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Parliament repeals key FoFA amendments
LAURA MILLAN  |  TUESDAY, 24 NOV 2015
... commitment to work with the opposition in improving the FoFA laws, which were received with strong opposition by Labor and the Greens. Other amendments made in the past that will remain in the bill include the treatment of basic insurance products and ...
Super lifetime cap could increase budget costs: Budget Office
LAURA MILLAN  |  MONDAY, 23 NOV 2015
... actually end up costing more money to the budget, a report by the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) commissioned by the Greens found. The Greens commissioned the report in light of the growing number of voices advocating for a lifetime cap on voluntary ...
Senate inquiry into gender retirement income gap launched
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 18 AUG 2015
... inquiry yesterday. A cross-party motion by Senators Jenny McAllister (Labor), Sean Edwards (Liberal) and Larissa Waters (Greens) was supported by the Senate. The Senate Economics References Committee will investigate, among other issues, a 46.6% gap ...
Super groups call for women Senate review
DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 30 JUL 2015
Superannuation representative groups have backed calls by federal Greens MP Adam Bandt for a Senate inquiry looking at the problem of women's retirement savings. Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) chief executive Tom Garcia believes ...
Labor now opposes advice Royal Commission
LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUN 2015
Labor and the Coalition are opposing renewed calls from Greens senators for a Royal Commission into financial advice and financial institutions. Greens Senator Peter Whish-Wilson filed a notice of motion on Tuesday calling on the government "to establish ...
Greens strike pension test deal with coalition
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 JUN 2015
A deal between the Coalition and the Greens means special consideration will be given to retirement incomes in the federal government's Tax Discussion Paper, and proposed changes to the pension asset test will be passed by parliament. The deal was struck ...
Super rules for women still unclear
DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 25 MAY 2015
... Funds of Australia (ASFA) released a report, The future of Australia's super: a new framework for a better system , and Greens MP Adam Bandt took up one of its recommendations by introducing The Sex Discrimination Amendment (Boosting Superannuation for ...
Big end of town to face Senate over bad advice
LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 17 APR 2015
... is a systemic problem with financial planning and that banks have obviously not been doing the right thing," he said. Greens Senator Peter Whish-Wilson said that the hearing is "not just to name and shame" bank executives. "It is a way of raising the ...
NAB to face Senate grilling over advice scandal
LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 6 MAR 2015
... know because we will put the information together and we will put the appropriate authorities to investigate," he said. Greens' Senator Peter Whish-Wilson agreed that "it has taken whistleblowers and leaked documents on all occasions for these things ...
FEATURE: 2014 year in review
MARK SMITH, LAURA MILLAN, JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  FRIDAY, 12 DEC 2014
... Economics Committee issued a report that was broadly supportive of the Coalition's proposed amendments. But both Labor and the Greens dissented. Over the next few months, tension rose between those in favour of and against the amendments. In late November ...
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