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MIL-OSI Australia: Turnbull Government expands ASIC’s armoury

By   /  August 7, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, Consumer Protection, Economy, English, Investment, Justice, law, Legal, MIL OSI, multinational corporations, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Technology, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Turnbull Government expands ASIC’s armoury

Source: Australian Treasurer The Turnbull Government is injecting a further $70.1 million into the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) to ensure the corporate regulator has the resources and powers it needs to combat misconduct in the financial services industry and across all corporations for the protection of Australian consumers. This new funding will bolster […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Doorstop interview, Australian British Chamber of Commerce

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Banking, Banking and Finance, Banks, Budget, Business, Commerce, English, Environment, financial system, France, Global Economy, Justice, law, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Politics, Queensland, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Trade, Treasury, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Doorstop interview, Australian British Chamber of Commerce

Source: Australian Treasurer JOURNALIST: Treasurer, another very damning report… [inaudible]… TREAUSRER: And the question… JOURNALIST: What do you think of the report? TREAUSRER: Well as you’ve just heard me say at some length at the event today, this report we’ve commissioned, along with the ACCC previously, and it’s been part of a suite of things […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Australian British Chamber of Commerce Q&A

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Airlines, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Aviation, Banking, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, Culture, Economy, English, Environment, Exports, financial system, Investment, MIL OSI, New South Wales, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Trade, Treasury, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Australian British Chamber of Commerce Q&A

Source: Australian Treasurer QUESTION: Treasurer, thank you very much for those reassurances about strengthening the Australian economy. I’m Elizabeth [inaudible] the Chief Executive of an Australian-British company. One of the ambitions for us is actually growth and exporting and the UK has the British Business Bank which offers an alternative – a patient capital alternative […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: ‘Consumer powered competition in our banking sector’, Address to Australian British Chamber of Commerce, Sydney

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Banking, Banking and Finance, Banks, Budget, Business, Commerce, Economy, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, financial system, FinTech, Gas, Intelligence, Investment, Justice, law, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mining, New South Wales, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Republic of Korea, Technology, Trade, Treasury, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: ‘Consumer powered competition in our banking sector’, Address to Australian British Chamber of Commerce, Sydney

Source: Australian Treasurer Change within the banking and financial sector is not on its way. It’s already here and it’s now. As a Government we haven’t been waiting or delaying our action. The disruptive forces of technology, the arrival of nimble new players, the evolution of data use, and the empowerment of the customer are […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Release of the ACCC Gas Inquiry 2017-2020 Interim Report

By   /  August 2, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian State Governments, Australian Treasurer, Business, Commerce, Defence, English, Exploration, Exports, Gas, Gas industry, Intelligence, MIL OSI, Northern Territory, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Queensland, Security, South Australia, Trade, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Release of the ACCC Gas Inquiry 2017-2020 Interim Report

Source: Australian Treasurer The Coalition Government’s strong action to shore up domestic gas supplies has contributed to a positive outlook for the gas market in the latest Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Gas Inquiry report. The Treasurer directed the ACCC to conduct a three year inquiry into the wholesale gas market in Australia in April […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Appointment and reappointment to the Payments System Board

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, appointments, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Banking and Finance, English, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Appointment and reappointment to the Payments System Board

Source: Australian Treasurer Today I announce the appointment of Mr Greg Storey as a part-time member of the Payments System Board (the PSB) for a five-year term and the reappointment of Ms Gina Cass-Gottlieb as a part time member for a further five-year term. Mr Storey is a highly regarded industry professional with experience and […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Turnbull Government improves access to ASIC searches

By   /  July 30, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Commerce, Economy, English, Investment, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, NATO, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Trade, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Turnbull Government improves access to ASIC searches

Source: Australian Treasurer Joint media release withSenator Mathias CormannMinister for FinanceSenator for Western Australia From 1 July 2019, the Turnbull Government will reduce and remove the fees for accessing certain information from the online business registries maintained by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). Existing search fees of $40 will be cut to $19 […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Removing tax loopholes

By   /  July 26, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, company tax, Economy, English, Investment, MIL OSI, NATO, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, tax, tax avoidance, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Removing tax loopholes

Source: Australian Treasurer The Turnbull Government continues to deliver on its commitment to protect the integrity of Australia’s corporate tax system, by tightening the rules on stapled structures that have been used by foreigners to reduce the tax paid on the income they earn from their Australian investments. Staples can present an unintended tax loophole […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Address to the Financial Services Council Summit, Melbourne

By   /  July 26, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Business, Commerce, Culture, Economy, English, Investment, Japan, Korea, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Republic of Korea, Thailand, Trade, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Address to the Financial Services Council Summit, Melbourne

Source: Australian Treasurer Hi. I’m Kelly O’Dwyer, Minister for Revenue and Financial Services. I’d like to thank the Financial Services Council for the opportunity to address the Summit – one of the most important events on the financial services calendar. 2018 is a landmark year for financial services in Australia. One reason is, of course, […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: ‘The aspiration of ageing’, Address to Council on the Ageing (COTA), Sydney

By   /  July 25, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Canada, Commerce, Culture, Economic growth, Economy, Employment, English, Fiscal Updates, Fisheries, France, Germany, Health, Immigration, Investment, Japan, Korea, Labour, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Political Parties, Population, Republic of Korea, retirement, Trade, Treasury, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: ‘The aspiration of ageing’, Address to Council on the Ageing (COTA), Sydney

Source: Australian Treasurer Aspiration has no age limit. That’s what we believe. Aspiration doesn’t grind to a halt when you hit 65. It is not the exclusive domain of younger generations, eyes wide open, world at their feet. To be financially secure; setup for the years to come. To be fit and healthy. To build […]

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