and secure payments for all

We drive collaboration to deliver improvements to the payments system.

Payments Monitor

July 2021

Latest newsletter

In this issue, our CEO Andy White discusses the accelerated digitisation in two trends that have implications for payment initiation and acceptance. We also provide initial details of our 2021 payments summit and updates pertaining to cross-border payments, QR code interoperability, the regulatory environment, and more.

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Tap & Go Update

11 December 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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New to Payments?

17 December 2020

Navigating Payments

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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 139 organisations spans a wide range of participants with varying levels of involvement.