Exploration for oil and gas in the Great Australian Bight

Exploration for oil and gas in the Great Australian Bight The Australian Government appreciates that the Great Australian Bight and its surrounding region is important to the local fishing, aquaculture and tourism industries. The region is known for its pristine and unique environment and deserves strong protection. The Government is confident in the stringent regulatory…

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Border Security Success

Border Security Success The Coalition resolve to keep our borders secure through Operation Sovereign Borders and to halt illegal maritime arrivals remains strong. The success of Operation Sovereign Borders has meant that here has been over 1000 days without a boat arrival, and importantly, no deaths at sea. As a result of this success we…

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GST on Low Value Goods – supporting small business

GST on Low Value Goods The GST Low Value Goods legislation is designed to close out loopholes that multinationals and big business are using to avoid paying Australian tax. It creates a fairer tax system for Australians and supports Australian small businesses by creating a level playing field against foreign competitors. Millions of Australians rely…

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Petroleum Resource Rent Tax

Petroleum Resource Rent Tax The Government is committed to ensuring that Australia‚Äôs taxes are working as intended and companies pay their fair share of tax. On 28 April 2017 the Government released the report of an independent review into the operation of the Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (PRRT) which highlights improvements that can be made…

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