Enhanced Inland Rail To Provide A Boom For Jobs And Economic Activity

Senator the Hon. Simon Birmingham Minister for Finance Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Leader of the Government in the Senate Senator for South Australia The Hon. Michael McCormack MP Deputy Prime Minister Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Leader of The Nationals Federal Member for Riverina Date: Wednesday, 16 December 2020 The Morrison-McCormack…

Details

Export Finance Australia Board Appointments

14 December 2020   The Morrison Government has today announced a number of changes to the Export Finance Australia Board, as the organisation continues to support Australian exporters throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and as our economic recovery continues.   Export Finance Australia Chair Mr James M Millar AM has been appointed for a further three-year…

Details

Trade agreement with the Pacific enters into force

Joint Media Release: Senator the Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Foreign Affairs 13 December 2020 Farmers, businesses and investors across Australia and the Pacific will have their trade opportunities boosted from today with the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus (PACER Plus) coming into force. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham said…

Details

Recognising Australia’s remarkable exporters

SENATOR THE HON SIMON BIRMINGHAM Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Leader of the Government in the Senate Senator for South Australia   HON ANDREW GEE MP Minister Assisting the Minister for Trade and Investment Member for Calare   MEDIA RELEASE 11 December 2020 Recognising Australia’s remarkable exporters Australia’s innovative exporters and investors have today been recognised…

Details

Consolidated Financial Statements for the Australian Government for 2019-20

Friday, 11 December 2020 The Consolidated Financial Statements present the whole of government and general government sector financial reports. The Final Budget Outcome, released on 25 September 2020, presents the financial results for the general government sector. The Auditor-General has provided an unqualified audit opinion on the Consolidated Financial Statements. Key highlights from the 2019-20 Consolidated…

Details

Reforms to the Export Market Development Grants scheme pass Parliament

11 December 2020 The Parliament has today passed legislation that backs Australian businesses to grow their exports and create jobs through reforms to the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme.   The EMDG scheme is a key Government financial assistance program to help aspiring and current exporters increase their marketing and promotional activities in international…

Details

Australia-Singapore digital trade agreement kicks-off

9 December 2020   The Australia-Singapore Digital Economy Agreement (DEA) has kicked-off, setting a new global benchmark for digital trade rules and providing more digital trade opportunities for businesses and consumers in both countries.   The Agreement is expected to deliver practical improvements to lower costs and make it easier for Australian exporters to do…

Details