May 2004 Wellington

The inaugural ANZLF meeting took place in 2004 in Wellington, with involvement from key ministers including Phil Goff, Alexander Downer, Peter Costello, Daryl Williams, Jim Anderton, Dr Don Brash, Peter Dunne and Lockwood Smith. The discussion centered on common border issues; Education, Research and Development; Demographics and Labour Markets; Banking and Financial Services; Stock Exchanges; Taxation; Intellectual Property; Competition issues; Securities Regulation; and Accounting Standards and Financial Reporting.