Department of the Treasury (Australia)

Owning Institution

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Research report

29 Jan 2016

This report lists 290 tax expenditures and, where possible, provides an estimate of the dollar value or order of magnitude of the benefit to taxpayers.

Introduction A tax expenditure arises where the actual tax treatment of an activity or class of taxpayer differs...

Discussion paper

11 Dec 2015

The Final Report of the Competition Policy Review (the Harper Review) made 56 recommendations on Australia’s competition framework spanning most sectors of the economy and with implications for all levels of government.

On 24 November 2015 the Australian Government released its response to all...

Research report

4 Dec 2015

The Australian Government commissioned an independent review to consider the capabilities of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). The review is a forward-looking, whole-of-agency exercise that assesses ASIC’s ability to meet its current and future objectives and challenges. It is not a performance review....

Research report

24 Nov 2015

The Government has released its response to the Competition Policy Review ('the Harper Review').

The Government asked Professor Ian Harper and an expert panel to undertake an independent 'root and branch' review of competition policy. This was the first comprehensive review of Australia's competition...

Discussion paper

28 Aug 2015

On 7 December 2014, the Government released the Final Report of the Financial System Inquiry, an inquiry which sets out a 'blueprint' for Australia's financial system over the coming decades.

The Financial System Inquiry for Australia's current regulatory architecture has many strong characteristics, and...

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