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9/12/2016 Approval of S. Kidman & Co. Limited sale to increase Australian ownership
Media Release by the Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP (as at 9/12/2016)
26/11/2016 Government to allow on-sale of off-the-plan dwellings failing to reach settlement
Media Release by the Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP (as at 26/11/2016)
05/10/2016 Statement by Mr Brian Wilson, Chairman of the Foreign Investment Review Board
07/09/2016 Turnbull government orders further 16 forced sales of properties illegally held by foreign nationals
Media Release by the Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP (as at 19/09/2016)
07/09/2016 Foreign ownership of Agriculture Land Register findings
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP (as at 07/09/2016)
19/08/2016 Statement on decision to prohibit the 99-year lease of 50.4 per cent of Ausgrid under current proposed structure
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP (as at 19/08/2016)
11/08/2016 Foreign investment applications for the 99-year lease of Ausgrid
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP (as at 11/08/2016)
29/04/2016 Preliminary decision of foreign investment application for purchase of
S. Kidman & Co Limited

Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP (as at 29/04/2016)
18/03/2016 Critical asset sales to fall within foreign review net
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP (as at 18/03/2016)
26/02/2016 Opinion piece, Australian Financial Review
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP (as at 26/02/2016)
23/02/2016 Approval of foreign investment application for purchase of the Tasmanian Land Company
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP (as at 23/02/2016)
22/02/2016 Register of foreign ownership of water access entitlements
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP (as at 22/02/2016)
22/02/2016 Foreign-owned agricultural land holdings to be registered by 29 February
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP (as at 22/02/2016)
22/02/2016 Turnbull government makes paying tax in Australia a condition for foreign investment
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP (as at 22/02/2016)
10/02/2016 Sale of S. Kidman & Co Limited
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP (as at 10/02/2016)
18/01/2016 Government orders more forced sales of properties illegally held by foreign nationals
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP (as at 18/01/2016)
04/12/2015 Security and business expertise added to Foreign Investment Review Board
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP (as at 04/12/2015)
01/12/2015 Stronger foreign investment regime comes into force
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP (as at 01/12/2015)
25/11/2015 Foreign Investment Approval – 99 year lease of TransGrid
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP (as at 25/11/2015)
19/11/2015 Statement on decision to prevent sale of S. Kidman & Co. Limited
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP (as at 19/11/2015)
18/11/2015 Government orders forced sale of properties illegally held by foreign residents
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP (as at 01/12/2015)
16/09/2015 Additional divestment of illegally owned properties
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Joe Hockey MP (as at 16/09/2015)
08/08/2015 Statement: Further divestment of illegally owned property
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Joe Hockey MP (as at 08/08/2015)
20/07/2015 Appointment of a part-time member of the Foreign Investment Review Board
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Joe Hockey MP (as at 20/07/2015), announcing the appointment of Alice Williams to the Foreign Investment Review Board
29/06/2015 Strengthening scrutiny and transparency around foreign investment in agriculture – land register starts 1 July
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Joe Hockey MP (as at 29/06/2015), and the Minister for Agriculture, the Hon Barnaby Joyce MP (as at 29/06/2015)
09/05/2015 Strengthened foreign investment rules already producing results
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Joe Hockey MP (as at 09/05/2015)
02/05/2015 Government strengthens the foreign investment framework
Statement by the Prime Minister, the Hon Tony Abbott MP (as at 02/05/2015), and the Treasurer, the Hon Joe Hockey MP (as at 02/05/2015)
30/04/2015 Australia is open for business
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Joe Hockey MP (as at 30/04/2015)
08/04/2015 Foreign investment decision: acquisition of John Holland Group by China Communications Construction Company
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Joe Hockey MP (as at 08/04/2015)
19/03/2015 Foreign investment decision: acquisition of Toll Holdings by Japan Post
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Joe Hockey MP (as at 19/03/2015)
04/03/2015 Foreign investment decision
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Joe Hockey MP (as at 04/03/2015)
03/03/2015 Treasurer orders foreign investor to sell illegally purchased $39 million Sydney mansion
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Joe Hockey MP (as at 03/03/2015)
25/02/2015 Government to strengthen Australia’s foreign investment framework
Statement by the Prime Minister, the Hon Tony Abbott MP (as at 25/02/2015), and the Treasurer, the Hon Joe Hockey MP (as at 25/02/2015)
11/02/2015 Government tightens rules on foreign purchases of agricultural land
Statement by the Prime Minister, the Hon Tony Abbott MP, the Treasurer, the Hon Joe Hockey and the Minister for Agriculture, the Hon Barnaby Joyce MP (as at 11/02/2015)
20/12/2013 Foreign Investment Review Board Appointment
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Joe Hockey MP (as at 20/12/2013)
20/12/2013 Foreign Investment Decision: State Grid Corporation of China’s proposed acquisition of 19.9 per cent of SP AusNet and 60 per cent of SPI (Australia) Assets Pty Limited and SPI (Australia) Trust
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Joe Hockey MP (as at 20/12/2013)
11/12/2013 Foreign Investment Decision: Removal of certain foreign investment conditions placed on Yanzhou Coal Mining Company
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Joe Hockey MP (as at 11/12/2013)
29/11/2013 Foreign Investment Decision: Archer Daniels Midland Company’s proposed acquisition of GrainCorp Limited
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Joe Hockey MP (as at 29/11/2013)
12/11/2013 Foreign Investment Decision: Saputo Inc.’s proposed acquisition of Warrnambool Cheese & Butter Factory Company Holdings Limited
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Joe Hockey MP (as at 12/11/2013)
04/10/2013 Foreign investment application: Archer Daniels Midland Company’s proposed acquisition of Graincorp Limited
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Joe Hockey MP (as at 04/10/2013)
01/03/2013 Milestone in Investment Ties with New Zealand
Statement by the Assistant Treasurer and Minister Assisting for Deregulation, the Hon David Bradbury MP (as at 01/03/2013), and the Minister for Trade and Competitiveness and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on Asian Century Policy, the Hon Craig Emerson MP (as at 01/03/2013)
31/08/2012 Foreign Investment Decision: Shandong RuYi Scientific & Technological Group Co. Ltd and Lempriere Pty Ltd acquisition of the assets of Cubbie Group Limited
Statement by the Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer, the Hon Wayne Swan MP (as at 31/08/2012)
08/03/2012 Foreign Investment Decision: Yancoal Australia Limited’s merger with Gloucester Coal Limited
Statement by the Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer, the Hon Wayne Swan MP (as at 08/03/2012)
18/01/2012 ABARES Report Provides Facts about Foreign Investment
Statement by the Assistant Treasurer, Minister for Small Business and Minister for Sport, Senator the Hon Mark Arbib (as at 18/01/2012), and the Acting Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, the Hon Simon Crean (as at 18/01/2012)
18/01/2012 Government to Boost Transparency of Foreign Investment in Agriculture
Statement by the Assistant Treasurer, Minister for Small Business and Minister for Sport, Senator the Hon Mark Arbib (as at 18/01/2012)
23/12/2011 Foreign Investment Decision: FOXTEL Partnership proposed acquisition of Austar United Communications Limited
Statement by the Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer, the Hon Wayne Swan MP (as at 23/12/2011)
25/11/2011 Foreign Investment Decision: SABMiller PLC proposed acquisition of Foster’s Group Limited
Statement by the Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer, the Hon Wayne Swan MP (as at 25/11/2011)
09/11/2011 Address to the China Overseas Investment Fair
Speech by the General Manager, Foreign Investment and Trade Policy Division Australian Treasury and Executive Member, Foreign Investment Review Board
15/04/2011 Address to Open the Baker Tilly Asia Pacific Conference, Melbourne
Speech by the Assistant Treasurer and Minister for Financial Services and Superannuation, the Hon Bill Shorten MP (as at 14/04/2011)
08/04/2011 Foreign Investment Decision: Singapore Exchange Limited — Proposed acquisition of ASX Limited
Statement by the Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer, the Hon Wayne Swan MP (as at 08/04/2011)
16/02/2011 Australia and New Zealand sign historic investment protocol
Statement by the Prime Minister, the Hon Julia Gillard MP (as at 16/02/2011)
19/12/2010 Foreign Investment Decision: Minmetals Resources Limited acquisition of Album Resources Private Limited
Statement by the Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer, the Hon Wayne Swan MP (as at 19/12/2010)
07/12/2010 Oceania China Future Forum, Sydney
Speech by the Assistant Treasurer and Minister for Financial Services and Superannuation, the Hon Bill Shorten MP (as at 07/12/2010)
08/11/2010 Foreign Investment Decision: Wilmar International Limited acquisition of Sucrogen Limited from CSR Limited
Statement by the Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer, the Hon Wayne Swan MP (as at 08/11/2010)
31/10/2010 Government Welcomes Multi Billion Dollar Coal Seam Gas Investment
Statement by the Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer, the Hon Wayne Swan MP (as at 31/10/2010)
15/07/2010 Foreign Investment Review Board Appointment
Statement by the Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer, the Hon Wayne Swan MP (as at 15/07/2010)
09/07/2010 Foreign Investment Decision: Taifeng Yuanchuang International Development Co Ltd acquisition of up to 19.9 per cent of IMX Resources Limited and 49 per cent of Outback Iron Pty Ltd
Statement by the Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer, the Hon Wayne Swan MP (as at 09/07/2010)
06/05/2010 International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds, Sydney
Speech by the Assistant Treasurer, Senator the Hon Nick Sherry (as at 06/05/2010)
27/04/2010 Australia, Qatar and the Future of Islamic Finance — Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Qatar
Speech by the Assistant Treasurer, Senator the Hon Nick Sherry (as at 27/04/2010)
24/04/2010 Government Tightens Foreign Investment Rules for Residential Housing
Statement by the Assistant Treasurer, Senator the Hon Nick Sherry (as at 24/04/2010)
04/03/2010 Opening Keynote Address to the Asian Venture Capital Journal Private Equity and Venture Forum, Sydney
Speech by the Assistant Treasurer, Senator the Hon Nick Sherry (as at 04/03/2010)
10/12/2009 Address to The Global Foundation, Brisbane
Speech by the Treasurer, the Hon Wayne Swan MP (as at 10/12/2009)
23/10/2009 Foreign Investment Proposal: Yanzhou Coal Mining Company Limited acquisition of Felix Resources Limited
Statement by the Assistant Treasurer, Senator the Hon Nick Sherry (as at 23/10/2009)
18/09/2009 Foreign Investment Proposal: James Hardie Industries N.V. Corporate Restructure
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Wayne Swan MP (as at 18/09/2009)
04/08/2009 Foreign Investment and the Long Road to Recovery — Thomson Reuters Newsmaker Series, Sydney
Speech by the Treasurer, the Hon Wayne Swan MP (as at 04/08/2009)
04/08/2009 Reforming Australia’s Foreign Investment Framework
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Wayne Swan MP (as at 04/08/2009)
08/05/2009 Foreign Investment Decision: Anshan Iron and Steel Group Corporation — Acquisition of up to a 36.28 per cent interest in Gindalbie Metals Ltd
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Wayne Swan MP (as at 08/05/2009)
23/04/2009 Foreign Investment Decision: China Minmetals Non ferrous Metals Co Ltd — Acquisition of certain mining assets of OZ Minerals Ltd
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Wayne Swan MP (as at 23/04/2009)
31/03/2009 Foreign Investment Decision: Hunan Valin Iron and Steel Group — Acquisition of up to a 17.55 per cent interest in Fortescue Metals Group
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Wayne Swan MP (as at 31/03/2009)
27/03/2009 Foreign Investment: China Minmetals Non ferrous Metals Co Ltd — Proposed acquisition of OZ Minerals Ltd
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Wayne Swan MP (as at 27/03/2009)
12/02/2009 Amendments to Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Wayne Swan MP (as at 12/02/2009)
18/12/2008 Administrative Changes to Foreign Investment Review Process for Real Estate
Statement by the Assistant Treasurer and Minister for Competition Policy and Consumer Affairs, the Hon Chris Bowen MP (as at 18/12/2008)
21/09/2008 Foreign Investment Proposal: Sinosteel Corporation — Acquisition of up to a 49.9 per cent interest in Murchison Metals Ltd
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Wayne Swan MP (as at 21/09/2008)
24/08/2008 Foreign Investment Proposal: Chinalco — Acquisition of up to a 14.99 per cent interest in Rio Tinto
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Wayne Swan MP (as at 24/08/2008)
23/04/2008 Foreign Investment Policy Changes — Timeframe for the development of vacant commercial land extended from 12 months to 5 years
Statement by the Assistant Treasurer and Minister for Competition Policy and Consumer Affairs, the Hon Chris Bowen MP (as at 23/04/2008)
17/02/2008 Government improves transparency of foreign investment screening process
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Wayne Swan MP (as at 17/02/2008)
02/09/2007 Foreign Investment Proposal: Red Earth Holdings b.v. — Acquisition of an additional interest in PBL Media Holdings Pty Limited and the PBL Media Holdings Trust
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Peter Costello MP (as at 02/09/2007)
20/08/2007 Foreign Investment: Canwest Global Communications Corp — Acquisition of interest in Ten Network Holdings Limited
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Peter Costello MP (as at 20/08/2007)
18/04/2007 Reappointment of Chairman of Foreign Investment Review Board [Mr John Phillips AO]
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Peter Costello MP (as at 18/04/2007)
06/03/2007 Qantas Airways Ltd
Joint statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Peter Costello MP (as at 06/03/2007), and the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Transport and Regional Services, the Hon Mark Vaile MP (as at 06/03/2007)
14/12/2006 Qantas Offer
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Peter Costello MP (as at 14/12/2006)
09/11/2006 Foreign Investment: Brambles Industries Limited
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Peter Costello MP (as at 09/11/2006)
12/10/2006 Foreign Investment Proposal: Thales Australia Holdings Pty Limited — Acquisition of remaining 50 per cent interest in ADI Limited
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Peter Costello MP (as at 12/10/2006)
29/04/2005 Reappointment of member of Foreign Investment Review Board [Ms Lynn Wood]
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Peter Costello MP (as at 29/04/2005)
04/04/2005 BHP Billiton Group — No objections raised to the acquisition of WMC Resources Limited, subject to conditions
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Peter Costello MP (as at 04/04/2005)
11/02/2005 FIRB: Xstrata/WMC
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Peter Costello MP (as at 11/02/2005)
29/06/2004 No Objections Raised to the Incorporations of the News Corporation in the United States
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Peter Costello MP (as at 29/06/2004)
09/06/2004 Foreign Investment Review Board: Re-appointment of the Hon Chris Miles
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Peter Costello MP (as at 09/06/2004)
09/02/2004 Foreign Investment Policy: Shareholdings in Village Roadshow Limited — seeking information from parties who have acquired shares in Village Roadshow Limited on behalf of a number of foreign investors, including interests held by Swiss nominee banks
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Peter Costello MP (as at 09/02/2004)
28/05/2003 No Objection Raised to Xstrata’s Acquisition of MIM Holdings
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Peter Costello, MP (as at 28/05/2003)
12/04/2002 No Objection Raised to Mitsui’s Acquisition of Remaining Interest in Moura Mine
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Peter Costello, MP (as at 12/04/2002)
28/08/2001 Singapore Telecommunications Limited — Acquisition of Cable & Wireless Optus Limited
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Peter Costello MP (as at 28/08/2001)
22/08/2001 Singapore Telecommunications Limited — Application for Foreign Investment Approval to Acquire Cable & Wireless Optus Limited
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Peter Costello MP (as at 22/08/2001)
26/07/2001 Foreign Investment Approval of Brambles Industries Limited-GKN Plc Merger
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Peter Costello MP (as at 26/07/2001)
04/06/2001 Foreign Investment Approval of BHP Limited-Billiton Plc Merger
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Peter Costello MP (as at 04/06/2001)
23/04/2001 Foreign Investment Proposal — Shell Australia Investments Limited’s Acquisition of Woodside Petroleum Limited
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Peter Costello MP (as at 23/04/2001)
13/06/2000 Foreign Investment Case: Acquisition by Air New Zealand Limited of the News Corporation’s 50 per cent Interest in Ansett Holdings Limited
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Peter Costello MP (as at 13/06/2000)
07/12/1999 Virgin Receives Foreign Investment Approval
Statement by the Assistant Treasurer, Senator the Hon Rod Kemp (as at 07/12/1999)
03/09/1999 Foreign Investment Policy Changes
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Peter Costello MP (as at 03/09/1999)
04/08/1998 Foreign Investment Case: Tyndall Australia Ltd’s Portfolio Investment in John Fairfax Holdings Ltd
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Peter Costello MP (as at 04/08/1998)
06/03/1998 Foreign Investment Policy: Ownership Structure for the Ten Group Ltd (TGL) — Canwest/TNQ Float Proposal
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Peter Costello MP (as at 06/03/1998)
09/04/1997 Release of the Report of the Financial System Inquiry and Initial Government Response on Mergers Policy
Statement by the Treasurer, the Hon Peter Costello MP (as at 09/04/1997)

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