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  • Turnbull government orders further 16 forced sales of properties illegally held by foreign nationals

    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.

  • Report on Register of Foreign Ownership of Agricultural Land

    7 September 2016

    The Treasurer has released the first report on data collected through the Register of Foreign Ownership of Agricultural Land.

  • Fees Indexation

    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.

  • Taxation conditions – clarifying requirements for foreign investment

    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…

  • Foreign Investment in Australia remains strong

    8 April 2016

    The Foreign Investment Review Board 2014-15 Annual Report is now available. It shows that foreign investment continues to make an important contribution to the Australian economy. For the second year in a row there has been a significant increase in both the number and value of foreign investment proposals in Australia. Nearly 38,000 proposals received…

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