Hunter Valley’s Bylong River could ‘dry up’ as department ignores advice of NSW Water Office

Hunter Valley’s Bylong River could ‘dry up’ as department ignores advice of NSW Water Office

Exclusive by national environment, science and technology reporter Michael Slezak Posted May 14, 2018 04:59:49 A large foreign-owned mine planned for prime agricultural land in the NSW Hunter Valley could cause the Bylong River and local creeks to “dry up”, according to an assessment by the NSW Water Office obtained …

John McRoberts trial: Prosecutor warned police that request to review DPP advice was ‘political’

John McRoberts trial: Prosecutor warned police that request to review DPP advice was ‘political’

Updated May 04, 2018 18:34:16 Photo: Former NT police commissioner John McRoberts (right) attends his trial. (ABC News: Felicity James) A senior crown prosecutor warned the Northern Territory Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) a request to review his advice about a major travel agent fraud investigation was “political”, a court …

Banking royal commission: financial advice groups under scrutiny – live | Australia news

2.15am BST02:15 Asic has taken on only six civil penalty proceedings against licensees since 2013. Four of them were commenced this year. Orr wants to know why. “You can only use civil penalty proceedings to address conduct that occurred after [2013] so there needs to be a period in which …

Financial advice firm impersonated client to her super fund, banking royal commission hears

Financial advice firm impersonated client to her super fund, banking royal commission hears

Updated April 24, 2018 19:48:44 Photo: Financial adviser Sam Henderson leaves the banking royal commission hearing in Melbourne. (AAP: Stefan Postles) Related Story: One in 20 ANZ clients got advice not likely to be in their best interests Related Story: The royal commission changed this week — from awful and …

Banking royal commission: 5pc of ANZ clients got financial advice not likely in their best interests

Banking royal commission: 5pc of ANZ clients got financial advice not likely in their best interests

Updated April 23, 2018 16:06:46 ANZ provided financial advice that was likely not in customers’ best interests, the banking royal commission has heard. Key points: ANZ audit found 1 in 20 pieces of financial advice not in clients’ best interest Audit found inappropriate advice went up but number of advisers …

Live: Banking royal commission examines dodgy financial advice as shareholders consider rolling AMP board

Live: Banking royal commission examines dodgy financial advice as shareholders consider rolling AMP board

Updated April 23, 2018 10:08:21 The financial services royal commission will continue hearing evidence about many instances of inappropriate financial advice given to customers, with ANZ, AMP and NAB scheduled to appear. Meanwhile, pressure is building on the AMP board following the resignation of the company’s chief executive, with shareholders …

Westpac advice cost couple dream retirement, banking royal commission hears | Australia news

Westpac admits a senior financial planner gave poor advice to a couple that cost them their dream retirement. Jacqueline McDowall and her husband ended up losing their home after trying to use superannuation funds to buy a bed and breakfast. McDowall told her story to the banking royal commission on …

‘I felt humiliated, stupid’: Retirement dream shattered by poor advice, royal commission told

‘I felt humiliated, stupid’: Retirement dream shattered by poor advice, royal commission told

Updated April 19, 2018 18:55:08 Video: ‘Now we don’t have a home’, Westpac customer slams advice (ABC News) The banking royal commission has heard the story of a couple whose retirement dream was shattered when they sold their home on the advice of a Westpac financial planner. Key points: The …

Banking royal commissioner warns CBA for failing to answer questions about bogus financial advice fees

Banking royal commissioner warns CBA for failing to answer questions about bogus financial advice fees

Updated April 18, 2018 19:38:03 Video: Royal Commissioner warns CBA manager about obfuscation (ABC News) Related Story: ‘Answer what you’re asked’: Commissioner loses patience with CBA witness Related Story: Treasurer ‘deeply distressed’ by evidence to banking royal commission The head of the banking royal commission has slammed a Commonwealth Bank …

Job Offer : Advice Operations Consultant a Melbourne

Company: AMP Location: Melbourne About the roleIn this role you will provide support to AMP’s network of Advisers and licensees with regard to their administrative requirements in the areas of remuneration, registers, appointments, transfers and general adviser administration operations. Your focus will be on providing inbound contact centre service to …