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HOW REGULATORS AND POLITICIANS TURNED

Feb 06, 2019 - Australian Financial Review

Time up As scandals mounted, tolerance extended to the banking fraternity began to fray, writes Karen Maley.

Although the problems brewing in the banks' sprawling financial arms had long been canvassed in the media, it took some time for the country's top politicians to start to question the bankers' habitual excuse - that the scandals reflected the actions of a few bad apples, rather than pointing to deep-seated cultural problems.

But as the scandals mounted, tolerance extended to t...