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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 ...

Industry pans early release superannuation policy

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 16 MAY 2022
... 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 the government's new super scheme would unlock the great Australian ...

'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 ...

Australia imposes further sanctions on Russia

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 1 APR 2022
... support of Ukraine, Zelenskyy addressed Australian parliament. Welcoming Zelensky to parliament, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said: "Mr President, our pledge is that when freedom prevails, Australia will help the people of Ukraine rebuild as well. Here ...

Excise tax, super top budget worries

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAR 2022
... oil price is determined in a global market, it's beyond our control'," he says. He points out that Prime Minister Scott Morrison has already been criticised for telling the voting public that certain situations aren't his responsibility. For example ...

Government flags $17.9bn infrastructure spend

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAR 2022
... generate thousands of jobs and new opportunities for small businesses right across the country," Prime Minister Scott Morrison said. "Australia's future success relies on a strong economy. Our strong economic recovery is being driven by our record ...

Australia confirms economic sanctions against Russia

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 1 MAR 2022
... including oligarchs, members of Russian parliament and military commanders. In a joint statement, Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Minister for Foreign Affairs Marissa Payne and Defence Minister Peter Dutton confirmed Australia has also sanctioned 13 Belarusian ...

Prime Minister announces reverse mortgage scheme

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 16 DEC 2021
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed a reverse mortgage scheme for pensioners. During a radio interview with Spencer Howson, Morrison said the mid-year budget will include a cash access scheme for pensioners. "We've had a pension loan scheme ...

Relief payments confirmed for NSW

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 JUL 2021
... 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 following close ...
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