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Budget undermining super: Labor
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 MAY 2017
... they cannot be trusted with more than $2.1 trillion in assets, according to the Federal Opposition. Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen and Shadow Revenue and Financial Services Minister Katy Gallagher said in a joint statement the Turnbull government is "encouraging ...
Opposition floats SMSF borrowing ban
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  FRIDAY, 21 APR 2017
... housing affordability policy unveiled by the Federal Opposition today. Speaking to media this morning, Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen said the policy will target a $24 billion borrowing "explosion" by SMSFs which has contributed to an overheated property ...
Access to super for housing is still bad policy
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAR 2017
... fuel investment in existing property rather than new buildings. In a statement released yesterday, shadow treasurer Chris Bowen echoed the industry's calls adding that the government's plan was to let "a thousand stupid thought bubbles bloom." "Early ...
Shadow Treasurer slams governance bill
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 NOV 2016
Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen believes a reintroduction of the super fund governance bill does not pass the commonsense test. Speaking at The Superannuation Opportunity conference in Canberra yesterday, Bowen slammed Kelly O'Dwyer's comments about super ...
Labor blindsides super legislation
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 NOV 2016
... benefits high-income earners, opens new tax loopholes, and fails to deliver substantial budget repair," Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen said. "The current superannuation system delivers half of all tax concessions to the top 20% of income earners. That ...
Treasurer ignored credit warnings: Bowen
ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 21 JUL 2016
Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen said Treasurer Scott Morrison ignored his warnings that Australia was in danger of losing its AAA credit rating. At the 2016 FSC Leaders Summit in Melbourne, Bowen said that the Coalition has repeatedly ignored warnings ...
Australia on top
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 6 JUN 2016
... three straight quarters running ... and still, the Australian economy is cactus. Just ask shadow federal treasurer Chris Bowen. He thinks that the absent the contribution from exports, there would have been no growth in the first quarter. Deym! For sure ...
Labor supports tax cuts
MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 3 MAY 2016
Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen has said Labor will support tax cuts for small business and the government's move to address income tax bracket creep. The Labor front bencher said his party would support tax cut for small businesses from 28.5% down to ...
Pensioners want DB decision reversed
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 2 FEB 2016
... behalf of DB pensioners CPSA is proposing to write to federal Treasurer Scott Morrison, federal Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen, and Greens leader Richard Di Natale, to point out several problems with a new restriction on DB income that can be excluded ...
Bowen draws red line on default fund choice
LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 OCT 2015
... interests of those who use the default fund, as many people do simply accept the default fund," Labor Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen said during an interview on ABC 7.30 . He defended the current system in which the Fair Work Commission determines the ...
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