The Treasury provides advice on small business policy issues and assists the Australian Government in developing an internationally competitive and productive environment for small businesses.
For further information, visit the Small Business page.
Standard Business Reporting
SBR is an Australian Government initiative to reduce the business-to-government reporting burden. SBR has been co-designed by Australian, state and territory government agencies in partnership with software developers, business, accountants, bookkeepers, tax agents and payroll professionals.
For further information and to contribute to the business reporting discussion, visit the Standard Business Reporting website.
Treasury Business Liaison
Treasury’s Business Liaison Program has maintained contact with organisations across Australia for over a decade and is an integral part of the forecasting process. Companies from major industry sectors participate in the program, ranging in size from large multinationals to smaller localised firms. The program also covers peak industry bodies and associations. Meetings are usually held with Chief Financial Officers, Finance Directors or Managing Directors, as well as market analysts. The program is managed by Treasury’s Macroeconomic Group with between 150 and 200 face-to-face meetings conducted each year.
For further information, visit the Business Liaison page.
Australian National Contact Point
The primary function of the ANCP is to provide a forum for discussion with stakeholders, including multinational enterprises, businesses, non‑government organisations, and other government departments and agencies, on matters relating to the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
For further information on the ANCP and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, visit the Australian National Contact Point website.
The Panel is a peer review body that regulates corporate control transactions in widely held Australian entities, primarily by the efficient, effective and speedy resolution of takeover disputes.
For further information, visit the Takeovers Panel website.