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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.


  •  - ClosedConsultation Paper

    On 20 August 2018, the Government announced a package of measures to put downward pressure on electricity prices. As part of this package, the Government announced that it would task the ACCC with monitoring of retail prices, wholesale bids and conduct and contract market liquidity in the National Electricity Market (NEM) between 2018 and 2025. […]

  •  - ClosedDraft Regulations

    The Government has released for public consultation exposure draft regulations to support Competition and Consumer Amendment (Gift Cards) Bill 2018 and an explanatory statement. The Bill mandates: three year minimum expiry dates for gift cards; requires gift cards to display expiry dates; and bans post-purchase fees. The regulations will implement a national scheme for the […]

  •  - ClosedConsultation Paper

    The Australian and New Zealand Governments are jointly consulting on e-Invoicing governance arrangements as part of our common approach to progress e-Invoicing. Operational governance is required for the ongoing management of the e-Invoicing Interoperability Framework, to continue to drive adoption, and is essential to provide confidence and maintain the trust of users, participants, and their […]

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