Media Releases


Coalition welcomes NAB's actions supporting Queensland farmers

On behalf of the Morrison Government, I welcome NAB’s announcement of its agreement to our request for additional support to help flood-stricken Queensland farmers.

Membership: Australia and New Zealand Electronic Invoicing Board

The Governments of Australia and New Zealand have announced the membership of the Australia and New Zealand Electronic Invoicing Board (ANZEIB) today.

Focus on tax dispute issues and impact on small business

Minister for Small and Family Business, Michaelia Cash has asked the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO), Kate Carnell AO, to look into the Australian Tax Office's (A

Review of Tax Practitioners Board

The Morrison Government has today announced a Review into the effectiveness of the Tax Practitioners Board, and the operation of the Tax Agent Services Act 2009 and the Tax Agent Servi

Appointments to the Companies Auditors Disciplinary Board

I am pleased to announce the reappointment of Ms Maria McCrossin as the Chair of the Companies Auditors Disciplinary Board (CADB) and the appointment of Ms Karen O’Flynn as the Deputy Chair of the

Government continues to improve superannuation

I have released for consultation exposure draft legislation and regulations for six measures that address important issues affecting retirees announced in October last year.

Appointment to lead a review of the CDDA Scheme

The Government is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Robert Cornall AO, a former Secretary of the Attorney-General’s Department, to lead a review of the Scheme for the Compensation for Detri

e-Invoicing takes the next step for Australian and New Zealand SMEs

New Zealand and Australia are continuing to help small businesses save time and money with e-Invoicing by establishing the Australia New Zealand Electronic Invoicing Board (ANZEIB), following an an

Protecting members from unnecessary insurance in superannuation

The Coalition Government will introduce legislation into the Parliament today to protect Australians from paying premiums for insurance they don’t want, need or even know they have.

Coalition strengthens whistleblower protections

The Morrison Government has strengthened corporate and tax whistleblower protections establishing a single, strengthened whistleblower protection regime for the corporate, financial and credit sect

Labor's loss is super members' gain

Three million Australians are a step closer to being reunited with around $6 billion worth of superannuation, thanks to legislation passed in the Senate by the Coalition Government.

Taking action on the Banking, Superannuation & Financial Services Royal Commission

The Coalition Government has passed legislation through the Senate that acts on two of Commissioner Hayne’s recommendations and will enhance accountability of superannuation funds and strengthen pr

Modernising business registers and introducing DINs

Legislation introduced in the House of Representatives on 13 February has the aim of making business data current, accurate and accessible (Commonwealth Registers Bill 2019).

Reforming the Petroleum Resource Rent Tax

The Morrison Government is reforming the PRRT to strengthen the integrity of the tax and to ensure a fairer return for Australians for the extraction of our oil and gas resources.

Coalition helping craft brewers and enhancing superannuation system

The Morrison Government is giving more support to craft brewers, increasing flexibility for self-managed superannuation funds and extending the tax exempt status of the Global Infrastructure Hub.

Increasing and extending the instant asset write-off

The Liberal National Government is backing small business with the introduction of legislation into Parliament yesterday that will boost and extend the instant asset write-off initiative.

Coalition continuing to combat phoenixing

The Morrison Government is continuing its crackdown on phoenixing, protecting workers and levelling the playing field for businesses.

Securing workers' fair share of super

The Morrison Government is protecting the rights of Australian workers to their superannuation.

Backing small business - simplifying and resolving tax disputes

The Morrison Government is making it simpler for small businesses to resolve tax disputes with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).

Over $860 million in super returned

Over 66,000 Australians have consolidated over $860 million in lost and forgotten superannuation in the last quarter of 2018.