The Government today announces that Australia will become a founding member of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey and Assistant Minister for Employment Luke Hartsuyker today announced the creation of the Ambassador for Mature Age Employment and the appointment of Susan Ryan AO to t
The Government will today introduce legislation for three more measures to support small business as part of the 2015 Budget’s $5.5 billion Jobs and Small Business package.
The Government has today successfully reached agreement to re-introduce the indexation of fuel excise to inflation. This is a significant structural reform.
The Government has today come to an agreement with Labor to implement the 2014-15 Budget measures to gradually increase the excise payable on domestically produced biodiesel and fuel ethanol.
The Abbott Government believes that the retirement savings earned and accumulated by Australians are owned by Australians, and should be respected by Governments.
As part of the Government’s ongoing efforts to strengthen and deepen our relationship with Germany, we are formally starting negotiations on a new Double Taxation Agreement between our two countrie
The hard working women and men of Australian small business were delivered surety to make the most of the Government’s Jobs and Small Business package today with key measures passing through the Pa
The Australian Government can today announce that a full tax exemption will apply to military personnel serving on non-warlike Operations Manitou, Accordion, Okra (Zone B) and Augury in the Middle
Just one month after the Government announced plans to strengthen foreign investment rules for residential real estate, the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) already has 195 cases under invest
Australia has today signed the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) common reporting standard multilateral competent authority agreement to catch taxpayers using hidden o
Today’s March quarter National Accounts confirm there is strong and broad based momentum in the Australian economy.
Mr Christopher Heathcote has been appointed as the inaugural CEO of the Global Infrastructure Hub in Sydney, to help unlock $2 trillion in investment and create millions of new jobs.
I am pleased to announce the appointments of members of the Takeovers Panel.
Australian farmers can now claim a tax deduction on all capital expenditure on water facilities, fodder storage assets and fencing incurred since the 2015 Budget was handed down at 7:30pm on 12 May
The Abbott Government is focused on ensuring Australia’s best and brightest medical researchers remain at the forefront of developing treatments and cures that will improve the lives of Australians
I have asked Treasury to cost removing the GST from sanitary products.
Over recent days, there has been some speculation about whether a parliamentary inquiry into the iron ore sector was necessary.
Growing Jobs and Small Business Package to help small businesses invest more, grow more, and employ more
The 2015 Budget is part of the Government's plan to build a strong, safe and prosperous future for all Australians.
The 2015 Budget is part of the Commonwealth Government’s plan to build a strong, safe and prosperous future for all Australians.