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Chalmers sworn in as treasurer

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 23 MAY 2022
... not for me, but for the difference I've had a hand in making to Australians and particularly Australian women." Stephen Jones is the most likely candidate for her portfolio, having held the shadow portfolio since 2019. Other ministers that have looked ...

Super Guarantee increases now ironclad

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 16 MAY 2022
... critical of the SG increases. Conversely, shadow assistant treasurer and shadow minister for financial services Stephen Jones has recurringly reaffirmed Labor's commitment to the legislated SG rise. In a press release, Jones said: "Too many Australians ...

Labor MP savages government's superannuation record

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 28 APR 2022
At the ASFA Conference this morning, shadow minister for financial services and superannuation Stephen Jones outlined his party's policy and attacked the government's "crackpot ideas". Jones said he recognised the enormous opportunity of working ...

Labor vows to review YFYS test

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 8 APR 2022
... Super (YFYS) performance test if elected, citing "unintended and negative consequences" for ESG investing. Minister Stephen Jones spoke to the audience at the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) annual conference on topics relating ...

Experienced advisers in education limbo

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 21 MAR 2022
... please proceed regardless of the politics," he said. Johnston gave "full credit" to the ALP's shadow minister Stephen Jones for announcing the 10-year degree rule last December. "On the other hand, we have minister Hume agreeing to match the policy ...

Advisers cautious of election promises

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 3 MAR 2022
... to keep the government and opposition accountable for the promises they are making. If Labor comes into power, MP Stephen Jones said that as his priority for the first 100 days, he will ensure that the advice business model is viable, advisers are well ...

Hume pledges less red tape for advisers

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 MAR 2022
... the FASEA reforms without micromanaging advisers, universities, students and businesses". The Labor Party's Stephen Jones, who also spoke at the summit, said the problem with FASEA's model was it "tried to squeeze everyone through the same funnel" ...

Hume commits to 12% SG

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 16 DEC 2021
... the commitment while speaking at an Industry Super Australia (ISA) event with shadow minister for superannuation Stephen Jones. The rate is legislated to increase by 0.5% increments each year until it reaches 12% by 2025. Hume said the government would ...

Labor pledges calm in superannuation

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 DEC 2021
... federal election, vowing that if it comes to power in 2022 it will not introduce major changes. Shadow minister Stephen Jones pledged more stability and less uncertainty for the super industry following years of tumult at Industry Super Australia's ...

Labor promises to recognise adviser experience

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 10 DEC 2021
... financial advisers with over a decade's experience if it comes to power. Shadow minister for financial services Stephen Jones said such advisers with a clean record will not be required to undertake a bachelor's degree to keep their qualifications. ...
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