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Showing 11 - 20 of 23 results for "National Disability Insurance Scheme"

Tax conversation in a bubble

DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 8 OCT 2015
... government provides and with expenditure on areas like health, education, aged care and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) all expected to increase quickly over the coming years, the problem is becoming more serious, not less."

Australians seeing Centrelink as "life insurance substitute"

ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 10 AUG 2015
Too many Australians don't understand the purpose of life insurance and see the National Disability Insurance Scheme and Centrelink as effective substitutes, suggests research commissioned by Zurich and the Financial Planning Association of Australia ...

Industry asks for long-term, comprehensive approach to Age Pension

LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 2 MAY 2014
... Budget," Brogden said. "Life insurance can reduce the long-term public sector costs of the National Disability Insurance Scheme and Disability Support Pension."

Super funds need to clarify DisabilityCare to members

LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 AUG 2013
... current cover. Volpato said that the confusion arises because DisabilityCare is branded as "the national disability insurance scheme." "DisabilityCare is about service provision, so it is very important for super funds to remind their members that it ...

FPA wants schools to teach financial literacy

LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUL 2013
... and was a core part of entrepreneurship programs. The FPA also asked for MySuper and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) to be included in the National Financial Literacy Strategy. "MySuper and the superannuation guarantee increases are designed ...

NDIS does not replace life insurance

ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 MAY 2013
The national DisabilityCare system, formerly known as the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), does not replace the need for life insurance, argues AIA Australia (AIA) in a briefing note to advisers. "When the concept of the DisabilityCare scheme ...

Budget 2013-14 wrap up

ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAY 2013
... been confirmed, the Medicare levy will increase by 0.5% from next year to offset the cost of National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), some future tax cuts have been scrapped along with some other deductions and rebates, and the baby bonus will be ...

Super debate heats up ahead of Budget

MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2013
... Australians is enough to fully fund all recommendations from the Gonski Report, implement the National Disability Insurance Scheme, and still have change left over!" said GetUp! "The money that could be used to make massive overhauls in healthcare, education ...

Untargeted tax subsidies inept

ALEX DUNNIN  |  MONDAY, 20 AUG 2012
... what it spends on defence and 4.5 times what it spends on disability income support and the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Richard Denniss, TAI executive director, said the study does not question the usefulness of tax concessions to help people ...

Untargeted tax subsidies inefficient

ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 16 AUG 2012
... what is spent on defence and 4.5 times what is spent on disability income support and the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Richard Denniss, TAI executive director, said the study does not question the usefulness of tax concessions to help people ...