The Treasurer has released the second report of the Register of Foreign Ownership of Agricultural Land.
These arrangements are designed to provide strengthened assurance that foreign investors are meeting their obligations while minimising the regulatory burden.
Changes to the foreign investment rules announced through the 2017-18 Budget, some with immediate effect.
The 2015-16 FIRB Annual Report is now available on the FIRB website. It shows continued growth in foreign investment in…
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1 February 2018
The Australian Government has released new guidance clarifying that foreign investors can only acquire agricultural land where there has been an open and transparent sale process.
4 January 2018
Monetary thresholds for foreign investors were indexed on 1 January 2018.
14 December 2017
Treasurer Scott Morrison has announced the appointment of Ms Teresa Dyson as a part-time member to the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) for a five-year period.
29 September 2017
21 July 2017
FIRB Chairman David Irvine AO provided an insight into the role of agriculture and foreign investment in Australia’s economy, and the FIRB’s role in facilitating this investment.