The looming election

By Tuesday, June 28, 2016 0 No tags Permalink 3

Next Saturday, 2 July 2016, Australia will go to the polls to elect a new House of Representatives and a new Senate. The 2016 election is only the seventh election initiated by a double dissolution since Federation. The last double dissolution election was held in 1987 by the then Hawke Government; ...

Moving the goalposts

By Tuesday, May 10, 2016 0 No tags Permalink 2

Don’t you just love it when the government and bureaucrats keep ‘moving the goal posts’? The superannuation announcements contained in the 2016 Federal budget are a classic example of shifting sands or a changing landscape, (depending on which cliche you prefer). Admittedly – we live in a world that is constantly ...

A ‘super’ budget

By Wednesday, May 4, 2016 0 No tags Permalink 8

It was a week earlier than usual; the Treasurer Scott Morrison simply couldn’t wait to get his first budget out! In line with expectations – the Federal Budget that was brought down yesterday included 11 measures specifically targeting superannuation. Depending on your perspective the announcements were a mix of both good, and ...


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