Press Releases

Government Welcomes Johnson Report on Australia as a Financial Services Centre 
issued 15 January 2010 by the Minister for Financial Services, Superannuation and Corporate Law and the Assistant Treasurer

Reforming Australia's Foreign Investment Framework 
issued 4 August 2009 by the Treasurer

Managed Investment Trusts: Discussion Paper on Capital Account Election 
issued 1 June 2009 by the Assistant Treasurer

Next Major Steps to Promote Australia as a Regional Financial Hub 
issued 12 May 2009 by the Assistant Treasurer

Government Response to Board of Taxation Review of GST Administration 
issued 12 May 2009 by the Assistant Treasurer

Treasurer to Meet with Japanese Finance Minister and Bank of Japan Governor 
issued 30 March 2009 by the Treasurer

Treasurer's Visit to New York 22-24 January 2009 
issued 22 January 2009 by the Treasurer

Treasurer and Minister for Trade Depart for Talks with Chinese Government 
issued 8 December 2008 by the Treasurer and the Minister for Trade

Minister Launches Capital Markets Research Centre with Focus on Reducing Market Manipulation 
issued 18 November 2008 by the Minister for Superannuation and Corporate Law

Minister Launches Austrade Financial Services Benchmark Report 
issued 2 October 2008 by the Minister for Superannuation and Corporate Law

Appointment of the Chair and Panel of Experts to Lead the Governments Initiative to Position Australia as a Leading Financial Services Centre in the Asia-Pacific Region 
issued 26 September 2008 by the Assistant Treasurer

Australia as a Financial Services Hub - Government Introduces Amendments to Reform Division 6C 
issued 25 September 2008 by the Assistant Treasurer

Historic Announcement of a Mutual Recognition of Securities Regulation Arrangement with the US Securities And Exchange Commission 
issued 25 August 2008 by the Prime Minister and the Minister for Superannuation and Corporate Law

Commonwealth & NSW Work to Advance Financial Services 
issued 1 August 2008 by the Assistant Treasurer & Ian Macdonald MLC, Minister for Primary Industries, Minister for Energy, Minister for Mineral Resources and Minister for State Development

Government and Industry Set the Agenda for Australia to Become a Financial Services Hub 
issued 31 July 2008 by the Prime Minister and the Assistant Treasurer

Australia as a Financial Services Hub - Government Commences Consultation on Draft Legislation to Reform Division 6c 
issued 23 July 2008 by the Assistant Treasurer

Mutual Recognition Agreement With Hong Kong 
issued 7 July 2008 by the Minister for Superannuation and Corporate Law

Sydney to Host Financial Services Hub Summit 
issued 25 June 2008 by the Assistant Treasurer & Ian Macdonald MLC, Minister for Primary Industries, Minister for Energy, Minister for Mineral Resources and Minister for State Development

First Plank in Place on Road to Australia as a Regional Financial Hub 
issued 20 June 2008 by the Assistant Treasurer

New Framework for Cross Border Financial Recognition 
issued 16 June 2008 by the Minister for Superannuation and Corporate Law

World First in Comprehensive Mutual Recognition of Securities Offerings 
issued 13 June 2008 by the Minister for Superannuation and Corporate Law

Establishing Australia as a Regional Financial Hub 
issued 13 May 2008 by the Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer

Board of Taxation Position Paper: A Further Step to Making Australia a Financial Hub 
issued 12 March 2008 by the Assistant Treasurer

Board of Taxation to Review Tax Arrangements Applying to Managed Funds 
issued 22 February 2008 by the Assistant Treasurer