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Senator Bragg defends domestic crypto ETFs

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 5 MAY 2022
... committee on Australia as a technology and financial centre and will implement its recommendations which treasurer Josh Frydenberg described as "the most significant reforms to our payment systems in 25 years". "It would be a very regrettable outcome ...

RBA names new deputy governor

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 4 APR 2022
... oversight of the RBA's operational businesses including note issue, payments settlements and banking. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced her appointment on Friday, saying the government is looking forward to working with her. Bullock is also a member ...

Labor promises cheap childcare, climate action

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 1 APR 2022
... opposition leader Anthony Albanese has promised cheaper childcare and an investment in renewable energy. Like Treasurer Josh Frydenberg, Albanese focused much of his Budget reply speech on the cost of living. However, unlike the Treasurer, Albanese acknowledged ...

Federal Budget delivers nothing on climate

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 MAR 2022
... including a cut to the fuel excise. The deficit for 2022-23 is expected to be $78 billion, 3.4% of GDP. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced the fuel excise will be cut in half, from 44 cents a litre to 22 cents a litre, for six months, with the government ...

Millions to receive tax offset

TOM WATSON  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAR 2022
... income tax offset will now receive up to $1500 and couples up to $3000 from 1 July this year," said Treasurer Josh Frydenberg in his budget night speech. While the move is likely to be welcomed by low and middle income earners this year, the same group ...

Cash bonus and fuel excise cut

TOM WATSON  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAR 2022
... payment of $250 in their bank accounts which will be automatically rolled out in April. According to Treasurer Josh Frydenberg, the tax-exempt payment along with existing income support, "will see a single pensioner receive more than $500 in additional ...

Big spend on cost of living, defence

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAR 2022
... including a cut to the fuel excise. The deficit for 2022-23 is expected to be $78 billion, 3.4% of GDP. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced the fuel excise will be cut in half, from 44 cents a litre to 22 cents a litre, for six months, with the government ...

War in Ukraine sparks defence spend

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAR 2022
... leaves nations vulnerable to coercion. This is the reality we must confront. The world is less stable," Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said in his Budget speech. "We must invest more in the defence of our nation. This is what we are doing after those opposite ...

Floods, fires, plagues catered to in Budget

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAR 2022
... personal pain and loss of so many Australians. We will stand with these communities and help them rebuild," Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said in his Budget speech. "Already, over one million disaster payments have been made. Total support to families, farmers ...

Excise tax, super top budget worries

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAR 2022
... Professor of economics at UNSW Business School Richard Holden says there will be immense pressure on Treasurer Josh Frydenberg to announce something to address this. "Petrol prices have nothing to do with this government, but it doesn't typically resonate ...
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