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Global cooling on carbon

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 18 APR 2013
... Council of Australia and the Australian Industry Group - clamouring, "I'll have what she's having". That's tough for Wayne Swan who'll be presenting the Budget to us Australians all in less than a month's time. The last Budget predicts a carbon price ...

Super council won't prevent Labor tax raids

MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 8 APR 2013
... would not bring an end to future tinkering. Details about the independent body are yet to be disclosed, but Treasurer Wayne Swan said that it will be charged with safeguarding the nation's savings from policies which go against the Charter of Superannuation ...

Brogden reaffirms campaign warning to politicians

MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 8 APR 2013
... may return. At a press conference in Sydney on Friday, Brogden welcomed many of the changes announced by Treasurer Wayne Swan and superannuation minister Bill Shorten saying that it ended weeks of speculation. While he admitted the announcement had taken ...

Government announces key super reforms

LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 5 APR 2013
Australians with superannuation balances over $2 million dollars face losing key tax concessions, Treasurer Wayne Swan and Financial Services and Superannuation Minister Bill Shorten announced this morning. Starting July 1, 2014, all new earnings on ...

Super changes ease political and financial uncertainty

MARK SMITH  |  FRIDAY, 5 APR 2013
... savers and voters to focus on the future, the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) said. Treasurer Wayne Swan and Minister for Financial Services and Superannuation Bill Shorten announced a series of changes to superannuation, the ...

Super will improve under Labor: Shorten

LAURA MILLAN  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2013
... living longer and they will need to be encouraged to have adequate savings to retire comfortably." Yesterday Treasurer Wayne Swan indicated that Labor will be making changes to Australia's super system. "The government supports the super system strongly...We ...

ASMA dismayed by proposed super hikes

MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2013
... super tax hikes, according to the Australian Self Managed Super Fund Members Association (ASMA). Yesterday Treasurer Wayne Swan confirmed that the Gillard government is considering closing the door on "excessively generous" superannuation tax breaks ...

APRA appoints new chair

MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 APR 2013
Treasurer Wayne Swan has announced that Wayne Byres will become the chair of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA). Byres became the first Australian to be appointed secretary general to the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, the ...

Super election infighting intensifies

MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2013
... leadership spill, has said he would strongly appose any changes to superannuation and urged Julia Gillard and Treasurer Wayne Swan to reveal exactly what changes were planned. Crean said he'd never threatened to cross the floor on any issue in his long ...

Off the cliff and into the ceiling

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 15 JAN 2013
... policy of going abroad [supporting companies investing overseas]". Do you see that smile on Australian Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan? He may be able to keep his "promised" budget surplus after all. For where China goes, there Australia shall be too - ...