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Bernie Ripoll to retire from federal politics
LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 APR 2015
... Minister for financial services "as long as is appropriate." "I have decided to announce at this time to allow the Labor Party and my local branch members the best possible opportunity to find a replacement as the candidate for Oxley," he said. While ...
Political donations pay off
STAFF WRITER  |  TUESDAY, 31 MAR 2015
... Liberal or National Parties experienced better share price performance than those who only gave to the Australian Labor Party (ALP). The Political Monitor research identified over thirty companies in the ASX200 that donated to one or more political party ...
Labor considers ban on insurance commissions
LAURA MILLAN  |  TUESDAY, 14 OCT 2014
The Labor Party will consider introducing a ban on life insurance adviser commissions into its policy platform in response to last week's damning report on life risk advice from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). Speaking at ...
Hockey accuses Labor of making "a mess" of FoFA
LAURA MILLAN  |  THURSDAY, 25 SEP 2014
Treasurer Joe Hockey has lambasted the Labor party for "complaining about its own laws" and making "such a mess of the entire crisis of financial advice." Hockey accused Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen of being "too busy in engaging with unfair dismissal ...
Impartiality of FWC Expert Panel challenged again
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  FRIDAY, 29 AUG 2014
... Nationals Senator Bridget McKenzie calling on member Tim Harcourt to resign on the grounds that he is "biased towards the Labor Party." While Harcourt is a member of the annual wage review rather than the superannuation expert panel, the Financial Services ...
Labor, Greens will "keep fighting" after FoFA backflip
LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JUL 2014
The Labor Party and the Greens met this morning to consider next steps after the Palmer United Party (PUP) and Motor Enthusiasts Senator Ricky Muir made a last-minute move to support the Future of Financial Advice (FoFA) amendments in the Senate last ...
Labor forces tabling of FoFA regulations
LAURA MILLAN  |  THURSDAY, 10 JUL 2014
The Labor Party tabled the regulations of amendments to the Future of Financial Advice (FoFA) amendments yesterday in the Senate. Labor Senator Sam Dastyari presented an order for the production of the Corporations Amendment (Streamlining Future of ...
Labor questions Murray, calls for another inquiry
LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 JUL 2014
... Labor will be pushing for a further parliamentary inquiry into ASIC and the CBA because it is "the best that the Labor party can do in this position to have these matters dealt with." The government has other powers at their disposal that they're just ...
Budget reply speech 2014 -15: Bill Shorten
... future of our nation and the wellbeing of our people. ENDS Speeches Apr 22, 2014 admin No Comments Towards a modern Labor Party As you know, I was originally scheduled to speak to you on April 7. Since then, passages of what I was planning to say have ...
NAB and FSC tight-lipped on Hockey meetings
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  MONDAY, 5 MAY 2014
... make political donations." The spokesperson went on to say: "The FSC donates on a 50/50 basis to the ALP [Australian Labor Party] and the Liberal/National Coalition." The Treasurer's office also declined to respond to the question, "Does the Treasurer ...
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