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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 ...
Download Text  Kooyong Commemorates Centenary of Anzac with Local Events
30 March 2015
The Federal Member for Kooyong, the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP has announced that the Government has approved thirteen applications for funding under the Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program. Mr Frydenberg said that the Government ...
Download Text  Northern Australia Insurance Premiums Taskforce
30 March 2015
The Government is establishing a taskforce to explore options for reducing home, contents and strata insurance premiums in Northern Australia.Insurance costs in North Queensland are five times higher than in Sydney and Melbourne for strata ...
Download Text  Review of Retail Life Insurance Advice
26 March 2015
The Government welcomes the release of the Review of Retail Life Insurance Advice, chaired by John Trowbridge.The independent and important report was commissioned by the Financial Services Council and the Association of Financial Advisers on ...
Download Text  Professional standards of financial advisers
25 March 2015
The Government is releasing a consultation paper and calling for submissions on ways to lift the professional standards of financial advisers.Financial advisers play a very important role in Australia, helping consumers to plan for their ...
Download Text  Protecting Australians' Savings Accounts
18 March 2015
JOINT PRESS RELEASEThe Hon Tony Abbott MPPrime MinisterThe Hon Josh Frydenberg MPAssistant TreasurerPROTECTING AUSTRALIANS' SAVINGS ACCOUNTSThe Commonwealth Government is delivering on its commitment to improve the way that unclaimed money in banking accounts and life ...
Download Text  Kooyong Colts sign up to Relay for Life
18 March 2015
Josh Frydenberg’s ‘Kooyong Colts’ team will once again take to the track to participate in Cancer Council Victoria’s annual fundraiser, Hawthorn (Boroondara) Relay For Life, at John Gardiner Reserve, Hawthorn on 21 and 22 March ...
Download Text  Two men sentenced in Australia‚Äôs largest insider trading case
17 March 2015
JOINT MEDIA RELEASEHon Josh Frydenberg MPAssistant TreasurerHon Kelly O'Dwyer MPParliamentary Secretary to the TreasurerTwo men were sentenced to jail terms of 7 years and 3 months, and 3 years and 3 months respectively in the ...


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