Current Australia credit ratings, according to main rating agencies.

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Rating Agency Rating Outlook Last Update Action
Standard & Poor's AAA - 21 Sep 2018 outlook upgrade
Moody's Investors Service Aaa - 20 Oct 2002 rating upgrade
Fitch Ratings AAA - 28 Nov 2011 rating upgrade
DBRS AAA - 31 Jul 2014

Australia Credit Ratings: Long-term Rating Scales Comparison

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Description S&P Moody's Fitch DBRS Grade
Prime AAA Aaa AAA AAA Investment
High Medium Grade AA+ Aa1 AA+ AA(high)
AA Aa2 AA AA
AA- Aa3 AA- AA(low)
Upper Medium Grade A+ A1 A+ A(high)
A A2 A A
A- A3 A- A(low)
Lower Medium Grade BBB+ Baa1 BBB+ BBB(high)
BBB Baa2 BBB BBB
BBB- Baa3 BBB- BBB(low)
Speculative BB+ Ba1 BB+ BB(high) Speculative
BB Ba2 BB BB
BB- Ba3 BB- BB(low)
Highly Speculative B+ B1 B+ B(high)
B B2 B B
B- B3 B- B(low)
Substantial Risk CCC+ Caa1 CCC+ CCC(high)
CCC Caa2 CCC CCC
CCC- Caa3 CCC- CCC(low)
Extremely Speculative CC Ca CC CC
C Ca C C
In Default RD C RD RD
SD / SD SD
D / D D

Australia Credit Ratings historical data

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Timetable of Australia credit ratings by S&P, Moody's, Fitch and DBRS agencies.
Symbol means a positive outlook assigned by the rating agency.
Symbol means a negative outlook.

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Date S&P Moody's Fitch DBRS
21 Sep 2018 AAA
6 Jul 2016 AAA
31 Jul 2014 AAA
28 Nov 2011 AAA
16 Feb 2003 AAA
3 Feb 2003 AA+
20 Oct 2002 Aaa
17 May 1999 AA+
19 Nov 1998 AA
18 Jun 1998 AA
21 Aug 1996 AA
25 Jan 1996 AA
3 Sep 1993 AA
24 Oct 1989 AA
10 Sep 1989 Aa2
26 Jun 1989 AA+
2 Dec 1986 AA+
10 Sep 1986 Aa1
6 Jun 1975 AAA
15 Oct 1974 Aaa
15 Jan 1962 A
27 Feb 1957 BBB

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