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COVID-19 stimulus continues
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 2 JUL 2020
As the new financial year began, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg clarified the stimulus measures the government will use to assist Australians in the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Tax relief for low and middle income earners came into effect from 1 ...
Unemployment hits 21-year high
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUN 2020
... to 29.7%. The figures show woman and young people have been the worst affected by the crisis, with Treasurer Josh Frydenberg labelling the figures as devastating. "Female employment fell by 118,000, making up 52% of the jobs lost in the month of May," ...
Chief economist update: Australian Renaissance
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 15 JUN 2020
... up and about in this "Lucky Country", for while it would not escape a technical recession -- Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg acknowledged as much after the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released figures showing that GDP contracted by 0.3% in ...
Government announces fresh crackdowns on foreign investments
ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUN 2020
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has announced a major crackdown on foreign investment in Australia, including new overriding "last resort powers" which will allow him to force foreign divestment in exceptional cases. The reforms to the country's foreign ...
Senator criticises lazy super system
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUN 2020
Senator Jane Hume has said the compulsory nature of superannuation allowed super funds to become lazy, creating inefficiencies in the system. She has also hinted the government will soon turn its attention back to the Productivity Commission's recommendation ...
Chief economist update: Australian recession - the next generation
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 4 JUN 2020
Technically, we're not there yet but Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg opted not for a stay of execution and acknowledged that Australia's 29-year recession-free run is over. "Well, the answer to that is yes. And that is on the basis of the ...
Expats sweat as main residence CGT cut-off looms
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAY 2020
... has started a petition on Change.org, and has also written to seven members of parliament, including Treasurer Josh Frydenberg. Despite the petition gaining nearly 1000 signatures, with figures growing every day, Ridley said the letters have gone unnoticed. ...
Government offers guidance provision relief
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAY 2020
... falling foul of their continuous disclosure obligations if their forecasts are found to be inaccurate," Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said. "In response, companies may hold back from making forecasts of future earnings or other forward-looking estimates ...
Litigation funders will need AFSLs
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAY 2020
... regulated under the Corporations Act and required to hold an Australian financial services licence, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced today. The Treasurer said the government wants litigation funders to be subject to greater regulatory oversight. "Litigation ...
Australia facing largest ever GDP fall
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 MAY 2020
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg outlined a bleak future for the Australian economy in a speech to parliament, forecasting GDP to fall over 10% in the June quarter. The figure would be the largest contraction in GDP in Australia's history. "At $50 billion ...
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