Australian Economic Review’s Policy Forum: Fiscal Policy for COVID-19

The latest issue of the Australian Economic Review featured four open access Policy Forum articles on Australia’s fiscal policy during the COVID-19 pandemic. The introduction… Read More ›

ACOSS Report: Inadequate Income Support Is Causing Harm

The surging cost of living is having a devastating impact for people on income support, with 68 per cent eating less or skipping meals, according… Read More ›

OECD Releases Latest Peer Review Findings on Treaty Shopping

Members of the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS continue to make significant progress in the implementation of the BEPS package to tackle international tax avoidance,… Read More ›

Statutory Review of the Operation of Certain Offences Relating to Electronic Sales Suppression Technology

Statutory review of the operation of Schedule 1 to the Treasury Laws Amendment (Black Economy Taskforce Measures No. 1) Act 2018 This report discusses the… Read More ›

ACOSS & UNSW Report Highlights Depth of Poverty for People on Income Support

People who are unemployed, people receiving income support, renters, sole parents, women, children and people with disability are at highest risk of poverty, while those… Read More ›

Australian Senate Committee Inquiry: Income Management Reform Bill

The Australian Senate has referred the provisions of the Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Income Management Reform) Bill 2023 to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for… Read More ›

Australian Treasury Consultation: Strengthening Australia’s Thin Capitalisation Rules

Multinational Tax Integrity – strengthening Australia’s interest limitation (thin capitalisation) rules Date: 16 March 2023 – 13 April 2023 As part of the 2022-23 Budget,… Read More ›

Working Paper: Early Pension Withdrawal as Stimulus

Early pension withdrawal as stimulus Authors: Steven Hamilton (George Washington University), Geoffrey Liu (Harvard University) & Tristram Sainsbury (Australian National University) During the COVID-19 pandemic,… Read More ›

ACOSS Submission Calls for Cost of Living Relief and A More Inclusive Budget

The Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) is calling on the 2023-24 Budget to urgently address the cost of living crisis by raising JobSeeker to… Read More ›

New PBO Explainer: Indexation & the Budget

The Australian Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) has released a new budget explainer, Indexation & the budget – an introduction. This explainer piece discusses the rationale,… Read More ›