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5 June 2023

Private investors from the United Kingdom will be subject to higher monetary screening thresholds for certain investments under the foreign investment framework when the Australia‑United Kingdom Free Trade Agreement (A‑UKFTA) entered into force on 31 May 2023.

8 March 2023

The Treasury has published the second Quarterly Report on Foreign Investment in Australia. The report sets out key performance data concerning the operation of Australia’s foreign investment regulatory framework.

2 March 2023

The Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975 establishes a regime for the notification, review and approval of foreign investment in Australia. The Register of Foreign Ownership of Australian Assets is established by Part 7A of the Act and will be an integral part of Australia’s foreign investment review framework.