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Aged care RC unveils 148 recommendations
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 2 MAR 2021
... challenge of meeting the needs of an aging population will only be met when we come together to ensure that older Australians have access to appropriate housing, funding, care, companionship and community. For some, residential aged care is a necessity ...
Senator calls for super funds to stop shorting
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 1 MAR 2021
A senator has argued that super funds should not be able to take short positions or participate in securities lending to short sellers. Queensland Liberal National Party Senator Gerard Rennick delivered an impassioned speech during the Senate debate ...
Possible delay for SG rise: Hume
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 1 MAR 2021
... The government has hinted heavily that the legislated increase to the superannuation guarantee will be delayed as Australians need more capital throughout their working life. Speaking at the Council on the Ageing (COTA) Australia's National Policy ...
Aware Super rejigs MySuper option
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 26 FEB 2021
The $140 billion superannuation fund is changing its MySuper lifecycle option from two stages to 11. About 85% of Aware Super's accumulation members are in the MySuper lifecycle option. It was one of the first superannuation funds to move its default ...
Retirement income framework on track: Frydenberg
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 26 FEB 2021
... effective retirement income strategies - but this must be "broad based" across the industry. It is about ensuring that Australians who have saved during their working lives use this money as effectively as possible during retirement and don't become ...
Industry fund CIO resigns
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 26 FEB 2021
... wellbeing of members. "He will continue to be a great asset in his new role for industry superannuation and the working Australians our funds' support. We wish him well," Donnelly said. Gavin did not confirm where he is moving to. "Our hard-working ...
Government passes advice, super reforms
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 26 FEB 2021
... significant addition to the costs of financial advice which will ultimately impact access to financial advice for everyday Australians. This is concerning for those people who will now struggle to afford financial advice," the AFA said in a statement. ...
ATO begins stimulus fraud convictions
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 25 FEB 2021
... monitored every payment, every day, every month, and will continue to do so until the last payment is made." Day said most Australians have been honest and the ATO has worked closely with employers to overcome genuine mistakes. "However, as this case ...
Chief economist update: Australia's virtuous cycle
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 25 FEB 2021
... itself, a measure of workers' optimism over their employment prospects. ... and optimistic about job prospects Australians are. This is backed by the Westpac-Melbourne Institute index of consumer sentiment that showed "unemployment expectations" ...
Public sector super satisfaction rises
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 FEB 2021
... and their funds' performance, to a degree that's unusual, especially for those who are nowhere near retirement. And Australians have never been more satisfied," Levine said.
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