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MIL-OSI Australia: Appointment – full-time Chair – Productivity Commission

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  24-7, appointments, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Banking and Finance, English, Fiscal Updates, Health, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Trade, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Appointment – full-time Chair – Productivity Commission

Source: Australian Treasurer I am pleased to announce that the Governor-General has appointed Mr Michael Brennan as the full-time Chair (and Commissioner) of the Productivity Commission (PC) for a five-year period commencing from 11 September 2018. In April 2018, I requested that the Secretary to the Treasury, Mr John Fraser undertake a full merit-based selection […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: John Fraser

By   /  July 12, 2018  /  24-7, appointments, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Budget, Business, Commerce, English, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: John Fraser

Source: Australian Treasurer I pay tribute to Mr John Fraser who after three and a half years has resigned his role as Secretary of the Department of Treasury. During his tenure as Secretary to the Treasury we have seen major economic reform, most notably personal tax relief for all Australians and more competitive tax rates […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Resignation of Mr John Fraser as Secretary of Treasury

By   /  July 12, 2018  /  24-7, APEC, appointments, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Commerce, English, MIL OSI, New South Wales, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Singapore, South Australia, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Resignation of Mr John Fraser as Secretary of Treasury

Source: Australian Treasurer As Treasurer I would like to thank and pay tribute to Mr John Fraser for his leadership as Secretary of the Department of Treasury for the last three and a half years. Since his appointment in January 2015, Mr Fraser has provided exemplary leadership and advice on economic and financial issues. In […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Interview with Alicia Loxley, ABC 774 Pollie Graph

By   /  July 12, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australia Government Statements, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, Communications, Economy, Education, English, Environment, Fiscal Updates, Fisheries, Health, income tax, Investment, Media Intelligence, Melbourne, MIL OSI, New South Wales, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, tax, Trade, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Interview with Alicia Loxley, ABC 774 Pollie Graph

Source: Australian Treasury ALICIA LOXLEY: Joining me this week in the ABC studio from Parliament House is Kelly O’Dwyer who is of course the Member for Higgins, Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, along with Mark Dreyfus who is the Member of Isaacs and Shadow Attorney General and Shadow Minister for National Security. Good afternoon […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Final report of the ACCC Retail Electricity Pricing Review

By   /  July 11, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Business, Commerce, Electricity, English, Environment, Exports, Imports, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, prices, review, Trade, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Final report of the ACCC Retail Electricity Pricing Review

Source: Australian Treasurer Joint media release withThe Hon. Josh Frydenberg MPMinister for the Environment and Energy The Turnbull Government is pleased to release the Final Report of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s Retail Electricity Pricing Review. This marks another important step in the Turnbull Government’s plan to ensure the energy market delivers affordable, reliable […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Review of Tax Residency Rules for Individuals

By   /  July 9, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australia Government Statements, Business, Commerce, Economy, English, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, review, tax, Taxation, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Review of Tax Residency Rules for Individuals

Source: Australian Treasury The Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, the Hon Kelly O’Dwyer MP, today welcomed the initial report of the Board of Taxation (the Board) on income tax residency rules for individuals. The Board has conducted a self-initiated review of the individual income tax residency rules. The Board considered whether the existing individual […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Reappointment of part-time Chairperson to the Commonwealth Grants Commission

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  24-7, appointments, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, English, Fiscal Updates, goods and services tax, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Reappointment of part-time Chairperson to the Commonwealth Grants Commission

Source: Australian Treasurer The Government has reappointed Mr Greg Smith as the part-time Chairperson to the Commonwealth Grants Commission for a further two-year period. The Commonwealth Grants Commission is a statutory authority whose role is to provide advice to the Government on how the revenues raised from the Goods and Services Tax (GST) should be […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Cutting red-tape for self-managed superannuation funds

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Budget, Consultation, English, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, superannuation, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Cutting red-tape for self-managed superannuation funds

Source: Australian Treasurer The Turnbull Government is cutting red tape and reducing the compliance burden for self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) that have a history of good record keeping and compliance. The Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, the Hon Kelly O’Dwyer MP, today released for public consultation a paper on the 2018-19 Budget measure to […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Interview with Matthew Pantelis, 5AA

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Budget, Climate, Climate Change, Economics, Economy, English, Exploration, Fiscal Updates, Investment, MIL OSI, Mining, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Police, Politics, Queensland, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, South Australia, Treasury, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Interview with Matthew Pantelis, 5AA

Source: Australian Treasurer Subjects: All States and Territories better off from a fairer way to share the GST; Mayo by-election; National Energy Guarantee MATTHEW PANTELIS: So what do you say to Labor claims here in South Australia after your compensation has passed, we’ll be a long way behind? TREASURER: Well it’s rubbish because the compensation […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Interview with Brian Carlton, Tasmania Talks

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Budget, English, Fiscal Updates, MIL OSI, New South Wales, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Republic of Korea, Tasmania, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Interview with Brian Carlton, Tasmania Talks

Source: Australian Treasurer Subject: All States and Territories better off from a fairer way to share the GST BRIAN CARLTON: Scott Morrison, good morning, how are you? TREASURER: I’m good Brian, yourself? CARLTON: Very well, a very busy day for you. Tell me the PM made a pledge that Tassie won’t be any worse off, […]

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