Submissions & Papers

Posted on 6/10/2017

Medicines Working Group Under AUSFTA

Click here to read AmCham's submission to Ambassador Robert E. Lighthizer, calling for the re-creation of a Medicines Working Group to be stood up under the Australia-US Free Trade Agreement (AUSFTA).

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Posted on 7/08/2017

AmCham Submission on Free Trade Agreements

Click here to read AmCham Australia's response to the Trump administration's review of alleged violations and abuses of free trade agreements (FTAs). In AmCham’s assessment, the ‘special relationship’ between Australia and the US would be best served

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Posted on 21/07/2017

AmCham Submission on Citizenship Legislation Amendment Bill

The AmCham community continues to be animated by the changes affecting skilled migrants and the incentives for high value-add migrants to move to Australia. Please click here to read a recent submission made to the Senate Inquiry into the Australian

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Posted on 10/04/2017

AmCham Submission - GST on Low Value Imported Goods

Click here to read the AmCham Trade Advisory Board's response to the request from the Senate Standing Committee on Economics for submissions on the Bill proposing to apply GST on low value imported goods.

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Posted on 27/03/2017

AmCham Submission on GST on Low Value Imported Goods

Click here to read AmCham's response to the ATO's call for submissions regarding the Treasury Laws Amendment (GST Low Value Goods) Bill 2017 currently before Parliament. This inquiry looks at which entity is responsible for GST on a taxable supply of

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Posted on 2/03/2017

AmCham Submission on Foreign Policy White Paper

Click here to read AmCham's response to DFAT's call for submissions on the forthcoming Foreign Policy White Paper. This white paper will help chart the course for Australia's international engagement over the next decade.

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Posted on 16/02/2017

AmCham Submission on Diverted Profits Tax Exposure Draft

Click here to read AmCham's response to the Treasury's call for submissions on the Diverted Profits Tax (DPT) Exposure Draft Bill. This was prepared by AmCham's Taxation Committee.

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Posted on 8/12/2016

AmCham Submission on Australia Defence Trade and Cooperation Treaty

Click here to read recommendations prepared by the AmCham Defence Committee on how the Defence Department can improve the Defence Trade and Cooperation Treaty's implementation and broaden its use by industry members in the U.S. and Australia.

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Posted on 5/12/2016

AmCham Submission on Applying GST to Low Value Goods Imported by Consumers

Click here to read AmCham’s submission on Applying GST to Low Value Goods Imported by Consumers lodged last week. This submission is a joint initiative of the Trade Advisory Board and the Tax and Trade & Government Committees.

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Posted on 27/10/2016

AmCham Submission on the R&D Tax Incentive

Click here to read AmCham’s R&D Tax Incentive Review submission lodged earlier this week. This submission was prepared by the Innovation Advocacy Committee.

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Posted on 23/10/2017

US investors 'concerned' by Australian policy, energy costs

America's outgoing top local business representative and former senior diplomat, Niels Marquardt, has warned that Australia risks missing out on capital from its No.1 offshore investor because the nation has become less welcoming for foreign firms an

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Posted on 23/10/2017

How Business Really Works: Unlocking the Power of Diversity with Kirsten O'Doherty

Did you know the things that naturally attracts and supports female participation in the work force in simpler than you may think? It isn't about a positive gender bias and it isn't simply about having a female General Manager.

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