Welcome to the Business Consultation website

The Business Consultation website connects businesses, individuals, industry associations and not for profits with Australian Government departments and agencies. It provides opportunities for them to work together to develop and improve Australian Government policies and regulations. more »

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Businesses & individuals

If you're an Australian business owner, individual, industry association or not for profit interested in business, the Australian Government wants to find out what you think about policies and regulations that may affect you or your business.

By registering with the Business Consultation website, you will:

  • Be better informed about policy and regulations affecting your business.
  • Have the opportunity to influence the development of new policy and regulation.

Register now to have your say. For further information visit our business & individuals page.

Government agencies

If you're an Australian Government department or agency, you can use this site to consult with businesses and individuals about business-related policy and regulation.

By registering you will:

  • Be able to reach a wider and more diverse audience.
  • Consult more easily with your stakeholders.

Register now to start consulting with businesses and individuals. For further information visit our government agencies page.

Public Consultations RSS


  • Remaking the Income Tax Assessment Regulations
    You are invited to comment on the draft Income Tax Assessment Regulations 2020 which remake the 1997 Regulations by taking out redundant provisions, simplifying language and restructuring provisions for ease of navigation.
  • Major Reforms to the Foreign Investment Review Framework
    You are invited to comment on the Foreign Investment Reform (Protecting Australia’s National Security) Regulations 2020, (Exposure Draft) and the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Fees Imposition Regulations 2020 (Exposure Draft Fees Regulations). The reforms strengthen the foreign investment framework and ensure the framework keeps pace with the emerging risks and global development.
  • Reform to the Personal Property Securities Act
    You are invited to comment on the practical impact of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 on the trading of financial products and whether the Act needs to be updated.

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