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Need to recalibrate the fiscal strategy: Frydenberg
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 25 SEP 2020
Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said the medium-term effects of COVID-19 have made it necessary to recalibrate the government's fiscal strategy ahead of the budget release. Frydenberg said the government will continue to offer strong economic support ...
Responsible lending laws to be revoked
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 25 SEP 2020
... tape for consumers seeking credit, improve competition and provide easier access for small businesses to obtain credit. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said the responsible lending framework is "overly prescriptive, complex and unnecessarily onerous on consumers." ...
Chief economist update: October rate cut?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 24 SEP 2020
... impact of the Federal Budget - to be revealed on October 6 (the same day as its board meeting) - on the economy. Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is expected to announce a growth boosting budget that includes bringing forward income tax cuts, new infrastructure ...
Government increases fees for foreign investment
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 21 SEP 2020
... increasing fees for foreign investment applications for commercial businesses, agricultural land and residential land. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said the amendments to the fee framework are intended to establish a fairer and simpler framework for fees. ...
JobKeeper extension passed
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 SEP 2020
... Commonwealth, state and territory government agencies to assist them in their efforts to address the impacts of the coronavirus. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg told parliament when presenting the bill that for many businesses it will be the difference between ...
Labor says yes, economists say no to SG rise
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 1 SEP 2020
... pile. Furthermore, there is a second big slug being the indication that [Prime Minister Scott] Morrison and [Federal Treasurer Josh] Frydenberg are going to betray the Australian people, betray working families, by repudiating their last pre-election ...
LNP halts push for SG rise
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 17 AUG 2020
... we're very aware of those issues and, you'd also be aware of the statements that I and the Finance Minister and the Treasurer have made during the course of the election campaign as well, there's been a rather significant event since then," Morrison ...
AMP, CBA, Westpac face potential class action
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 11 AUG 2020
... said. The news comes as the government pursues a crackdown on class action lawsuits and the institutions that fund them. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced in May this year that the government was seeking litigation funders to be subject to greater ...
It's your money: Hume calls out Keating
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 6 AUG 2020
... lecture you for accessing it when you need it most," she tweeted. 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 ...
ERS scheme referred to Auditor-General
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 6 AUG 2020
... government's Early 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 ...
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