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Board of Taxation reviews granny flat taxes
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 1 APR 2019
... The board has recently consulted with stakeholders from within the Government including the Department of Social Services, Department of Human Services and the Attorney-General's Department. Consultations will continue throughout April as the ...
Treasury initiates review post RC
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 8 FEB 2019
... services are funded and co-ordinated. Financial counselling services are provided by the Department of Social Services with a commitment that totals $64 million over 4.5 years. However, the services lean on short-term grant based funding ...
Financial literacy in females continues to lag
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 31 JUL 2018
... said. The household income and labour dynamics in Australia Survey (HILDA) is funded by the Department of Social Services, with research undertaken by Roger Wilkins and Inga Lass at the University of Melbourne's school of applied economics ...
Age Pension changes looming
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 JUN 2017
... July 2023, will reach 67-years-old for those born on or after 1 January 1957, according to the Department of Social Services. No changes will apply for those born before 1 July 1952; and qualification age remains at 65. Recipients of Veterans' ...
Philanthropy report offers valuable insights for NFPs: Perpetual
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  FRIDAY, 7 APR 2017
... givers was released by Giving Australia 2016 this week as part of a program run by the Department of Social Services. Perpetual, one of Australia's largest managers of philanthropic funds, welcomed the launch of the Giving Australia 2016 ...
CBA, Westpac put spotlight on financial exclusion
KERRIE SYDEE  |  MONDAY, 28 NOV 2016
... led by Good Shepherd Microfinance in partnership with the Centre for Social Impact, EY and the Department of Social Services, aims to support organisations to identify measurable actions to improve the financial wellbeing of their customers ...
Public sector retirees still seek answers
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 17 MAY 2016
... 10% cap, both singles and couples, have been proffered, both by government Ministers and by the Department of Social Services," the letter to Porter said. "The financial circumstances of many retirees that have been reported to ACPSRO member ...
Aged care advice enquiries skyrocket
ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 3 JUL 2015
... (LASA) said in a statement that although the release of the latest fees and charges by the Department of Social Services shows an indexation rise of 1.3%, ABS data demonstrates the cost of healthcare alone rising by 4.4% in the past year. As a ...
Challenger negotiates Care Annuity compromise
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  THURSDAY, 18 DEC 2014
The Department of Social Services (DSS) has backed down from its plan to change the way it assesses current holders of the Challenger Care Annuity. However, Challenger has agreed to redesign the product in line with the new 'user pays' aged care ...
Government explains Challenger annuity mix-up
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  TUESDAY, 2 DEC 2014
The Department of Social Services (DSS) has given its reasons for changing the way it assesses Challenger's Care Annuity, saying it had mistakenly been assessing it on the grounds that investors in the annuity could not get their capital back. ...
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