ANNOUNCEMENT 22 Feb 2016

In February 2016, the government of Australia announced altered domestic business conditions for foreign investors.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 1 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Treasury press release, 22.02.2016
http://sjm.ministers.treasury.gov.au/media-release/012-2016/


Inception date: No inception date

FDI: Treatment and operations, nes

 On 22 February 2016, the Australian Treasurer announced in a press release that the government would introduce a registry for foreign owners of water access entitlements in the country.
He mentioned that the underlying legislation would be ready by 1 December 2016.
This decision follows the introduction of a similar registry on agricultural land in 2015 (cf. Related Measures).

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