The Treasury promotes competitive, efficient markets that work for the good of consumers and investors, a secure financial system and sound corporate practices, and foreign investment consistent with Australia's national interests.
Treasury provides advice to the Government on effective government spending and taxation arrangements.
The Treasury provides advice on Australia’s competition and consumer policy framework, social policy issues, health, housing, regulatory reform and labour market issues.
Treasury advises Government on all aspects of retirement income policy, including superannuation and Age Pension policies, and on the adequacy of retirement incomes.
It is the role of the Treasury to provide advice on effective tax and retirement income arrangements that contribute to the overall fiscal outcome, influence strong sustainable economic growth for the good of the Australian people.