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Labor proposes RC implementation task force
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 28 SEP 2018
If Labor comes to power, it will set up a dedicated task force to implement the Royal Commission's final recommendations due next year. Responding to the interim report, acting opposition leader Tanya Plibersek told a media conference in Sydney ...
Three down one to go, then another three in 2019
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 27 SEP 2018
... to hit the buy button. "Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in August indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising at a strong rate. Job gains have been ...
Part-time work widens super gender gap
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 SEP 2018
... by three percentage points with females now occupying around 30% of these roles," Bowley said. If elected, the Labor Party recently announced it will work to narrow the retirement savings gap by topping up the superannuation accounts of ...
Chief economist update: Surplus here we come
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 SEP 2018
... balance will return to surplus by the early 2020s. We expect steady government revenue growth supported by the strong labor market and relatively robust commodity prices, to be accompanied by expenditure restraint. We also expect property prices ...
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 ...
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