Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates from the Australian Government

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.

Consultations

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Open
The attached exposure draft Bill, Regulations, Instrument, and supporting explanatory materials cover proposed minor and technical amendments to the Treasury portfolio laws. The community’s views are…
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On the 24 September 2020, the Government announced changes to Australia’s insolvency framework to better serve Australian small businesses, their creditors and their employees. The changes will…
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The existing A New Tax System (Australian Business Number) Regulations 1999 are scheduled to sunset on 1 April 2021. The draft A New Tax System (Australian Business Number) Regulations 2020…