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APRA warns trustees on PYSP deadline breach
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUL 2019
... been made for a continuous period of 16 months. "No other actions may be taken to indicate activity." The Federal Government has told APRA it will pursue further amendments to the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993 , which underpins the PYSP ...
Super fund introduces further group insurance changes
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 1 JUL 2019
... able to access their death cover earlier. CareSuper said the changes are being introduced in line with the Federal Government's Protecting Your Super Package. "Our new offering takes all this, in addition to recent claims experience, into account. For ...
Superannuation reforms underway
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 21 JUN 2019
... her first industry address since inheriting the superannuation portfolio , Senator Jane Hume reinforced the Federal Government's plans to fix the structural problems across the retirement system and ultimately improve outcomes for members. Speaking ...
New AFCA remit not enough: Law firm
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 17 JUN 2019
... Financial Complaints Authority after the Royal Commission are flawed and need urgent amendment. In February, the Federal Government expanded AFCA's remit to give it the power to review eligible financial complaints from 1 January 2008 onwards for the ...
Retirement income review welcomed: Poll
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 6 JUN 2019
The Federal Government's pledge to review the retirement income system and the numerous proposed improvements to superannuation has been welcomed by readers polled in Financial Standard 's latest survey. More than half (53%) of the respondents applauded ...
Chief economist update: The Budget surplus can wait
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 6 JUN 2019
... March quarter from 2.6% in the previous three-month period. It's too early to tell whether or not the Federal Government's tax giveback (from July 1) will be spent or saved. But with mounting concerns over the Australian economy, households would ...
Super funds can spearhead infrastructure: Expert
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 MAY 2019
... for industry superannuation funds, Industry Super Australia, suggested industry funds could partner with the Federal Government with respect to infrastructure. In a media release welcoming the appointment of Hume and her ministerial colleagues to Treasury ...
Government to revisit retirement incomes
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 27 MAY 2019
The newly elected Federal Government has vowed to review the retirement income system and the numerous changes to superannuation that have been muted in the lead up to the election . Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg confirmed to the Australia Financial ...
Superannuation Consumer Advocate proposal needs work
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2019
The Federal Government's plan to launch a superannuation consumer advocate body requires more funding and a long-term commitment from the industry and political parties, according to consumer groups. CHOICE and the Superannuation Consumers' ...
Budget: RC response to cost over $600m
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2019
The Federal Government's response to the Royal Commission into Misconduct in Financial Services is set to cost more than half a billion dollars. The Federal Government has committed $606.7 million over the next five years to facilitate its response ...
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