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Infrastructure gets $100 billion
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2019
... Government promised to inject $24.5 billion into new infrastructure projects. In his Budget speech, then Treasurer Scott Morrison said the $24.5 billion was a part of the $75 billion 10-year rolling infrastructure plan. Key infrastructure investments ...
Chief economist update: Confidence down, conditions up
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 SEP 2018
... Caesar, that saw Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull politically assassinated (and replaced with the Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison) in the dying days of August may have played a part in the drop in the recent drop in business confidence. The NAB monthly ...
Australia's weekus horribilis
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 27 AUG 2018
... Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's leadership of the Liberal Party and ended with the sitting Treasurer Scott Morrison emerging as the country's 30th Prime Minister. And oh, the sixth head of Australia since Julia Gillard started the trend ...
Customer data protections progress
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 AUG 2018
... Government's proposal, customers will determine which data is shared, on what terms and with whom. Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison said the Consumer Data Right is a right for customers and not for those who wish to access or use a customer's data. "No ...
ASIC staff to investigate institutions from the inside
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 7 AUG 2018
... compliance by licensees and advisers with the Future of Financial Advice laws. In a joint statement, Treasurer Scott Morrison and Minister for Financial Services and Revenue Kelly O'Dwyer said: "The Turnbull Government is committed to ensuring ASIC ...
Productivity Commission proposes more changes to financial advice
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 6 AUG 2018
... panacea" and will unlikely be an effective regulatory response to competition concerns in this segment. Treasurer Scott Morrison told a media event there is a "much bigger opportunity" for competition to open up in superannuation. "I think there are ...
New lead for Productivity Commission
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 16 JUL 2018
... deputy secretary of the Victorian Department of Treasury and Finance. In announcing the appointment, Treasurer Scott Morrison said: "I congratulate Mr. Brennan on his appointment and look forward to him making a significant contribution to the important ...
Default life insurance reforms ineffective: Research
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JUN 2018
... retirement savings and cost the economy $2.46 billion annually, latest research from AIA Australia shows. Treasurer Scott Morrison announced in this year's Budget that superannuation funds will move from the default life insurance arrangements for members ...
Chief economist update: Another five minutes of sunshine?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 7 JUN 2018
Australians all, let us rejoice! Our economy is in pole position. The Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) National Accounts report showed the economy expanded by 3.1% in the year to the March quarter, accelerating from the 2.4% in the previous ...
Retirement income paper open for consultation
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 18 MAY 2018
... Supervision Act 1993. The SIS Act already has covenants on insurance and investment. On Budget night, Treasurer Scott Morrison flagged the upcoming release of the retirement covenant paper that opened for consultation yesterday. Future work on legislation ...
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