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Peter Costello

Treasurer

11 March 1996 - 3 December 2007

2000 Media Releases

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

118 21/12/2000 Appointment of Commissioners of the Productivity Commission
117 20/12/2000 2001-02 Pre-Budget Submissions
116 19/12/2000 Government Response to the Productivity Commission Report on Australia's General Tariff Arrangements
115 19/12/2000 Australia Provides Loan to Papua New Guinea
114 18/12/2000 Uniform Capital Allowance System Release of Exposure Draft Legislation
113 15/12/2000 Treasurer Announces National CompetitionCouncil Appointments
112 13/12/2000 National Accounts: September Quarter 2000
111 08/12/2000 Consolidated Taxation of Wholly Owned Groups - Exposure Draft Legislation
110 07/12/2000 Simplified Tax System for Small Business
109 27/11/2000 Labor’s Record on Fuel Excise
108 21/11/2000 OECD Report Upbeat on the Australian Economy
107 16/11/2000 Productivity Commission Report:  Review of Legislation Regulating the Architectural Profession
106 15/11/2000 2000-01 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook Revises Up Growth and Surplus
105 09/11/2000 New Chairman and Deputy Chair for the Australian Securities and Investments Commission
104 05/11/2000 Morgan and Banks Survey: Near Total Opposition to Labor Rollback
103 03/11/2000 Commonwealth Competition Reform Payments to States and Territories Amount to Approximately $450m
102 02/11/2000 Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Appointments
101 26/10/2000 Simplified Tax System - Release of Exposure Draft Legislation
100 25/10/2000 Consumer Price Index - September Quarter 2000
099 20/10/2000 ACCC Report on the Movement in Fuel Prices in the September Quarter 2000
098 17/10/2000 Treasurer to attend Second Meeting of G-2
097 16/10/2000 Review of the National Gas Pipelines Access Code
096 12/10/2000 Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (No. 8)
095 11/10/2000 Taxing Trusts Like Companies and Simplified Imputation Rules - Exposure Draft Legislation
094 05/10/2000 Interternational Monetary Fund; Australia's Executive Director
093 29/09/2000 1999-2000 Final Budget Outcome
092 26/09/2000 Melbourne Oil Refinery Blockade
091 19/09/2000 IMF forecasts strong Growth for Australia
090 14/09/2000 Agreement of the States and Territories Sought for GST Improvements
089 13/09/2000 11National Accounts: June Quarter 2000
088 10/09/2000 Seventh APEC Finance Ministers' Meeting
087 06/09/2000 Travel to Indonesia and the APEC Finance Ministers' Meeting
086 29/08/2000 Australia and New Zealand to Examine Trans Tasman Tax Issues
085 17/08/2000 Potential GST Avoidance Activity in the Insurance Industry to be Stopped
084 10/08/2000 Government Responds to Productivity Commission and Senate Select Committee Reports on National Competition Policy
083 10/08/2000 Board Of Taxation: Membership
082 10/08/2000 July Labour Force Survey
081 07/08/2000 Tax Value Method
080 02/08/2000 Same Old Labor - Economically Illiterate, Irresponsible and Dishonest
079 30/07/2000 Crean's Knowledge Gap
078 27/07/2000 States Receive First Payment of GST Revenue
077 26/07/2000 Consumer Price Index - June Quarter 2000
076 24/07/2000 Foreign Investment Proposal: Rio Tinto Limited/North Limited
075 11/07/2000 Della Bosca Exposes Beazley and Crean
074 09/07/2000 When Labor is Having a Bad Week
073 07/07/2000 Labor's Secret Exposed: Keep the GST and the Revenue
072 05/07/2000 Sister Vivian Bullwinkel
071 04/07/2000 Tasmanian Government Cheats Motorists 
070 04/07/2000 NSW to keep Low Alcohol Beer Subsidy
069 03/07/2000 Hypocrisy and Pretence - the Beazley Way
068 30/06/2000 A New Tax System To Move Australia Forward
067 29/06/2000 Tax Deductibility of Gifts to the Mount Macedon Memorial Cross Restoration, Development and Maintenance Trust Fund
066 29/06/2000 Nomination of Australian Alternate Executive Director to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
065 29/06/2000 Appointment of Australian Statistician
064 27/06/2000 OECD Ministerial Meeting: The "New Economy"; WTO Trade Round; and Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises
063 27/06/2000 Consumers the Winners from Reforms to Import Laws
062 26/06/2000 Removal of State and Territory Fuel Subsidies
061 25/06/2000 OECD "GROWTH PROJECT" ENDORSES AUSTRALIAN ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE
060 23/06/2000 Petrol and Diesel excise reduction
059 22/06/2000 Joint Release Petrol and Diesel Excise Reduction and Fuel Sales Grant Scheme
058 22/06/2000 Re-appointment of Mr Frank P. Lowy AC to the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia
057 22/06/2000 Extra assistance for long term caravan park and boarding house residents
056 22/06/2000 Australia Provides Financial Support to Papua New Guinea
055 22/06/2000 Tax Benefits for Organisations Promoting Prevention or Control of Disease or Illness in People
054 22/06/2000 Econtech Report into Boarding Houses
053 19/06/2000 Boarding Houses and the GST
052 19/06/2000 Income Tax Exemption for Local Government Businesses
051 14/06/2000 Beattie Increases Petrol Prices
050 14/06/2000 National Accounts: March Quarter 2000
049 13/06/2000 Foreign Investment Case: Acquisition by Air New Zealand Limited of the News Corporation's 50 Per Cent Interest in Ansettt Holdings Limited
048 09/06/2000 Input Taxed Supplies not Affected by no ABN Withholding Rules
047 09/06/2000 OECD Ministerial Council Meeting 2000 - Australia to Chair
046 08/06/2000 Low Alcohol Beer Subsidies - NSW Isolated
045 06/06/2000 Productivity Commission Reference - Telecommunications Specific Competition Regulation
044 30/05/2000 Proposed Acquisition of Colonial Limited by the Commonwealth Bank of Australia
043 29/05/2000 Labor Admits Real Increase in Pensions
042 30/05/2000 OECD Revises up Australia's Growth Projections
041 26/05/2000 New Appointment to Payments System Board
040 23/05/2000 Extension of Tax Deductibility for GST Related Expenditure
039 10/05/2000 New Appointment to the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
038 05/05/2000 Accrual Uniform Presentation Framework for 2000-01 Budget
037 03/05/2000 Amendments to the Goods and Services Tax Act and Related Legislation
036 03/05/2000 Long-Term Non-Reviewable Contracts
035 01/05/2000 Australian-American Friendship Week and Battle of the Coral Sea Commemorations
034 28/04/2000 Consumer Price Index - March Quarter 2000
033 27/04/2000 New Tax System Information Campaign
032 27/04/2000 Excise on Beer
031 26/04/2000 Second Major Contract Awarded for Geelong Road Upgrade
030 26/04/2000 Ministers Kick Off Geelong Road Project
029 21/04/2000 Australia will Forgive the Debt of World's Poorest Countries
028 19/04/2000 Appointment of Chairman of the Australian Accounting Standards Board
027 18/04/2000 Beazley Walks Both Sides of the Street
026 17/04/2000 GST:  Grouping of Partnerships and Trusts
025 13/04/2000 Capital Gains Tax Scrip for Scrip Rollover
024 14/04/2000 Refunding Excess Imputation Credits to Charities
023 14/04/2000 Alienation of Personal Services Income
022 13/04/2000 Fringe Benefits Tax: Charities and Non Profit Organisations
021 12/04/2000 IMF Revises up Australia's Growth Forecast
020 11/04/2000 Productivity Commission Report on Broadcasting
019 11/04/2000 Petrol and Diesel Price Commitment
018 04/04/2000 Foreign Investment Review Board: Re-appointment of Ms Lynn Wood
017 31/03/2000 Australia Welcomes IMF Stand-by Arrangement for 
016 30/03/2000 2000-2001 Budget - Media Lockup Arrangements
015 23/03/2000 Certification of Access Regime for Tarcoola - Darwin Railway
014 17/03/2000 Inaugural Meeting of Ministerial Council for Commonwealth-State Financial Relations and Outcome of Loan Council Meeting
013 15/03/2000 Simplified Approach For Financial Services To Benefit Small Business
012 15/03/2000 National Accounts: December Quarter 1999
011 08/03/2000 Re-Appointment of Members to the Financial Sector Advisory Council  
010 07/03/2000 New GST Accounting Methods for Small Retailers 
009 02/03/2000 Petrol Substitution
008 02/03/2000 Determination of Taxes, Fees and Charges Not Subject to GST
007 22/02/2000 Treasurer Restores $14.83m to Queensland
006 18/02/2000 Beazley Concedes On GST
005 16/02/2000 IMF Endorses Governments management of Australian economy
004 31/01/2000 Determination Of Taxes, Fees and Charges not Subject to GST
003 28/01/2000 Consumer Price Index - December Quarter 1999
002 25/01/2000 Bracks' Tax Gaffes
001 24/01/2000 No Fee on GST Rulings