The Treasurer has announced changes to Australia’s foreign investment review framework, effective from 10.30pm AEDT on Sunday 29 March 2020, relating to monetary thresholds and timeframes for reviewing applications. Details are available in our Guidance Note number 53, which addresses the effects of the changes. All material on this website should be read in light of the Treasurer’s announcement.

Exemptions & thresholds

Foreign persons are required to notify and receive a no objections notification where their proposed acquisition exceeds the relevant monetary screening threshold, unless they are exempt.

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