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Future Fund to manage new drought fund
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 4 DEC 2018
The Federal Government has introduced a bill to set up a $5 billion fund for drought-related spending that will be managed by the Future Fund Board of Guardians. Minister for Finance and the Public Service Mathias Cormann said the fund will kick off ...
Industry Super Australia chair steps down
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 4 DEC 2018
Former Australian Council of Trade Unions secretary and former Federal Government minister Greg Combet will become the new chair of Industry Super Australia today. Combet will replace Peter Collins in the top role as the latter steps down to fulfil ...
Investment manager chair retires
DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 30 NOV 2018
... Election. Replacing Weaven as IFM Investors chairman will be current deputy chair Greg Combet. The former Federal Government minister joined IFM's board in 2014, and is also a former Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) secretary. He is also a former ...
Tax treatment of granny flats under review
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 30 NOV 2018
The Federal Government has requested the Board of Taxation conduct a review of the tax treatment of granny flat arrangements and outline potential reforms to assist the prevention of elder abuse. Under existing tax laws, a homeowner may have to pay ...
New terms for early super access receives mixed reaction
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 NOV 2018
... of domestic violence will be able to access their superannuation thanks to new measures introduced by the Federal Government. Overall the package has been met with mixed reactions. Victims of domestic and family violence will be able to withdraw up to ...
Frydenberg splashes $50m to pursue financial services crime
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 16 NOV 2018
The Federal Government is spending an additional $50 million to increase efforts in prosecuting financial misconduct. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said an additional $51.5 million would be provided to the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP) ...
Special Report: Hitting new ETF goals
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 NOV 2018
... short-dated corporate bonds have credit exposure. Due to budget deficits in recent years, Harper says the Federal Government has issued a large amount of bonds. Pointing to the Bloomberg AusBond Composite Index, that means the credit component of the ...
Government amends key super reforms
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 NOV 2018
Amending the Protecting Your Super reforms, the Federal Government has made an exception to the opt-in life insurance changes to ensure coverage for Australians working in dangerous occupations. Addressing delegates at the 2018 ASFA Conference, Assistant ...
Labor responds to Royal Commission, sheds light on victims of misconduct
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 13 NOV 2018
... According to Labor, the Royal Commission's timeframe is "unreasonably short". The Federal Opposition claim the Federal Government deliberately constructed the Royal Commission so as to limit the amount of time instances of misconduct in financial ...
Managed accounts provider enters crowdfunding
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 NOV 2018
... services to compliment this strategy," the statement said. Crowd-sourced funding rules were enacted by the Federal Government in 2017. They allow small unlisted companies to offer shares (up to $5 million) in any 12-month period while being exempted ...
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