The Crest of the Commonwealth of Australia Treasury Portfolio Ministers
Picture of David Bradbury

David Bradbury

Assistant Treasurer, Minister Assisting for Financial Services & Superannuation and Minister for Competition Policy & Consumer Affairs

5 March 2012 - 18 September 2013

2013 Media Releases

2012 | 2013

151 05/08/2013 Improving the new tax system for managed investment trusts
150 03/08/2013 Benefiting Indigenous communities through native title reform
149 02/08/2013 Appointment of a part-time councillor of the National Competition Council
148 02/08/2013 Further market integrity rules on dark pools and high frequency trading and australian market licence review update
147 02/08/2013 Striking a balance on employee share schemes
146 02/08/2013 Coalition tells families: "watch what we do"
145 01/08/2013 Appointment of an acting full-time State/Territory member of the Australian Energy Regulator
144 30/07/2013 Signature of revised tax treaty with Switzerland
143 25/07/2013 Minor amendments to the Tobacco Information Standard
142 25/07/2013 Small businesses to gain access to the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal
141 25/07/2013 ACCC Commissioner Joe Dimasi
140 24/07/2013 Labor delivers real reforms to cut red tape
139 24/07/2013 Tackling base erosion and profit shifting
138 19/07/2013 App inquiry report released
137 17/07/2013 Cutting red tape for restaurants and caf├ęs
136 12/07/2013 Tax reforms to drive private investment in infrastructure
135 12/07/2013 Reappointment of the full-time Inspector-General of Taxation
134 11/07/2013 New online charities register launched
133 08/07/2013 Liberals re-hash old announcement on red tape
132 01/07/2013 Government welcomes establishment of the Consumer Challenge Panel
131 01/07/2013 New ACNC governance standards commence
130 01/07/2013 Appointment to the Ministry
129 01/07/2013 Appointment of a full-time Second Commissioner of the Australian Taxation Office
128 28/06/2013 Government continues consultation on Offshore Banking Unit reforms
127 28/06/2013 Preventing dividend washing
126 28/06/2013 Legislation passed to exempt disaster payments from tax and to list deductible gift recipients
125 28/06/2013 A level playing field for ethics education in government schools
124 28/06/2013 A statutory definition of charity for Australia
123 27/06/2013 Reappointment of a full-time Commissioner to the Productivity Commission
122 27/06/2013 Appointment and reappointment of a Deputy President and members of the Australian Competition Tribunal
121 27/06/2013 Cutting red tape for restaurants and cafes
120 27/06/2013 Tax and Transfer Policy Institute launched
119 26/06/2013 New loss carry back measures passed by Parliament
118 26/06/2013 Native title amendments pass the Parliament
117 26/06/2013 New protections for consumers against unfair terms in general insurance contracts
116 26/06/2013 Tough new rules on tax avoidance and profit shifting
115 24/06/2013 Regional flights protected at Sydney Airport
114 21/06/2013 Safeguard inquiries referred to Productivity Commission
113 20/06/2013 Faster, Simpler, Fairer Justice - Productivity Commission Review
112 20/06/2013 New legislation to deliver additional protections for consumers
111 19/06/2013 The Gillard Government welcomes automatic tax information sharing by G8 tax authorities
110 19/06/2013 NSW Liberals call on Tony Abbott to jack up GST
109 19/06/2013 Statutory definition of charity passes House of Representatives
108 16/06/2013 National ban for synthetic drugs
107 12/06/2013 Retail Council of Australia meets in Sydney
106 10/06/2013 Improving choice of automotive repairers for consumers
105 06/06/2013 Tax measures pass the House of Representatives
104 06/06/2013 Tax transparency bill passes House of Representatives
103 06/06/2013 Coalition abandons consumer protections reforms
102 04/06/2013 Coalition want to keep public in dark on multinational tax
101 04/06/2013 Board of Taxation Reviews of the Thin Capitalisation Arm's Length Test and Australia's Debt and Equity Tax Rules
100 04/06/2013 Christian Porter calls for GST changes
099 03/06/2013 Discussion paper on dividend washing
098 31/05/2013 Reforms to education expense deductions
097 31/05/2013 Reappointment of a full-time member and the full-time Chair of the Australian Energy Regulator
096 30/05/2013 Coalition coughs up plan for austerity
095 30/05/2013 Coalition votes against tax breaks for business
094 29/05/2013 Tax amendments to boost infrastructure incentives
093 29/05/2013 Statutory Definition of Charity Legislation Introduced into Parliament
092 29/05/2013 Pay As You Go Reforms Introduced to Parliament
091 29/05/2013 Coalition opposes level playing field for ethics classes in government schools
090 29/05/2013 Gillard Government to improve tax transparency
089 29/05/2013 Labor bans gag clauses in future federal contracts
088 29/05/2013 Outing credit card fee gougers
087 27/05/2013 Proposed minor Amendments to the Tobacco Information Standard
086 27/05/2013 Abbott's Paid Parental Leave Tax to push up Interest Rates
085 27/05/2013 World's big companies must be made to pay fair share of tax
084 24/05/2013 Liberal Governments Gag Community Organisations
083 22/05/2013 Hockey's Soft Touch on Tax Loopholes
082 22/05/2013 Coalition confirms: Everything on the table in tax review
081 22/05/2013 Hockey should declare position on tax loopholes
080 20/05/2013 Tasmanian Programs on Abbott's Chopping Block
079 18/05/2013 Senior Liberal flags GST review
078 17/05/2013 Abbott should rule out considering GST changes
077 16/05/2013 Services and support on the chopping block as Abbott cuts to the bone
076 16/05/2013 Abbott's GST stealth review
075 16/05/2013 Cormann flags Coalition cuts
074 16/05/2013 Coalition opposes crackdown on profit shifting and tax avoidance
073 16/05/2013 Senior Liberals Call for Opposition Policy Details and Costings in Budget-in-Reply Speech
072 14/05/2013 2013-14 Budget continues proud record of tax reform
071 14/05/2013 Protecting the corporate tax base from erosion and loopholes - measures and consultation arrangements
070 14/05/2013 Protecting the corporate tax base from erosion and loopholes
069 14/05/2013 ATO taskforce to target trust misuse
068 14/05/2013 The Board of Taxation's Review of the Consolidation Regime
067 12/05/2013 Revised Tax Treaty with Switzerland
066 10/05/2013 Release of draft legislation to extend unfair contract term protections to general insurance contracts
065 10/05/2013 Your consumer rights this mother's day
064 08/05/2013 Ten times Tony to rip away tax cuts
063 07/05/2013 Research and Development (R&D) Tax Incentive - Targeting Access
062 03/05/2013 Issues paper on multinational profit shifting
061 02/05/2013 Coalition clangers 9: Abbott repeats his growth myth
060 02/05/2013 Abbott's 'unambiguous' GST plan: take money away from Tasmania
059 28/04/2013 Tony Abbott's GST lie exposed
058 28/04/2013 Tony Abbott must explain his vicious cuts to the people of South Australia
057 27/04/2013 Liberals must reveal true GST plans
056 24/04/2013 Coalition Plan for Charities: Slash Your Funding and Give Up on Smarter Regulation
055 24/04/2013 Liberal Premier Pushes Back on Abbott GST Plans
054 24/04/2013 Review of the Benchmarks for Industry-Based Customer Dispute Resolution Schemes
053 23/04/2013 Abbott and Barnett's $2 Billion GST slug for NSW, Queensland and Victoria
052 19/04/2013 Small businesses in Torquay getting a boost from the Gillard Government
051 19/04/2013 Tax relief for businesses in Geelong
050 18/04/2013 Tax loss incentive for designated infrastructure projects
049 19/04/2013 Tony Abbott must come clean with the people of Geelong
048 12/04/2013 Improving cash flow and helping small businesses innovate
047 12/04/2013 Australian Government announces appointments to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
046 09/04/2013 Abbott to Jack up Taxes for Small Business by $5 Billion
045 08/04/2013 Public consultation on a statutory definition of charity
044 08/04/2013 Barnaby challenges Abbott on foreign investment again
043 08/04/2013 Commonwealth Support for Ethics Classes in Government Schools
042 08/04/2013 Tony Abbott's $4 Billion Superannuation Tax Raid
041 05/04/2013 Coalition back flips on Mining Tax Package
040 03/04/2013 Improving the transparency of Australia's Business Tax System
039 28/03/2013 Brisbane small businesses will be hit by Abbott's savage cuts
038 27/03/2013 The Truth on Debt vs what the Telegraph writes
037 25/03/2013 Abbott and Hockey should be honest with their own numbers
036 25/03/2013 Draft materials released for PAYG changes
035 20/03/2013 New measures to provide tax relief for disaster payments
034 18/03/2013 Driving greater awareness of Standard Business Reporting
033 13/03/2013 Coalition flags GST changes
032 13/03/2013 Government Bill introduced to ban gag clauses
031 13/03/2013 Hockey hypocrisy on Baby Bonus
030 11/03/2013 ACT signs up to new charities regulator
029 08/03/2013 Consultation on removing the Capital Gain Tax (CGT) discount for non-resident individuals
028 08/03/2013 ACNC governance standards to support our charities and our community
027 07/03/2013 Penrith families will be hit by Abbott's savage cuts
026 06/03/2013 Hockey refuses to rule out cutting assistance for families and pensioners
025 05/03/2013 Parramatta families face savage cuts under Coalition
024 04/03/2013 Revised Guidelines Will Cut Red Tape For Not-For-Profit Sector
023 04/03/2013 Abbott must come clean with Western Sydney
022 01/03/2013 Milestone in Investment Ties with New Zealand
021 28/02/2013 Consultation Paper on Monthly Company Tax Instalments for Large Companies
020 25/02/2013 Liberals everything to every State on GST
019 22/02/2013 Opinion Piece: Tackling Global Tax Rorts
018 20/02/2013 Government nominates three Commissioners for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
017 19/02/2013 ACNC Advisory Board appointments
016 18/02/2013 Board of Taxation report into Venture Capital released
015 15/02/2013 Abbott Squibs Ruling Out Income Tax Hikes and Family Assistance
014 14/02/2013 Five Questions for Tony Abbott: What Will He Cut?
013 13/02/2013 Amendments to enhance the tax treatment of Sustainable Rural Water Use and Infrastructure Program
012 13/02/2013 Ensuring foreign pension funds can access the managed investment trust withholding tax regime
011 13/02/2013 Inspector-General of Taxation review into improving the self assessment system
010 13/02/2013 Reforms to crack down on tax avoidance and profit shifting
009 11/02/2013 Coalition Must Come Clean on Costings
008 08/02/2013 Coalition clangers 6: Pyne says still no work done on costings
007 06/02/2013 Coalition sensitive over high-spending record
006 05/02/2013 Pyne confirms household compensation on the chopping block
005 04/02/2013 Greater transparency of tax paid by large and multinational businesses
004 01/02/2013 Declaring the Victorian Bushfires, the Queensland Floods and Tornadoes and the New South Wales Floods Disasters for Tax Deductibility Purposes
003 31/01/2013 Later Start Date for Better Targeting of Not-For-Profit Tax Concessions
002 05/01/2013 New Safety Standard for Portable Pools
001 03/01/2013 First MySuper Applications Lodged