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Budget 2024: Cost of living relief takes centre stage

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
... agreement, instead of rising with inflation, there will be a one-year freeze on the maximum Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) patient co-payment for everyone with a Medicare card and a five-year freeze for pensioners and other concession cardholders. ...

Billionaire receives death penalty for embezzlement

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 12 APR 2024
... chief executive Van Thinh Phat and niece of Lan, was sentenced to 17 years in prison for helping her aunt in the same trial. PBS reports that Van Thinh Phat grew to become one of Vietnam's richest real estate firms, building luxury residential property ...

MaxCap, Australian Unity in social infrastructure partnership

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 13 OCT 2023
The real-estate investment manager has joined forces with Australian Unity and UniLodge to develop $1 billion of new purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) assets across Australia. The social infrastructure strategy is focused on meeting the increasing ...

Barings establishes APAC real estate debt operations

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 24 NOV 2022
Barings Real Estate Debt is now in Asia Pacific, with three new loans and plans for more. Barings has agreed a combined $259.3 million in loans in Australia, including $162.5 million to fund the construction of two purpose-built student accommodation ...

Ivanhoe Cambridge commits to Aussie student housing

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 31 OCT 2022
The Canadian investment giant has partnered with Scape Core Program, and now holds the largest and pre-eminent student housing portfolio in Australia. Ivanhoe Cambridge has committed about $1 billion to the program. With 27 buildings and over 13,000 ...

COVID not only health issue on Budget radar

TOM WATSON  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAR 2022
... allocated $2.4 billion over five years towards reducing the cost of medicines through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), with treatments for bowel cancer, breast cancer and cystic fibrosis among the new listings on the PBS. The PBS safety nets ...

Big spend on cost of living, defence

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAR 2022
... cost of some medicines. For example, Trodelvy, which is used to treat a rare form of breast cancer will now be listed on the PBS - with the Treasurer claiming its listing should save patients $80,000 per treatment. The Budget also prioritised mental ...

AXA acquires largest student housing portfolio

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 12 DEC 2019
AXA Investment Managers has acquired Australia's largest student accommodation portfolio, Urbanest, on behalf of its clients as part of its Australian Student Accommodation Program joint venture (ASAP JV). The Urbanest portfolio comprises over 6800 ...

BlackRock cuts fees on Aussie shares ETF

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUL 2019
BlackRock has slashed the fees on its S&P/ASX 200 exchange-traded fund following a pricing review, as competition heats up in the sector. The iShares Core S&P/ASX 200 ETF, which trades on the exchange with ticker IOZ, pushed down the fees to 0.09% p.a. ...

AMP Capital invests in student accommodation

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 1 APR 2019
AMP Capital acquired a 34-year contract for student accommodation at Australian National University from Commonwealth Superannuation Scheme and Infratil. AMP Capital will collect the rental income from 4,184 beds in 10 residences at the Australian National ...
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