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What will it take to get super on parental leave?

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 20 SEP 2021
... ethical paid parental leave policies. ISA advocacy director Georgia Brumby said: "This is an opportunity for the Prime Minister and governments of all levels to lead the way and ensure super is paid on parental leave. Otherwise, we'll continue to see ...

Cbus, Media Super sign SFT deed

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 SEP 2021
... follows yesterday's announcement that Bracks will exit the fund in January next year. Former Treasurer and Deputy Prime Minister Wayne Swan will succeed him as Cbus chair.

ASIC red tape unit welcomed

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 SEP 2021
... supporting enhanced cyber resilience and cyber security among ASIC-regulated entities. Assistant minister to the Prime Minister and cabinet Ben Morton said: "The implementation of the government's stewardship approach - focussed on minimising regulatory ...

Wayne Swan to chair Cbus

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 31 AUG 2021
Former treasurer and deputy prime minister Wayne Swan will chair $65 billion industry fund Cbus. The fund announced today that Swan would succeed long-serving chair Steve Bracks next year. Commenting on his appointment, Swan said: "I'm humbled to ...

KiwiSaver, NZ Super Fund architect remembered

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 20 AUG 2021
... most influential politicians. The New Zealand government announced today the passing of Sir Michael Cullen, with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern saying the nation is "so much the richer, in every sense of the word" for his life. In 2001, as Finance Minister ...

Economic recap: Week to August 6

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 9 AUG 2021
... 5.1% in the year to June versus 11.6% in te preceding month and expectations for a small 0.1% increase. Japanese prime minister Yoshihide Suga's administration and the Bank of Japan's (BOJ) need to something and soon. More so, given the technical ...

Relief payments confirmed for NSW

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 JUL 2021
... increased weekly payments for households and boosting business cash flow to get them through extended lockdowns," Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said in a joint statement. "The new national arrangements have been developed ...

Calls for Royal Commission into housing

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JUN 2021
... They want a cabinet-rank post responsible for housing policies and outcomes, closely linked to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, as well as a permanent housing committee as part of the National Cabinet structure. Crucial in the paper's recommendations ...

Boards should be "strap-on brains": Cosgrove

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 18 MAY 2021
... direction to their team. "Leaders must be accessible," he added, using the example of the public's unhappiness with Prime Minister Scott Morrison being overseas during the bushfires at the start of 2020. "We want our leaders to be... as much among ...

Rice Warner prepares to shut up shop

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 27 APR 2021
... active in public policy discussions on superannuation. Rice Warner said that in 1996 Knox and Rice met with then Prime Minister John Howard to discuss the superannuation guarantee policy. At this meeting, it was decided to leave Labor's policy in place ...
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