Today's release of the December quarter Consumer Price Index (CPI) shows inflation rising by a modest 0.2 per cent to be 1.7 per cent for the year.
Declaration of a terrorist incident: Government acts to ensure payment of insurance claims for Lindt Café incident
Following the tragic events at the Martin Place Lindt Café in December 2014, I have today declared the siege a “terrorist incident” for the purposes of the Terrorism Insurance Act.
I welcome the Prime Minister’s announcement today that will see two new appointments to the Treasury portfolio.
I am inviting submissions from individuals, businesses and community groups on their views regarding priorities for the 2015-16 Budget.
Fairfax Media this morning ran a story on tax by Heath Aston. The story is wrong. The Government has not let corporate tax avoiders off the hook.
Over the last twelve months the Australian economy has continued to strengthen despite significant offshore headwinds.
The Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) will be released next Monday, 15 December 2014.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr David Kalisch as the full-time Australian Statistician of the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) for a period of five years.
Today the Treasurer, Joe Hockey, and the Minister for Industry, Ian Macfarlane, announced a Productivity Commission review that will aim to make the movement of goods and skilled workers easier w
I welcome the appointment of Mr John Fraser to the position of Secretary to the Treasury.
I am pleased to announce the following appointments to the Productivity Commission (the Commission):
The Financial System Inquiry report I release today delivers on our election commitment and lays out a blueprint for the financial system over the next decade.
The Treasurer, Joe Hockey, and the Minister for Small Business, Bruce Billson, are pleased to announce a Productivity Commission inquiry into barriers to business entries and exits.
Australia and China have agreed to establish official renminbi (RMB) clearing arrangements in Australia.
Today I leave for China, where I will attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Finance Ministers' Meeting in Beijing.
We have just completed the final working session of G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors under Australia’s Presidency.
This weekend I leave for the US, where I will host the fourth and last meeting of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors under Australia’s Presidency.
The Final Budget Outcome (FBO) for the 2013-14 financial year is a budget report card on the previous Government’s irresponsible fiscal and economic management.
G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors in Cairns today have delivered strategies that will achieve 1.8 per cent of additional growth across the global economy.
G20 Finance Ministers have agreed to tackle base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) to make sure companies pay their fair share of tax.