The Australian Financial Review: Treasury considers a ban on all fees for paper bills

Banks, telcos and energy providers could be banned from charging fees to provide customers with paper bills, under a Treasury plan to protect vulnerable consumers.

These companies charge customers fees between $1.50 to $2.75 per bill, as a way to encourage consumers to move to digital bills. The Commonwealth Bank charges $2.50 per paper bill, Telstra charges $2.20 and AGL $1.75.

Source: The Australian Financial Review – 21 November 2017

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