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AI Group pushes back against super gender gap reforms
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 24 SEP 2018
The Australian Industry Group (AI Group) believes Labor's proposal to remove the $450 superannuation guarantee threshold will add more to employer costs than the retirement incomes of women. AI Group chief executive Innes Willox said ...
Franking credits inquiry launched
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 20 SEP 2018
An inquiry has been launched to examine the implications of Labor's policy to remove refundable franking credits. The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics will investigate the implications of removing refundable franking ...
Labor super reforms can reach further heights: Industry
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 SEP 2018
Superannuation industry lobby groups are welcoming Labor's election promise to address the super gender gap at retirement . They also believe more can be done. Women in Super has long advocated for several of Labor's proposed measures, including ...
Labor commits $400m to gender super gap
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 SEP 2018
If elected, the Labor Party will work to narrow the retirement savings gap by topping up the superannuation accounts of women on parental leave among several other measures. Labor leader Bill Shorten has announced a plan to add $400 million to the ...
Australia's weekus horribilis
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 27 AUG 2018
... But what can we expect? When every word that comes out of the Coalition parliamentarian's gob is their aim to stop Labor from getting elected - and vice versa. It's very sad that the days when political parties compete for votes via presenting ...
Mis-selling super a win for consumers
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 2 AUG 2018
... super funds agreed to contribute, but the group was unable to raise the $10 million prior to the 2013 election in which Labor was ousted. "I want to thank all of those who have worked for the establishment of the centre over the years, including ...
Chief economist update: The grass is paler on the China side
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 2 AUG 2018
... about the US economy. "Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in June indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising at a strong rate." It has every reason to ...
Best in show should not dampen competition: Bowen
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 JUL 2018
... sector of superannuation over the other. I am interested in improving member outcomes. Full stop," he said. Bowen said Labor was open to the idea of capping fees for low value accounts. He added the party was "also" sympathetic to the intention of ...
Chief economist update: What goes around is starting to get around
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 19 JUL 2018
... The other thing that's good that's been happening is for five years we've seen people coming back into the labor force or not leaving it, which is a healthy thing." "...but I would say that it's a bit of a puzzle given how tight ...
Chief economist update: Weak wages a puzzle, could become a problem
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 13 JUL 2018
... The other thing that's good that's been happening is for five years we've seen people coming back into the labor force or not leaving it, which is a healthy thing." "...but I would say that it's a bit of a puzzle given how tight ...
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