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Tax incentive could boost affordable housing: ISA

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 27 SEP 2021
... resulting additional demand for housing will not be matched by an increase in supply. The Retirement Income Review, a Senate Inquiry and Grattan have all rejected 'super for a house'." Not only would allowing early access to super to buy a home hurt ...

YFYS net must be cast wider: Cbus

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 9 APR 2021
... measures and other measures - it needs such amendment that it should not be passed as it stands," she said. The Senate inquiry report on the legislation is due by 22 April 2021 and the proposed measures are intended to apply from 1 July 2021.

Financial services sees improved mental health

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 15 FEB 2021
... insurance services workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The leap comes after a challenging few years, following the Senate Inquiry into Insurance and the Royal Commission. The report found that the industry's overall thriving workplace score leapt to ...

Super, life risk face election test

HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 6 MAY 2019
... earning threshold are two key planks of the Women in Super 'Make Super Fair' campaign and key recommendations of the Senate Inquiry into Economic Security for Women in Retirement," Wood said at the time. While SMSFs may end up heavily impacted by Labor's ...

Afterpay faces senate inquiry

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 19 OCT 2018
The Labor party will launch a senate inquiry into whether regulation around payday lenders such as Afterpay is adequately protecting low and middle income, and financially stressed Australians. Labor senator Jenny McAllister said yesterday that the ...

Best in show should not dampen competition: Bowen

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 JUL 2018
... insurance that in many instances they didn't know they had. "But again, these are big issues and it's right that the Senate inquiry look at all the elements including what protections are in place for young workers in higher-risk occupations for whom ...

Federal government responds to white collar crime Senate inquiry

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 7 MAY 2018
... self-reporting and industry codes as it waits for the dust to settle on Royal Commission findings. In its response to the Senate Inquiry into White Collar Crime set up in 2015, the government cited the 50 recommendations made by the ASIC Enforcement ...

FoFA should also protect retail banking customers: FSU

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 29 JUN 2017
... be broadened to retail banking consumers as well, according to the Finance Sector Union. Speaking at yesterday's Senate inquiry into consumer protection in the banking, insurance and financial sector, FSU national secretary Julia Angrisano called for ...

Banks narrowly avoid parliamentary inquiry

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  FRIDAY, 16 JUN 2017
... hardest. The Australian Bankers' Association, the big four and the Macquarie Group are due to appear before a half-day Senate inquiry into the tax today.

SG non-payment is an 'easy fix': ISA

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 2 MAY 2017
... anticipating an "easy fix" for workers losing up to $300 million in superannuation drawdowns annually ahead of Senate inquiry findings into unpaid superannuation due to be released today. ISA estimates unpaid super costs workers about $24,000 by retirement ...
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