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Wayne Swan

Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer

3 December 2007 - 27 June 2013

2012 Media Releases

2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013

135 21/12/2012 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Australia and the People's Republic of China
134 20/12/2012 New President Elected in the Republic of Korea
133 20/12/2012 Charter for the Commonwealth adopted by Commonwealth countries
132 19/12/2012 Merger of Low Carbon Australia Limited and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation, and appointment of additional CEFC board members
131 19/12/2012 A plea to Premier Newman: put down your scalpel
130 19/12/2012 Townsville uni campus to be transformed with $47 million investment
129 18/12/2012 Dishonest Campaign on Victorian Health Funding Must End
128 18/12/2012 Clean Sweep for Aussie Surfers
127 16/12/2012 2013-14 Pre-Budget Submissions
126 14/12/2012 Amendments to address issues arising from Petroleum Resource Rent Tax Litigation
125 14/12/2012 OECD survey shows Australian economy a standout
124 10/12/2012 Visit to India to discuss the opportunities of the Asian Century
123 10/12/2012 Former footy greats helping indigenous kids stay in school
122 05/12/2012 National Accounts - September Quarter 2012
121 03/12/2012 Australia Joins G20 Leadership Team
120 01/12/2012 Launch of fairer deal on ATMs for remote indigenous communities
119 30/11/2012 Release of the GST Distribution Review Final Report
118 29/11/2012 Unclaimed money and lost super now properly protected
117 28/11/2012 OECD Economic Outlook 92 — November 2012
116 27/11/2012 Appointment of Chair to the Board of Taxation
115 26/11/2012 Recommendation to appoint Mr Peter Harris as Chair of the Productivity Commission
114 25/11/2012 Appointment of the Chief Executive Officer for the Clean Energy Finance Corporation
113 16/11/2012 IMF delivers another big tick for the Australian economy
112 14/11/2012 The Treasury should be praised for its role in economic success
111 12/11/2012 Appointment of Mr Chris Jordan AO as Commissioner of Taxation
110 07/11/2012 Australia and the US commence discussions on Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act
109 02/11/2012 Treasurer to attend G20 Finance Ministers' meeting and meet with key policy-makers in Washington
108 01/11/2012 Retail trading of Commonwealth Government securities passes Senate
107 28/10/2012 Lifting Prosperity in the Asian Century: A Five Pillar Productivity Platform
106 28/10/2012 The Asian Century - An Australian Opportunity
105 27/10/2012 Australia's AAA credit rating reaffirmed
104 24/10/2012 Consumer Price Index - September Quarter 2012
103 24/10/2012 Appointment of Mr Michael D'Ascenzo AO to the Foreign Investment Review Board
102 24/10/2012 Conclusion of term for Tax Commissioner Mr Michael D'Ascenzo AO
101 23/10/2012 Opinion Piece - We Run a Strict Budget So That You Can Balance Yours, Published on the punch
100 22/10/2012 Monthly company tax instalments for large companies
099 22/10/2012 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook 2012-13
098 12/10/2012 Treasurer to Attend IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings
097 10/10/2012 Opinion Piece - Australian Growth in The New World Order
096 09/10/2012 IMF World Economic Outlook
095 09/10/2012 Australia becomes world's 12th largest economy
094 03/10/2012 First access to Tasmania's Three Capes track
093 28/09/2012 Protocols to assist Parliamentary Budget Officer released
092 28/09/2012 Canberra to host G20 Finance and Central Bank Deputies' meeting
091 25/09/2012 Findings of first national survey into mature-age workers released
090 25/09/2012 First Jim Stynes scholarships to help young footballers chase their dreams
089 24/09/2012 Release of 2011-12 Final Budget Outcome
088 20/09/2012 2012 IMF article IV consultation with Australia
087 17/09/2012 Newman puts Queensland Reconstruction into Doubt
086 14/09/2012 Retirement of Mr Gary Banks AO from the Productivity Commission
085 14/09/2012 Appointment of Full-time Second Commissioner to the Australian Taxation Office
084 14/09/2012 Advisory Panel on Positive Ageing
083 13/09/2012 Australian and Chile joint statement
082 13/09/2012 Our paralympic heroes are the pride of Australia
081 10/09/2012 Visit of the President of Chile
080 05/09/2012 National Accounts - June Quarter 2012
079 31/08/2012 Foreign Investment Decision
078 31/08/2012 Payments System Board appointment
077 31/08/2012 Australia to host international symposium on an integrated financial market for the Asia Pacific
076 28/08/2012 New world-class prostate research centre for Sydney
075 28/08/2012 G20 Studies Centre
074 28/08/2012 Sydney to host a G20 Finance Ministers' and Central Bank Governors' meeting in 2014
073 10/08/2012 Appointments to the Clean Energy Finance Corporation Board
072 05/08/2012 Statement on the deaths and injuries of New Zealand soldiers in Afghanistan
071 05/08/2012 Cairns to host a G20 Finance Ministers' and Central Bank Governors' Meeting in 2014
070 03/08/2012 Formation of new PNG Government
069 02/08/2012 Australian article on inequality under Labor Government factually incorrect
068 31/07/2012 Newman's 'reckless' comments must stop
067 30/07/2012 Nomination of Australian Executive Director to the Asian Development Bank
066 25/07/2012 Reappointment of Mr John Akehurst to the Reserve Bank of Australia Board
065 25/07/2012 Consumer Price Index - June Quarter 2012
064 17/07/2012 Australia to pursue membership of the African development bank to help overcome poverty
063 17/07/2012 IMF World Economic Outlook – July 2012 update
062 12/07/2012 Celebrating 40 Years of Diplomatic Relations
061 11/07/2012 Australia-Hong Kong RMB trade and investment dialogue
060 11/07/2012 Brisbane named as host city for G20 Leaders' Summit 2014
059 11/07/2012 Hong Kong Visit to promote opportunities in the Asian Century
058 05/07/2012 Tax relief for Australia's 2.7 million small businesses
057 03/07/2012 Australia to provide contingent financing assistance to Indonesia
056 01/07/2012 New measures starting today to empower Australian banking customers
055 30/06/2012 Landmark tax reforms for households and businesses start tomorrow
054 30/06/2012 Resource tax reforms start spreading benefits of the boom from tomorrow
053 28/06/2012 Minimum wage increase to benefit 1.3 million Australians
052 25/06/2012 Senate passes Clean Energy Finance Corporation Bill
051 25/06/2012 Story in News Limited Papers wrong
050 22/06/2012 Historic equal remuneration order for hard-working community sector workers
049 20/06/2012 Passenger Movement Charge
048 20/06/2012 New payments for families with school kids starts today
047 19/06/2012 Payments for families with schoolkids start tomorrow
046 15/06/2012 Competition in equity market clearing and settlement
045 12/06/2012 Treasurer to lead business delegation to China
044 08/06/2012 Release of GST Distribution Review Second Interim Report
043 06/06/2012 National Accounts – March Quarter 2012
042 05/06/2012 Nomination of Australian Alternate Director to the International Monetary Fund
041 01/06/2012 More assistance to people on minimum wage
040A 30/05/2012 Supporting mature age workers good for the nation
040 25/05/2012 Fairer deal on ATMs for remote Indigenous Communities
039 22/05/2012 OECD Economic Outlook 91 - May 2012
038 08/05/2012 Spreading the benefits of the Boom
037 08/05/2012 Helping households with the cost of living
036 08/05/2012 A stronger economy for a fair Australia
035 08/05/2012 Resourcing ASIC to continue strong market supervision
034 08/05/2012 2012-13 Budget builds on growing record of tax reform
033 08/05/2012 Keeping low-income earners exempt from Medicare Levy
032 06/05/2012 New flood victims exempt from flood levy
031 06/05/2012 Tax relief for businesses in our patchwork economy
030 05/05/2012 Expansion of program to fight bowel cancer
029 04/05/2012 Prime Minister to host Economic Forum
028 24/04/2012 Consumer Price Index - March Quarter 2012
027 23/04/2012 GST Distribution Review Interim Report
026 20/04/2012 Statement by Australia, Singapore, Republic of Korea and the United Kingdom on IMF Resourcing
025 20/04/2012 Treasurer to Attend G20, IMF and World Bank Meetings
024 18/04/2012 Implementing G20 commitment on OTC derivative reforms
023 18/04/2012 Government responds to the Final Report of the Advisory Panel on the Economic Potential of Senior Australians
022 18/04/2012 IMF World Economic Outlook
021 17/04/2012 Release of CEFC Expert Review
020 13/04/2012 Release of the business tax working group report on the tax treatment of losses
019 02/04/2012 Appointment of Chairperson to the Foreign Investment Review Board
018 02/04/2012 2012-13 Budget media lock-up
017 30/03/2012 Recommendations for Financial Market Infrastructure Reform
016 20/03/2012 Spreading the benefits of the mining boom
015 18/03/2012 More Super for Australians
014 16/03/2012 Submission to the Fair Work Australia's Annual Wage Review
013 14/03/2012 Helping businesses across the economy
012 14/03/2012 Tony Abbott say no to tax cuts for small business and companies
011 14/03/2012 New appointments to the Future Fund
010 13/03/2012 Joe Hockey says "No, No, No, No, No" to tax cuts for companies and small business
009 08/03/2012 Foreign investment decision
008 07/03/2012 National Accounts - December quarter 2011
007 23/02/2012 G20 Finance Minister's meeting in Mexico City
006 08/02/2012 Hockey finally admits to announcing $70 billion budget crater
005 02/02/2012 Supporting the Great Barrier Reef's tourism industry
004 29/01/2012 Superannuation roundtable
003 25/01/2012 Consumer price index - December quarter 2011
002 25/01/2012 IMF world economic outlook update - January update
001 23/01/2012 Further appointments to the Energy Security Council