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Cormann freezes FoFA amendments
MARK SMITH, ALICE URIBE  |  MONDAY, 24 MAR 2014
... decision to pause the regulations "was taken last Friday." The government faced criticism in the media and from the Labor party for watering down parts of the legislation that were aiming squarely at promoting consumers best interests. Shadow Financial ...
Greg Sword resigns as CEO of LUCRF Super
ALICE URIBE  |  FRIDAY, 28 FEB 2014
... served as Senior Vice President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions and was National President of the Australian Labor Party. In 2010 Greg Sword was recognised as a member of the Order of Australia (AM) for service and leadership in the union movement ...
Ageing population threatens welfare system: Hockey
LAURA MILLAN  |  MONDAY, 24 FEB 2014
... system is able to cope with that in a sustainable basis," he added. Hockey said that the Coalition supported the Labor Party plan to rise the pension age from 65 to 67 by 2023 and said he wanted it to be raised even higher. "Whether it is the health ...
In praise of the gloom and doomers
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 13 JAN 2014
... Ordinaries index - despite worries over an expensive A$, a mining downturn on slowing China growth and the then ruling Labor Party making a meal of itself - clocking a 13.5% return. 'Twas the same last year. The orgy of ominous predictions greeted us ...
John Hewson calls for overhaul of superannuation system
MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 17 SEP 2013
... Management John Hewson wants the new government to conduct an overhaul of the superannuation system to loosen the Labor Party's grip on the sector. The former politician and economist told Financial Standard that the superannuation industry is weakened ...
Under new management
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 9 SEP 2013
... hearts are heavy across the nation tonight and as your PM and as your parliamentary leader of the great Australian Labor Party I accept responsibility. I gave it my all but it was not enough for us to win." Yes Virginia, right through to the end Rudd ...
The recession we are promised to have
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 29 JUL 2013
... Not those promises, promises...and more promises again! From where I sit Virginia, it appears that the Australian Labor Party (ALP) is very much incapable of learning from their past mistakes.A They ditched Julia Gillard yes, and boned 2011's finance ...
FSC lobbies Rudd for last minute FoFA delay
MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 27 JUN 2013
... Lunch event in Sydney, FSC chief executive John Brogden said he'd seized on the opportunity presented by the dramatic Labor party leadership spill to contact Rudd and ask for the delay. "These reforms are wider and deeper than any reforms seen in the ...
Dissenting Coalition TASA report could impact independents
LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 14 JUN 2013
... independents," Anderson said. Independent MPs will have the key to wether or not the TASA bill is amended, as the Labor Party needs independent votes to pass it. However, a dissenting report from the Coalition could make independents move to a different ...
FPA, AFA to lobby MPs for TASA delay
LAURA MILLAN  |  MONDAY, 3 JUN 2013
... will negatively affect financial advisers. The bill is scheduled to be voted upon in Parliament tomorrow, after the Labor party blocked an inquiry about the Tax Laws Amendment bill in the Economics Legislation Committee last week. As a consequence, the ...
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