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Ageing population threatens welfare system: Hockey
LAURA MILLAN  |  MONDAY, 24 FEB 2014
Treasurer Joe Hockey questioned whether the health and welfare systems could cope with the country's ageing population and asked for a debate about the cost of the age pension. Hockey spoke during the G-20 Finance ministers meeting that took place in ...
Blame it on the boogie
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 14 FEB 2014
... gave the negativity in the latest jobs numbers an extra kick. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Treasurer Joe Hockey must be wishing they "could blame it on the sunshine, blame it on the moonlight ... blame it on the boogie" (thanks MJ). Look ...
Costello named Future Fund chair
MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 4 FEB 2014
... serving federal Treasurer from 1996 to 2007 and established the Future Fund in 2006. In a joint media release Treasurer Joe Hockey and Minister for Finance Mathias Cormann said "Costello's unique experiences and background at the most senior levels in ...
Sinodinos defends "speedy" FoFA legislation
ALICE URIBE  |  FRIDAY, 31 JAN 2014
... that is was a move to "get it out there as quickly as possible, and get on with it." "My remit from the Treasurer Joe Hockey and the Prime Minister Tony Abbott is that we get on with our election commitments," he said. This week , as part of its move ...
ATO considering tax haven reprieve
MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 20 JAN 2014
... deal that caps back taxes to four years, reportedly has the backing of tax commissioner Chris Jordan and Treasurer Joe Hockey with a formal announcement expected in a matter of weeks. Like earlier amnesties, taxpayers will not be prosecuted for tax crime ...
Financial system inquiry panel revealed
ALICE URIBE  |  FRIDAY, 20 DEC 2013
Treasurer Joe Hockey has announced the panel for the Financial Systems Inquiry, with some key wealth management industry figures being appointed. AMP chief executive Craig Dunn and former Schroders director Carolyn Hewson have accepted positions, as ...
Govt makes key infrastructure inquiry appointment
STAFF WRITER  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 DEC 2013
... infrastructure is one of the key economic challenges facing Australia and other countries around the world," Treasurer Joe Hockey said. Lindwall has been appointed until the end of the six month inquiry. He has a strong background in public policy analysis ...
Market Wrap
AAP  |  MONDAY, 2 DEC 2013
... take up a position at Coca-Cola Amatil. The grain handler's shares fell sharply on Friday after federal Treasurer Joe Hockey blocked a proposed foreign takeover of the company. Metcash shares were 15 cents, or five per cent higher, at $3.20 after the ...
Market Wrap
AAP  |  FRIDAY, 29 NOV 2013
... BHP Billiton was 21 cents stronger at $37.40. GrainCorp shares were not trading at open, following federal treasurer Joe Hockey's announcement the government would not allow US giant Archer Daniels Midland's proposed 100 per cent takeover of the company ...
David Murray to head financial system inquiry
MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 21 NOV 2013
... stability, prudence, integrity and fairness." In a joint statement released last night, the Prime Minister and Treasurer Joe Hockey said these recommendations should result in "less costs, lower fees and greater efficiency in the allocation of capital." ...
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