Representing Brokers: About our Advocacy

As the peak industry body for the mortgage and finance broking industry, the MFAA advocates for its members through our direct engagement with all levels of government, regulators and other industry bodies. We lift the industry voice and promote positive industry change through our engagement in roundtables, inquiries, consultations and submissions.

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Advocacy activities

The MFAA’s policy experts consult with industry and stakeholders to develop policies and positions that inform our submissions to governments and regulators. These policies and positions inform our advocacy work and allow us to present comprehensive positions and submissions on key issues.

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Key campaigns

Over the past decade, as the mortgage broking industry has become systemically important in our economy, we have faced constant scrutiny. On each occasion, the Association has risen to the occasion, convening industry stakeholders in campaigns that effect real change and highlight the value brokers bring to customers, the market and our economy.

We represent our members to shape positive industry change, driving debate through active engagement with governments, regulators and other industry bodies.

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Our consultation process

MFAA National Forums are established by MFAA constituent members of specific industry sub-sectors.

The forums are advisory in nature and play a vital role in conveying the best interests of MFAA members. National Forums are an important way for members to shape and influence the industry to improve customer outcomes.

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Why Australians choose a broker

More than half of all Australians seeking to arrange finance for a home mortgage now choose a broker, and this market share is growing every year.

Arranging your largest ever financial transaction is a huge undertaking – mortgage brokers help to navigate the complexity and assist you in finding a mortgage that is right for you.

The broker value proposition