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Grattan Institute chief retires
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUL 2019
... achieving Grattan's outstanding results." Daley personally authored a number of reports for Grattan with a focus on budget reform, intergenerational inequality, tax reform, housing affordability and retirement incomes. "After 11 years, the ...
Grattan SG claims slammed by industry bodies
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 11 JUL 2019
... about the superannuation guarantee. "Any attempt to wind back the proposed super increase or freeze it altogether would not only affect Australians' quality of life at retirement, it would increase the burden of the age pension on the budget."
Increasing SG costly for middle Australia: Grattan
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUL 2019
... paid for compulsory super via lower take-home wages. That's the view of the Henry Tax Review and the Parliamentary Budget Office." It is also the position held by Paul Keating, Bill Shorten and the Fair Work Commission in 2013. The Australian ...
Downsizer contributions skyrocket
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUL 2019
... Victoria (26%) and Queensland (24%) have been fully embracing the initiative since it was proposed in the 2017-18 Budget as part of the Coalition Government's package of reforms to reduce pressure on housing affordability. Since commencing ...
Suncorp named Bank of the Year
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 4 JUL 2019
... Union Non-Bank Investment Lender of the Year Freedom Lend Credit Card Issuer of the Year American Express Business Bank of the Year Suncorp Home Lender of the Year Greater Bank Insurer of the Year Budget Direct Margin Lender of the Year CommSec
Chief economist update: Iron ore on the up and up
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 1 JUL 2019
... iron ore. Australia stands to gain from this, especially with the current price of iron ore now way above its Budget forecast of US$55/MT. At the very least, the increase in iron ore prices would provide a counterbalance to the reduced ...
Superannuation reforms underway
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 21 JUN 2019
... have been enacted. She flagged the nascent Superannuation Consumer Advocate , which was announced in this year's Budget, will be a "game changer" for the sector and that consultation on its activities, funding and arrangement will soon ...
University to probe reverse mortgages
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 11 JUN 2019
... income. From July 1, they will be available to a wider set of Australians after changes from last year's budget. The new study is funded by the university and Household Capital, which provides retirement funding solutions to retirees. ...
Navigating the new Pensioners Loan Scheme
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 6 JUN 2019
... to borrow money against their homes to supplement their income while in retirement, was expanded in last year's budget following calls from the industry, including The Australian Institute . The expanded scheme comes into effect on July 1. ...
Chief economist update: The Budget surplus can wait
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 6 JUN 2019
... accounts for around 60% of the economy - will increase the risk of slower growth/recession. Suddenly, that hoped-for Budget surplus coming in FY 2019/20 is in doubt. The government should increase spending now instead of waiting for a rainy day.
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