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Christian Super enhances insurance offering

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2021
... previously warranted higher TPD cover are now covered by government schemes, such as the National Disability Insurance Scheme which was introduced in 2013 and commenced full operation in 2020. Finally, Christian Super is making it possible for any member ...

No big losers in FY22 budget

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 11 MAY 2021
... mental health support services and $13.2 billion over the next four years to sustain the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Frydenberg rounded out his speech with the outlook for Australia, saying the economy is forecast to grow by 1.25% in 2020/21 ...

IFM bets on SaaS

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 NOV 2020
... in July 2019 in My Plan Manager, a provider of plan management services to clients in the National Disability Insurance Scheme. IFM chief executive David Neal said: "Private equity is a key growth area for IFM and we see this investment as one that will ...

Frydenberg focusses on jobs, jobs, jobs

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
... disabilities was the second largest social security expense at $56 billion. Expenditure on the National Disability Insurance Scheme was estimated at $23.4 billion (an additional $3.9 billion in spending on last year) and income support for people with ...

Super fund invests in disability housing

HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 JAN 2020
... south-east of Brisbane, featuring 10 specialist disability accommodation apartments meeting the National Disability Insurance Scheme's high physical support requirements. Acquired through the Lighthouse Infrastructure Fund Trust, the apartments are designed ...

Super fund invests in disability housing

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 8 AUG 2019
... made a cornerstone investment in DPN Casa Capace, which will help develop accommodation for National Disability Insurance Scheme participants nationwide. Christian Super made the investment via the Brightlight Real Estate Impact Fund, hoping to help ...

Ageing population poses budget threat

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2019
... effect is greater than the projected cost in that same year for any one of Medicare, the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Commonwealth funding for schools and hospitals, Family Tax Benefit or the Disability Support Pension - all of which are amongst ...

Curtain call for industry body after 96 years

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 14 JAN 2019
... and information for seniors around dealing with Centrelink, Age Pension eligibility, the National Disability Insurance Scheme, general healthcare, aged care and elder financial abuse. According to SCOA's 2018 annual report, the decline in membership ...

Budget for the wealthy: Labor

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAY 2017
... and Medicare. The Medicare levy will increase on 1 July 2017 from 2% to 2.5% to fund the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Also starting July 1, Medicare or general practitioners (GP) bulk billing will be indexed, together with GP and specialist ...

Australian private equity driving M&A

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 17 NOV 2016
... interest by PE in allied health services in both the aged care and disability sectors, with the National Disability Insurance Scheme also creating opportunities for PE," Casali said. "Favourable government policy with non-means tested child care rebates ...
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