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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.


  •  - Open20 days left to have your sayConsultation Paper

    The Turnbull Government is delivering on its commitment to introduce an industry funding model for the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), with the model’s Phase 2 Fees-for-service consultation paper released for stakeholder feedback. Under the ASIC Industry Funding Model, from 1 July 2018 fees-for-service will be introduced to recover ASIC regulatory costs that are directly attributable to […]

  •  - Open6 days left to have your say

    As announced in the 2017-18 Budget, the Government is introducing a legislative framework for an enhanced regulatory sandbox to enable new and innovative financial technology (FinTech) products and services to be tested in Australia. This will extend the scope of activities and the timeframe beyond that of the regulatory sandbox launched by ASIC in December 2016. […]

  •  - ClosedExposure Draft

    On 28 November 2016 the Government released its response to the Review of the Small Amount Credit Contract laws. The Draft Bill implements the Government’s response to the Review. This includes: imposing a cap on the total payments that can be made under a consumer lease; requiring small amount credit contracts (SACCs) to have equal […]

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