Policy

Developing robust policies to facilitate private capital investment into every sector the economy is the key focus of the Australian Investment Council

Our policy priorities are underpinned by the need to develop world class destination for investment through building a stable investment framework and regulatory settings that inspire confidence, attracting the best and brightest talent to support a vibrant innovation ecosystem, and reforming taxation and reducing red tape to make Australia a globally competitive financial centre.

We regularly engage with governments on policies that give investors confidence to support emerging and growth businesses across every sector of the economy. As a member of the Council, you can be part of our advocacy work by actively participating in our working groups, written submissions and roundtables.

 

Submissions


Submission
22/10/2022

Productivity Inquiry Interim Reports 3 to 6

Key themes in the Council’s submission to the Productivity Commissions Interim Reports 3-6 include innovation, competition, education, jobs and migration.

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Submission
7/10/2022

Productivity Inquiry Interim Report 2: Australia’s data and digital dividend

The Council’s submission to the Productivity Commission’s second interim report – Australia’s data and digital dividend – as part of its 5-year inquiry into Australia’s productivity performance.

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Submission
7/10/2022

Productivity Inquiry Interim Report 1 – The Key to Prosperity

The Australian Investment Council made a submission to the Productivity Commission’s first of six interim reports from its inquiry into Australia’s productivity performance.

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Submission
6/06/2022

Securing future innovation and global competitiveness in NSW

The Australian Investment Council’s submission to the NSW Government’s Green Paper which outline policies to address skills shortages, support innovation, maintain a steady flow of investment capital and remove taxation inefficiencies.

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Submission
29/04/2022

Productivity Inquiry Phase two: focal areas

As the industry association for private capital in Australia, the Australian Investment Council is pleased to present a further submission to the Productivity Commission for the next phase of its Inquiry into Australia’s productivity performance.

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Submission
1/04/2022

Updating competition and consumer law for digital platform services

The Australian Investment Council has made a submission to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s Discussion Paper for Interim Report No. 5: Updating competition and consumer law for digital platform services.

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Submission
31/03/2022

Review of Australia’s productivity performance

The Australian Investment Council has put forward recommendations in a submission to the Productivity Commission’s Productivity Inquiry which focus on regenerating productivity growth across every sector of the Australian economy.

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Submission
11/03/2022

Government response to the evaluation of the foreign investment reforms

The Council has made a submission to the Treasury in response to the government’s response to the evaluation of the 2021 foreign investment reforms and Discussion Paper − Enhancing Australia’s foreign investment framework.

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Submission
25/02/2022

Higher Education Research Commercialisation IP Framework

The Australian Investment Council has continued to provide input into the Department of Education, Skills and Employment for the Higher Education Research Framework.

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Submission
17/02/2022

Draft R&D Tax Incentive Determination on clinical trials

The Council has made a submission to the Department of Industry, science, Energy and Resources on a Draft R&D Tax Incentive Determination on clinical trials (Phase 0-III) for an unapproved therapeutic good.

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