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APRA grants new authorised deposit-taking institution licence to volt bank

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has granted volt bank Limited a licence to operate as an authorised deposit-taking institution (ADI) without restrictions under the Banking Act 1959.

volt bank Limited was previously licensed by APRA in May 2018 as a Restricted ADI.

More information on the Restricted ADI licence framework can be found at:

An updated list of all APRA-authorised ADIs can be found on the APRA website at:

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) is the prudential regulator of the financial services industry. It oversees banks, mutuals, general insurance and reinsurance companies, life insurance, private health insurers, friendly societies, and most members of the superannuation industry. APRA currently supervises institutions holding around $9 trillion in assets for Australian depositors, policyholders and superannuation fund members.