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MIL-OSI Australia: AAA credit rating reaffirmed by S&P

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Commerce, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economic growth, Economy, Employment, English, Fiscal Updates, KB, Labour, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Trade, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: AAA credit rating reaffirmed by S&P

Source: Australian Treasurer Australia’s AAA credit rating has been reaffirmed by Standard & Poor’s (S&P) in a strong expression of confidence in the 2019-20 Budget and the Coalition Government’s economic management. In its report, S&P notes that Australia’s “economic growth prospects remain sound” and that our “public finances traditionally have been a credit strength for […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: PRRT gas transfer pricing arrangements – consultation paper released

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Consultation, CTF, DJF, English, Exploration, Gas, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: PRRT gas transfer pricing arrangements – consultation paper released

Source: Australian Treasurer The Morrison Government is delivering on its commitment to ensure the Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (PRRT) better reflects Australia’s petroleum industry by releasing a consultation paper on gas transfer pricing arrangements. In the Government’s final response to the Callaghan PRRT Review of 2 November 2018, the Government asked Treasury to lead a […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Appointment to the Australian Competition Tribunal

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, appointments, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, CTF, DJF, Economics, Economy, English, KB, Melbourne, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Tertiary, Trade, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Appointment to the Australian Competition Tribunal

Source: Australian Treasurer The Coalition Government is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Caron Beaton-Wells as a lay member of the Australian Competition Tribunal for a period of five years. Professor Beaton-Wells brings extensive experience to the role as Director of the Competition Law and Economics Network and the Global Competition and Consumer Law […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Coalition putting super members first

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Banking, Banking and Finance, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, superannuation, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Coalition putting super members first

Source: Australian Treasurer The Morrison Government has passed through the Parliament a comprehensive package of legislation that will further improve outcomes for superannuation members and enhance the powers of the prudential regulator. The Treasury Laws Amendment (Improving Accountability and Member Outcomes in Superannuation Measures No. 1) Bill 2019 also implements two recommendations of the Royal […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Strengthening the Food and Grocery Code

By   /  April 4, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Business, Commerce, Consultation, CTF, DJF, English, food industry, KB, Legislation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Trade, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Strengthening the Food and Grocery Code

Source: Australian Treasurer Today the Morrison Government has released draft amendments to the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct (Code) for public consultation. The draft amendments are designed to ensure the right regulatory settings are in place to improve certainty, transparency and fairness between food and grocery retailers/wholesalers and their suppliers. This delivers on our […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Craft brewers better off

By   /  April 4, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Business, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Economy, English, federal budget, Investment, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Sydney, tax, Taxation, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Craft brewers better off

Source: Australian Treasurer The Morrison Government has taken a massive step to assist the thriving craft brewing sector. The Government also extended the tax exempt status of the Global Infrastructure Hub, in legislation which passed Parliament last night. Support for craft brewers The lower, draught beer excise rates will now be available to craft brewers. […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Interview with Chris Uhlmann, 9 News, Channel 9

By   /  April 4, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Economy, English, federal budget, Investment, Japan, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Peoples Republic Of China, Sydney, Trade, Treasury, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Interview with Chris Uhlmann, 9 News, Channel 9

Source: Australian Treasurer Subjects: 2019-20 Budget. CHRIS UHLMANN: Josh Frydenberg, welcome. JOSH FRYDENBERG: Nice to be with you. CHRIS UHLMANN: Now tell us about these tax cuts. When can people get them? JOSH FRYDENBERG: Well, there are two stages to the tax cut. The first stage is that in 13 weeks’ time when people put […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: National Press Club Speech Q&A, Parliament House, Canberra

By   /  April 4, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian State Governments, Australian Treasurer, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, China, Commerce, Commodities, CTF, Defence, DJF, Economics, Economy, Education, Employment, English, federal budget, Fiscal Updates, Health, Hong Kong, Immigration, Indonesia, Inflation, Intelligence, Investment, Japan, KB, Korea, Labour, Media Intelligence, Melbourne, MIL OSI, New South Wales, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Peoples Republic Of China, Political Parties, Queensland, Security, South Australia, Sydney, Trade, Treasury, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: National Press Club Speech Q&A, Parliament House, Canberra

Source: Australian Treasurer Subjects: 2019-20 Budget. SABRA LANE: Thank you Treasurer. Before we take questions from the floor; the decision to extend the one-off energy payment to Newstart, which I’d like to focus on, and other recipients: given that it wasn’t in the Budget papers, could you give us some detail of when that decision […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Coalition supporting the recovery from the Queensland floods

By   /  April 4, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Business, Commerce, CTF, DJF, English, floods, KB, MIL OSI, natural disaster, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Queensland, states, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Coalition supporting the recovery from the Queensland floods

Source: Australian Treasurer The Morrison Government stands by Queensland primary producers, small businesses and non-profit organisations in the wake of the devastating floods earlier this year – last night passing legislation providing an income tax exemption for qualifying disaster recovery grants. We are working closely with the Queensland Government to provide more than $500 million […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Interview with Sarah Harris, Angela Bishop, Kerri-Anne Kennerley & Merrick Watts, Studio 10, Channel 10

By   /  April 3, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Capital Territory, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Banking and Finance, Budget, budget 2019-20, Business, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Economics, Economy, Education, English, federal budget, Fiscal Updates, Fisheries, Global Economy, Health, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Technology, Trade, Treasury, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Interview with Sarah Harris, Angela Bishop, Kerri-Anne Kennerley & Merrick Watts, Studio 10, Channel 10

Source: Australian Treasurer SARAH HARRIS: Mr Frydenberg, welcome to Studio 10. JOSH FRYDENBERG: Good morning. Nice to be with you. SARAH HARRIS: Much is being made of this $7 billion dollar surplus but, as the secretary of the ACTU has tweeted this morning, what’s the point of a surplus if working Australians are struggling to […]

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