Recommendation 1.11: Farm Debt Mediation
The Commonwealth, states and territories have agreed, for the first time, to move towards a national farm debt mediation scheme at yesterday’s mee
Today the Australian Government announces Ms Paula Conboy has advised she will not be pursuing a second term as the Chair of the Australian Energy Regulator (AER).
Today was the first meeting of the Treasurers’ Forum on Population as part of the Council on Federal Financial Relations, which saw all levels of government come together to discuss how we can bett
Taking action on the Banking, Superannuation & Financial Services Royal Commission: Going further with a financial counselling review
The Coalition Government has agreed to take action on all 76 recommendations contained in the Royal Commission’s Final Report and, in a number of important areas, is going further, including conduc
The Government received Commissioner Hayne’s Final Report on Friday, we responded to it in full on Monday and now we are getting on with the job of restoring trust in Australia’s financial system.<
Today, the Government releases its response to the landmark Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry.
Arrangements for the release of the final report of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry
The Australian Government will receive the final report of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry on Friday 1 February 2019.
The Coalition Government's reforms to increase competition in the banking sector are working, with Volt Bank becoming the first bank to transition from a restricted licence to a full licence toda
Bill Shorten and the Labor Party simply cannot be trusted when it comes to supporting small and family businesses.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Corporate Tax Statistics report released today makes it clear Australia’s marginal effective corporate tax rate is on the upper end
The Liberal National Government has today released the final report by the Productivity Commission into the efficiency and competitiveness of Australia's superannuation system.
First home buyer loan approvals have increased strongly over the last two years with 115,000 approved in the last financial year alone – the largest number since 2009-10.
Australian small businesses are a step closer to getting better access to more competitive finance, with the Liberal National Government releasing exposure draft legislation on the establishment of
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released the Consumer Data Right Rules outline for Open Banking, an initiative that will enable consumers to better compare prices and
The Coalition Government has today released the third annual report of the Foreign Ownership of Agricultural Land Register, continuing our commitment to increase scrutiny and transparency of foreig
The Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook confirms the strength of the Australian economy and that the Budget will return to surplus as part of the Government's plan to guarantee the essential servi
Members of the Australian civilian surgical and medical teams that provided medical aid, training and treatment to local Vietnamese people during the Vietnam War will be eligible for the Department
The Coalition Government is reforming genuine redundancy and early retirement scheme payments as part of our commitment to deliver lower taxes and ensure Australians keep more of the money that the
Corporates will face an increased level of scrutiny with the Liberal-National Government committing an additional $35 million to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to boost i
The Liberal National Government is providing $51 million to the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) and Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to help deliver more affordable and relia