Media Releases

Government introduces legislation to continue to improve outcomes for consumers

15 February 2018

The Turnbull Government has today introduced a Bill into Parliament containing reforms to improve outcomes for Australian consumers across a range of areas. Schedule 1 of the Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Measures No. 3) Bill 2018 amends the Australia Consumer Law (ACL) to increase the maximum civil pecuniary penalties and penalties for criminal offences. The […]

Establishment of the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation

15 February 2018

The Government has today introduced legislation to establish the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation (NHFIC). This legislation delivers on a key element of the Government's comprehensive housing affordability plan announced at the 2017-18 Budget to improve housing outcomes for all Australians. The Corporation will operate two key activities: the National Housing Infrastructure Facility (Infrastructure […]

Labor only certain about one thing – higher taxes for small business

22 January 2018

Labor's rush to cover up a train wreck interview from one of their MPs just demonstrates once again their intent to whack small and medium hard-working Australian businesses with higher taxes. Having heard his Labor colleague Peter Khalil say Labor supported the Turnbull Government's legislated tax cuts for businesses with turnovers of up to $50 […]