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Parliament goes to war on super
DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 25 AUG 2016
... week, following opposition plans to amend some of the biggest changes to super in a decade. Opposition Leader Bill Shorten wants the $500,000 lifetime cap on non-concessional super contributions to apply from Budget night 2016 (May 3), not 2007 ...
Shorten attacks government's retro super changes
DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 6 MAY 2016
Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten used his budget reply speech last night to label the government's superannuation changes as "retrospective" and reaffirm Labor's election policy on the $2 trillion industry. On Tuesday the government announced ...
Regulators defended in calls for Royal Commission
DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 11 APR 2016
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has defended industry regulators in the wake of Opposition Leader Bill Shorten's call for a Royal Commission in to the banking and financial services sector. At a doorstop interview in Sydney yesterday, Turnbull said ...
Super tax back on Turnbull's agenda
LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 NOV 2015
... continued, superannuation is not "a golden egg that people can raid during times of tax reform." Labor leader Bill Shorten also commented on the issue during the parliamentary session and said: "Labor's been talking about reining in the ...
New super Shadow Minister as PM acknowledges Labor's plans
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 OCT 2015
... superannuation tax proposals and hinted it will become an election issue. Turnbull said in parliament that Bill Shorten was right in saying there are substantial tax concessions associated with superannuation. "All of this is connected with ...
Super to fund Aussie infrastructure: Shorten
DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 9 OCT 2015
Federal opposition leader Bill Shorten has made it no secret he will look to Australia's superannuation industry to unlock billions in capital investment for key infrastructure projects. Unveiling Labor's infrastructure plans at a Queensland Media ...
SMSF Association farewells super shadow minister
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 29 SEP 2015
... Treasurer in the last Labor government. In opposition since 2013, Ripoll has been a member of the Shadow Ministry with the portfolios of financial services and superannuation, sport and assisting opposition leader Bill Shorten on small business.
Reform summit must keep momentum: ASFA
DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 31 AUG 2015
... - getting the economy right, ensuring jobs and fixing the safety net feed into ensuring good retirement incomes." The event was also addressed by federal Treasurer Joe Hockey, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten and Reserve Bank Governor Glenn Stevens.
Govt seeks discretion to freeze super guarantee
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  TUESDAY, 2 SEP 2014
... to raise it to as much as 12%. However, it does not allow the minister to lower the SG. Opposition lead Bill Shorten attacked the measure, saying the government had broken its promise not to bring in any adverse changes to superannuation ...
Intra-fund advice exemptions in doubt
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  TUESDAY, 8 JUL 2014
... equally across the financial services sector, including to all advice provided through industry funds, which Bill Shorten exempted from those requirements in a special deal for them when he was the Minister." While the exemption applies to all ...
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