Standard & Poor's credit rating for Australia stands at AAA with stable outlook. Moody's credit rating for Australia was last set at Aaa with stable outlook. Fitch's credit rating for Australia was last reported at AAA with stable outlook. DBRS's credit rating for Australia is AAA with stable outlook. In general, a credit rating is used by sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and other investors to gauge the credit worthiness of Australia thus having a big impact on the country's borrowing costs. This page includes the government debt credit rating for Australia as reported by major credit rating agencies.


AgencyRatingOutlookDate
FitchAAA Stable Oct 13 2021
S&PAAA Stable Jun 06 2021
FitchAAA Negative May 21 2020
S&PAAA Negative Apr 08 2020
S&PAAA Stable Sep 21 2018
S&PAAA Negative Jul 06 2016
DBRSAAA Stable Jul 31 2014
FitchAAA Stable Nov 28 2011
S&PAAA Stable Feb 16 2003
FitchAA+ Stable Feb 03 2003
Moody'sAaa Stable Oct 20 2002
FitchAA Stable Sep 21 2000
S&PAA+ Stable May 17 1999
FitchAA N/A Nov 19 1998
FitchAA Negative Watch Jun 18 1998
S&PAA Positive Aug 21 1996
FitchAA N/A Jan 25 1996
S&PAA Stable Sep 03 1993
S&PAA Negative Oct 24 1989
Moody'sAa2 Stable Sep 10 1989
S&PAA+ Negative Jun 26 1989
S&PAA+ N/A Dec 02 1986
Moody'sAa1 Stable Sep 10 1986
S&PAAA N/A Jun 06 1975
Moody'sAaa Stable Oct 15 1974
Moody'sA Stable Jan 15 1962
S&PBBB N/A Feb 27 1957