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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.


  •  - Open7 days left to have your sayDiscussion Paper

    The Government is modernising business registers to support businesses in an evolving digital economy. In July 2018, the Government released a discussion paper on modernising business registers, which included consideration of whether to apply the Government’s Charging Framework for the use of IT infrastructure to sustainably fund the registry infrastructure into the future – see […]

  •  - Open673 days left to have your say

    Each year, Australian businesses process around 1.2 billion invoices.  Paper and email based invoicing is manually intensive and prone to human error resulting in increased processing costs and payment times for businesses. Electronic invoicing (or e‑Invoicing) is the direct, electronic exchange of invoices between suppliers’ and buyers’ financial systems. e‑Invoicing is a clear opportunity to […]

  •  - ClosedConsultation Paper

    On 8 November 2017 the Government committed to implementing the recommendations of the inquiry into Reforms for Cooperatives, Mutuals and Member-owned Firmed, conducted by Greg Hammond OAM. The Government has today released for public consultation an exposure draft of the Treasury Laws Amendment (Mutual Entities) Bill 2018 and explanatory materials. The Bill introduces a definition of a […]

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