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Advisers call for apology from Super Members Council

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 14 JUN 2024
... that extend access to financial advice with strong consumer protections to more Australians and are currently before parliament. Such reforms will ensure millions of Australians can plan confidently for their retirement informed by reputable financial ...

Advice reforms draft laws consultation opens

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 JUN 2024
... Act 1993 to continue to be met electronically. On March 27, Treasury introduced the first tranche of the reforms in parliament.

Super leaders take out King's Birthday honours

ELIZABETH FRY  |  TUESDAY, 11 JUN 2024
... was awarded Officer of the Order of Australia in the general division for "distinguished service to the people and Parliament of Australia, and to the banking and superannuation industries." Finally, Sputore, a former president of the Australian Chamber ...

More businesses fold, unpaid super recovery measure to launch

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 6 JUN 2024
As the number of business insolvencies spike, workers will soon be able to claim unpaid superannuation owed to them by defunct employers under the Fair Entitlements Guarantee (FEG) Recovery Program. From 1 July 2024, staff who worked for employers that ...

Broken promises leave survivors in the lurch

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 4 JUN 2024
... will act quickly" to close the loophole. He said on national radio some laws would be drafted and they'd be in Parliament within three months - a commitment made nearly 18 months ago. Financial Standard reached out to Jones for comment on the perceived ...

Super Members Council appoints inaugural chair

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 3 JUN 2024
... tremendous asset to SMC as it builds on its purpose of member-centred advocacy that works across the full breadth of the Parliament to deliver the best possible retirement opportunities for the millions of Australians who rely on us." Sherry has previously ...

UK forewarns Australia on wholesale test changes

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 23 MAY 2024
After recently backflipping on changing its high-net-worth investor (HNWI) tests, the UK serves as a cautionary tale for Australia as it mulls overhauling its own wholesale investor thresholds. The UK government introduced new HNWI and sophisticated ...

Super funds to solve the housing crisis?

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 21 MAY 2024
... the risk when you don't have consistency in planning regulations," she said. "These are complex issues that the parliament has turned its mind to, which is fantastic. But in ASFA's opinion and the research that we've done, this is an issue ...

Budget 2024: Cost of living relief takes centre stage

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
... A better deal for every working parent. A fairer go at every checkout," Chalmers said when presenting the Budget to parliament. "New help with energy bills for every household and for small business. Stronger Medicare in every community. More homes in ...

Budget 2024: Chalmers looks to reset aged care, NDIS

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
... "Whether it's aged care or the National Disability Insurance Scheme, we will work with the community and across the Parliament to fund the future services people need and deserve," Treasurer Jim Chalmers said. "Over the last decade the NDIS has delivered ...
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