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Chief economist update: OECD sees stronger growth ahead

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 MAR 2021
... pp upgrade for Japan to 2.7%. Even better, the OECD's Australian growth upgrade comes at a time when the federal government had already started weaning the country off the coronavirus crutch it provided early last year. Waxing happy at the release ...

Chief economist update: The great Australian rebound

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAR 2021
... the time but as Treasurer Josh Frydenberg notes: "In the December quarter, direct economic support from the federal government halved... Yet at the same time the economy grew by 3.1%, 320,000 new jobs were added and 2.1 million Australian workers graduated ...

Industry fund ups life insurance premiums

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 1 MAR 2021
... other age cohorts will see premium increases of about 25%. "Recent events, including legislative changes by the federal government, and the health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, have increased the cost of providing insurance cover to ...

Australians Googling for advice

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 FEB 2021
... on by publishers and readers alike as Australians engaged with and talked about the impacts and risks of the federal government's early access scheme," Gray said. "Seven of the ten most engaged with articles covered superannuation and nine of the 20 ...

ERS a setback for young workers

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 25 JAN 2021
... The scheme, which ended last month, saw 3.4 million members withdraw around $36 billion. AIST is urging the federal government to make a one-off contribution to the super of low-income earners who took advantage of ERS of about $5000. AIST chief executive ...

Chief economist update: USA Inc is under new management

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 21 JAN 2021
... allowing young immigrants brought into the country illegally as children to stay, bar discrimination by the federal government based on sexual orientation or gender identity and impose a moratorium on oil and natural gas leases in the Arctic National ...

Hume advocates for affordable advice

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 JAN 2021
The federal government is driving hard the importance of accessing quality, affordable financial advice. Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and the Digital Economy Jane Hume has flagged the opportunities the Morrison government will take ...

Legacy pensions score win

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JAN 2021
... welcomed a new law that will allow the partial commutation of legacy pensions. The change was announced in the federal government's mid-year economic and fiscal outlook (MYEFO), which was released last December. Retirees with legacy products, who were ...

Schroders adds to private debt team

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 12 JAN 2021
... Kidd in the newly created role from 13 January 2021. Most recently Hallam was the executive director of the federal government's Northern Australian Infrastructure Facility (NAIF), where he was responsible for the origination and execution of loans benefiting ...

Super funds back COVID-19 preventative drug

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 7 JAN 2021
... Commercialisation Fund (MCRF), which is managed by Brandon Capital and other investment partners that includes federal government support via MCRF and superannuation funds. The preventative nasal treatment may be used in conjunction with approved vaccines ...