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MIL-OSI Australia: Interview with Fran Kelly, RN Breakfast, ABC Radio National

By   /  October 3, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian State Governments, Australian Treasurer, Banking, Banking and Finance, Budget, English, Fisheries, goods and services tax, Health, Media Intelligence, Melbourne, MIL OSI, Northern Territory, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sydney, Tasmania, tax, Technology, Trade, Treasury, United Kingdom, United States of America, West Australia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Interview with Fran Kelly, RN Breakfast, ABC Radio National

Source: Australian Treasurer Subjects: Removal of GST on feminine hygiene products; GST reform; digital tax; and Labor’s housing tax. FRAN KELLY: Treasurer, welcome back to Breakfast. JOSH FRYDENBERG: Nice to be with you, Fran. FRAN KELLY: First to the tampon tax. How confident are you of getting agreement today to scrap this tax? JOSH FRYDENBERG: […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Interview with Laura Jayes, First Edition, Sky News

By   /  October 3, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Banking, Banking and Finance, Culture, English, Exploration, goods and services tax, Melbourne, MIL OSI, Mining, Northern Territory, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, states and territories, Tasmania, tax, Trade, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Interview with Laura Jayes, First Edition, Sky News

Source: Australian Treasurer Subjects: Removal of GST on feminine hygiene products; GST reform; and Royal Commission. LAURA JAYES: Josh Frydenberg, once again, thanks for your time. Let’s start with the easy one, it seems that all state and territory counterparts are on board with removing the GST from tampons. Is today just a formality and […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Council on Federal Financial Relations meeting

By   /  October 3, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, English, Fiscal Updates, goods and services tax, Health, Melbourne, MIL OSI, New South Wales, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Police, states and territories, tax, Trade, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Council on Federal Financial Relations meeting

Source: Australian Treasurer Today the Council on Federal Financial Relations (CFFR) met in Melbourne. Significantly, there was unanimous agreement to remove the GST on feminine hygiene products, after the Commonwealth placed this important issue on the agenda. Common-sense has prevailed and this reform is long overdue. The GST will be removed on feminine hygiene products […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Opening remarks: Council on Federal Financial Relations, Melbourne

By   /  October 3, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Budget, Business, Commerce, Economy, Education, English, Exports, Fisheries, Health, Investment, Melbourne, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, states and territories, tax, Trade, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Opening remarks: Council on Federal Financial Relations, Melbourne

Source: Australian Treasurer Welcome colleagues to the Council on Federal Financial Relations. Welcome to Melbourne, on behalf of Tim and I, and welcome to Treasury Place. It was here that the gold was stored, in this very building, and there’s a big safe below, I have checked it and there’s nothing left. So, unfortunately, that […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Consultation on work test exemption

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Budget, English, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, retirement, superannuation, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Consultation on work test exemption

Source: Australian Treasurer The Government has released draft legislation to give eligible older Australians additional flexibility to contribute more into superannuation as they move into retirement. Currently people aged 65-74 must work a minimum of 40 hours in any 30-day period in the financial year in order to keep making contributions to superannuation – this […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Strengthening Australia’s corporate tax system in the age of the digital economy

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Business, Commerce, English, Legislation, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, tax, tax regulations, Trade, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Strengthening Australia’s corporate tax system in the age of the digital economy

Source: Australian Treasurer The Coalition Government is continuing to strengthen the integrity of Australia’s corporate tax system as part of our plan for a stronger economy and to deliver the essential services that Australians rely on. That is why we have taken strong action to strengthen our tax rules and close loopholes, making Australia’s tax […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: $2 billion in foreign currency conversion fees to be put under the microscope

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  24-7, ACCC, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, English, fees and charges, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Treasury, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: $2 billion in foreign currency conversion fees to be put under the microscope

Source: Australian Treasurer Australians are charged $2 billion worth of foreign transaction fees every year, with fees applied to: Converting money into a foreign currency; Transferring money overseas; The use of debit and credit cards overseas; Using debit or credit cards online to make purchases in a foreign currency; and Transferring money to a foreign […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Legislation to modernise business registers and introduce Director Identification Numbers released for consultation

By   /  October 1, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Business, Commerce, Consultation, Economy, English, Investment, law, Legal, Legislation, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Taxation, Technology, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Legislation to modernise business registers and introduce Director Identification Numbers released for consultation

Source: Australian Treasurer The Government released draft legislation today to allow the modernisation of business registers and to provide better support for businesses in an evolving digital economy. “Modernising the business registers will help transform the way business interacts with government, making it easier and faster to start and run a business. These reforms will […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Press Conference, Commonwealth Parliamentary Offices, Melbourne

By   /  September 28, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Banking, Banking and Finance, commissions of inquiry, Culture, English, financial services, Health, Justice, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, superannuation, Trade, Treasury, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Press Conference, Commonwealth Parliamentary Offices, Melbourne

Source: Australian Treasurer Subjects: Interim Report from the Royal Commission into the Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry. JOSH FRYDENBERG: Our financial system is the largest sector in the Australian economy, directly employing more than 400,000 people and impacting on nearly every aspect of our lives. What is clear is that the […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Release of the Royal Commission’s interim report into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation & Financial Services Industry

By   /  September 28, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Banking, Banking and Finance, commissions of inquiry, Economy, English, financial services, Investment, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Release of the Royal Commission’s interim report into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation & Financial Services Industry

Source: Australian Treasurer The Liberal-National Government has today welcomed the interim report of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry and tabled it in Parliament. The Government established the Royal Commission on 14 December 2017 with a broad remit to inquire into the practices of financial institutions. The Government […]

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