Australian Government, the Australian Office of Financial Management

Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities

Scope

The Australian Office of Financial Management (AOFM) has been directed by the Treasurer to invest temporarily in Australian Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities (RMBS) to support competition in mortgage lending from a diverse range of lenders. The Treasurer's Directions are available via the following links:

Details on the AOFM's RMBS investment program are available in the 2008-2009 Annual Report.

Reporting on RMBS

A summary of AOFM participation in RMBS transactions is available via the following link:

Links to Operational & Public Notices relating to the RMBS Program

Title
Date Released
Operational Notice: Sale of Certain RMBS Investments 13 March 2014
Operational Notice: Sale of Certain RMBS Investments 28 February 2014
Operational Notice: Sale of Certain RMBS Investments 29 October 2013
Operational Notice: Sale of Certain RMBS Investments 22 May 2013
Operational Notice: End of AOFM RMBS Investment Program 10 April 2013
Operational Notice: Sale of Certain RMBS Investments 1 February 2013
Operational Notice: Sale of Certain RMBS Investments 21 November 2012
Operational Notice: Sale of Certain RMBS Investments 16 March 2012
Operational Notice: Purchase of RMBS - Program Update 8 April 2011
Operational Notice: Purchase of RMBS End of Serial Investment Arrangements 17 December 2010
Operational Notice: RMBS Investments 25 May 2010
Operational Notice: Sale of Certain RMBS Investments 31 March 2010
Operational Notice: Purchase of RMBS Announcement of Serial Investment Arrangements 28 January 2010
Operational Notice: Purchase of RMBS Serial Investment Arrangements 8 December 2009
Operational Notice: Purchase of RMBS Extended Program 7 December 2009
Operational Notice: Purchase of RMBS – Announcement of Mandates – Third Selection Round 30 September 2009
Operational Notice: Purchase of RMBS Receipt of Third Round of Proposals 21 September 2009
Operational Notice: Purchase of RMBS - Request for Proposals - Third Selection Round 31 August 2009
Operational Notice: Purchase of RMBS - Announcement of Further Mandates - Second Selection Round 14 July 2009
Operational Notice: Purchase of RMBS - Announcement of Further Mandates - Second Selection Round 2 June 2009
Operational Notice: Purchase of RMBS - Announcement of Further Mandates - Second Selection Round 17 April 2009
Operational Notice: Purchase of RMBS - Announcement of Further Mandates - Second Selection Round 24 March 2009
Operational Notice: Purchase of RMBS - Announcement of Mandates - Second Selection Round 17 February 2009
Operational Notice: Purchase of RMBS - Request for Proposals - Second Selection Round 18 December 2008
Operational Notice: Purchase of RMBS - Announcement of Further Mandates 17 November 2008
Operational Notice: Purchase of RMBS - Announcement of Mandates 29 October 2008
Operational Notice: Purchase of RMBS Receipt of First Round of Proposals 27 October 2008
Operational Notice: Purchase of RMBS Request for Proposals 13 October 2008
Treasurer Media Release No. 107 2008: Treasurer Directs the AOFM to Invest in RMBS 3 October 2008
Operational Notice: Arrangements for the Purchase of Residential Mortgage Backed Securities 29 September 2008
Treasurer Media Release No. 105 2008: Government Initiative to Support Competition in Mortgage Market 26 September 2008


Periodic Updates

  • Update October 2010 - PDF|RTF

Economics References Committee: Inquiry into the post-GFC banking sector

  • AOFM Opening Statement Senate Committee Hearing (21 September 2012) - PDF|RTF

 

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