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Industry groups welcome Labor government

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 23 MAY 2022
The Anthony Albanese-led Labor government has been congratulated on its election victory by the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) and Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia. On the morning Albanese was sworn in as the 31 st prime minister ...

Australian economy outperforms: Austrade

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 APR 2022
... pandemic. "Closed borders and targeted lockdowns contained the virus throughout most of 2020 and 2021... The Australian government's cautious approach has benefited the economy," it said. "International trade remained strong in most sectors, partly thanks ...

Morrison government names new chair of Foreign Investment Review Board

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 7 APR 2022
... Investment Review Board (FIRB) for a five-year period. Miller has spent over 30 years of his career in the Australian government, covering senior positions in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Office of National Assessments. In the ...

Tax Practitioners Board adds two new members

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 APR 2022
... positions within the accounting profession for more than 15 years. Prior to working with the IPA, Conway was an Australian government treasury ministry chief of staff and senior advisor. He also currently serves as adjunct professor at Deakin University ...

Aussie government debt to double: Janus Henderson

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 APR 2022
Australian government debt is expected to double by 2025, latest insights from Janus Henderson show. The Janus Henderson Sovereign Debt Index shows Australia is expected to owe $68,806 per person in government debt by 2025. The report shows central ...

FSC offers guidance on divesting Russia

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 5 APR 2022
... broader industry in ensuring divestment occurs as the financial sector makes efforts to comply with the Australian government's broader sanctions against Russia.

Floods, fires, plagues catered to in Budget

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAR 2022
... Commonwealth is providing financial support to communities hit hard by the February-March floods through the Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment (AGDRP) and the Disaster Recovery Allowance. This support allows people in these communities ...

VanEck anticipates AUD surge

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 25 MAR 2022
... the Australian share market also outperforming the US equity market, along with the yield on the 10-year Australian government bond surging to 2.70% this week, Australia could attract more offshore investment, adding more upward pressure on the local ...

Global alliance calls for BNPL regulations

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 17 MAR 2022
... now, pay later industry," Kirkland said. "We are calling for governments across the world, including the Australian government, to ensure that buy now, pay later providers are subject to the same consumer protection laws as other credit providers. "Failure ...

Super funds drop Russian assets

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 4 MAR 2022
... on Ukraine." Divestment from super funds could compliment the range of sanctions imposed on Russia by the Australian government, in alignment with international sanctions. The first fund to formally respond yesterday was the newly formed Australian Retirement ...
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