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Super funds to solve the housing crisis?

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 21 MAY 2024
... the housing crisis won't be easy, Senator Andrew Bragg, speaking on the same panel at the conference, said that the Liberal Party opposes a "corporate housing policy." Although the Liberal Party has not yet announced a "supply policy," Bragg said ...

Liberals respond to Federal Budget

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 17 MAY 2024
Opposition leader Peter Dutton criticised Tuesday's Budget as highly irresponsible, arguing that the government has exacerbated inflation and incorrectly claimed that any further interest rate increases would be the responsibility of Anthony Albanese ...

Industry reacts to Federal Budget

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAY 2024
... the surging cost of living," H&R Block director of tax communications Mark Chapman said. "As originally designed by the Liberal/National government, the tax cuts delivered most of the benefit to those on high incomes. So, nothing at all for people earning ...

Super for housing 'economically reckless': SMC

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 MAY 2024
... Misha Shubert said. The SMC is opposing what it calls a "trap for young Australians," in response to a recent speech by Liberal senator Andrew Bragg. Earlier this week, Bragg claimed that using super for a home deposit provides "significantly better ...

'About bloody time': Industry responds to PPL super reform

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2024
... generations," she said. "Our only concern is the wait to 2025 which takes us to an election year, and we already know that past Liberal governments have not supported the move and that this Labor government has already benched the proposal once befor ...

Coalition appoints shadow assistant treasurer, financial services minister

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 MAR 2024
The Liberal Party appointed a new shadow assistant treasurer and shadow minister for financial services in Luke Howarth, while Andrew Bragg takes on the portfolio of home ownership. Opposition leader Peter Dutton unveiled a shakeup of his frontbench ...

DomaCom chief executive John Elkovich steps down

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 4 MAR 2024
... DomaCom's chief executive John Elkovich has resigned effective immediately due to personal reasons. DomaCom chair and ex-Liberal Part leader John Hewson praised Elkovich's contributions, notably his oversight of a substantial increase in funds under ...

Bragg outraged over super fund payments to unions

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 JAN 2024
Senator Andrew Bragg has slammed industry super funds, accusing them of channelling $40 million to unions and Industry Super Australia (ISA). Scrutinising mandatory disclosures, Bragg pointed out that AustralianSuper, Cbus, HESTA, Hostplus, TWUSUPER ...

Treasury unveils advice reforms draft legislation

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 14 NOV 2023
... turnaround on this draft legislation so real reforms are implemented as soon as possible," Abood said. New South Wales Liberal senator Andrew Bragg noted that the draft bill is missing the "serious recommendations" with Labor not communicating if they ...

Government passes FAR legislation

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 SEP 2023
... entities at the culmination of the Banking Royal Commission. BEAR was first proposed on 4 February 2019 as part of the former Liberal government's response to the Royal Commission.
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