Policy & Politics

Support for exports explored

House of Representatives
The government's role in supporting exporters and encouraging trade and investment will be the focus of a public hearing on Friday 13 September. The Trade and Investment Growth Committee is......
Policy & Politics

Professor Graeme Samuel to appear before House Economics Committee

House of Representatives
The Chair of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) Capability Review Panel, Professor Graeme Samuel AC, will appear before the House Economics Committee at a public hearing on......
Policy & Politics

Lord Mayor of London in Australia to boost financial sector links

British Consulate General, Sydney
MEDIA RELEASE: EMBARGOED 09.00 AEST, MONDAY 9 SEPTEMBER Lord Mayor of London in Australia to boost financial sector links Opportunities for collaboration in fintech and green finance will be......
Policy & Politics

Jail time for tax agent caught stealing refunds from clients

Australian Taxation Office
A Sydney man was today sentenced in the Parramatta Court to a one year jail term for lodging fraudulent income tax returns on behalf of clients and stealing refunds. In his role as a registered......
Policy & Politics

MEDIA ALERT: Commissioner to engage with small businesses in Ararat

Victorian Small Business Commission
Victorian Small Business Commissioner Judy O'Connell will be in Ararat on 11 September to hear about issues local businesses are coming up against and to share tips for staying ahead. Commissioner......
Policy & Politics

Parliament should not interfere with judicial discretion

The Law Council of Australia
Mandatory sentencing for Commonwealth child sex offences would undermine court discretion in determining appropriate punishment and would not act as a deterrent, says the Law Council of......