2014 Media Releases

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December

19 December 2014 Australian Government General Government Sector Monthly Financial Statements - November 2014 MC 146/14
18 December 2014 Government Committed to Implementing the Investment Manager Regime MC 145/14
17 December 2014 Perth Freight Link business case complete MC 144/14
17 December 2014 Fairfax Media Wrong Again on Corporate Tax MC 143/14
15 December 2014 Smaller, More Efficient and Effective Government MC 142/14
14 December 2014 NBN Co and Optus strike deal for faster NBN rollout MC 141/14
14 December 2014 NBN Co and Telstra sign revised Definitive Agreements MC 140/14
12 December 2014 Making Over-the-Counter Derivatives Markets Safer MC 139/14
12 December 2014 Consolidated Financial Statements for the Australian Government for 2013-14 MC 138/14
12 December 2014 Appointments to the Board of Taxation MC 137/14
12 December 2014 New Government Travel Management Services Provider MC 136/14
11 December 2014 New appointment to Australia Post Board MC 135/14
11 December 2014 Reform of telecommunications regulation MC 134/14
9 December 2014 Additional Shipbuilding Expertise to be Inserted into the Air Warfare Destroyer Program MC 133/14
8 December 2014 Supporting Crowd-sourced Equity Funding MC 132/14
5 December 2014 Government to examine Moorebank development proposal MC 129/14
5 December 2014 Australian Government Actuary's Report On Insurance Affordability in North Queensland MC 130/14
5 December 2014 Australian Government General Government Sector Monthly Financial Statements - October 2014 MC 131/14
4 December 2014 Tax Offset to Boost Search for New Mineral Deposits MC 128/14
1 December 2014 Government on track to deliver Financial Adviser Register MC 127/14

November

28 November 2014 Small Business, Big Results MC 126/14
26 November 2014 Agreement reached to re-instate broadly supported elements of FOFA reforms MC 125/14
25 November 2014 Medibank Private joins the ASX MC 124/14
23 November 2014 Medibank Private Share Offer raises $5.679 billion MC 123/14
19 November 2014 Senate vote on FOFA MC 122/14
19 November 2014 Strong institutional demand drives up Medibank Private Share Offer price range MC 121/14
18 November 2014 Australia Signs New Social Security Agreement with India MC 120/14
18 November 2014 More than 2.7 million Tax Returns Lodged via myGov MC 119/14
17 November 2014 NBN Co releases 2014-17 Corporate Plan MC 118/14
17 November 2014 Medibank Private Share Offer draws strong retail investor interest MC 117/14
14 November 2014 Inspector-General Releases Two Follow up Reviews into the Australian Taxation Office MC 116/14
9 November 2014 Medibank Private Share Offer closes Friday MC 115/14
7 November 2014 Reforms to align, simplify and strengthen insolvency rules MC 114/14
6 November 2014 Wind-up of the Albury-Wodonga Development Corporation MC 113/14
6 November 2014 Construction kicks off on North West Coastal Highway MC 112/14

October

30 October 2014 Medibank Private Broker Firm Offer exceeds expectations - $12 billion in bids received – $1.5 billion allocated MC 111/14
29 October 2014 Treasury Increasing Productivity by Reducing Regulation MC 110/14
29 October 2014 $72.3 Million in Savings Achieved Through Repeal Day Initiatives MC 109/14
29 October 2014 Tony Burke Wrong Again MC 108/14
28 October 2014 Implementation Arrangements for Fuel Excise Indexation Over Next 12 Months MC 107/14
27 October 2014 Australian Government General Government Sector Monthly Financial Statements - September 2014 MC 105/14
26 October 2014 Medibank Private Share Offer opens tomorrow MC 106/14
24 October 2014 New Tax Treaty with Switzerland Enters into Force MC 104/14
24 October 2014 An enhanced Public Register of Financial Advisers MC 103/14
24 October 2014 Government response to Senate inquiry into the performance of ASIC MC 102/14
23 October 2014 Initiatives to Help Address Insurance Affordability for North Queensland MC 100/14
22 October 2014 Electricity Prices Fall by 5.1 Per Cent After Scrapping the Carbon Tax MC 100/14
20 October 2014 Medibank Private Share Offer prospectus now available MC 99/14
16 October 2014 Medibank Private Share Offer pre-registration exceeds expectations MC 98/14
12 October 2014 Pre-registration for Medibank Private Share Offer closes soon MC 97/14
12 October 2014 Increasing Competition in the Credit Card Industry MC 96/14
10 October 2014 Australian Government General Government Sector Monthly Financial Statements - July and August 2014 MC 95/14
8 October 2014 Cloud adoption streamlined for Government MC 95/14
1 October 2014 Senate again supports financial advice law improvements MC 93/14

September

28 September 2014 Pre-registration open for Medibank Private Share Offer MC 92/14
25 September 2014 2013-14 Final Budget Outcome MC 91/14
24 September 2014 Appointment of Chair of the Australian Accounting Standards Board MC 90/14
11 September 2014 Labor Contradicting Themselves on Economic Forecasting MC 89/14
9 September 2014 Repeal of the Minerals Resource Rent Tax MC 88/14
2 September 2014 Failed Mining Tax Finally Gone MC 87/14

August

29 August 2014 Proceeding with the Medibank Private Initial Public Offering MC 86/14
28 August 2014 New Appointments to the Takeovers Panel MC 85/14
25 August 2014 Green Light for North West Coastal Highway upgrade MC 84/14
22 August 2014 GP Co-payment and Medical Research Future Fund Essential Budget Reforms MC 83/14
21 August 2014 Appointment of Advisers for Scoping Studies for ASIC's Registry Services and the Royal Australian Mint MC 82/14
6 August 2014 More Than One Million People Now Realising the Benefits of MyGov for Tax MC 81/14
5 August 2014 Appointment of Providers for the Medibank Private Initial Public Offering MC 80/14
5 August 2014 Appointment of Advisers for Scoping Studies for Australian Hearing and Defence Housing Australia MC 79/14

July

21 July 2014 Exploring More Options for Retirement Income Products MC 78/14
18 July 2014 Repeal of the Minerals Resource Rent Tax MC 77/14
17 July 2014 Establishing an Enhanced Public Register of Financial Advisers MC 76/14
16 July 2014 Labor 2013-14 Budget Savings (Measures No. 1) Bill 2014 MC 75/14
15 July 2014 Senate Support for Financial Advice Law Improvements MC 74/14
10 July 2014 Selling Services Providers Sought for Medibank Private Sale MC 73/14
9 July 2014 More Labor Denial on the Budget MC 72/14
8 July 2014 Appointment of Members to the Financial Reporting Council MC 71/14
8 July 2014 Inspector-General of Taxation Report into the Australian Taxation Office’s Administration of Penalties MC 70/14
8 July 2014 Proposal to Expand Central Clearing of the Over-the-Counter Derivatives MC 69/14
3 July 2014 Statement on Commonwealth Bank Announcement MC 68/14
2 July 2014 Exploration Development Incentive Boosts Greenfield Exploration MC 67/14
1 July 2014 More Opportunities for Farmers to Prepare for Lean Years MC 66/14

June

30 June 2014 Small Businesses to Benefit from On-Time Payments MC 65/14
27 June 2014 Australian Government General Government Sector Monthly Financial Statements - May 2014 MC 64/14
26 June 2014 Enhancing Consumer Credit Protections MC 63/14
24 June 2014 Cross Appointments to the New Zealand and Australian Takeovers Panels MC 62/14
20 June 2014 The Way Forward on Financial Advice Laws MC 61/14
19 June 2014 Advisers Appointed for Air Warfare Destroyer Program Reform Strategy MC 60/14
18 June 2014 Repeal of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation MC 59/14
12 June 2014 Labor's Useless and Unhelpful Advice on Tax MC 58/14
6 June 2014 Australian Government Actuary’s Report on Strata Title Insurance Prices in North Queensland MC 57/14
4 June 2014 Putting the Air Warfare Destroyer Program Back on Track MC 56/14
2 June 2014 Providing Certainty on Disclosure Requirements for Insurance Policies MC 55/14
2 June 2014 Providing Certainty for Contractual Loss Absorption Provisions in Regulatory Capital MC 53/14
2 June 2014 Inspector-General of Taxation Report into the Australian Taxation Office's Management of Transfer Pricing MC 54/14

May

30 May 2014 Australian Government General Government Sector Monthly Financial Statements - April 2014 MC 52/14
30 May 2014 Retirement of David Tune PSM MC 51/14
27 May 2014 Baseless Fairfax Claims On Moorebank A Disgrace MC 50/14
26 May 2014 More Flexibility For Superannuation Funds In Receiving Contributions MC 49/14
26 May 2014 Discussion Paper On Unclaimed Moneys Provision MC 48/14
16 May 2014 Budget Does Include Funding for Labor's Public Service Job Cuts MC 14/14
13 May 2014 Our response to the National Commission of Audit report MC 46/14
13 May 2014 Establishing a New Medical Research Future Fund MC 45/14
13 May 2014 Superannuation Excess Contributions Tax MC 44/14
13 May 2014 More Progress in Restoring Integrity in the Tax System MC 43/14
13 May 2014 Realising the Value of Surplus Commonwealth Property MC 42/14
13 May 2014 New Military Superannuation Scheme Arrangements MC 41/14
13 May 2014 Improving Productivity And Performance In The Health Care Sector MC 40/14
13 May 2014 Building A More Sustainable Public Service MC 37/14
13 May 2014 Government Rolls Out Biggest Infrastructure Program MC 39/14
13 May 2014 Next Phase of Asset Recycling Strategy MC 38/14
13 May 2014 Delivering A Smaller, More Rational Government MC 36/14
13 May 2014 The 2014-15 Budget MC 35/14
9 May 2014 Labor's Mining Tax Costing Taxpayers Money MC 34/14
9 May 2014 Australian Government General Government Sector Monthly Financial Statements - March 2014 MC 33/14
9 May 2014 Addressing the High Cost of Insurance in North Queensland MC 32/14
7 May 2014 NBN Co Fixed Wireless and Satellite Review MC 31/14
6 May 2014 Australian Taxation Office Joins myGov MC 30/14
5 May 2014 Providing Greater Stability and Transparency in the Superannuation System MC 29/14
1 May 2014 Release of the National Commission of Audit Report MC 28/14

April

17 April 2014 Joint Lead Managers Appointed for Medibank Private Sale MC 27/14
16 April 2014 New Appointments to the Takeovers Panel MC 26/14
16 April 2014 Asia Region Funds Passport to Drive Financial Services Export Growth MC 25/14
10 April 2014 Consultation Open on Amendments to the Corporations Law MC 24/14
9 April 2014 Appointment of Members to the Financial Reporting Council MC 23/14
9 April 2014 NBN Co to roll out new multi-technology mix MC 22/14
8 April 2014 Final Coles Review into Submarine Sustainment MC 21/14

March

28 March 2014 Australian Government General Government Sector Monthly Financial Statements - February 2014 MC 20/14
28 March 2014 Working to remove barriers to help small businesses grow MC 19/14
26 March 2014 Government Proceeds with the Sale of Medibank Private MC 18/14
25 March 2014 Labor Vote to Penalise Western Australia Again MC 17/14
24 March 2014 Confirming Our Commitment to FOFA Reforms MC 16/14
20 March 2014 Labor Continues to Mislead WA Voters on the Carbon Tax MC 15/14
19 March 2014 Labor Still Don't Get It on WA MC 14/14
19 March 2014 Making it Easier for Small Business to do Business with Government MC 13/14
18 March 2014 Labor Party Won't Stand up for Western Australia MC 12/14
14 March 2014 Australian Government General Government Sector Monthly Financial Statements - January 2014 MC 11/14
14 March 2014 Labor Puts WA Last with Confusing Plans for a New Mining Tax MC 10/14
5 March 2014 Over $80 Million in Efficiencies as Government Consolidates Property MC 9/14

February

28 February 2014 Australian Government General Government Sector Monthly Financial Statements - December 2013 MC 8/14
28 February 2014 Mark Burgess' Contribution to the Future Fund MC 7/14
25 February 2014 Review of the Air Warfare Destroyer Program MC 6/14
6 February 2014 Building WA Transport Infrastructure for the 21st Century MC 5/14
4 February 2014 Appointments to the Future Fund Board MC 4/14

January

10 January 2014 Australian Government General Government Sector Monthly Financial Statements - November 2013 MC 3/14
9 January 2014 Retail Trade And Housing Data Point To Growing Consumer Confidence MC 2/14
2 January 2014 Coalition Committed to Jobs Promise - Labor Budget Dishonesty Continues in Opposition MC 1/14