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Labor to push for YFYS stapling amendments

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 MAY 2021
... thorn in the Liberals' side when the Your Future, Your Super bill hits parliament next week, as shadow treasurer Stephen Jones digs his heels in on the start date and exclusions for members in hazardous occupations. The most significant of the five ...

Possible delay for SG rise: Hume

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 1 MAR 2021
... context of the economic circumstances," Hume said. However, shadow minister for financial services and superannuation Stephen Jones said for the vast majority of Australians, the legislated increases are "absolutely essential" due to the low average ...

Labor, unions, industry funds seethe

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 20 NOV 2020
... Labor would support pausing the scheduled SG increase Albanese replied categorically, no. Shadow finance minister Stephen Jones also had some criticisms. He took to Twitter to question the manner in which the government released the report - with Treasurer ...

Treasury expected to release retirement review

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 19 NOV 2020
... superannuation. The report was not released to the industry for a consultation. Since its handing down on July 24, Labor MP Stephen Jones, Industry Super Australia (ISA), Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) and Business Council of ...

Stephen Jones admits to anti-life insurance bias

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 15 OCT 2020
At the Association of Financial Advisers annual conference, shadow minister for financial services Stephen Jones outlined Labor's vision for financial advice and admitted to apprehension on life insurance. Jones said, referring to the ASIC review ...

Release the Retirement Income Review: Labor

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 13 OCT 2020
Labor MP Stephen Jones has joined ASFA and the Business Council of Australia in demanding the government release the long-awaited Retirement Income Review ahead of more changes to super. Jones, who was speaking at an online event for ASFA, criticised ...

It's your money: Hume calls out Keating

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 6 AUG 2020
... She followed this up by calling out shadow assistant treasurer and shadow minister for financial services Labor MP Stephen Jones who claimed the Liberal party is opposed to superannuation as a whole. "The Liberal's opposed every single dollar that went ...

ERS scheme referred to Auditor-General

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 6 AUG 2020
... Release of Superannuation scheme to the Auditor-General, citing administrative failures. Shadow Assistant Treasurer Stephen Jones sent the letter to the Auditor-General Grant Hehir asking him to review the integrity and performance of the ERS scheme. ...

Labor calls for end to war on super

HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUN 2020
... of an address to be made to the Chifley Research Centre today, in which Labor's superannuation spokesperson Stephen Jones says the Prime Minister should see to it that members of his own government put down their weapons and cease attacking the super ...

Short consultation window for stamping fee exemption

HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUN 2020
... Measures No. 3) bill was no longer required. Shadow assistant treasurer and shadow minister for financial services Stephen Jones then questioned the government's decision to remove the exemption a week after Labor's amendment was due to be given ...
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