Asset Sales

September 2015

Rail Track sale frozen for inland railway – September 2015

Filed under: Asset Sales, Australian Politics,

The Government has frozen plans for the possible privatisation of the Australian Rail Track Corporation while it considers the Corporation’s possible involvement in the proposed inland freight railway between Melbourne and Brisbane.

May 2015

Government reconsiders Australian Hearing sale - May

Filed under: Asset Sales, Australian Politics,

The federal Government has decided not to go ahead with the immediate privatisation of Australian Hearing.

March 2015

Incentive for asset sales announced ahead of state election – March 2015

Filed under: Asset Sales, Australian Politics,

New South Wales will receive $2 billion in incentive payments from the Commonwealth for investment in crucial infrastructure projects.

February 2015

Government decides Australia Post and ASC not for sale – February 2015

Filed under: Asset Sales, Australian Politics,

Finance Minister Mathias Cormann in May 2014 confirmed at a Senate Estimates hearing that the Federal Government has decided not to sell Australia Post.

October 2014

Medibank sale timetable announced - October 2014

Filed under: Asset Sales, Australian Politics,

Finance Minister Mathias Cormann says response to the proposed sale of Medibank Private has been greater than expected and could raise as much as $5.5 billion.

Medibank float offer initial conditions announced - October 2014

Filed under: Asset Sales, Australian Politics,

Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has announced a registration process for Australians to receive a prospectus for the Medibank Private share offer.

August 2014

Asset Sales: Advisers appointed for further asset sales - August 2014

Filed under: Asset Sales, Australian Politics,

The Government has appointed business and legal advisers for the scoping studies into possible privatisation of the registry services of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and the Royal Australian Mint.

Asset Sales: Government appoints advisers for scoping further asset sales

Filed under: Asset Sales, Australian Politics,

The Government has appointed business and legal advisers for the scoping studies into proposed privatisation of Australian Hearing and Defence Housing Australia.

ASSET SALES: Government appoints advisers for scoping further asset sales - August 2014

Filed under: Public Sector, Asset Sales, Health,

The Government has appointed business and legal advisers for the scoping studies into proposed privatisation of Australian Hearing and Defence Housing Australia.

June 2014

Asset Sales: Government decides Australia Post and ASC not for sale - 6 June 2014

Filed under: Asset Sales, Australian Politics,

Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has confirmed at a Senate Estimates hearing that the Federal Government has decided not to sell Australia Post.

May 2014

ASSET SALES: Medibank Private sales managers appointed

Filed under: Asset Sales,

The Government has appointed Deutsche Bank AG, Goldman Sachs Australia Pty Ltd and Macquarie Capital (Australia) Limited as Joint Lead Managers for the sale of Medibank Private.

April 2014

ASSET SALES: Medibank Private IPO confirmed

Filed under: Asset Sales,

The Government has decided to go ahead with the sale of Medibank Private through an initial public share offering.