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APRA 2020 Year in Review

Friday 5 February 2021

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In a year that was heavily impacted by COVID-19, the 2020 Year in Review provides an overview of how APRA went about fulfilling its mandate as a forward-looking safety regulator for Australia’s financial system. 

The document provides APRA’s view on the financial environment and details its key activities for the year across the banking, insurance and superannuation industries, conducted in alignment with the strategic objectives outlined in its Corporate Plan. The 2020 Year in Review also contains metrics for APRA-regulated industries, including analysis of industry composition, profitability and financial strength. 

The document supplements APRA’s Annual Report and Financial Statements which are submitted to the Australian Government after the end of each financial year (to June 30).

Published 5 February 2021

An accessible version of the 2020 Year in Review is available here.

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The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) is the prudential regulator of the financial services industry. It oversees banks, credit unions, building societies, general insurance and reinsurance companies, life insurance, private health insurers, friendly societies, and most members of the superannuation industry. APRA currently supervises institutions holding $6.5 trillion in assets for Australian depositors, policyholders and superannuation fund members.