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A one-handed clap for ScoMo's Budget
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 23 MAY 2017
Australian Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison must be beaming when the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released the latest update on the country's labour market that showed the unemployment rate dropped from 5.9% in March to 5.7% in April - ...
Banks hoping to stall new tax
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 16 MAY 2017
... complexities of bank balance sheets in order to reduce the risk of unintended consequences." Despite Treasurer Scott Morrison announcing the measure as a vehicle to level the playing field of the banking system, ANZ believes the levy in its current ...
Housing is cooling
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 16 MAY 2017
... in the 9 May Budget, point to further slowing in the property market going forward. Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison announced measures against investment properties that include levies on vacant investment properties and limitations on ...
Government trials social impact investments
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 11 MAY 2017
... investments aiming to combat social and environmental issues, starting with youth homelessness. Treasurer Scott Morrison revealed in Tuesday's Budget his intentions to source alternative funding mechanisms, namely with the help of the private ...
Another Budget, another promised surplus
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 MAY 2017
... is that the government's Budget would be in surplus soon (promise!). Let's hear it from Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison's own lips: "Mr Speaker, tonight I announce a fair and responsible path back to a balanced budget. "Having exhausted every ...
Budget undermining super: Labor
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 MAY 2017
Treasurer Scott Morrison's Budget missed the mark in setting superannuation policies right, proving they cannot be trusted with more than $2.1 trillion in assets, according to the Federal Opposition. Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen and Shadow Revenue ...
What the 2017 Budget means for you
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAY 2017
... Financial advisers will face several challenges as they attempt to navigate clients through Treasurer Scott Morrison's housing affordability package - from the First Home Super Savers Scheme right through to an initiative encouraging older ...
Budget for the wealthy: Labor
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAY 2017
Opposition leader Bill Shorten is rejecting claims Treasurer Scott Morrison's 2017-18 Budget is anything like a 'Labor Budget.' Shorten went on Twitter to say the Coalition's budget is "out of touch", as a Labor Budget wouldn't slash school ...
Major banks receive Budget shakeup
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAY 2017
... create further opportunities for innovative business models in banking that enhance competition," Treasurer Scott Morrison said. The ACCC will also receive $13.2 million over the next four years to complete regular inquiries into specific ...
Increased APRA levies provide regulator with more power
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAY 2017
... and disqualified from holding executive positions, and be stripped of their significant bonuses," Treasurer Scott Morrison said. "Banks will be held to account if they try and hide misconduct by executives with new mandatory reporting ...
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