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High earners to pay more tax soon
AAP  |  MONDAY, 16 JUN 2014
... earning $200,000 that means paying an extra $400 in tax a year. For someone earning as much as Opposition Leader Bill Shorten on $380,000, the extra tax amounts to about $3800. The tax laws amendment package passed the lower house in May. The ...
FWC halts default super review
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 JUN 2014
... time. "The Government will now consider what options may exist to clean up this mess that has been left to it by Bill Shorten." Despite the fact that the FSC's objections were upheld, ISA argued that the result was a victory because the hearing did ...
FSC and ISA both claim Federal Court victory
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  TUESDAY, 10 JUN 2014
... time. "The Government will now consider what options may exist to clean up this mess that has been left to it by Bill Shorten." The Fair Work Commission is yet to make an official statement. Despite the fact that the FSC's objections were upheld ...
Labor to oppose rise in pension age
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  FRIDAY, 16 MAY 2014
Opposition leader Bill Shorten has said Labor will not support the government's bill to lift the Age Pension eligibility age to 70. As part of his budget reply speech in parliament yesterday, Shorten accused the government of 'haranguing' ...
Budget reply speech 2014 -15: Bill Shorten
Budget Reply Madam Speaker Tonight I rise to speak on behalf of millions of Australians who feel shocked and angry. Shocked by the brutality of this Government's attack on their way of life. Angry at a Prime Minister who pretended to be on their ...
FoFA amendments undermine confidence in advisers: Shorten
LAURA MILLAN  |  MONDAY, 28 APR 2014
The Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said that the government's proposed amendments to the Future of Financial Advice (FoFA) legislation undermine confidence in financial advisers. Speaking to journalists in Brisbane today, Shorten said that "the ...
Blame it on the boogie
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 14 FEB 2014
... are in the driver's seat now. So go and drive us forward. Leave opposing and criticising to Opposition leader Bill Shorten now. Look ma, Bill did! ALP leader Bill Shorten was quotes saying, "Over 60,000 full-time jobs have been lost since the ...
Shorten gives Ripoll shadow superannuation portfolio
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  MONDAY, 21 OCT 2013
Opposition leader Bill Shorten has appointed Bernie Ripoll Shadow Minister for Financial Services and Superannuation. The appointment sees the portfolio returned to a shadow ministerial level after Kevin Rudd put it under the umbrella of Treasury. ...
Super funds unready for trans-Tasman transfer rules
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  MONDAY, 22 JUL 2013
... problem may in part be due to confusion over whether the transfer is mandatory or not. In May, then Treasurer Bill Shorten said that participation was "voluntary for members and for superannuation funds and schemes." This may have caused funds ...
Opposition challenges Labor to review Trio fraud
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUL 2013
... and other investors defrauded of $176 million. Cormann said that former minister for superannuation Bill Shorten showed "a troubling lack of urgency and engagement" over the issue, and said the Gillard government's response was "highly ...
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