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Mutual sector overcomes pandemic headwinds

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 20 JUN 2022
... assets," the report said. Commenting on the findings, Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals chief executive Melina Morrison said: "The sector's return to growth last year, after a difficult 2019/2020 demonstrated the resilience of the business ...

ASIC releases estimate cost recovery levies for 2021/22

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUN 2022
... advice to retail clients on relevant financial products. The $1500 flat per licensee charge remains unchanged after the Morrison government capped ASIC's recovery levy charges to help advisers deal with the impacts of COVID and regulatory reforms. ASIC ...

Super home buyer scheme fails to move the needle

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 MAY 2022
... allow people to invest in whatever they want, then this policy has delivered in spades. Of note, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has said that you let people use their own money and don't lock it away from them. But, if this policy is about addressing ...

Superannuation not a super solution to housing affordability

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 17 MAY 2022
Homeownership rates have plummeted, but unions and industry groups have had a negative response to Scott Morrison's last-ditch pitch to 'aspirational Australians'. Morrison has said that supporting first home buyers is a key part of his government's ...

Government proposes further expansion of downsizer scheme

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 17 MAY 2022
The Morrison government has said it will expand the downsizer superannuation scheme by reducing the minimum eligibility age if re-elected this weekend. At present, the downsizer superannuation scheme is only available to those aged 65 years and over. ...

Industry pans early release superannuation policy

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 16 MAY 2022
The Morrison government's re-election Hail Mary policy to allow early superannuation withdrawals to be used for house deposits has been widely condemned. A joint media release between Scott Morrison, Michael Sukkar and Jane Hume boldly proclaimed that ...

Morrison & Co appoints inaugural partners

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 MAY 2022
Morrison & Co has adopted a partnership model in what the 33-year-old firm says is an important milestone in becoming a truly global infrastructure investor. Fourteen people have been named partner across six countries. In Australia, they include co-head ...

Low wage growth a deliberate design feature: ACTU

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 3 MAY 2022
An ACTU report has blasted the Coalition government for the consistent entrenchment of low wage growth. The Morrison missing in action on wages report shows that over the entire term of the Morrison government, real wages have fallen by 2.3%. This is ...

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

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 APR 2022
... we're hearing the drumbeat support," Grant said. Evidently, Peter Dutton has said we need to prepare for war and Scott Morrison has talked about red lines. In Australian politics, China has become a threat, Grant even went so far as to say that ...

Morrison government names new chair of Foreign Investment Review Board

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 7 APR 2022
Bruce Miller has been appointed as chair of the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) for a five-year period. Miller has spent over 30 years of his career in the Australian government, covering senior positions in the Department of Foreign Affairs ...
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