Media Releases

OECD report highlights low taxes are key to competitiveness

15 January 2019

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Corporate Tax Statistics report released today makes it clear Australia’s marginal effective corporate tax rate is on the upper end when compared to other OECD countries and that lower taxes are important for competitiveness. This report follows the OECD’s Economic Survey in Australia, released in December, where […]

Final productivity commission report into superannuation

10 January 2019

The Liberal National Government has today released the final report by the Productivity Commission into the efficiency and competitiveness of Australia's superannuation system. This report was commissioned by our Government just over three years ago. With significant changes in Australia and our workforce since the compulsory superannuation system was introduced in 1992, this review is […]

First home buyers on the increase

4 January 2019

First home buyer loan approvals have increased strongly over the last two years with 115,000 approved in the last financial year alone – the largest number since 2009-10. This has seen first home buyers share of new residential lending rise from 13.7 per cent in October 2016 to 18.1 per cent in October 2018 to […]