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The house that Sherry built
... from the beginning. Senator Nick Sherry, Minister for Superannuation and Corporate Law, was the chair of the senate committee of superannuation back in 1990 where he presided over the passage of the superannuation guarantee (SG) payments jumping from ...
Sydney on $24 million a day
... to $170 million - making it a more expensive security exercise than the 2000 Olympics. Figures released to a Senate committee revealed that protecting the world leaders would cost taxpayers a staggering $24 million a day. Prime Minister John Howard in ...
Economic round-up: Going broke going for broke
... broke. The inspector-general of the Insolvency and Trustee Service Australia, Terry Gallagher, recently told a Senate committee that bankruptcies had risen 12.5 per cent in the nine months to March. "You could go back 10 or 15 years, when bankruptcy ...
AUSTRAC's power to be checked
A Senate Committee report on the government's proposed anti-money laundering legislation has responded to finance industry concerns with recommendations for a longer implementation period and curbs on the power of AUSTRAC, the body that will administer ...
Labor to support FTA with US
AAP  |  TUESDAY, 3 AUG 2004
... of the deal. Labor sources said two thirds of Labor parliamentarians supported the deal after ALP members of a Senate committee yesterday came down in support of the deal. The party will push for two amendments to the proposed FTA, struck in February ...
Aust federal politicians return to Canberra
AAP  |  TUESDAY, 3 AUG 2004
... United States, with a bitter debate expected at today\'s caucus meeting over the issue. Labor members of a special Senate committee have backed the trade deal, with reservations, but the party\'s left is still strongly opposed to the agreement. A decision ...
ACCC making progress in crackdown on cartels
AAP  |  THURSDAY, 19 FEB 2004
... Consumer Commission's (ACCC) crackdown on cartels was starting to bite with several whistleblowers coming forward, a Senate committee heard today. ACCC chairman Graeme Samuel said the watchdog was currently investigating more than 30 cartels operating ...
Backlash continues over free trade agreement
... local content regulations on cable and satellite television. Labor and the minor parties are likely to set up a Senate committee this week to examine the deal, although only parts of the agreement can be rejected by parliament. AAP
Labor has a red letter day in Parliament: Senator Sherry
... and damning Senate Superannuation Committee report that had recommended regulations be re-written. He said the Senate Committee unanimously found, "the portability out of active superannuation accounts could lead to an increase in superannuation members ...
ASFA comments on IFSA policy statement
... target of 60 to 65% of pre-retirement earnings or 75 to 80% of pre retirement expenditure set by the subsequent Senate Committee on Adequacy of Retirement Incomes The ASFA 'benchmark' was based on comprehensive research into what constitutes a modest ...