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Age Pension to rise to 70 by 2035
MARK SMITH, JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  FRIDAY, 2 MAY 2014
Treasurer Joe Hockey has confirmed that he plans to raise the Age Pension eligibility age to 70 by 2035 in the upcoming Budget. Confirmation came in an interview with Alan Jones on 2GB radio in which the two men were discussing the Commission of Audit's ...
Treasurer readies electorate for Age Pension cuts
MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 24 APR 2014
Treasurer Joe Hockey has given the strongest signal yet that cuts to the Age Pension will headline a raft of belt-tightening measures in the upcoming Budget. In a speech at Sydney's Doltone House yesterday, the Treasurer said that Australia's spending ...
FEATURE: Re-imagining Australia's financial future
STAFF WRITERS  |  THURSDAY, 24 APR 2014
... investigation is more than necessary. In November 2013 a joint release between Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Treasurer Joe Hockey introduced us to the government's wide-ranging plans. The release said the Murray inquiry was intended to be a 'root and ...
Think tank calls to end super tax concessions
MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 22 APR 2014
... high income earners while low income earners receive virtually no benefit. The report comes in light of Treasurer Joe Hockey's recent comments that the government may consider raising the Age Pension eligibility age to 70 to offset a blow-out in costs ...
FSC lobbies against super "7 year gap"
LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 APR 2014
... superannuation so you can get the majority of your pension when you reach 67," Brogden explained. He spoke following Treasurer Joe Hockey's citation of the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) recommendation that more countries should consider raising ...
Protection needed if pension age increased: AIST
LAURA MILLAN  |  TUESDAY, 15 APR 2014
... by measures to protect older Australians who are unable to work longer. The statement follows a speech by Treasurer Joe Hockey during a conference in Washington. Hockey said that the number of retirees in Australia will double over the next few decades ...
Hockey signals pension age might climb to 70
ALEX DUNNIN  |  FRIDAY, 11 APR 2014
Treasurer Joe Hockey has issued veiled warnings that welfare spending and age pension structures will need to be changed say by raising the pension age to make them affordable. In a major speech he presented this week to the 'The Global Age of Responsibility ...
Michael Hintze to join Financial Systems Inquiry
ALICE URIBE  |  MONDAY, 24 MAR 2014
... Reference including technological change, Australia's global competitiveness and offshore regulatory frameworks, Treasurer Joe Hockey said in a statement this morning. Prior to founding CQS, Hintze held senior roles at CSFB and Goldman Sachs. He was ...
When saving goes bad
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 28 FEB 2014
... We'll get a brand new spanking budget in about two months time but the wink, wink, nudge, nudge from Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey is that the government would be having a go at saving too. He told us that, "the age of entitlement is over", remember? ...
Ageing population threatens welfare system: Hockey
LAURA MILLAN  |  MONDAY, 24 FEB 2014
Treasurer Joe Hockey questioned whether the health and welfare systems could cope with the country's ageing population and asked for a debate about the cost of the age pension. Hockey spoke during the G-20 Finance ministers meeting that took place in ...
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