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JobKeeper extension passed
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 SEP 2020
... 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 them remaining in business ...
AMP, CBA, Westpac face potential class action
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 11 AUG 2020
... 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 regulatory oversight ...
Chief economist update: It's about human life, not human rights
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 3 AUG 2020
... cost hundreds of thousands of jobs - not to mention an even bigger budget deficit. But just as Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said: "The extent of the damage would depend on the effectiveness of the restrictions that's slowing the spread of the ...
New class action regulations slammed
ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUL 2020
Class Actions Australia has slammed new regulations announced by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg defining class actions as "managed investment schemes" labelling them "bizarre", as the Senate holds its second public hearing into litigation funding and the ...
What to expect from the Retirement Income Review
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUL 2020
... this report is immediately released to the public so its findings can be tested and verified. Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced a review into Australia's retirement income system in September 2019 which was initially due to hand down its ...
Government announces $184bn deficit
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUL 2020
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has announced the country's biggest ever peace-time budget deficit as the economic effects of COVID-19 are realised. Frydenberg and Minister for Finance, Senator Mathias Cormann revealed the economic toll while giving an economic ...
Early release of super extended
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR, KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 23 JUL 2020
... able to apply for up to $10,000 of their super savings until 31 December 2020. In a press conference, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg confirmed the extension would go ahead. The ERS extension will cost the government $2.22 billion over the forward estimates ...
JobKeeper, JobSeeker to be extended
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 21 JUL 2020
... are not enduring and they are not permanent, they were never designed to be permanent." This comes as Treasurer Josh Frydenberg prepares to deliver his budget update on Thursday this week, which will provide insight into the economic damage caused by ...
Government expands SME Guarantee Scheme
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 20 JUL 2020
... maximum loan term to five years. Lenders will now have the discretion to offer a repayment holiday period. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says the expanded scheme will shift from providing access to working capital to helping businesses stay afloat during ...
Chief economist update: We're all Victorians now
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 10 JUL 2020
... state would be frozen for the six-weeks that the second lockdown is expected to last. Australian Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg estimated that Victoria's lockdown will cost the about A$1 billion a week "for the Victorian economy alone" - that ...
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