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Labor calls for end to war on super
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUN 2020
The Labor Party is calling on Prime Minister Scott Morrison to finally put an end to the war on superannuation waged by government backbenchers, in an effort to ensure Australia rebounds from COVID-19 "faster and better". Financial Standard has obtained ...
FASEA blame game on in earnest
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 15 MAY 2020
... advice is so important to Australians, I am extremely disappointed the passage of this bill has been frustrated by the Labor Party - in little more than a cheap political stunt," Hume said. Hume characterised Labor's decision to attach an amendment ...
ISA questioned over political donations
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 15 MAY 2020
Industry Super Australia chief executive Bernie Dean was caught unaware of a $1600 donation made to the Labor party last year after claiming the lobby group does not make political donations. During an urgent hearing of the House of Representatives ...
Sunsuper Labor donations rile Bragg
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 13 MAR 2020
A Sunsuper donation of $11,000 to the Australian Labor Party has come under intense scrutiny in a Senate committee hearing. Appearing before the Senate Economics Legislation Committee, APRA deputy chair Helen Rowell was grilled by Liberal Senator Andrew ...
Members' interests bill sits on the precipice
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 SEP 2019
... opportunity to hit the Coalition over the recent agitations of a number of government MPs toward the super system. The Labor party argued for a carve-out in the bill which would have allowed funds with cohorts of members employed in high-risk occupations ...
Politicians dishonest about fraud: VOFF
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 15 JUL 2019
Victims of Financial Fraud (VOFF) hit out at the Labor Party's treatment of the Trio fraud, claiming Australian politicians are "dishonest" when it comes to handling fraud conduct. In an open letter to Labor's newly minted Shadow Assistant Treasurer ...
Association names new chief
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUL 2019
The Stockbrokers and Financial Advisers Association will welcome a new chief executive at the end of August. SAFAA chief executive Andrew Green announced his intention to step down at the association's recent annual conference. Succeeding him will ...
Chief economist update: The rate cut Australia has to have
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 4 JUN 2019
Reserve Bank of Australia governor Philip Lowe is set to be remembered in history as the man who took Australia's official cash rate from a historic low of 1.5% - set under Glen Stevens one month before he stepped down as RBA head honcho in September ...
Liberal win stuns, ASX rallies: Poll
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 MAY 2019
... Rowe Price Randal Jenneke said Australians voted for growth and jobs over a radical policy agenda offered by the Labor Party. "This message came loud and clear particularly from the outer suburbs of our capital cities and regional areas. In particular ...
Chief economist update: Like Britney Spears, Financial Standard's done it again
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 23 MAY 2019
"Chief economist update: Cash rate should be 1%"! This was my piece published on 7 March 2019, based on the 'Taylor Rule' and plugging in Australia's growth and inflation parameters at the time. It took two months and a few days before Reserve ...
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