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Adviser queries jump 40%: AMP

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 11 JUL 2024
... June 30 included innovative retirement income streams, navigating limited recourse borrowing arrangements as well as aged care. "The last six months have seen a significant focus on super contributions as more and more Australians look to make the most ...

QIC adds to streak of venture capital investments

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 JUN 2024
... Queensland firm that invests across a number of important thematics for Queensland innovation, including healthtech, aged care, climate and infrastructure tech, AI and automation," he said. "QVCDF is pleased to be supporting Sprint as a cornerstone investor ...

How super funds could better support members: Research

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 27 MAY 2024
... included providing financial tools and education to help with retirement decisions, guidance navigating the age pension and aged care options, assistance optimising drawdown rates, providing lifetime income products that give members the confidence to ...

Industry reacts to Federal Budget

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAY 2024
... industries Schubert said the anticipated pay rises for highly feminised industries like early childhood education and aged care workers has been welcomed. "These are big steps on the road to gender equity - and the government has signalled it intends ...

Budget 2024: Cost of living relief takes centre stage

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
... or concession card holder will pay more than $7.70 (plus any applicable manufacturer premiums) for up to five years. Aged care workers will also receive a wages boost. The government has committed to funding the Fair Work Commission decision to increase ...

Budget 2024: Chalmers looks to reset aged care, NDIS

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
The Albanese government is investing $2.2 billion to reform the aged care sector and close to $500 million to put the NDIS back on track. The government has said it will invest $531.4 million to offer an additional 24,100 Home Care Packages next financial ...

Two Brisbane advice firms merge

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 APR 2024
... to establish a mortgage and lending business," Cook said. "We also have great capability with self-managed super and aged care advice, and we have great advice relationships with industry superannuation." Blue Harbour chief executive Todd Hitchcock said ...

Why aged care advice needs tougher regulation

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 APR 2024
The lack of regulation around aged care advice has led to superficial and often conflicted advice, that can put older Australians at risk of elder abuse, according to Aged Care Steps, which is rallying for tougher protections and laws. Aged Care Steps ...

Chalmers expected to deliver Budget surplus

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2024
... three tax cuts and superannuation on paid parental leave. In addition, the government has also planned big spending for aged care, the expansion of the NDIS and university funding. "The revenue upgrades will be smaller. In each of our first two budgets ...

Economists react to latest RBA rate decision

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024
... Michele Bullock also indicated that the RBA wasn't too concerned about the additional large wage rises announced for aged care workers last week. "But as was the case in the February meeting the RBA remains cautious, like some other central banks," ...
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