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Peter Costello

Treasurer

11 March 1996 - 3 December 2007

2007 Media Releases

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

137 23/11/2007 Costing Blunder: 400 Million Reasons Why Labor can't be trusted on the Economy
136 22/11/2007 Swan Gaffe
135 22/11/2007 Election Costings
134 19/11/2007 Labor Ties itself up Over Superannunation
133 16/11/2007 Labor Fails Economic Test
132 13/11/2007 $375,000 for New 98.5 Sonshine Station
131 13/11/2007 Coalition will deliver $10 Million for Wanneroo Road Upgrade
130 06/11/2007 Noarlunga and Mclaren Vale Hospitals
129 05/11/2007 Coalition Delivers $1.56 Billion Transport Policy for South Australia
128 04/11/2007 Coalition Delivers $2.45 Billion Transport Policy for Victoria
127 01/11/2007 $3 Million to Upgrade Cazaly's Stadium - Cairns
126 31/10/2007 Swan Claims L-A-W Tax Cuts Were Not a Broken Promise
125 30/10/2007 $2 Million for home in Queanbeyan
124 28/10/2007 ALP Natsem "Analysis"
123 28/10/2007 $150 Million Delivered for Frankston Bypass
122 24/10/2007 Labor's GST Plan to Cut Queensland and WA
121 24/10/2007 Consumer Price Index - September Quarter 2007
120 23/10/2007 Coalition Supports Innovative Youth Support Programme in North Western Tasmania
119 23/10/2007 Resources to Battle Anti-Social Behaviour in Northern Suburbs, Launceston CBD and George Town
118 22/10/2007 $80 Million for Two Road Overpasses to Enable Epping-Mernda Rail Extension
117 21/10/2007 Labor Tax Blunder
116 21/10/2007 Labor's Tax Blunder
115 17/10/2007 OECD Revenue Statistics 2007 Edition
114 17/10/2007 IMF World Economic Outlook
113 17/10/2007 Productivity Commission Inquiry into the Australian Pigmeat Industry
112 17/10/2007 Demutualisation of Health Insurers
111 17/10/2007 Contribution to Brendans Fund
110 15/10/2007 Payment of Temporary Residents' Superannuation to the Australian Government
109 15/10/2007 2007-08 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook
108 15/10/2007 Personal Income Tax Reform
107 15/10/2007 Enhancing Tax Office Capabilities
106 10/10/2007 $10 Million for Hepburn Avenue in the Cities Of Swan And Wanneroo, WA
105 05/10/2007 Appointment of Mr Jeffrey Lucy AM as Part-Time Chairman of The Financial Reporting Council
104 05/10/2007 Appointment of Ms Belinda Gibson to The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC)
103 05/10/2007 Funding Boost for Notorious Nunawading Intersection
102 02/10/2007 Labors Tax Farce
101 28/09/2007 Release of 2006-07 Final Final Budget Outcome Document
100 27/09/2007 Establishment of a Third Newcastle Coal Loading Terminal
099 27/09/2007 Better Super Reforms Drive Record Contributions
098 21/09/2007 ACCC Petrol Price Inquiry Extension
097 21/09/2007 Geelong Scores a Win with Funding for Skilled Stadium
096 19/09/2007 Rudds Economic Credibility Cascades
095 19/09/2007 Government Provides Extra Funding For Corporate Law Initiatives
094 18/09/2007 Amendments to the Trade Practices Act 1974
093 14/09/2007 Treasurer Kicks Off Works on Final Section of Geelong Bypass
092 13/09/2007 Tax Concessions to Encourage Carbon Sink Forests
091 13/09/2007 IMF Commends Australia's Exemplary Economic Management
090 06/09/2007 Recognition of Recent Greek Fires as a Disaster from 24 August 2007
089 05/09/2007 Wayne Swan Admits Economy Not His Strong Suit
088 04/09/2007 Foreign Investment Proposal: Red Earth Holdings b.v. - Acquisition of an additional interest in PBL Media Holdings Pty Limited and the PBL Media Holdings Trust
087 04/09/2007 National Accounts - June Quarter 2007
086 03/09/2007 Appointment of Mr John Akehurst to the Reserve Bank Board
085 30/08/2007 Release of the Australia Fair Report - 2007
084 30/08/2007 Business Reporting Burden to be Slashed
083 28/08/2007 Early Release of the June Quarter 2007 National Accounts
082 27/08/2007 Appointments to the Companies Auditors and Liquidators Disciplinary Board (CALDB)
081 27/08/2007 Appointment of Mrs Catherine Walter AM as Part-Time Member, Payments System Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia
080 27/08/2007 Mr Rudd's Takeover of State Hospitals
079 21/08/2007 Preliminary 2006-07 Budget Outcome and Surplus Transfers
078 20/08/2007 Foreign Investment: Canwest Global Communications Corp - Acquisition of Interest in Ten Network Holdings Limited
077 19/08/2007 Regulation of Mortgage Brokers
076 16/08/2007 Improving Australias Tax Consultation System: Report by the Board of Taxation
075 15/08/2007 Government Amendments to the Trade Practices Act 1974 - Secondary Boycotts
074 14/08/2007 Project Wickenby Progress
073 10/08/2007 Reappointment of Ms Merran Kelsall as Part-Time Chairman af the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board
072 10/08/2007 Debt - The Labor Way
071 03/08/2007 APEC Finance Ministers Meeting, 2-3 August 2007
070 03/08/2007 New Income Tax Convention Between Australia and Japan
069 01/08/2007 Treasurer Welcomes APEC Finance Ministers to Australia
068 26/07/2007 Plenty of Complaints, No New Solutions on Housing Affordability
067 26/07/2007 Productivity Commission Study of Chemicals and Plastics Regulation
066 26/07/2007 Productivity Commission Research Paper on the Financial Performance of Government Trading Enterprises
065 23/07/2007 Consumer Price Index June Quarter 2007
064 19/07/2007 Central Victoria Solar Energises Community
063 17/07/2007 Funding Boost for New Student Accommodation in Dubbo
062 16/07/2007 IMF Managing Director Merit Based Selection
061 16/07/2007 Australia's Land Audit
060 11/07/2007 Rudds Own Goal
059 03/07/2007 Appointment of Mike Callaghan
058 02/07/2007 No Policy. Too Weak To Stand Up To State Labor
057 02/07/2007 Accident: Phil Gaetjens
056 29/06/2007 Saturday Marks Fundamental Injustice Day, Eight Years On
055 27/06/2007 Treasurer Launches First Results From 2006 Census
054 26/06/2007 Australians to Benefit from 1 July
053 20/06/2007 OECD Employment Outlook 2007
052 19/06/2007 Productivity Commission to Examine the Market for Retail Tenancy Leases
051 19/06/2007 Government Amendments to the Trade Practices Act 1974
050 15/06/2007 ACCC to Inquire into Petrol Prices
049 13/06/2007 Labors 'Back To The Future' High Tax Policy
048 06/06/2007 National Accounts - March Quarter 2007
047 05/06/2007 Record Number of Births Welcomed
046 31/05/2007 Nomination of Robert Zoellick for World Bank President
045 27/05/2007 Reform of Process for Appointment of World Bank President
044 24/05/2007 OECD Predicts Budget Measures to Enhance Australia's Supply Potential
043 15/05/2007 $2.5 Million in Capital Funding for the Clinical Education and Research Centre at Bond University
042 14/05/2007 Appointments of Mr Tony D'Aloisio as Chairman and Mr Jeffrey Lucy AM as a Commissioner of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)
041 11/05/2007 "Better Super" Information Initiative
040 08/05/2007 Increased Budget Funding for ASIC
039 08/05/2007 Establishment Costs for Carbon Sink Forests Deductible
038 08/05/2007 Simpler Tax for Small Business
037 08/05/2007 Making it Easier to Complete Income Tax Returns
036 08/05/2007 Dependent Spouse Rebate Increased to $2,100
035 08/05/2007 Superannuation Additional Government Co-Contribution
034 08/05/2007 Personal Income Tax Cuts
033 03/05/2007 Appeal to High Court - Takeovers Panel Litigation
032 30/04/2007 Productivity Commission Report - Review of Price Regulation of Airport Services
031 27/04/2007 Proposed Appointments of Mr Tony D'Aloisio as Chairman and Mr Jeffrey Lucy am as a Commissioner of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)
030 24/04/2007 Consumer Price Index March Quarter 2007
029 18/04/2007 Foreign Investment Review Board: Reappointment of Mr John Phillips, AO
028 18/04/2007 2007-08 Budget Media Lock-Up Arrangements
027 16/04/2007 Framework for Reviewing Administrative Decisions by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA)
026 12/04/2007 Reducing Red Tape and the Regulatory Burdens on Business
025 11/04/2007 Nomination of Australian Alternate Director to the Asian Development Bank
024 11/04/2007 Nomination of Australian Executive Director to the World Bank
023 05/04/2007 Treasurer to visit London and attend IMF meeting in Washington
022 04/04/2007 Appointments to the Productivity Commission
021 04/04/2007 Productivity Commission Research Study into Local Government Own-Source Revenue
020 30/03/2007 Review of Inefficient State Taxes
019 30/03/2007 Meeting of the Ministerial Council for Commonwealth-State Financial Relations and The Australian Loan Council
018 28/03/2007 Membership of the Financial Sector Advisory Council
017 28/03/2007 Takeovers Panel Appointments
016 27/03/2007 Launch of the Second Intergenerational Report
015 27/03/2007 Higher Collective Bargaining Thresholds for Small Business
014 26/03/2007 Extra Funding for Australias Key Corporate Regulators
013 23/03/2007 Rudd to follow in Keatings Footsteps on the Pathway to Debt
012 21/03/2007 Labor's demand that the future fund be a "locked box" R.I.P.
011 09/03/2007 Ron Evans AM
010 07/03/2007 National Accounts December Quarter 2006
009 06/03/2007 Qantas Airways Ltd
008 05/03/2007 Reviews of Sanctions in Corporate Law and Infringement Notice Provisions
007 28/02/2007 Productivity Commission to Commence Annual Regulation Reviews
006 22/02/2007 Government Amendments to the Trade Practices Act 1974 ACCC Representative Actions Under the Secondary Boycott Provisions
005 19/02/2007 Media Adviser
004 14/02/2007 Appointment of Reserve Bank Deputy Governor and Board Member
003 09/02/2007 Making Tax Compliance Easier for Small Business Consultation on the Exposure Draft Legislation for the New Small Business Framework
002 29/01/2007 Bilateral Progresses Single Economic Market Agenda
001 28/01/2007 Trans-Tasman Economic Talks