Going further: Consultation on superannuation binding death benefit nominations & kinship structures The Coalition Government has released a discussion paper focusing on the difficult
Today, Australia and Israel have signed a new tax treaty which will open further opportunities for bilateral trade and investment.
Recommendation 4.13: Universal terms review The merits of legislating universal key definitions, terms and exclusions for default insurance cover within MySuper products will be explored
Recommendation 2.4: Grandfathered commissions The Coalition Government has released regulations today, outlining the requirement for financial product manufacturers to pass through to the
The Coalition Government is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Margaret McDonald as a part-time member of the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB).
The Government will unlock new fundraising potential for Men’s and Women’s Sheds across the country.
For the first time, the jurisdiction of the Federal Court of Australia will expand to include corporate crime, with the Coalition Government providing more than $35 million in the 2019-20 Budget to
Record funding and resources for ASIC and APRA to help restore trust in Australia's financial sector
The Coalition Government is providing more than $550 million in the 2019-20 Budget to help restore trust in Australia’s financial sector as part of our plan for a stronger economy and a secure and
A report by the Council of Financial Regulators (CFR) and the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has found that assets held by self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) under 'limited recourse borrow
The Coalition Government is committed to strengthening our tax rules, ensuring Australia's tax integrity laws are among the strongest in the world and delivering a tax system that is internationall
Recommendation 1.15: Enforceable code provisions The Coalition Government has today released a consultation paper on making provisions of financial services industry codes of conduct more
The Coalition Government will invest $2.1 million in the Melbourne Indigenous Transition School (MITS) to construct a new Alumni Boarding House to support the wonderful work MITS does with remote a
The Coalition Government has today provided a submission to the independent Expert Panel of the Fair Work Commission as part of the Commission’s Annual Wage Review, providing the Commission with fa
Following consultation with the States and Territories, I have accepted the recommendation of the Commonwealth Grants Commission (CGC) on the GST revenue sharing relativities for 2019-20.
Following consultation with the mortgage broking industry and smaller lenders, the Coalition Government has decided to not prohibit trail commissions on new loans, but rather review their operation
Today's National Accounts show that the Australian economy grew by 2.7 per cent in calendar year 2018, consistent with trend growth.
The Coalition Government is backing Tasmanian small businesses with a $6.4 million investment in red tape reduction, to make it easier for new businesses to start and for existing businesses to gro
The Government has today released the first report of the Register of Foreign Ownership of Water Entitlements, delivering on our commitment to increase transparency around holdings of Australia’s w
Taking action on the Banking, Superannuation & Financial Services Royal Commission - Four weeks of Government action
The Coalition Government is getting on with the job of restoring trust in Australia’s financial system, taking action on all 76 recommendations contained in the Final Report of the Royal Commission
Recommendation 4.8: Removal of claims handling exemption The Coalition Government has released a consultation paper on removing the exemption of insurance claims handling from the definit