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Government debt on its way to $606bn
ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAY 2017
Treasurer Scott Morrison's expansionary second budget, bankrolled by government receipts rising more than 6% per annum compared to expenditure rising by 4% per annum, sets Australia on the road towards a surplus by 2020 but one supported by record ...
Infrastructure receives $75 billion boost
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAY 2017
... deliver "more innovative ways" to boost infrastructure funding. Delivering the 2017 Federal Budget, Treasurer Scott Morrison said the Government is expanding into equity and debt financing to "augment" its infrastructure spending, encouraging the ...
Treasurer launches new financial system inquiry
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAY 2017
... as well as improve the financial system's productivity and international competitiveness, Treasurer Scott Morrison said. While Morrison did not specifically reference the big four banks, he said the inquiry will focus on "contestability ...
Terrible tax policies of the last 25 years
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAY 2017
... the tax rate for small businesses to 27.5% - Turnbull/Morrison, 2016 As part of the 2016 Budget, Treasurer Scott Morrison announced a reduction in the tax rate for small businesses with a turnover of less than $10 million to 27.5%. Despite the ...
Budget Eve
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 8 MAY 2017
... (good or bad) - that is yet to be unveiled. But one thing, I won't be surprised about is if Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison provides a more optimistic assessment and outlook for the domestic economy. Not only would a lift in Australia's growth ...
Treasurer opens the way for increased infrastructure spending
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  FRIDAY, 28 APR 2017
Federal treasurer Scott Morrison is laying the groundwork for a boost in national infrastructure investment after unveiling changes to the way government debt is reported. In his final pre-budget speech, delivered to the Australian Business ...
Equitise launches group investment platform
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 10 MAR 2017
... the highly scalable syndicate model global, he said. Crowdfunding legislation introduced by the Treasurer Scott Morrison late last year is expected to pass in the Senate later this month. The bill recognises "crowd-sourced funding" as an ...
Home deposits unwelcome in super
DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 23 FEB 2017
... system away from addressing the nation's housing affordability problems. Earlier this week Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison said the government is likely to address housing affordability in its May Budget, and there have been several suggestions ...
APRA urges banks to raise capital
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  MONDAY, 13 FEB 2017
... while advancing the implementation of the regulatory reform agenda," the review said. Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison welcomed that IMF review, highlighting the need for the government to press ahead with a program of "fiscal consolidation ...
Government to aid growth of social impact investment
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  MONDAY, 30 JAN 2017
... In the government's 'Social Impact Investing' discussion paper released on Saturday, Treasurer Scott Morrison outlined the government's position on social impact investing, calling for submissions on three key components: 1. The ...
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