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Peter Costello

Treasurer

11 March 1996 - 3 December 2007

2004 Media Releases

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

112 22/12/2004 Board Of Taxation Appointments
111 21/12/2004 States Receive GST Windfall
110 21/12/2004 National Competition Policy Payments to States and Territories for 2004
109 21/12/2004 2004-05 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook
108 20/12/2004 New Early Start Date For Child Care Rebate
107 20/12/2004 Australian Competition Tribunal Appointments
106 16/12/2004 Outcome of the Review of Aspects of Income Tax Self Assessment
105 14/12/2004 Extension of Mr Stephen Sedgwick's Appointment as Director to the Asian Development Bank, Manila
104 06/12/2004 Incomes Rise Across the Board
103 01/12/2004 National Accounts: September Quarter 2004
102 30/11/2004 OECD Upbeat on Australian Economic Performance
101 30/11/2004 James Hardie Investigations and Proceedings
100 21/11/2004 Australia to be Chairman and Host the Group of Twenty (G-20) in 2006
099 16/11/2004 Treasurer to Attend G-20 in Berlin
098 15/11/2004 Australia Forgives Ethiopia's Debt
097 09/11/2004 IMF Commends Australia's Strong Economic Performance
096 08/11/2004 2005-06 Pre-Budget Submissions
095 27/10/2004 Consumer Price Index - September Quarter 2004
094 27/10/2004 Release of Draft Inquiry Report into National Competition Policy Arrangements
093 13/10/2004 Lending Finance, August 2004
092 Labor's 'Participation Dividend' Does Not Exist
091 Medicare "Gold" Unfunded and Unsustainable
090 Coalition Promises $300,000 to Ballarat POW Memorial
089 How Labor Doctored Its Own Tax Policy
088 Latham Hides Tax Policy From Independent Costing
087 IMF Predicts Continued Strong Growth for the Australian Economy
086 What Has Labor Got to Hide
085 Latham's Tax Policy Not Funded Leaves 3.5M Worse Off
084 Labor Costings
083 17/09/2004 GST Revenue Windfall to the States and Territories
082 10/09/2004 2003-04 Final Budget Outcome
081 08/09/2004 Coalition Offers an Extra $120 Million for the Scoresby Freeway
080 06/09/2004 Job Advertisements Indicate Continuing Strong Employment Growth
079 05/09/2004 Latham s Cardboard Guarantee in Tatters
078 01/09/2004 National Accounts: June Quarter 2004
077 31/08/2004 Latham and Standards Don't Mix
076 31/08/2004 Productivity Commission Inquiry into the Commercial Relationship Between the Smash Repair Industry and the Insurance Industry
075 31/08/2004 Productivity Commission to Inquire into Pigmeat Industry
074 30/08/2004 Balance of Payments and Investment Position - June Quarter 2004
073 24/08/2004 Election 2004 - The Choice
072 24/08/2004 Deductibility of Gifts to the Lord Somers Camp and Power House
071 23/08/2004 Labor Deceit on Payroll Tax Plans
070 13/08/2004 Australia-United States Financial Services Discussions
069 13/08/2004 Shrine of Remembrance Foundation and Restoration And Development Trust
068 10/08/2004 ACCC Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Third Monitoring Report
067 10/08/2004 Press Release -Productivity Commission Report on The Review of The Gas Access Regime
066 10/08/2004 Press Release -Government Welcomes Native Vegetation and Biodiversity Regulations Report
065 10/08/2004 Appointment of Chair of The Australian Auditing and Assurance Standards Board
064 05/08/2004 Australian Competition Tribunal Appointment
063 03/08/2004 Appointment of an Acting Council President of the National Competition Council
062 02/08/2004 Financial Sector Advisory Council Review of the Outcomes of the Financial System Inquiry
061 28/07/2004 Consumer Price Index: June Quarter 2004
060 14/07/2004 Appointment to the Productivity Commission
059 14/07/2004 Productivity Commission Report on the Review of the Disability Discrimination Act 1992
058 09/07/2004 Appointment of Deputy Chairman and a Member of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission
057 29/06/2004 Another Step Taken Towards Single Economic Market
056 29/06/2004 No Objections Raised to the Incorporation of the News Corporation in the United States of America
055 25/06/2004 St Paul's Cathedral Restoration Fund
054 24/06/2004 Response to Productivity Commission Report on Workers' Compensations and Occupational Health and Safety
053 24/06/2004 Implications of the Future Ageing of Australia's Population
052 23/06/2004 Major Package of Trade Practices Act Reforms
051 23/06/2004 Release of the Productivity Commission Report on First Home Ownership
050 17/06/2004 Latham Doctors Transcript to Conceal Massive Financial Deficit
049 15/06/2004 Fuel Excise Reforms
048 09/06/2004 Foreign Investment Review Board: Re-appointment of the Hon. Chris Miles
047 07/06/2004 Pacific Islands Forum Economic Ministers' Meeting
046 07/06/2004 AusLink Provides Huge Boost for Victorian Land Transport - $186 Million for Geelong Bypass
045 02/06/2004 National Accounts: March Quarter
044 31/05/2004 Nomination of Australian Alternate Executive director to the IMF
043 27/05/2004 Appointments to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
042 27/05/2004 Government Progress in Implementing the HIH Royal Commission Recommendations
041 13/05/2004 Appointment of Chairman of the Australian Securities and Investment Commission
040 11/05/2004 Taxation and Superannuation Compliance
039 11/05/2004 2004-05 Budget - Market Regulation Measures
038 11/05/2004 Australian Prudential Regulation Authority - Strengthened Capabilities
037 11/05/2004 All States and Territories Better Off From GST
036 11/05/2004 Small Business Tax Simplification
035 11/05/2004 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Incentive
034 11/05/2004 Increase in Fringe Benefits Tax Exemption Thresholds for Long Service Award Benefits
033 11/05/2004 Fringe Benefits Tax Concessions for Public Ambulance Services
032 11/05/2004 Support for Organisations Affected by Eligibility Changes to Fringe Benefits Tax Concessions
031 11/05/2004 Final Response to the Charities Definition Inquiry
030 11/05/2004 Wine Industry Assistance
029 11/05/2004 Boosting Retirement Savings
028 11/05/2004 Personal Tax Cuts
027 11/05/2004 More Help for Families
026 30/04/2004 Government Reaffirms the Existing Corporate Taxation Treatment of Options Granted to Employees
025 28/04/2004 Consumer Price Index - March Quarter 2004
024 26/04/2004 Australia Encourages IMF/World Bank to Increase Efforts in Supporting Trade Liberalisation
023 23/04/2004 Productivity Commission Inquiry into National Competition Policy Arrangements
022 22/04/2004 IMF Predicts Continued Strong Growth for The Australian Economy
021 19/04/2004 Treasurer to attend the IMF and World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington
020 15/04/2004 Australia Forgives Nicaragua's Debt
019 07/04/2004 2004-2005 Budget - Media Lock-Up Arrangements
018 01/04/2004 Labor's Policy Bungles
017 29/03/2004 Release Of Discussion Paper on Income Tax Self Assessment
016 26/03/2004 Meeting of the Ministerial Council for Commonwealth-State Financial Relations and Outcome of the Australian Loan Council
015 25/03/2004 $20 Million for Clubs in New South Wales
014 16/03/2004 Latham's $8 Billion Pension Gaffe
013 03/03/2004 National Accounts: December Quarter 2003
012 25/02/2004 Australia's Demographic Challenges
011 25/02/2004 A More Flexible and Adaptable Retirement Income System
010 24/02/2004 Board Of Taxation Appointments
009 20/02/2004 Government Response to Productivity Commission Report on the Review of the National Access Regime
008 Untitled Document
007 09/02/2004 Foreign Investment Policy: Shareholdings in Village Roadshow Limited
006 30/01/2004 Ministers Enhance the Trans-Tasman Business Environment
005 28/01/2004 Consumer Price Index - December Quarter 2003
004 22/01/2004 Queensland Government Hikes Taxes Whilst Receiving GST Windfall
003 21/01/2004 Automotive Sales Break All Time Record
002 20/01/2004 Fringe Benefits Tax Concessions for Public Ambulance Services
001 16/01/2004 Australia-United Kingdom and Australia-Russia Tax Treaties