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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 Economists ...
Equitise launches group investment platform
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 10 MAR 2017
... taking 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 emerging ...
Home deposits unwelcome in super
DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 23 FEB 2017
... savings 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
... re-accelerate, 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
... recommendations. 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 role ...
Government repeats fintech focus
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 27 JAN 2017
Addressing the G20 Conference, Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison praised robo-advice and called on other governments to begin considering investing in 'regtech'. Speaking in Wiesbaden, Germany, Morrison told delegates more must be done to evolve and ...
NSW government pins fintech job hopes to H2 Ventures
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  FRIDAY, 13 JAN 2017
... provide funding for early and growth stage fintech start-ups. The venture was officially launched by Treasurer Scott Morrison and has the backing of financial industry heavyweights including Link Group chairman Michael Carapiet, Perpetual Guardian founder ...
Government shelves ASIC register sale
ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 DEC 2016
... National Union of Workers, Australian Services Union, Caritas Australia and GetUp! - sent a joint letter to Treasurer Scott Morrison suggesting privatising the registry would lead to a "private monopoly." The letter added: "This would adversely affect ...
Top 10 superannuation stories in 2016
STAFF WRITER  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 DEC 2016
... superannuation to drop the $500,000 lifetime non-concessional cap and alter several other policies. In September Treasurer Scott Morrison said the government will replace the $500,000 proposal with a new measure to reduce the existing annual non-concessional ...
MYEFO: Surplus of promises
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 20 DEC 2016
Beam me up Scotty! That's the underlying message from Australian Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison's Budget update where the Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) report showed the budget deficit beamed up by a cumulative A$10.3 billion over the ...
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