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Personal finance app retires Australian business

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 15 DEC 2020
... the future. Moneytree was founded in Japan in 2012. It launched in Australia in 2017. In the same year, the federal government introduced CDR, aiming to empower consumers to share and control their data to help them switch between providers. It formed ...

Damning Rio report to shake mining industry

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 10 DEC 2020
... Committee on Northern Australia titled 'Never Again' found that the PKKP were let down by Rio Tinto, the Australian federal government, the Western Australian government, their own legal representation and native title law. "Rio Tinto's role in this ...

We've done our part, now it's your turn: Lowe

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 3 DEC 2020
... remind the Standing Committee on Economics that the RBA is not solely responsible for economic recovery and the federal government also needs to pitch in. Lowe explained that while the economy is recovering better than initially expected, the RBA is ...

QSuper bets on new retirement product

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 1 DEC 2020
... management. Many industry stakeholders are calling for simple regulated products akin to MySuper products. The federal government is aiming to create a framework for Comprehensive Income Products for Retirement (CIPRs). Such products will meet minimum ...

Government backs disciplinary body in principle

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 30 NOV 2020
The federal government said it supports the establishment of the new single disciplinary system for financial advisers providing tax advice "in principle" in response to the independent review of the Tax Practitioners Board. In announcing its support ...

Your Future, Your Super reforms closer to legislation

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 27 NOV 2020
The federal government has released its draft legislation for the Your Future, Your Super reforms, opening the industry consultation period until December 24. The package of reforms, which was unveiled in the 2020-21 budget, has four main components ...

Frydenberg unveils Retirement Income Review

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 20 NOV 2020
The federal government's landmark review into the nation's retirement income system left no stone unturned in examining the "complex" structure but fell short of making any recommendations. In releasing the 648-page report this morning, Treasurer ...

Hume scrutinises super fund spend

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 16 NOV 2020
Senator Jane Hume is cracking down on how superannuation funds spend members' money and subjecting them to the same stringent reporting and disclosure requirements as publicly-listed companies. The Minister for Superannuation, Financials Services ...

Chief economist update: Not out of the woods

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 30 OCT 2020
... exports, nonresidential fixed investment, and residential fixed investment that were partly offset by decreases in federal government spending (reflecting fewer fees paid to administer the Paycheck Protection Program loans) and state and local government ...

Australian Business Growth Fund launches

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 19 OCT 2020
... inaugural chief executive of the fund and Will Hodgman, former premier of Tasmania, has been appointed chair. The federal government will work alongside participating banks through the fund to ensure small and medium-sized businesses have access to equity ...