Today, I met with State and Territory Treasurers in Cairns ahead of the G20 meetings to discuss how we can drive greater growth and prosperity across the country.
The Australian and NSW Governments today announced a major step towards relief for motorists using Sydney's notorious M5 East, with the start of pre-construction work on Stage 2 of WestConnex, and
Labour Force figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics today are encouraging but demonstrate a continued underlying softness in the labour market.
Treasurer, Joe Hockey, and Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce, travelled to northern New South Wales and Queensland today to hear direct from farmers and rural communities about their experien
The Australian Government will nominate Mr Barry Sterland PSM for appointment as the Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund commencing in late 2014.
The Government has delivered on its election commitment to repeal the failed Minerals Resource Rent Tax (mining tax), with the Bill receiving Royal Assent on Friday, September 5 2014.
I am pleased to announce the reappointment of Ms Patricia Scott as a full-time Commissioner of the Productivity Commission (Commission) for a further three-year period.
The National Accounts released today show that the Australian economy continued to grow in the June quarter, expanding by 0.5 per cent and 3.1 per cent over the year.
The Government has delivered on our commitment at both the 2010 and 2013 elections to scrap the failed Minerals Resource Rent Tax (mining tax).
Average weekly household expenditure on petrol by income
In terms of spending over the income distribution, average weekly expenditure on petrol in absolute terms increases with household
The Abbott Government is committed to fostering a close working relationship with our regulators.
The ABS Labour Force numbers released today show employment was broadly unchanged in July (down 300). However, it is now 109,300 higher than at the start of the year.
The Government’s Budget recognises the welfare system is unsustainable in its current form.
The Government has received $600,000 (net of refunds) for the June 2014 quarter from the failed Minerals Resource Rent Tax (Mining Tax), which continues to be collected following the Senate’s decis
Today the New South Wales Premier, the Hon Mike Baird MP, the State Treasurer, the Hon Andrew Constance MP, and I met with a group of representatives from the superannuation industry, industry grou
The Government committed to repeal the Minerals Resource Rent Tax (mining tax) and its associated spending measures in an entirely transparent manner at both the 2010 and 2013 Federal Elections.
Today the Abbott Government is introducing Labor 2013-14 Budget Savings (Measures No. 1) Bill 2014, to implement the savings that Labor announced and booked but never legislated.
The Australian Government today tabled the Productivity Commission’s Final Inquiry Report into Public Infrastructure that was provided to Government on 27 May 2014.
The Abbott Government will improve tax transparency through sending a one-page personalised tax receipt to 10 million individual taxpayers.
The Treasurer Joe Hockey and Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb will travel to China over the weekend for the inaugural Australia-China Strategic Economic Dialogue.