31 October 2019

At the end of each month the Overseas Investment Office (OIO) publishes decision summaries for applications decided in the preceding month.

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During September 2019, 19 decisions were made. These decisions do not include those made under the One Home to Live In pathway.

This month we take a closer look at a year of the special forestry test

Today the OIO also released data about OIO consents in the first nine months of 2019 for sensitive land and significant business assets applications.

More data and information for the year to date

One Home to Live In

22 October 2019 marked one year since major changes to the Overseas Investment Act were made, including the introduction of restrictions to overseas people buying residential property.

In the last year, the OIO has approved 249 applications from people with residency visas to buy homes.

Read the full announcement

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