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Peter Costello

Treasurer

11 March 1996 - 3 December 2007

1998 Media Releases

1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007

125 18/12/98 Report of the Task Force on International Financial Reform
124 18/12/98 OECD Survey of the Australian Economy
123 18/12/98 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook
121 07/12/1998 ASIC Deputy Chairman to Step Down Next Year
120 07/12/1998 Tax Treatment on Disposal of Mining Property
119 03/12/1998 Activation of the New Arrangements to Borrow
118 03/12/1998 Australian Participation in Activation of the New Arrangement to Borrow
117 02/12/1998 National Accounts: September Quarter 1998
116 26/11/98 Crean Wrong Again
115 24/11/98 GST and Financial Services: Labor means Higher Taxes and Charges
114 18/11/98 OECD Economic Outlook 64 Projections
113 17/11/98 IMF Article IV Consultation with Australia — Release of the Public Information Notice
112 13/11/98 Tax Consultative Committee Recommendations
111 10/10/1998 Senate Inquiry on Government's Taxation Reform Package
110 06/11/1998 Crean's False Start
109 06/11/1998 Labor on Hypocrisy
108 06/11/1998 Household Expenditure Survey
107 02/11/1998 Australia Welcomes G7 Statements on Reforming the International Financial System
106 29/10/98 Audit Report on Taxation Reform Communications
105 28/10/98 Consumer Price Index - September Quarter 1998
104 27/10/98 Review of Business Taxation
103 28/10/98 Tax Consultative Committee
102 27/10/98 Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Appointment
101 21/10/98 Petrol Price Monitoring Program
100 08/10/1998 Distributional Effects of Tax Changes
099 30/9/98 IMF World Economic Outlook
097 22/9/98 Labor Isolated on Tax Reform
096 22/9/98 Melbourne Shrine of Remembrance: Federation Funding
095 17/9/98 Reform Abolishes Annual Returns
089 02/09/1998 National Accounts — June Quarter 1998
088 02/09/1998 Update of Economic and Fiscal Outlook
085 28/8/98 Productivity Commission Reference - Impact of Competition Policy Reforms on Rural and Regional Australia
084 25/08/1998 Productivity Commission Reference - Australia's Gambling Industries
083 24/08/1998 Productivity Commission Reference
082 21/08/1998 Competition Payments to States and Territories
081 14/08/1998 Business Income Tax Consultation
080 13/08/1998 Australia - A Regional Financial Centre Measures
079 13/08/1998 A New Tax System for All Australians
078 13/08/1998 Tax Avoidance: Foreign Tax Credit Schemes
077 13/08/1998 Distributions Made Through Chains of Trusts
076 13/08/1998 CGT Small Business Rollover Relief and Retirement Exemption for Land and Buildings Held in A Non-Operating Entity
075 11/08/1998 Productivity Commission Research Report on the Impact of Commonwealth Indirect Taxes on Exporters
074 10/08/1998 Preliminary 1997-98 Budget Outcome
073 05/08/1998 Productivity Commission Inquiry: Progress in Rail Reform
072 05/08/1998 Tax Reform Plan Media Lockup
071 04/08/1998 Foreign Investment Case: Tyndall Australia Ltds Portfolio Investment in John Fairfax Holdings Ltd
070 30/07/1998 Treasurer Announces New Jobs for Burnie
069 22/07/1998 Consumer Price Index - June Quarter 1998
068 20/07/1998 Petroleum Marketing Reforms
067 15/07/1998 Appointments to the Payments System Board and Closure of the Australian Payments System Council
066 13/07/1998 Productivity Commission Inquiry into Residential Aged Care Subsidies
065 13/07/1998 Prices Oversight of Sydney Airport
064 03/07/1998 Tax Rebate For Landcare
063 02/07/1998 Changes Improve The R&D Tax Concession
062 01/07/1998 Treasurer Heralds New Era for Financial System Regulation
061 29/06/1998 Appointments to the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
060 23/06/1998 Another Step Forward For Australia’s Space Industry
059 22/06/1998 National Competition Council Appointment
058 05/06/1998 Australian Financial Support for the Heavily Indebted Poor Country Initiative
057 04/06/1998 Katherine and District Business Re-Establishment Trust Fund
056 05/06/1998 National Accounts: March Quarter 1998: Strong Growth
055 25/05/1998 Prices Oversight of Privatised Airports
054 24/05/1998 Australia contributes to APEC Finance Ministers' work to aid asian recovery
053 19/05/1998 Superannuation and Family Law
052 12/05/1998 Taxation Treatment of Y2K computer-related and Software expenditures
051 12/05/1998 Tax Rebate for Landcare
050 21/05/1998 Appointment of chair of the Productivity Commission
049 21/05/1998 ABC AM
048 10/05/1998 Labor's Deficit Dodging Leaves Beazley With No Credibility
047 07/05/1998 Nominated loan council allocations for 1998-99
046 05/05/1998 Australia reconfirms bilateral support for Indonesia
045 30/04/1998 Productivity commission inquiry into Australia's gambling industries
044 30/04/1998 Productivity commission work programme 1998
043 30/04/1998 Establishment and staffing of the productivity commission
042 29/04/1998 March Quarter 1998
041 28/04/1998 Reserve Bank Board Appointment
040 27/04/1998 Productivity Commission Reports on the Waterfront
039 27/04/1998 Alienation of Property and Australia's Double Tax Agreements
038 27/04/1998 Appointment of Convenor of the Companies and Securities Advisory Committee and Members of the Legal Committee
037 22/04/1998 Lockup Arrangements
036 16/04/1998 Reforms to Strengthen World Financial Structures
035 09/04/1998 CLERP - Draft Legislation Released for Public Comment
034 08/04/1998 Visit to Washington D.C., 14 — 17 April 1998
033 09/04/1998 OECD Economic Outlook 63 Projections
032 02/04/1998 Australian Competition Tribunal Appointments
031 30/03/1998 Retirement of Mr Ken Stone, AO
030 20/03/1998 Commonwealth Financial Assistance to the States for 1998-99
029 18/03/1998 AMP and Rothschild Group Banking Authorities
028 17/03/1998 Business Law Reforms to Boost Jobs and Economic Development
027 17/03/1998 Implementation
026 11/03/1998 Taxation Treatment of Spectrum Licences
025 06/03/1998 Canwest/TNQ Float Proposal
024 05/03/1998 Foreign Investment Review Board: 1996-97 Annual Report
023 04/03/1998 National Accounts: December Quarter 1997
022 03/03/1998 Balance of Payments: December Quarter 1997
021 27/02/1998 Hire Purchase and Limited Recourse Debt Transactions
020 26/02/1998 Private New Capital Expenditure
019 23/02/1998 Australia Not to Subscribe to Additional Shares in the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
018 23/02/1998 Tax Reform: Officials’ Papers on Taxation of Trusts, Life Insurance and Limited Partnerships
017 23/02/1998 Commonwealth Legislation Review and Competitive Neutrality Annual Reports
016 23/02/1998 IC Report on State, Territory and Local Government Assistance to Industry
015 20/02/1998 Nomination of Australian Alternate Director to the Asian Development Bank, Manila
014 19/02/1998 Beazley: No Credibility
013 18/02/1998 Closure of Cobar Mines PTY LTD
012 12/02/1998 Surplus
011 12/02/1998 Treasurer Releases Draft Legislation
010 12/02/1998 Australian Financial Payments System Reforms
009 10/02/1998 Exempt Entity Assets that Become Depreciable: Esposure of Draft Legislation
008 09/02/1998 Tax Deductibility of Gifts to Mount Macedon Memorial Cross Restoration, Development and Maintenance Trust Fund
007 30/01/1998 Gifts to the Sydney Talmudical College Association Refugees Overseas Aid Fund
006 30/01/1998 Tax Deductibility of Gifts to the United Israel Appeal Refugee Relief Fund
005 28/01/1998 December Quarter 1997
004 27/01/1998 1998-99 Pre-Budget Submissions
003 27/01/1998 Gifts to the Australian American Education Leadership Foundation
002 14/01/1998 Further Details
001 12/01/1998 Departure of Industry Commission Chairman Mr Bill Scales, AO