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Chief economist update: Missing the burning forests for the surplus tree
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 7 JAN 2020
... had enough foresight. But as it turns out, all of Australia's treasury men - Labor's Wayne Swan and then Chris Bowen; the Coalition's Joe Hockey, Scott Morrison and now Josh Frydenberg - have burnt the forests for the trees in their quest ...
Chief economist update: What price Australian budget surplus?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 27 AUG 2019
... Treasurer Josh Frydenberg looks set to deliver on the "promise" that has eluded four Federal Treasurers - Wayne Swan, Chris Bowen, Joe Hockey, and Scott Morrison (now prime minister) - before him. According to the Budget Papers 2019-2020, Australia's ...
Chief economist update: Rosy assumptions a Budget surplus make
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 APR 2019
... Treasurers would agree, the Budget predictions are only as good as the economic assumptions underlying them. Wayne Swan, Chris Bowen, Joe Hockey all promised surpluses but failed - all because events didn't live up to their assumptions. Or take the ...
Don't expect super favouritism: Bowen
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 1 APR 2019
... or otherwise. Speaking at an FSC BT Political Series lunch at Doltone House in Sydney last week, Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen said if elected, Labor would afford no favours to underperforming superannuation funds, declaring it was time for floundering ...
Labor responds to Royal Commission final report
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 25 FEB 2019
... by January 2020 if successful at the upcoming Federal election. Responding to the final report, Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen said the party has already tabled a bill to end the grandfathering of conflicted remuneration. He believes it could be passed ...
Royal Commission sobering and overdue: Labor
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 5 FEB 2019
Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen said a Labor government will establish a Treasury taskforce to help implement all of the recommendations from the banking and financial services Royal Commission. Responding immediately after the public release of the Royal ...
Labor pledges tougher unpaid super penalties
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 17 DEC 2018
... employers that underpay or fail to pay superannuation with tougher penalties if it comes to power. Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen proposed new measures over the weekend in a bid to curb the "enormous issue" of unpaid super. Employers that fail to tell ...
Labor proposes RC implementation task force
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 28 SEP 2018
... report of the Royal Commission to ensure that they are delivered swiftly and effectively," she said. Labor treasurer Chris Bowen will report to the Government every six months on the progress of the implementation until all the recommendations are implemented. ...
Best in show should not dampen competition: Bowen
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 JUL 2018
Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen said it is hard to argue against a case for better-performing superannuation funds as put forth by the Productivity Commission, yet the best in show approach must be careful that it doesn't dampen competition. Speaking at ...
Chief economist update: We're headed for surplus (if assumptions hold)
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 MAY 2018
... Treasurers would agree, the Budget predictions are only as good as the economic assumptions underlying them. Wayne Swan, Chris Bowen, Joe Hockey all promised surpluses but failed - all because events didn't live up to their expectations. Or take the ...
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