Article – Push for tax and freehold title breaks to boost foreign investment in Northern Australia

7 July 2014 John McCarthy Courier Mail BUSINESS groups are pushing for tax breaks and freehold title to be given to mostly foreign investors for development of Northern Australia. While Australians are […]

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Article – Lambie suggests RET change

4 July 2014 John Conroy Herald Sun Tasmanian Senator Jacqui Lambie has told ABC radio she has managed to persuade Clive Palmer that big business, such as aluminium smelting, in Tasmania should […]

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Article – Chongqing Further Develops Liangjiang New Area

30 June 2014 PRNewswire As the first state-level new special economic development zone in inland China, Chongqing Liangjiang New Area welcomed a new batch of major project contracts on June 18. A […]

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Pilbara SEZ

Regional Development Australia Pilbara chief executive Diane Pentz is calling for a special economic zone (SEZ) to be established. Earlier this year, the Pilbara Regional Council made a submission to the Joint […]

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Article – Rules ‘discourage’ foreign buyers

27 June 2014 David Uren The Australian THE nation’s foreign-investment rules are among the most restrictive in the world, shielding local business from competition while choking off access to much-needed international capital. […]

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Article – Workshop calls to transform Tripoli into trade hub

22 June 2014 The Daily Star BEIRUT: A development workshop has recommended creating a special economic zone in Tripolito transform the northern city into a trade, oil and technologies hub. Future Movement […]

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Article – SEZs need a proactive govt and a clear business model

19 June 2014 Santosh Tiwari The Financial Express The Professor of Economics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Biswajit Dhar, says the government’s review of the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) policy should be done with […]

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Article – No tax breaks for Northern Australia

12 June 2014 Mark Ludlow and Matthew Cranston Queensland Country Life THE Abbott government has moved to kill off any prospects of tax breaks for northern Australia by saying it would be […]

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Article – Economic plan to ready Northern Australia for Asian population explosion and tap growing `middle class’ demand

10 June 2014 Peter Michael Courier Mail NORTH Queensland is pushing to be declared a Special Economic Zone – a tax haven with relaxed migrant work visas, and more dams, ports and […]

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Article – Own brand to open up north

11 June 2014 Shane Wright and Andrew Tillett The West Australian Northern Australia could have its own brand, tax breaks and special employment visas in a plan to develop the region into […]

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