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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.


  •  - ClosedInvitation to Comment

    The Petroleum Excise (Prices) Regulations 1988 are due to sunset on 1 April 2018 and will need to be remade so they continue to support the operation of the Petroleum Excise (Prices) Act 1987, which sets out the manner in which the price of crude petroleum oil and condensate is determined. The exposure draft regulations […]

  •  - ClosedDraft Legislation

    In the 2017-18 Budget as part of its tax integrity package, the Government announced that, from 1 July 2017, the tax law will be amended so that a taxpayer will only be able to access the small business CGT concessions in respect of assets that are used in a small business, or which represent an […]

  •  - ClosedDraft Regulations

    The Government has released exposure draft regulations providing further detail on the extension of the crowd-sourced funding (CSF) framework to proprietary companies. This is the next step in enabling proprietary companies to access equity crowdfunding, and follows the legislation introduced to the Parliament on 14 September 2017. The draft regulations also make refinements to the existing CSF […]

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