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.
The Australian Government has released for consultation a proposed Information Standard for ticket resales. The Information Standard will require ticket resale websites to disclose the face value of…
On 1 July 2010, protections for consumers against unfair contract terms (UCTs) in standard form contracts were introduced into the Trade Practices Act 1974 (now contained in the Australian Consumer…
The Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry recommended that the handling and settlement of insurance claims, or potential insurance claims,…