AVCAL submission: Financial System Inquiry


Sent to: Treasury

Thursday 5 December 2013

Submission to the National Commission of Audit


Sent to: National Commission of Audit

Thursday 28 November 2013

Consultation on announced but un-enacted tax measures


An announcement was made in early November by Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey regarding a number of announced but unlegislated tax measures made by previous Governments.

Submission on Portfolio Holdings Disclosure by Superannuation Funds


Sent to: Treasury

15 May 2013

This joint submission by FSC, ASFA, ACSA, AIMA and AVCAL calls for the Government to undertake more targeted consultation with key stakeholders on the public disclosure of portfolio holdings information by superannuation funds. 

Government discussion paper on Employee Share Schemes & Start-up Co.s

2 August 2013

The Government has today released a discussion paper on Employee Share Schemes and Start-up Companies.

Implications of AIFMD on GPs and LPs based outside Europe

26 April 2013

This paper by the European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (EVCA) provides an overview of the AIFMD’s impact on both non-European GPs and LPs.

McKeon Review final report released

5 April 2013

The Minister for Health has today released the final report of the McKeon Strategic Review of Health and Medical Research.

NSW start-ups get $6.7 million innovation boost

5 April 2013

This article by Oliver Milman reports on the NSW governments launch of ‘Innovate NSW’, a $6.7 million scheme aimed at backing start-ups in areas such as e-health, energy technology and services, online and interactive education, advanced manufacturing, transport, infrastructure and logistics.

Submission on Thin Capitalisation worldwide gearing test


Sent to: Treasury

12 July 2013

This submission comments on matters associated with implementing a worldwide gearing test for inbound investors within the thin capitalisation rules.

$200 million funding to boost Aussie start-ups

27 March 2013

At least $200 million will be invested into early stage, high growth Australian companies by three new venture capital funds supported by the Gillard Government’s Innovation Investment Fund (IIF).

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