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14 January 2022

To support the 1 January 2021 reforms to the foreign investment review framework, the Government provided funding to implement a new ICT platform.

We are pleased to announce we’re partnering with Deloitte Australia on our digital transformation as part of modernising the way foreign investment is managed and regulated.

Together we‘ll deliver a new ICT platform to streamline our administration of, and improve processing and compliance activities across the foreign investment framework.

22 December 2021

The Register, which is maintained by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), has been established to provide greater transparency about levels of foreign investment in residential real estate in Australia.

Information has been extracted from the Register to provide Insights into purchases and sales of residential real estate by foreign persons from 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020.

14 December 2021

We recently commenced a campaign to remind foreign investors of their statutory reporting obligations.

Those who were granted a No Objection Notification (NON) or Exemption Certificate (EC) in the first half of 2021 were contacted to remind them that from 1 January 2021, all foreign investors who are given a NON or EC must notify us no later than 30 days after taking each specified action.

These actions commonly include (but are not limited to) acquiring interests in: