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Liberals respond to Federal Budget

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 17 MAY 2024
Opposition leader Peter Dutton criticised Tuesday's Budget as highly irresponsible, arguing that the government has exacerbated inflation and incorrectly claimed that any further interest rate increases would be the responsibility of Anthony Albanese ...

Industry reacts to Federal Budget

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAY 2024
Treasurer Jim Chalmers handed down the Federal Budget last night, delivering its second consecutive surplus as well as a raft of measures to ease the cost-of-living crisis. Despite many of the measures presented in the Budget having been announced prior ...

Budget 2024: Cost of living relief takes centre stage

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
Support will be boosted for Australians facing acute and urgent financial pressures with $138 million to meet sustained high demand for crisis support including emergency relief, food relief and financial support services. Treasurer Jim Chalmers announced ...

Budget 2024: $20k instant asset write-off extended

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
The Federal Budget has extended the $20,000 instant asset write-off by 12 months until 30 June 2025. Small businesses, with an aggregated annual turnover of less than $10 million, will continue to be able to immediately deduct the full cost of eligible ...

Budget 2024: Government heeds industry calls to better support women

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
In the Federal Budget, Treasurer Jim Chalmers formally announced a raft of measures to support women, many of which were flagged ahead of time. This includes the $925.2 million over five years to provide support for victim-survivors leaving a violent ...

Advisers urgently call on Treasury to recognise degrees

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
Investment and financial advisers are coming together to pressure the federal government more than ever to make the profession more sustainable by being flexible in recognising more degrees, the Stockbrokers and Investment Advisers Association (SIAA) ...

FAAA calls for 'fairness' ahead of Budget

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
The Financial Advice Association of Australia (FAAA) has called on the Federal government to better manage costs across the Compensation Scheme of Last Resort (CSLR) and implement a fairer ASIC funding levy for advisers. In its pre-budget submission ...

Federal Court rejects two CBA class actions

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 13 MAY 2024
The Federal Court shut down two class actions against Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) relating to anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CTF). AUSTRAC alleged as early as 2017 that the bank contravened the Anti-Money Laundering ...

Chalmers makes bold inflation prediction

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 13 MAY 2024
Federal Treasurer Jim Chalmers says the government is predicting inflation will come back into the Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) target range of 2-3% by Christmas and will be sitting at around 2.75%. The prediction is at odds with the RBA's modelling ...

Brisbane financial adviser has assets frozen

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 10 MAY 2024
ASIC has instigated "urgent proceedings" in the Federal Court against Brisbane financial adviser Sunny Prakash and his many associated companies. The corporate regulator is investigating Prakash and his "related companies" - Principal Financial Services ...
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