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Download Text  Review of small amount credit contracts
7 August 2015
The Government is establishing a review of the small amount credit contract (SACC) laws and related provisions in the National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009 (Credit Act).The establishment of the review fulfils a statutory requirement ...
Download Text  Capability Review of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission
24 July 2015
The Government is commissioning a review to consider the capabilities of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).ASIC plays an important role in ensuring that investors and consumers can have confidence in Australia’s financial system. ...
Download Text  Improving superannuation governance
26 June 2015
The Government has released exposure draft legislation delivering on its commitment to improve governance in superannuation.   Australia’s superannuation system now has more than $2 trillion in assets – a figure that represents more than ...
Download Text  Finalising the Future of Financial Advice laws
25 June 2015
The Government has agreed with the Opposition to progress minor and technical refinements to the Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) laws contained in the Corporations Act 2001.   FOFA was introduced in 2012 following a ...
Download Text  Industry reform proposal on retail life insurance
25 June 2015
The Government welcomes the significant reform package received today from the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA), Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) and Financial Services Council (FSC) on behalf of the retail life insurance industry.Having ...
Download Text  Key tax measures pass the Parliament
19 June 2015
The Government has furthered its commitment to increasing Australia’s economic competitiveness while restoring the budget with the passage of the Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2015 Measures No.1) Bill 2015 through the Parliament.    ...
Download Text  260 jobs created through Abbotsford Convent restoration
19 June 2015
The Australian Government will provide funding to restore the Sacred Heart Building at the Abbotsford Convent in Victoria to transform it into an important cultural and employment hub.Assistant Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, who will officially announce ...
Download Text  Promoting Australia's financial services capabilities in Japan and Korea
8 June 2015
I will visit Japan and Korea this week to participate in a range of high-level discussions with key government and business representatives on Australia’s financial services sector and the Asia Region Funds Passport.I will be ...
Download Text  Financial Advisers Register supporting better consumer outcomes
1 June 2015
The inclusion from today of advisers’ training, qualifications and professional association memberships on the Financial Advisers Register delivers on the Government’s commitment to implement an industry-wide, public register of financial advisers.This is a strong step ...
Download Text  Measures to boost philanthropy in Australia
28 May 2015
The Prime Minister’s Community Business Partnership today consolidated its commitment to increasing philanthropy in Australia.  The Partnership confirmed two measures to encourage philanthropy:simplifying the valuation requirements for donations of listed shares and managed funds; andenhancing ...
Download Text  Encouraging children to get active - Sporting Schools Program Launched
7 May 2015
The Federal Member for Kooyong, the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP is encouraging all local primary schools, sporting clubs and coaches in Kooyong to sign up to Sporting Schools, the Abbott Government’s new initiative to get ...
Download Text  Early Access to Superannuation for People with Terminal Illness
7 May 2015
The Government will amend the provision for accessing superannuation for people suffering a terminal illness. This follows representations by Breast Cancer Network Australia and other organisations.Under the current provision for early access to superannuation, a ...
Download Text  Wine Equalisation Tax Rebate Discussion Paper
5 May 2015
The Government will ask the Treasury to prepare a discussion paper on the operation of the Wine Equalisation Tax (WET) rebate to help inform consideration of the issue as part of the Tax White Paper ...
Download Text  Labor's tax on super in tatters
3 May 2015
The Shadow Treasurer, Chris Bowen, demonstrated this morning on Sky News’ ‘Australian Agenda’ the credibility of Labor's costing of its new tax on Australians’ superannuation savings is in tatters. It’s clear from Chris Bowen’s ...
Download Text  Constructive roundtable on lifting financial adviser standards
30 April 2015
On 29 April 2015, I hosted a roundtable with peak industry bodies, consumer groups, respected academics, and the Chairman of the Australian Securities and Investment Commission, Greg Medcraft. We discussed the bipartisan model proposed ...
Download Text  Engaging Kooyong Seniors in the Digital Age
29 April 2015
The Federal Member for Kooyong and Assistant Treasurer, the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP announced today that the Federal Government had made a $1.3 million investment in the Broadband for Seniors kiosks program which includes seven ...
Download Text  Bill Shorten's transcontinental policy flip flop
16 April 2015
The Opposition Leader is shaping up as a master contortionist when it comes to Labor’s policy position on the GST. In Melbourne, on Monday, Bill Shorten said: …there’s no doubt the State Governments are doing it hard, ...
Download Text  Business Confidence up despite Shorten's best efforts
14 April 2015
Bill Shorten demonstrated once again today his inability to comprehend even the most basic elements of the Australian economy.Today the National Australia Bank (NAB) Monthly Business Survey for March was released and it showed both ...
Download Text  Superannuation Complaints Tribunal chair appointed
7 April 2015
The Government is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Helen Davis as the full‑time Chairperson of the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal for a five‑year period.The Tribunal provides an informal alternative to the courts for the ...
Download Text  Improvements to the tax rules for debt and equity
2 April 2015
Today the Government is releasing the Board of Taxation’s review into aspects of the tax integrity rules that distinguish debt finance from equity.Specifically, the report recommends reforms to the related scheme provisions and the equity ...


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