The Coalition Government has today directed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to undertake an inquiry into the pricing of residential mortgage products.
Commonwealth, state and territory treasurers have agreed to a program of work to boost the nation’s productivity and to develop actionable items in the areas of transport, health, skills and enviro
Taking action on the Banking, Superannuation & Financial Services Industry Royal Commission – Recommendation 2.10: New financial adviser disciplinary system
The Morrison Government is accelerating the establishment of a new disciplinary system and single disciplinary body for financial advisers as recommended by the Royal Commission into Misconduct in
The Coalition Government has today released for consultation draft regulations and legislation to remove the Corporations Act exemption for funeral expenses policies to be t
The Coalition Government is continuing to ensure Australians are well-supported during their retirement by today commissioning an independent review of the retirement income system.
On 2 July 2018, the Port of Newcastle Operations Pty Ltd wrote to the National Competition Council (NCC) requesting that it make a recommendation about whether or not to revoke declaration of th
The Morrison Government is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Clare Savage as the full-time Chair and State/Territory member of the Australian Energy Regulator (AER), for a five year peri
The retirement savings of Australians will be protected from inappropriate insurance with the passage of legislation through the Parliament today.
Today, the Government introduced legislation for a new tax treaty between Australia and Israel, further deepening our strong bilateral relationship.
As a result of the Morrison Government's economic plan and responsible budget management the Budget has returned to balance for the first time in 11 years.
The Morrison Government has today reintroduced the Treasury Laws Amendment (Prohibiting Energy Market Misconduct) Bill 2019.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has found that access to affordable, reliable and sustainable energy is improving on the back of strong action taken by the Liberal Natio
Taking action on the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Royal Commission – Consultation on new financial product design and distribution obligations
The Coalition Government has today released for consultation exposure draft regulations to support the operation of updated Design and Distribution Obligations for financial products.
Today the Morrison Government introduced legislation to implement the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme (the Scheme), and the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation's (NHFIC) new resear
The Government today announced the first three priority areas for its Deregulation Taskforce.
Taking action on the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Royal Commission - Recommendation 2.4: Grandfathered Commissions
The Coalition Government yesterday passed legislation through the House of Representatives to end the payment of grandfathered conflicted remuneration to financial advisers.
Taking action on the Banking, Superannuation & Financial Services Industry Royal Commission – Consultation on new ASIC powers to strengthen financial regulators
The Morrison Government is continuing to deliver on the commitments set out in its Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry Royal Commission Implementation Roadmap
Today’s National Accounts show that the Australian economy has completed its 28th consecutive year of economic growth – a reco
The Coalition Government has today released the final report of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's (ACCC) Foreign Currency Conversion Services Inquiry.
The Morrison Government will give consumers more power to compare and switch providers to lower their energy bills by officially extending the Consumer Data Right to energy services.