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Several black holes in budget

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 OCT 2020
There were several missed opportunities in the federal government's 2021 budget, according to industry leaders in the superannuation and charitable-giving sectors. The superannuation sector is letting Treasurer Josh Frydenberg's proposals sink ...

Super's role in new $10bn infra spend

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 OCT 2020
... budget's $10 billion extra infrastructure spend promise, says Frontier Advisors. Last night, federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said it will increase the infrastructure investment pipeline from $100 billion for the next decade promised during 2019 ...

Budget commitment to aged care not good enough

ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has announced the government will commit more than $1.6 billion to provide support to the country's ageing Australians, but experts say the measures don't go far enough. The Treasurer announced the record funding would ...

Super industry cautious on more reform

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
... existing members are not disadvantaged. The Financial Services Council (FSC) offered a warm reception to Treasurer Josh Frydenberg's budget announcement. FSC chief executive Sally Loane said: "The government has risen to the challenge created by the ...

Sweeping tax cuts announced

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
... and is expected to apply to around $200 billion of investment and deliver $26.7 billion in tax relief. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said the tax incentives are a game changer and will unlock investment. "It will dramatically expand the productive capacity ...

Budget boosts female participation

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
... uphold the financial security of women, which has been knocked back by the coronavirus pandemic. Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is making sure women are not left behind in the budget, promising $240 million to ensure their workforce participation ...

Frydenberg bets on infrastructure for recovery

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
... and ultimately create more jobs to stabilise the flailing economy, according to the Treasurer. Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is hoping the infrastructure spent on roads, rail and bridges will lead to more jobs and a swifter economic recovery, taking ...

Frydenberg focusses on jobs, jobs, jobs

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
... unemployment rate of 6.5%. "There is no recovery without a jobs recovery, and this budget is all about jobs," Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said. The already announced JobMaker program is estimated to cost $4 billion and create 450,000 jobs for young people. ...

Government declares record deficit, super reforms

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
... Australia's largest ever deficit and announcing major changes to superannuation. As was largely anticipated, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has revealed a record deficit of more than $213.7 billion which is expected to fall to $66.9 billion by 2023-24. ...

Chief economist update: Australia's third arrow

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 SEP 2020
... three-year bond target and Term Funding Facility (TFF) to below 0.25%. October 6 is also the day when Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is expected to announce a growth boosting budget that includes bringing forward income tax cuts, new infrastructure ...