Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates from the Australian Government

Banking and finance

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. This includes regulatory reforms to improve the resilience of the financial system, innovation and consumer outcomes and participation in regional and international forums, such as G20 summits.

Consultations

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The Council on Federal Financial Relations CFFR has asked that a framework for increasing harmonised financial reporting thresholds for charities registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-…
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On 24 September 2020, the Government announced changes to Australia’s insolvency framework to better serve Australian small businesses, their creditors and their employees. These reforms, which…
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On 25 September, the Treasurer announced a suite of reforms to Australia’s consumer credit laws to facilitate more timely access to credit for small businesses and consumers, whilst retaining and…