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Download Text  First Gladstone LNG shipment a sign of sector strength
16 October 2015
Congratulations to the Australian gas industry on achieving a major milestone with the first shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) departing from Santos’ Gladstone LNG project in Queensland this morning. This achievement reinforces Australia’s position as ...
Download Text  APEC Energy Ministers to pursue regional opportunities
12 October 2015
 Today I will arrive in Cebu, the Philippines, to represent the Australian Government at the 12th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Energy Ministerial meeting.Accounting for around 60 per cent of world energy demand, APEC member countries ...
Download Text  $297 million in new offshore exploration investment
6 October 2015
Four offshore petroleum exploration permits, representing $297 million in new investment, have been granted in Commonwealth waters off Western Australia as part of the second round of the 2014 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release.Three of ...
Download Text  G20 Ministers to Discuss Global Energy Challenges
1 October 2015
On Friday, 2 October, I will represent the Australian Government at the G20 Energy Ministers’ meeting in Istanbul, Turkey.The meeting provides an important opportunity to promote energy access, efficiency and investment while progressing the G20 ...
Download Text  Appointment as Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia
20 September 2015
I am humbled to be appointed Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia by the Prime Minister, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP.It is a great privilege to be able to serve in Prime Minister Turnbull’s ...
Download Text  Asia Region Funds Passport provides opportunity for Australia's financial services sector
11 September 2015
Cross border issuing of managed investment funds is set to become easier across the Asia region following the signing of the Asia Region Funds Passport Statement of Understanding at the APEC Finance Ministers’ Meeting in ...
Download Text  Federal Government Funding for Alia College to Purchase School Site
31 August 2015
The Federal Member for Kooyong, the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, is pleased to announce that Alia College in Hawthorn East is purchasing its existing school site with the assistance of a $900,000 Australian Government grant.This ...
Download Text  ASIC Industry Funding Model Consultation
28 August 2015
Public consultation commences on an industry funding model for the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.The Government has today released a consultation paper seeking stakeholder views on the potential introduction of an industry funding model for ...
Download Text  Wine Equalisation Tax Rebate Discussion Paper
21 August 2015
Today the Government released the Wine Equalisation Tax (WET) Rebate Discussion Paper. The wine industry is an important contributor to the Australian economy and an important part of many communities, particularly regional communities. The ...
Download Text  Outcomes of Superannuation Governance Consultation
19 August 2015
The Government is committed to delivering the best possible outcomes for Australians saving for their retirement.In June, the Government released exposure draft legislation proposing changes to strengthen the governance arrangements for all Australian Prudential Regulation ...
Download Text  Northern Australia Insurance Premiums Taskforce Interim Report
17 August 2015
Today the Government welcomes the release of the Northern Australia Insurance Premiums Taskforce Interim Report.The Government recognises that many people in Northern Australia have experienced a substantial increase in insurance premiums in recent years. In ...
Download Text  Review of small amount credit contracts
7 August 2015
The Government is establishing a review of the small amount credit contract (SACC) laws and related provisions in the National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009 (Credit Act).The establishment of the review fulfils a statutory requirement ...
Download Text  Capability Review of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission
24 July 2015
The Government is commissioning a review to consider the capabilities of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).ASIC plays an important role in ensuring that investors and consumers can have confidence in Australia’s financial system. ...
Download Text  Improving superannuation governance
26 June 2015
The Government has released exposure draft legislation delivering on its commitment to improve governance in superannuation.   Australia’s superannuation system now has more than $2 trillion in assets – a figure that represents more than ...
Download Text  Finalising the Future of Financial Advice laws
25 June 2015
The Government has agreed with the Opposition to progress minor and technical refinements to the Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) laws contained in the Corporations Act 2001.   FOFA was introduced in 2012 following a ...
Download Text  Industry reform proposal on retail life insurance
25 June 2015
The Government welcomes the significant reform package received today from the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA), Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) and Financial Services Council (FSC) on behalf of the retail life insurance industry.Having ...
Download Text  Key tax measures pass the Parliament
19 June 2015
The Government has furthered its commitment to increasing Australia’s economic competitiveness while restoring the budget with the passage of the Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2015 Measures No.1) Bill 2015 through the Parliament.    ...
Download Text  260 jobs created through Abbotsford Convent restoration
19 June 2015
The Australian Government will provide funding to restore the Sacred Heart Building at the Abbotsford Convent in Victoria to transform it into an important cultural and employment hub.Assistant Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, who will officially announce ...
Download Text  Promoting Australia's financial services capabilities in Japan and Korea
8 June 2015
I will visit Japan and Korea this week to participate in a range of high-level discussions with key government and business representatives on Australia’s financial services sector and the Asia Region Funds Passport.I will be ...
Download Text  Financial Advisers Register supporting better consumer outcomes
1 June 2015
The inclusion from today of advisers’ training, qualifications and professional association memberships on the Financial Advisers Register delivers on the Government’s commitment to implement an industry-wide, public register of financial advisers.This is a strong step ...

 

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