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OC Funds Management snares senior investment analyst

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 3 MAY 2022
OC Funds Management has hired Aaron Yeoh as a senior investment analyst. Reporting to the head of investment Robert Frost, Yeoh will be responsible for research and analysis of Australian small and mid-cap companies. Yeoh will also add to the team's ...

Low wage growth a deliberate design feature: ACTU

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 3 MAY 2022
An ACTU report has blasted the Coalition government for the consistent entrenchment of low wage growth. The Morrison missing in action on wages report shows that over the entire term of the Morrison government, real wages have fallen by 2.3%. This is ...

RBA weighs controversial pre-election rate rise

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 2 MAY 2022
Just over two weeks before the federal election, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) will make a decision on interest rates which could have huge political implications. At present, underlying inflation is well above the RBA's target band and most economists ...

ATO slammed for failing to collect billions in unpaid super

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 2 MAY 2022
Industry Super Australia has unleashed on the loose laws and 'light touch' compliance that's costing working Australians billions in unpaid super. In a statement, ISA said: "The auditor has found the Australian Tax Office's (ATO) reluctance to 'proactively' ...

NAB evades AUSTRAC fine for non-compliance

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 2 MAY 2022
National Australia Bank (NAB) has avoided a civil penalty for issues related to anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML-CTF) laws. Unlike the Commonwealth Bank and Westpac which received gargantuan fines for AML-CTF breaches, NAB ...

The transforming role of the trustee

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 29 APR 2022
At the ASFA Conference, HESTA chair Nicola Roxon shared her strong conviction about the role representative trustees have at industry funds. "I think you get incredible insight from these people who are very close to our 400,000 members," she said. ...

Super's defense against economic volatility

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 29 APR 2022
At the ASFA Conference, former deputy prime minister and Cbus chair Wayne Swan called superannuation a great triumph of social-democratic policy as it's become a major source of social stability. The world has become a more dangerous place, its ...

Labor MP savages government's superannuation record

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 28 APR 2022
At the ASFA Conference this morning, shadow minister for financial services and superannuation Stephen Jones outlined his party's policy and attacked the government's "crackpot ideas". Jones said he recognised the enormous opportunity of working ...

Reframing disability: A world-changing opportunity

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 28 APR 2022
At the 2022 ASFA Conference yesterday, senior representatives of TAL and Rest emphasised the importance of supporting people with disability with a holistic claims experience. Explaining the common challenges customers experience, TAL chief claims officer ...

'We're living in the world China is making': Conference

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 APR 2022
Appearing at the 2022 ASFA Conference this morning, ABC News journalist Stan Grant has echoed the sentiment that China has arrived as a global superpower and probed Australia's tense but necessitous relationship with its largest trading partner. ...