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The great super cover up is over: Bragg

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 10 FEB 2023
... donations would be aggregated and not individually itemised. Assistant treasurer and minister for financial services Stephen Jones argued this would strike the right balance between reducing the regulatory burden on funds and public expectations of transparency. ...

Government acts to regulate crypto assets

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 6 FEB 2023
... framework. In a joint statement, treasurer Jim Chalmers and assistant treasurer and minister for financial services Stephen Jones said government reforms will bolster consumer protections. "We will establish a set of obligations and operational standards ...

Inflation remains high priority in 2023: Treasurer

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 6 FEB 2023
... steps on sustainable finance can also be expected as well as a new focus for the Productivity Commission. "Work Stephen Jones and I are doing on cryptocurrency and payments and work Julie Collins and I are doing on the Housing Accord," he said. Chalmers ...

Associations call for improved access to financial advice

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 3 FEB 2023
... Quality of Advice Review (QAR) proposals. In a letter to assistant treasurer and minister for financial services Stephen Jones, the JAWG said the government's response to the QAR should prioritise the needs of everyday Australian consumers. While compulsory ...

ACCC blitzes social media influencers

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 30 JAN 2023
... ACCC's crackdown on social media influencers is supported by assistant treasurer and minister for financial services Stephen Jones, who emphasised the importance of protecting consumers from false claims and deceitful sales tactics. "Commercial arrangements ...

Government to close child sex abuser loophole in super

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 19 JAN 2023
... victims of their assets. In an interview with Sky News, assistant treasurer and minister for financial services Stephen Jones said: "We want to ensure that convicted child sex offenders cannot use superannuation - which was set up for retirement income ...

Treasury working on QAR, super tax concessions

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  THURSDAY, 19 JAN 2023
... confirming the government has not scrapped super tax concessions. A spokesperson for minister for financial services Stephen Jones said the final report from the QAR will be released in the coming weeks. The final QAR recommendations, submitted to the ...

Religious carve outs for faith-based super funds are dead

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 NOV 2022
... financial interest duty. Earlier this week, a spokesperson for assistant treasurer and minister for financial services Stephen Jones told Financial Standard : "We remain committed to providing Australians of faith the opportunity to invest their super ...

Code of Ethics must be fixed: Phil Anderson

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 28 NOV 2022
... Version 2 designed and delivered in 2023." In August the assistant treasurer and minister for financial services Stephen Jones announced the government would review the Code of Ethics next year. Anderson said he looks forward to the review.

Super fund reporting requirements 'a dog's breakfast'

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 24 NOV 2022
Assistant treasurer and minister for financial services Stephen Jones has doubled down on overhauling transparency requirements so members can access clearer, more meaningful, and more consistent information about their fund. "Decades of scattergun ...