Foreign Investment Review Board
The Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) is a non-statutory body responsible for advising the Treasurer on foreign investment policy and its administration. It examines foreign investment proposals submitted under the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975 and under Australia's Foreign Investment Policy. The Board is supported by the Department. The Board comprises of 6 part-time members appointed by the Treasurer, as well as the Division Head of the Foreign Investment Division of the Department of the Treasury.
Type of Body
D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation
Established By / Under
Max No. of Board/Committee Members
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
2 April 1976
Current board appointments
|Position||Appointee||Start Date||End Date|
|Chair||Mr. David Irvine||16 April 2017||15 April 2022|
|Other||Mr. Roger Brake||6 March 2017||Determined by the appointer|
|Member||Ms Ms. Teresa Dyson||2 January 2018||1 January 2023|
|Member||Mr. David Peever||1 February 2016||21 January 2021|
|Member||Ms. Alice Williams||16 July 2015||15 July 2020|
|Member||The Hon The Hon. Cheryl Edwardes AM||10 August 2017||9 August 2022|