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Peter Costello

Treasurer

11 March 1996 - 3 December 2007

2003 Media Releases

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

114 23/12/2003 Deductibility Of Gifts To Rural Fire and Emergency Services Authorities
113 22/12/2003 Nomination of Australian Alternate Director to The Asian Development Bank
112 18/12/2003 Appointments to the National Competition Council
111 18/12/2003 Productivity Commission First Home Ownership Discussion Paper
110 17/12/2003 Australian Securities and Investments Commission Appointments
109 12/12/2003 Australian Competition Tribunal Appointments
108 12/12/2003 Appointments to the Productivity Commission
107 08/12/2003 National Competition Policy Payments To States and Territories For 2003-04
106 08/12/2003 States Better Off Under GST
105 08/12/2003 Taxation of Temporary Residents
104 08/12/2003 2003-04 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook
103 04/12/2003 CLERP (Audit Reform and Corporate Disclosure) Bill Introduced
102 03/12/2003 Regulations to Clarify the Tax Treatment of Certain Redeemable Preferences Shares
101 03/12/2003 National Accounts: September Quarter 2003
100 28/11/2003 Mark Latham's Question Time Blunder
099 26/11/2003 OECD Expects The Australian Economy to Gather Momentum
098 24/11/2003 Review of Aspects of Income Tax Self-Assessment
097 13/11/2003 Treasury Portfolio - Allocation of Ministerial Functions
096 12/11/2003 Labor's Latham on Wealth Taxes
095 10/11/2003 Appointment of Ms Louise Sylvan as ACCC Deputy Chair
094 06/11/2003 Appointments to the Financial Sector Advisory Council
093 06/11/2003 Appointment of Chair of the Australian Accounting Standards Board
092 30/10/2003 IMF Says Australian Economy Continues to Perform Strongly
091 22/10/2003 G-20 Ministerial Meeting, Morelia, Mexico
090 22/10/2003 Release of OECD's Revenue Statistics
089 22/10/2003 Consumer Price Index - September Quarter 2003
088 14/10/2003 Victoria not Entitled to Pay First Home Owners Scheme Grants to Toddlers
087 08/10/2003 Government Releases Exposure Draft Legislation on Audit Reform & Corporate Disclosure
086 03/10/2003 Working Party to Examine Criminal Sanctions for Cartel Behaviour
085 30/09/2003 2002-03 Final Budget Outcome
084 22/09/2003 Australia Emphasises Importance of Successful Trade Talks at IMF/World Bank Meetings
083 18/09/2003 IMF Predicts Stronger Growth for the Australian Economy
082 12/09/2003 Government's Response to the Recommendations of the HIH Royal Commission
081 11/09/2003 Treasurer to visit Israel and the Palestinian Authorities En Route to IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings in Dubai
080 11/09/2003 Labour Force, August 2003
079 11/09/2003 2004-05 Pre-Budget Submissions
078 05/09/2003 Health Services Advisory Committee
077 04/09/2003 Appointment of ACCC Deputy Chair
076 02/09/2003 National Accounts: June Quarter 2003
075 28/08/2003 Balance of Payments and International Investment Position – June Quarter 2003
074 21/08/2003 Labor Split on New $470m Mining Industry Tax
073 21/08/2003 Australia-United Kingdom Double Taxation Treaty
072 15/08/2003 Early Release of the June Quarter 2003 National Accounts
071 14/08/2003 Labor’s Benefit for Sydneysiders – No-One Else Need Apply
070 14/08/2003 Tax Deductibility of Gifts to Institute for International Policy
069 12/08/2003 Appointment to the Productivity Commission
068 12/08/2003 Retirement of ASIC Chairman
067 01/08/2003 Commonwealth Inquiry into First Home Ownership
066 30/07/2003 Draft Legislation on the Definition of Charities
065 30/07/2003 Australian Competition Tribunal Appointments
064 30/07/2003 Appointment of Mr Graeme Samuel AO as ACCC Chairman
063 29/07/2003 Reappointment of Mr Ian J Macfarlane as Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia
062 25/07/2003 Commonwealth National Competition Policy Payments to Queensland for 2002-03
061 24/07/2003 Reappointments to the Payments System Board
060 23/07/2003 Consumer Price Index - June Quarter 2003
059 21/07/2003 Release of Charities Definition Exposure Draft
058 03/07/2003 Commonwealth DPP to undertake HIH Criminal Prosecutions
057 27/06/2003 Appointment of members of The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
056 26/06/2003 Labor's Real View on Higher Taxes
055 25/06/2003 Taxation of Discretionary Trusts - Replacement of Section 109UB
054 25/06/2003 Re-Appointment of Mr Frank Lowy AC to the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia
053 24/06/2003 Appointment of Members of the Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation
052 13/06/2003 Appointment of Chairman of the Financial Reporting Council
051 13/06/2003 Productivity Commission to Review the National Gas Pipelines Access Regime
050 11/06/2003 Chief Executive of Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation
049 05/06/2003 Axiss Australia
048 04/06/2003 National Accounts: March Quarter 2003
047 28/05/2003 Appointment of Acting ACCC Chairman
046 28/05/2003 No Objection Raised to Xstrata's Aquisition of MIM Holdings
045 26/05/2003 Reappointment of Gary Banks as Productivity Commission Chairman
044 13/05/2003 Medical Expenses Offset - Dogs for the Guidance or Assistance of the Hearing Impaired and other Disabled Individuals
043 13/05/2003 Increase in Medicare Levy Thresholds
042 13/05/2003 Wilkinson Report - Implementation Of Recommendations
041 13/05/2003 Royal Australian Mint
040 13/05/2003 Indigenous Disadvantage - Reporting Of Key Indicators
039 13/05/2003 HIH Royal Commission - ASIC Taskforce
038 13/05/2003 Financial Reporting Council - Expanded Role
037 Funds To Combat Corporate Abuse
036 13/05/2003 ASIC Funding Boost To Target Corporate Disclosure
035 13/05/2003 Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation
034 13/05/2003 Strengthening Prudential Regulation
033 13/05/2003 ACCC Funding For Telecommunications Competition Regulation
032 13/05/2003 Review Of International Taxation Arrangements
031 13/05/2003 Fuel Tax Reform For the Future
030 13/05/2003 Incentives To Promote Cleaner Fuels
029 13/05/2003 Personal Income Tax Cuts
028 13/05/2003 Entry Into Force Of the Protocol Amending the Australia and United States Double Tax Treaty
027 06/05/2003 Re-Appointment of Ms Jillian Rosemary Broadbent to the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia
026 30/04/2003 OECD Ministerial Council Meeting 2003
025 24/04/2003 OECD Expects Australian Economic Growth to Increase in 2004
024 23/04/2003 Nomination to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
023 23/04/2003 Consumer Price Index - March Quarter 2003
022 16/04/2003 Nomination of Australian Executive Director to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Australian Alternate Executive Director to the World Bank
021 16/04/2003 Release of the Report on the Competition Provisions of the Trade Practices Act 1974, and their Administration and the Commonwealth Government Response
020 16/04/2003 Report of the HIH Royal Commission
019 16/04/2003 Taxation of Capital Protected Products
018 14/04/2003 Productivity Commission Inquiry
017 10/04/2003 Australian Economy to Remain Resilient Says IMF
016 02/04/2003 2003-2004 Budget - Media Lockup Arrangements
015 28/03/2003 Meeting of the Ministerial Council for Commonwealth-State Financial Relations and Outcome of Loan Council Meeting
014 27/03/2003 Government Response to Nelson Report on Employee Share Ownership
013 25/03/2003 Appointment of Mr Robert Geoffrey Gerard AO to the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia
012 19/03/2003 Chair Of Australian Accounting Standards Board
011 13/03/2003 Appointments to the Financial Reporting Council
010 05/03/2003 National Accounts: December Quarter
009 03/03/2003 OECD Survey of the Australian Economy
008 21/02/2003 New Deputy Chairman of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission
007_original 19/02/2003 Trans-Tasman Tax Break-Through
007 19/02/2003 Trans-Tasman Tax Break-Through
006 19/02/2003 Ministers Move CER Another Step Forward
005 17/02/2003 AAA Again For Australia
004 13/02/2003 Introduction of Energy Grants (Credits) Scheme Bill 2003
003 31/01/2003 International Trade in Goods and Services
002 30/01/2003 ACCC Appointments
001 22/01/2003 Consumer Price Index - December Quarter 2002