Media releases


Supporting women to excel in STEM

The Morrison Government is delivering on its promise to improve women’s economic security by supporting more women to excel in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) fields or move into

Consumer Data Right: Joint account date deferral for non-major banks

The Morrison Government has made the decision that non‑major banks will be given an additional three months to implement joint account data sharing under the Consumer Data Right (CDR).

Faster and fairer split of superannuation in family law proceedings

As part of its commitment to ensuring economic security for women, the Morrison Government is improving the visibility of superannuation assets in family law proceedings, making it harder for parti

Improving digital trade opportunities for Australia

The Morrison Government is cutting red tape, improving access to markets and supporting new trade opportunities and jobs through its Digital Trade Strategy launched today.

2022-23 Budget boost to support Australian women and girls

The Morrison Government has announced a $2.1 billion Budget package of targeted measures to further support Australian women and girls as part of our plan for a stronger future.

New career projects to boost opportunities for women around Australia

The Morrison Government is supporting women’s economic security with greater access to career pathways and employment opportunities thanks to 42 new projects funded by the Australian Government thr

Quality of Advice Review – issues paper consultation

Ms Michelle Levy, the independent reviewer appointed by the Government to lead the Quality of Advice Review, has today released an issues paper seeking feedback on how the regulatory framework can

Government to ensure non-arm’s length expense provisions operate as intended

The Morrison Government intends to make legislative changes to ensure the non-arm’s length expense provisions operate as envisaged.

Driving Australia’s digital revolution

The Morrison Government is today progressing to the next stage of the most significant reforms to Australia’s payment systems in more than 25 years, ensuring Australia can capitalise on the signifi

Have your say on Australia's digital economy regulation settings

The Morrison Government has opened consultation on digital economy regulation settings to position Australia as a leading digital economy and society.

Consumer Data Right: Open Finance consultation to commence

The Morrison Government is today commencing consultation on expansion of the Consumer Data Right (CDR) to Open Finance.

Release of the Quality of Advice Review terms of reference and appointment of reviewer

As part of our commitment to ensure Australians have access to high quality, affordable financial advice, the Morrison Government today announced the release of the Terms of Reference for the Quali

Morrison Government backing young women to try a trade at Queensland schools

Young women will soon try their hands at trades in schools across Queensland, thanks to a series of workshops with a mission of inspiring women and girls into trades careers.

Women win under the Morrison Government’s record skills funding

The number of women taking up training as an apprentice or trainee has surged past pre-pandemic levels as the Morrison Government’s policies have delivered the opportunity for hundreds of thousands

Morrison Government easing cost of child care for families from today

From today, out-of-pocket child care costs will ease significantly for families with multiple children aged five or under.

Superannuation fund holdings of Russian assets

In light of the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine and the continued escalation of sanctions imposed against Russia in response, the Morrison Government is today confirming its strong expectation

Labour Force - January 2022

Australian economy remains strong through Omicron

Appointments – part-time members Financial Services and Credit Panel

The Morrison Government has appointed thirty‑one candidates as part‑time members of the Financial Services and Credit Panel (FSCP).

Statutory review of the Consumer Data Right

Building on the recent announcement to expand the Consumer Data Right (CDR) to telecommunications data, then Open Finance and provide new functionality, today the Morrison Government announces the

Parliament passes legislation to enhance the superannuation system

The Morrison Government has today passed through the Parliament the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Superannuation Outcomes For Australians and Helping Australian Businesses Invest) Bill 202