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Business and industry

The Treasury advises the government across a range of industry policies that contribute to higher productivity and a more diverse economy. Our analysis and advice is informed through consultation and ongoing engagement with the broadest range of stakeholders, including government, peak organisations, business, academia and the broader community. With offices in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne and a small pilot office in Perth our staff engage closely with business and industry to better understand the issues and challenges they face.


  •  - Open12 days left to have your sayConsultation Paper

    The Statistics Determination 1983 (the Determination) is due to sunset on 1 October 2018 and needs to be remade so the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) can continue to provide detailed statistical information that helps to inform policy making. The Determination enables the ABS to release key economic indicators such as International Trade in Goods […]

  •  - Open15 days left to have your sayExposure Draft

    On 5 October 2017, the Australian Government announced it would introduce new laws to address corporate misuse of the Fair Entitlements Guarantee (FEG) Scheme. The proposed laws will provide a significant disincentive for employers that exploit the taxpayer-funded scheme and avoid their responsibilities to their employees. The exposure draft includes amendments to: strengthen civil recovery […]

  •  - Open6 days left to have your sayInvitation to Comment

    Treasury is seeking submissions related to the Triennial review of the Terrorism Insurance Scheme. This consultation seeks stakeholder views on issues outlined in the Terms of Reference, particularly with respect to the following: Whether the risk of cyber terrorism causing physical property damage should be included in the scheme by removing the scheme regulations for […]

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