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3 January 2023

On 1 January 2023, the maximum financial penalties for contraventions of provisions in the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975 that relate solely to residential land were doubled.

3 January 2023

The monetary screening thresholds under the foreign investment framework are indexed on 1 January 2023. View the updated thresholds.

14 December 2022

The Treasury has published the first quarterly report on regulation of foreign investment in Australia. The report sets out key performance data concerning the operation of Australia’s foreign investment regulatory framework.

The Treasury will publish a quarterly report after the end of the relevant quarter, and annual reporting information will be set out in the Treasury’s Annual Report.