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Tax, welfare reform on election agenda

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 5 APR 2022
Australian National University (ANU) has partnered with St Vincent de Paul Society on a new report highlighting reforms that could make the tax and welfare systems fairer ahead of the federal election. The report examines three options for helping families ...

Border rule-breaking former adviser banned

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 5 APR 2022
Mark Babbage, the financial adviser who was jailed last year for breaching Western Australia's tough border restrictions to attend the AFL Grand Final, has been banned from providing advice for 10 years. Babbage was arrested by Western Australia police ...

Super fund restructures, adds new roles

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 31 MAR 2022
An industry superannuation fund is consolidating its member service and marketing functions in a restructure that sees the addition of some new roles and the departure of a longstanding executive. Legalsuper is integrating member service and marketing ...

Not enough Budget for women: Industry

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 MAR 2022
... because if we don't get that right, women will be condemned to retire in poverty for generations to come." Industry fund Rest said the same, adding that the measure should be introduced without further delay, calling on both major parties to commit to ...

Thirty-eight super funds face sustainability issues: APRA

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 MAR 2022
... solidly, either organically or through mergers, the sustainability and performance gaps between the industry giants and the rest will only widen further without urgent action by small to medium funds."

Federal Budget delivers nothing on climate

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 MAR 2022
The 2022 Federal Budget has been labelled a "missed opportunity" or a "massive missed opportunity" on areas including climate and sustainable development. The 2022 Federal Budget, handed down last night, delivered a cash splash for the defence forces ...

Big spend on cost of living, defence

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAR 2022
The 2022 Federal Budget delivered a cash splash for the defence forces and cost of living support, including a cut to the fuel excise. The deficit for 2022-23 is expected to be $78 billion, 3.4% of GDP. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced the fuel excise ...

Floods, fires, plagues catered to in Budget

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAR 2022
Australia's recent natural disasters, including the devastating floods in New South Wales and South-East Queensland, have prompted a Federal Budget response. "Nothing I say can overcome the personal pain and loss of so many Australians. We will stand ...

Ashurst launches super offering, hires

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 22 MAR 2022
Law firm Ashurst has launched a superannuation offering, combining legal, regulatory and risk expertise, with the firm hiring to lead the offering. Ashurst appointed superannuation lawyer Scott Charaneka as partner. He joins from Thomson Geer where ...

US, UK hike interest rates

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 18 MAR 2022
The US Federal Reserve and the Bank of England have increased interest rates - with the US pulling the trigger on rates for the first time since 2018. Effective from March 17, the US Federal Reserve increased interest rates by 0.25% to 0.40%. The US ...