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Review of YFYS receives mixed response

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 8 JUL 2022
... superannuation funds that align with broader goals such as ESG investing." Less complimentary of the government's decision, Liberal senator Andrew Bragg heavily criticised Stephen Jones and called the $3 trillion super sector 'Australia's ...

Liberals should liberate Australians from super: Bragg

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 26 MAY 2022
Liberal senator Andrew Bragg has pulled no punches in a recently released policy manifesto titled The basis of a fair society is a strong economy, once again calling for superannuation to be voluntary for those on low incomes. "Superannuation is a significant ...

Super home buyer scheme fails to move the needle

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 MAY 2022
... affordability is a major issue for Australians and that homeownership is an important part of retirement. However, while the Liberal party's proposed Super Home Buyer Scheme is an interesting proposal, FPA chief executive Sarah Abood said the devil may ...

Superannuation not a super solution to housing affordability

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 17 MAY 2022
... it's people's money and they should be allowed to use it as they see fit, he finished. Of a similar conviction, besieged Liberal MP Tim Wilson has recurringly said that owning your own home should take priority over superannuation. In a tweet yesterday ...

Super Guarantee increases now ironclad

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 16 MAY 2022
... December 2021 to increase the rate without delay and without making parts of the increase optional. However, previously some Liberal MPs were highly tentative about the super guarantee rise. In a 2020 tweet, Tim Wilson, whose Melbourne seat is under ...

Senator Bragg defends domestic crypto ETFs

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 5 MAY 2022
In a letter to ASIC, Liberal senator Andrew Bragg has welcomed foreign crypto ETF competition but not before domestic products have become widely available. Bragg asked the regulator to confirm it will not provide an uneven playing field for foreign ...

'We're living in the world China is making': Conference

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 APR 2022
... Federated States of Micronesia and even countries like New Zealand have signed up to the belt and road initiative. Undoubtedly liberal democracy is in retreat, Grant emphasised this point showing that the World Freedom House, which measures the health ...

Big spend on cost of living, defence

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAR 2022
... Frydenberg announced these measures to reach net zero emissions through technology spending, while doubling-down on the Liberal National Party's opposition to a carbon tax. "Mr Speaker, Australia is on the pathway to net zero emissions by 2050 and ...

Floods, fires, plagues catered to in Budget

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAR 2022
... affected by the recent flood event." While Frydenberg committed to net zero by 2050 in his Budget speech, he said the way the Liberal National Party government plans to get there is through technology - not taxing emissions. The government did not link ...

Excise tax, super top budget worries

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAR 2022
... Commentary surrounding the election also indicates the government is considering measures to entice women to vote for the Liberal National Party, with evidence suggesting Morrison is not popular with women. Industry Super Australia chief executive Bernie ...
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