Decision summaries & statistics

The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) publicly releases a short summary of every application for consent that is granted or declined.

Information may be withheld in accordance with the provisions of the Official Information Act 1982.

Decision summaries are normally released at the end of the month following the decision.

Timeframes for application assessments and decisions

Find out the timeframes

Recent decision summaries by month



With each batch of decisions summaries, the OIO also releases monthly statistical information, including:

  • net investment
  • gross value of consideration
  • total land area approved for sale to overseas persons.

To find monthly statistics, choose from the decision summary archive.

If you require further statistical information, please contact the OIO. Under the Act, the OIO may request an administrative fee in order to recover the costs of supplying statistics. See the OIO's schedule of fees.