Reporting a breach of the foreign investment rules

If you have information about a suspected breach of Australia’s foreign investment laws, you can report this to the ATO or Treasury (as appropriate). Please try to provide as much factual detail as you can so we are able to fully assess the information and attach any supporting documents.

Subject Contact
Compliance – residential real estate investment
Compliance – commercial, agricultural or business investment


If you would like to remain anonymous when reporting a breach you can call the foreign investment enquiry line on 1800 050 377 or if you are calling from overseas dial +61 6216 1111 and ask to be transferred to 1800 050 377.
All reports of suspected non-compliance are assessed and you will be notified by email that your report has been received.

Your privacy is protected by the Privacy Act 1988. Due to privacy laws we are unable to share details specific to our assessment of your report. We also won’t be able to provide you with progress updates. However, we may contact you to ask for additional information if needed. We equally respect your privacy in reporting the compliance matter.