Media Releases

US tax cuts fuel global growth, Labor still in denial

23 January 2018

The Turnbull Government welcomes the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) upward revision of their forecast for greater global economic growth off the back of the United States’ legislated reduction in company tax. The IMF World Economic Outlook update backs the Turnbull Government’s optimistic ‘better days ahead’ outlook for Australia’s economy. 2018 will be another year of […]

Extension of Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into Economic Impact of Horizontal Fiscal Equalisation

3 January 2018

Today I have agreed to a request from the Chair of the Productivity Commission to extend the timeframe for the PC’s inquiry into the impact on our national economy of Australia’s system of horizontal fiscal equalization (HFE) which underpins the distribution of GST revenue to the States and Territories (States). As requested, the PC will […]