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Industry supports super threshold removal
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  TUESDAY, 20 JUN 2017
... receive their superannuation entitlements." The proposal was put forward by the Senate Economics Committee and supported by Liberal Senator Jane Hume and Labor Senator Chris Ketter. It calls for the $450-a-month wage threshold - which has allowed employers ...
Banks narrowly avoid parliamentary inquiry
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  FRIDAY, 16 JUN 2017
... Representatives after Foreign Minister Julie Bishop missed the vote and Nationals MP George Christensen chose to vote with the Liberal Party - tying the vote 70-70. Christensen had earlier indicated his intention to cross the floor to support the establishment ...
Markets ignoring climate crisis: Hewson
ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 APR 2017
Former Liberal Party leader and chair of the Asset Owners Disclosure Project, John Hewson, believes markets are ignoring a climate-induced crisis far more severe than the one caused by subprime mortgages. Speaking at a Sydney briefing discussing BetaShares' ...
SMSFA appoints high profile former politicians
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  TUESDAY, 21 MAR 2017
... retirement incomes, superannuation and financial services" with the appointment of two high-profile public figures. Former NSW Liberal premier Nick Greiner and former Labor parliamentary secretary Bernie Ripoll will become members of the association's ...
House passes professional standards bill
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 FEB 2017
... financial practice following their vote against Labor's proposed financial advice measures. "The house calls on current Liberal and National Party parliamentarians to apologise for the disregard their colleagues in the 43rd parliament showed for the ...
Independent body will make new standards simpler: FPA
KERRIE SYDEE  |  FRIDAY, 22 JUL 2016
... suppose that will be another question and will be decided by the independent body. "They're going to be very broad and very liberal for accepting degrees for existing planners."
Economic Wrap
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 12 JUL 2016
... The ruling coalition won by a landslide at the 10 July elections. Of the 121 seats up for grabs in the Upper House, the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) got 56 seats and its coalition partner, Komeito secured 14 seats. This, together with other parties ...
Support to recycle Queensland assets
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 2 FEB 2016
Queensland opposition leader Lawrence Springborg has received support after flagging his Liberal-National Party (LNP) were again open to discussions on asset recycling in the sunshine state. The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ), which ...
Labor opposes super trustee governance bill
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 10 NOV 2015
... Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) to have at least one third independent directors , and appoint an independent chair. Liberal senator Sean Edwards chaired the Senate Economics Legislation Committee and prepared the final report. "The committee ...
TWU attacks retail super funds over board governance
DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 22 OCT 2015
... another system which benefits wealthy banks. This is blatantly linked to the millions of dollars in political donations the Liberal party receives from the financial institutions," TWU assistant national secretary Michael Kaine said. "Industry funds ...
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