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Remembering Susan Ryan

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 28 SEP 2020
... successful career in politics as a key member of the Hawke government and the first woman to hold a Cabinet post in a Labor government. Over the years, Ryan also served as Minister for Education and Youth Affairs, Minister Assisting the Prime Minister ...

FPA advocates for reduced pension minimums

HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAR 2020
... retirement income review panel. De Gori's letter calls on the government to mirror the decision of the Rudd Labor government as it dealt with the fallout of the Global Financial Crisis in 2008 to reduce the minimum annual payment amount for superannuation ...

Dealer group to fight grandfathered commissions ban

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 13 SEP 2019
... community expectations inherently. "Grandfathered commissions are legitimate income supported by the advice to the Labor government given by the Solicitor General in 2011, which Bill Shorten announced at that time. In effect, he said that these commissions ...

SMSF wind-ups spike: ATO

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2019
... continue with another adviser or accountant. And establishments may have further to fall, with Shorte predicting a Labor Government to impact the sector. "I expect the level of wind-ups to spike next year if Labor bring in their proposed changes to franking ...

Record tax receipts, record outlays yet back to surplus

ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2019
... Abbott Government was elected in 2013, which in-turn was more than four times the $58 billion it was when the Rudd Labor Government was elected in 2007. Australia's Federal Budget is still 46% reliant on individual taxpayers, which is more than double ...

Don't expect super favouritism: Bowen

HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 1 APR 2019
... underperforming funds, regardless of whether they are industry funds or retail funds will have no sympathy from a Shorten Labor Government," Bowen said. The member for McMahon accused the Government of "preferring politics over policy," by refusing to ...

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 ...

Chief economist update: Australian property market slump

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 18 JAN 2019
... Commission (report due out in February) and the fall-out from the Opal building quality concerns and the prospect of a Labor government that'll limit negative gearing and halve the capital tax gains discount from 50% to 25%. Lastly, predictions of ...

Financial Standard unwrapped: Our top stories in 2018

HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 DEC 2018
... throughout the year the wealth management industry largely moved to oppose the policy . With the likelihood of a Labor Government seemingly firming, one fund manager suggested investors should prepare by moving into fixed interest . BTFG proposes advice ...

Investors to move on property before election: BlackRock

HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 DEC 2018
... might lead investors to make wholesale changes in anticipation of changes to negative gearing under a possible Labor government in 2019. BlackRock Australia head of fixed income Craig Vardy said with Labor poised to form Government, investors might have ...
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