5 October 2016
To ensure there can be no question as to the integrity of Australia’s foreign investment review system I have decided to suspend the commencement of my proposed role with The Carlyle Group until April 2017, when my term as part-time non-executive chairman of the FIRB expires. On 5 September it was announced that I would…
19 September 2016
The Treasurer, Scott Morrison, has distributed a media release regarding the Turnbull Government's 16 forced sales of properties held as investments by foreign nationals in breach of the foreign investment framework.
7 September 2016
The Treasurer has released the first report on data collected through the Register of Foreign Ownership of Agricultural Land.
27 June 2016
Fees for foreign investment applications and notices are indexed each financial year from the averages of the consumer price index (CPI). New fees apply from 1 July 2016 which have been calculated using the indexation factor of 1.015.
3 May 2016
Tonight’s Federal Budget makes important protections to the integrity of Australia’s tax base, designed to ensure that all individuals and businesses pay the right amount of tax. The application of tax conditions to foreign investors, where it is decided that a particular foreign investment application presents a risk to Australia’s revenue, is an important part…