Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
Australia’s official statistical organisation.
Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)
The Commonwealth Government’s competition and fair trading
Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)
The national regulator of financial services in Australia.
Taxation Office (ATO)
ATO Assist provides taxation information for individuals, businesses
and tax and superannuation professionals.
The ATO’s Tax Reform site contains information on The New
Tax System and how it will affect you.
Entry Point (BEP)
BEP provides 24 hour access to government information and
transactions for new and existing businesses, including information
on how to start and run a business, employing staff, taxation
and other business topics.
Government Entry Point
Easy access to all Commonwealth Government authorised information
Find an A-Z of consumer resources, including links to
Australian government and non-government websites and publications.
National Office for the Information Economy (NOIE)
Information about Commonwealth Government policy on electronic
commerce, online services and the Internet.
Investment Review Board
The Foreign Investment Review Board examines proposals by foreign
interests to undertake direct investment in Australia, including
real estate, and makes recommendations to the Government on
whether those proposals are suitable for approval under the
Find information about Commonwealth legislation and parliamentary
committees, operating arrangements and sitting schedules, plus
profiles and contact details for Members and Senators.
The Federal Privacy Commissioner is responsible for promoting
an Australian culture that respects privacy, as well as the
enforcement of the Privacy Act 1988.
The Productivity Commission, an independent Commonwealth agency,
is the Government’s principal review and advisory body on microeconomic
policy and regulation.
of Business Taxation
This site includes all materials relating to the Ralph Review
of Business Taxation, including the RBT reports, submissions
and media releases.
Find Treasury publications relating to tax reform and foreign
Home Owner Grant
To offset the impact of the introduction of the goods and services
tax (GST), the Commonwealth has requested that the States and
Territories assist first home buyers through the establishment
of the First Home Owner Grant (FHOG).
Investment Review Board
The Board examines proposals by foreign interests to undertake
direct investment in Australia and makes recommendations to
the Government under its foreign investment policy.
Office of State Revenue (Stamp Duty)
The Office of State Revenue (OSR) is a semi-autonomous office
within the Queensland Treasury portfolio and is responsible
for the administration of the taxation aspects of Queensland
Treasury's revenue program.
Residential Tenancies Authority
The Residential Tenancies Authority was established under the
Residential Tenancies Act (1994) (the Act) and is responsible
to the Minister for Public Works and Minister for Housing. It
is a self-funding statutory authority, operating on income generated
from interest earned on the bonds it holds as custodian.
The Act applies to people renting flats, houses, caravans,
units, townhouses, mobile homes and houseboats in private, public
and community-managed rental accommodation.