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ANZ gets green light for Suncorp merger

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 20 FEB 2024
... the acquisition remains subject to legislative amendments by the Queensland Parliament and approval by treasurer Jim Chalmers. At the time of writing, Suncorp's shares have risen as much as 7.8% to $15.56. According to CommSec, this is its highest ...

Greg Combet to succeed Peter Costello as Future Fund chair

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 29 JAN 2024
... replace Peter Costello as chair of the Future Fund, commencing mid-year. At a press conference in Canberra, treasurer Jim Chalmers said the appointment of Combet, who only recently relinquished his role as chair of IFM Investors to take up the role at ...

Treasury releases climate disclosure draft legislation

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 16 JAN 2024
... more informed investment decisions and lay the foundation for a stronger, more robust financial system," Treasurer Jim Chalmers said. "The government is taking a balanced approach with these changes following extensive consultation with industry, investors ...

RBA names new chief economist

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 8 DEC 2023
... Today, Bullock and the RBA board agreed to a new Statement on the Conduct of Monetary Policy released by treasurer Jim Chalmers. This statement reaffirms the government's commitment to RBA independence, set out the agreed approach to meeting the board's ...

Payday super timing, deliberate: Chalmers

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  TUESDAY, 5 DEC 2023
Treasurer Jim Chalmers has responded to criticism of the government's plans around the introduction of payday superannuation, saying holding off until 2026 is deliberate and will give employers plenty of time to get it right. Unpaid superannuation ...

British banker to become RBA deputy governor

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 28 NOV 2023
... Inflation Report, its international economic analysis, and its regional agencies' intelligence gathering. Treasurer Jim Chalmers said Hauser's appointment "strikes the right balance" between providing deep central banking experience and offering ...

New bill to strip treasurer of RBA monetary policy veto powers

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 27 NOV 2023
... abolishing the treasurer's power to override the Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA's) monetary policy decisions. Treasurer Jim Chalmers today announced the government's plans to reform and modernise the RBA, flagging the introduction of the Treasury Laws ...

Government consults on reforms to merger rules

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 20 NOV 2023
... concerns are being addressed globally, prompting countries to reassess their competition policy settings. Treasurer Jim Chalmers said the consultation will examine whether current merger rules and processes are fit for purpose, enabling beneficial mergers ...

Objective of super bill lands in parliament

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 17 NOV 2023
Treasurer Jim Chalmers has tabled a new bill in Parliament to legislate an objective of superannuation, aimed at securing a dignified retirement for more Australians. The Superannuation (Objective) Bill 2023, which was introduced to Parliament yesterday ...

Government must revise infra pipeline: Chalmers

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 6 NOV 2023
Treasurer Jim Chalmers has said the government has some tough calls to make regarding the nation's infrastructure pipeline as part of its plan to regenerate the economy. Following Labor's review of its multibillion-dollar Infrastructure Investment ...
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