article about payday loans which speaks about the small loans industry in an inappropriately derogatory manner.

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  • NCPA Calls On Government To Ban APR For Small Loans Under 12 Months

    Nov 02 2016

    NCPA, the national association for the small loans industry, calls on government to ban APRs for small loans under 12 months as they are a meaningless measure for credit products under 12 months.

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  • Payday Loans Don't Exist

    Oct 18 2016

    Payday Loans Don't Exist! What Does Is A Small Loan With Big Consumer Protections. In Australia there is a small loan with big protections for consumers. It is one of the most highly regulated consumer loans available on the market.

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  • NCPA Responds To Triple J’s Hack

    Sep 02 2016

    NCPA responds to Triple J's Hack which has many inaccuracies concerning the Australian small loans industry

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  • NCPA Statement on Cash Converters

    Aug 31 2016

    NCPA has issued a statement with reference to the recent announcement from Cash Converters (Cash Converters prepares for probe penalties – The Australian, 27 August)

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  • Statement of Response By NCPA To Google Announcement

    May 12 2016

    Phil Johns, CEO, NCPA has issued a statement of response to today's announcement by Google of banning 'payday' lenders from advertising in Google AdWords

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  • NCPA Issues Holding Statement In Response To Tabling Of Report Into SACC Review

    Apr 20 2016

    NCPA the peak industry body representing the small loans industry, whose members are lenders providing SACCs, will shortly make comment, after the association’s CEO, Phil Johns, has fully and in detail reviewed the 120 page report and the recommendations.

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  • NCPA RESPONSE to ASIC Review of Fair Go Finance (Fair Go)

    Feb 10 2016

    Following ASIC’s media announcement about NCPA’s member Fair Go Finance, the Association is taking the opportunity to formally reply and show its support for their member. Phil Johns, CEO of NCPA, comments: “The product under review from ASIC, the Fair Go Flexi-Loan, saved customer’s money in the majority of

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