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APRA 'digging into' super fund contributions to unions

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 APR 2022
... workers." In this same release Bragg cited AEC data he manually compiled that asserted super funds had paid $40 million to Labor Party affiliated unions in the past four years. Bragg then went on to say: "Super funds are becoming the biggest political ...

Labor vows to review YFYS test

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 8 APR 2022
... this area is "brokerage, bringing capital to the table, ensuring there is deal flow and removing regulatory obstacles". A Labor government would also catalyse investment in innovative technologies, Jones added. "Government has banked some of this stuff ...

Tax, welfare reform on election agenda

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 5 APR 2022
... above the poverty line." Meanwhile, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) has thrown its support behind Labor's move to scrap the tax cap. The move would reverse a 2019 policy which would have seen caps applied to the amount of money ...

Labor promises cheap childcare, climate action

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 1 APR 2022
... measures, Albanese argued, will do little to truly combat cost of living pressures as long as wages remain stagnant. Instead, Labor promises to reform childcare subsidies to create cheaper childcare and remove barriers to parents working more hours. ...

Super should help secure home loans: Inquiry

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 18 MAR 2022
... affordable housing. In its dissenting report, without specifically touching on the recommendation concerning superannuation, Labor said it does not support the report. "We had hoped that this inquiry would begin to address the structural issues in the ...

Advisers cautious of election promises

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 3 MAR 2022
... it is incumbent upon the industry to keep the government and opposition accountable for the promises they are making. If Labor comes into power, MP Stephen Jones said that as his priority for the first 100 days, he will ensure that the advice business ...

Hume pledges less red tape for advisers

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 MAR 2022
... "achieve the intention of the FASEA reforms without micromanaging advisers, universities, students and businesses". The Labor Party's Stephen Jones, who also spoke at the summit, said the problem with FASEA's model was it "tried to squeeze everyone ...

CSLR will not fully protect investors

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 FEB 2022
... paused until the passage of the CSLR bill. The federal government owes it to these victims to pass this bill," he said. The Labor party said it supports the bill but is concerned by the narrow focus of excluding managed investment schemes. Conversely ...

Shoddy exam feedback fuels adviser stress

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 DEC 2021
... experience with zero infringements - a relief experienced advisers have been clamoring for - was conveniently introduced after Labor proposed the exact same measurements days before. At its height in 2019, there were nearly 29,000 active advisers. By ...

Adviser population drops below 19,000

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 17 DEC 2021
The financial advice industry lost more than 2200 advisers this year, marking an 11% year-on-year drop to 18,822. Rainmaker modelling of ASIC's Financial Adviser Register reveals that only 18,822 advisers are left as of yesterday, December 16. At ...