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4 January 2021
The FIRB website has been updated to reflect the reforms to the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975 that commenced on 1 January 2021.
21 December 2020
As part of implementing the reforms from 1 January 2021, Guidance Notes have been consolidated and updated.
17 December 2020

Treasury’s Foreign Investment Division office will be closed from noon (AEDT), Thursday 24 December 2020 until opening of business on Monday 4 January 2021. During this shutdown period, Treasury will not be processing applications, answering calls on the FIRB phone line or monitoring publicly available inboxes (including firbenquiries@treasury.gov.au and firbapplications@treasury.gov.au).

New guidance notes to support the foreign investment reforms will be available on the FIRB website in the week of 21 December 2020.