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Pay to perform
MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  THURSDAY, 19 MAR 2009
... blotted by outrageous 'golden handshakes' and excessive bonuses. Under legislative reforms announced yesterday, the Rudd Government will change a section of the Corporations Act to reflect that a company must get shareholder approval for any termination ...
Savings paradox
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 12 MAR 2009
... Euro Stoxx index gained 5.5 per cent. The cheque is in the mail. Perhaps domestic investors were worried that the Rudd Government's A$11 billion cash handout - which coincidentally started flowing yesterday -- to Australians would be used to retire debt ...
Lift retirement age, lower long term benefits: IMF
ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 10 MAR 2009
... receive the Harmer pension review report which is expected to call for a lifting of age pension rates, and which the Rudd government has already signalled it will attempt to support in the coming Federal Budget. The Australian Seniors association has ...
National clearing house shake-up
ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 19 FEB 2009
... superannuation clearing house, new models are emerging regarding how it could be done. In the May Budget last year, the Rudd government announced it had allocated $16 million to the Australian Taxation Office to manage the tendering process for the national ...
Plusses and minuses
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 12 FEB 2009
... leaves no doubt that the combined fiscal and monetary stimuli are having their desired effect on activity. The Rudd Government's pre-Christmas A$10.4 billion package which included pocket money for struggling households was mostly spent over the Yuletide ...
Indigenous Australians get fin lit boost
RUTH LIEW  |  TUESDAY, 9 DEC 2008
... commissioner Jeremy Cooper to better understand the specific financial literacy needs of Indigenous communities. "The Rudd Government wants to develop an understanding of the specific and differing needs of the Indigenous communities of Far North Queensland ...
You earn, I spend
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 27 NOV 2008
... to the price of risk-free government bonds. The other argument is more apropos to the current predicament the Rudd Government finds itself in as a result of the global financial crisis. That is, closing the bond market will make it harder for the government ...
Mortgage funds' phantom lifeline
ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 OCT 2008
The Rudd government's plan to shore up confidence in mortgage funds is a political master stroke because while it sounds terrific, it commits the government to nothing, will take months to have any impact and won't put dollars on the tables of retirees ...
I'll have what she's having
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 27 OCT 2008
... money away from them and into banks and institutions with the US Treasury's imprimatur. Sounds like the fiasco the Rudd government created with its bank guarantee and its after-effect on mortgage funds doesn't it? It does not stop there. Other institutions ...
GRI sets up Australian base
MICHAEL HOBBS  |  FRIDAY, 24 OCT 2008
... The Australian Federal Government, through Treasury, already pledged $2 million to St James Ethics Centre. "The Rudd Government this year provided funding of $2 million to support the St James Ethics Centre which will support this important international ...
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