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Australian Government Credit Ratings

Credit Rating Agency Long Term Rating Outlook Short Term Rating
Standard & Poor's AAA Stable A-1+
Moody's Aaa Stable P-1
Fitch Ratings AAA Stable F1+

Important note:

The above mentioned credit rating agencies each hold an Australian Financial Services licence which authorises them to provide credit ratings to 'wholesale clients' only. Credit rating information published by Fitch, Moody's and Standard & Poor's is not intended to be used by persons who are 'retail clients' within the meaning of the Corporations Act 2001.

All Fitch credit ratings are subject to certain limitations and disclaimers. Please read these limitations and disclaimers by following this link: In addition, rating definitions and the terms of use of such ratings are available on the agency's free website ''. Published ratings, criteria and methodologies are available from this site at all times. Fitch's code of conduct, confidentiality, conflicts of interest, affiliate firewall, compliance and other relevant policies and procedures are also available from the 'code of conduct' section of this site.

Please note that the Moody’s credit rating provided on this website is not licensed under the Creative Commons BY 3.0 licence.

Page Updated:
18 April 2011

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