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  • Procurement Business Improvement Survey

    The Procurement Team is approaching staff within Treasury for feedback on procurement as a service. Results of this survey will be used as part of the Procurement Team's business improvement project. More
    Closed 11 October 2017
  • Asia Region Funds Passport and Corporate Collective Investment Vehicle

    The Government is seeking submissions on draft Asia Region Funds Passport (Passport) and Corporate Collective Investment Vehicle (CCIV) Bills and explanatory materials. The Bills will insert two new chapters to the Corporations Act 2001 establishing a regulatory framework for the Passport and... More
    Closed 25 September 2017
  • Financial Services Advisory Council - Views on Government Regulators

    One of the functions of FSAC as set out in its Charter is to provide industry views on the performance of the financial regulators - the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC); the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA); and the Payment System Board (PSB). This... More
    Closed 25 September 2017
  • Small Business Engagement

    Thank you for taking the time to meet with Patrick, Matthew and Samantha recently as part of the Small Business Engagement. Treasury found the discussion very valuable in gaining a sense on how your business is operating in the current economic climate, this information has been passed on to the... More
    Closed 23 August 2017
  • Black Economy Taskforce

    The black economy affects the whole community; it is not just an issue for government. It provides unfair competition for honest businesses. It leads to the exploitation of more vulnerable workers. It increases the costs of providing government services because of people who don't pay their... More
    Closed 14 August 2017
  • AUASB Peer Review 2017

    Part A of this review includes seven questions that relate to the role and functioning of the AUASB. Part B of this review includes seven questions regarding each AUASB Board member's performance from 1 July 2016, or for the duration of their appointment, whichever is shorter. Please complete... More
    Closed 24 July 2017
  • Development of the framework for Comprehensive Income Products for Retirement

    The Government agreed to support the development of more efficient retirement income products and to facilitate trustees offering these products to members, in response to the Financial System Inquiry. These products were labelled by the Murray Inquiry (Financial System Inquiry) as... More
    Closed 21 July 2017
  • Policy & Research Advisory Committee survey

    In the lead-up to the 2017 PRAC Planning Day, we are seeking anonymous feedback from PRAC members on the performance of the Committee over the past year. The collated results will be discussed at the Planning Day on 16 June 2017. More
    Closed 14 June 2017
  • Competitive Neutrality Review

    Competitive neutrality requires that government business activities should not enjoy any net competitive advantages simply by virtue of public sector ownership. This allows market competition to drive the efficient production of goods and services by the lowest cost business. Treasury has... More
    Closed 21 April 2017
  • Superannuation reform package - regulations

    The Government has released for public consultation a further tranche of draft regulations and associated explanatory material relating to the superannuation reform package. The draft regulations relate to: Prescribing the subsidiary objectives of the superannuation system ... More
    Closed 10 February 2017
  • ASIC Industry Funding

    On 20 April 2016, the Government announced that it would introduce an industry funding model for ASIC, commencing in the second half of 2017. The Government is committed to consulting extensively with industry to refine and settle the model. This consultation process seeks stakeholder views on... More
    Closed 16 December 2016
  • Free Range Egg Labelling Information Standard

    On 31 March 2016, Consumer Affairs Ministers agreed to the introduction of an information standard requiring eggs labelled as 'free range' to have been laid by hens that had meaningful and regular access to an outdoor range, and were subject to an outdoor stocking density of 10,000 hens per... More
    Closed 9 December 2016
  • National Innovation and Science Agenda - Employee Share Schemes

    The Australian Government welcomes feedback from all interested stakeholders on the issues outlined in this paper. As part of its National Innovation and Science Agenda, the Government has recently released the exposure draft of a measure to amend the Corporations Act 2001 (Corporations Act) so... More
    Closed 7 December 2016
  • Applying GST to low value goods imported by consumers

    The Government has released exposure draft legislation and associated explanatory material that would amend the goods and services tax (GST) law to give effect to the 2016-17 Budget decision to apply GST to low value goods imported by consumers. From 1 July 2017, the law will require overseas... More
    Closed 2 December 2016
  • Collective investment vehicle non-resident withholding taxes

    On 4 May 2016, the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services announced that the Government will consider non-resident withholding taxes on collective investment vehicles (CIVs) in this financial year. The Government invites interested parties to consider the policy proposals and make a... More
    Closed 2 December 2016
  • Improvements to the Debt and Equity Tax Rules

    On 2 April 2015 the Government announced that it would implement recommendations made by the Board of Taxation to improve the debt and equity tax rules. The debt and equity tax rules classify financing schemes as debt or equity according to their economic substance and contain integrity rules... More
    Closed 21 November 2016
  • redevelopment

    Closed 14 November 2016
  • Competition Law Amendments: Exposure Draft Consultation

    Please note that consultation has been extended for all schedules in the Exposure Draft bill except Schedule 7 (Misuse of market power) . Comments related to the drafting of Schedule 7 must be received by 5pm, 30 September 2016. Stakeholders are welcome to provide feedback on schedules 1 to 6... More
    Closed 28 October 2016
  • Superannuation reform package - tranche three

    The Government has released for public consultation the third round of exposure draft legislation and explanatory material to lower the annual non-concessional contributions cap to $100,000 and restrict eligibility to make non-concessional contributions to individuals with superannuation balances... More
    Closed 23 October 2016
  • Superannuation reform package - tranche two

    The Government has released for public consultation the second round of exposure draft legislation and explanatory material to implement the following superannuation measures announced in the 2016-17 Budget: Introduce a $1.6 million transfer balance cap and transitional arrangements for... More
    Closed 10 October 2016
  • Review of the financial system external dispute resolution framework

    On 20 April 2016, the Australian Government announced a review of the financial system’s external dispute resolution and complaints framework. An expert panel comprised of Professor Ian Ramsay, Ms Julie Abramson and Mr Alan Kirkland is undertaking the review. The review is being conducted... More
    Closed 7 October 2016
  • Superannuation reform package

    As announced on 15 September 2016 , the Government has decided not to proceed with the harmonisation of contribution rules for those aged 65 to 74. The Government has released for public consultation the exposure draft legislation: Superannuation (Objective) Bill 2016; Treasury Laws Amendment... More
    Closed 16 September 2016
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