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Labor unyielding on banking Royal Commission
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 JUL 2017
The ambit of the Labor Party's proposed banking Royal Commission will extend to all elements of financial services should it be elected to office, Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen told the FSC Leaders Summit. Bowen made it clear the proposed banking Royal ...
First home buyers: Devil is in the detail for super funds
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  THURSDAY, 11 MAY 2017
... mean that superannuation funds won't play a part in promoting the scheme to their members. "One of the reasons the Labor Party's First Home Saver Account failed was that it was complicated and the banks never really promoted the special accounts that ...
Financial dispute authorities combined for 'one-stop-shop'
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAY 2017
... The government will be hoping the overhaul of the banking sector package will be enough to fend off calls by the Labor Party for a royal commission into the banking sector.
Treasurer opens the way for increased infrastructure spending
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  FRIDAY, 28 APR 2017
... government was alive to the risks of a hard landing in the housing market, that they must take care not to overact. "The Labor Party has proposed dangerous and dramatic changes on negative gearing with no thought or appreciation of the consequences," ...
Super SA appoints two board members
ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 26 SEP 2016
... having been a federal senator for South Australia between 2005 and 2011. She was deputy leader of the South Australian Labor Party from 1997 to 2002; she retired from politics in 2011. She replaces Philip Jackson. Minister for Finance Tom Koutsantonis ...
Nationals senator not giving up on life insurance investigation
ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 12 JUL 2016
... parliament, or if it's a hung parliament," he explained. "I'll be very happy to work with the cross-benchers and the Labor Party to see that we get this industry right for the betterment of Australians in the future. I don't think there will be any political ...
Australian elections just gave uncertainty a top up
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 4 JUL 2016
... Australian as at last count, the Coalition had won 65 seats (down from 89 seats before the elections); the Australian Labor Party (ALP) had 67 (up from 57 seats); 5 seats were won by "others" with 13 seats still undecided. The Australian Electoral Commission ...
Govt change could spell more severe LIF bill: FPA
KERRIE SYDEE  |  THURSDAY, 21 APR 2016
... reintroduced following the election. "Obviously if the government isn't returned and we have a new government in the Labor party, I think there is a strong chance that the Life Insurance Remuneration Arrangements Bill will be even more severe in terms ...
Turnbull highlights ASIC resources boost in Parliament
ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 19 APR 2016
... in respect of small business, protecting small business in the construction sector and on the roads, because the Labor Party's concern is only to run a populist campaign against banks." Treasurer Scott Morrison added later: "Each day in our communities ...
Regulators defended in calls for Royal Commission
DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 11 APR 2016
... have not always lived up to their own standards, let alone those of their customers, but "the issues the Australian Labor Party is talking about have already been examined." MA1/4nchenberg said the ALP's proposal would have international ramifications ...
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