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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.


  •  - Open18 days left to have your sayConsultation Paper

    The Government has committed to supporting appropriate commercial dealing and competition in the new car retail supply chain for the benefit of both small businesses and consumers. This includes considering the design of a mandatory scheme for access to motor vehicle service and repair information. This scheme would provide a level playing field in the […]

  •  - Open7 days left to have your sayDiscussion Paper

    On 18 December 2017, the Government responded to the Senate Economics References Committee’s report into the general insurance industry. In releasing the Government’s response to the Senate report, the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services tasked Treasury with developing proposals to improve consumers’ understanding and access to information through better transparency and enhanced disclosure practices […]

  •  - Closed

    On 14 November 2018, the Government announced that a $2 billion Australian Business Securitisation Fund will be established to invest in warehouse facilities and securitisations backed by small and medium enterprise (SME) loans, providing additional funding to smaller banks and non-bank lenders to on-lend to SMEs on more competitive terms. It will be administered by […]

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