Downer and Lamb cleared for byelections but no date yet for Super Saturday | Australia news

Bill Shorten has said he is “surprised” the Speaker of the lower house has not issued writs and named the date of the five “Super Saturday” byelections, which Anthony Albanese has claimed is an attempt to shield the government from scrutiny. With Labor’s heavy hitters descending on Longman and Braddon …

Budget 2018: Annual auditing requirements of self-managed super funds to be reduced

Budget 2018: Annual auditing requirements of self-managed super funds to be reduced

Updated May 14, 2018 05:22:54 The details are sparse, the mention brief. But there at the top of page 41 in budget paper number two it sits. “The Government will change the annual audit requirement to a three-yearly requirement for self-managed superannuation funds with a history of good record keeping …

Super Rugby: Dark days continue for Australian teams

Super Rugby: Dark days continue for Australian teams

Posted May 13, 2018 10:56:30 Photo: The Waratahs threw away a big lead to continue Australia’s hoodoo against New Zealand sides. (AAP: Martin Hunter) The Reds were thumped by the Sunwolves, the Waratahs suffered a horrendous choke against the Crusaders, and the Rebels and Brumbies played in front of a …

Brumbies v Melbourne Rebels Super Rugby highlights, video of comeback win in Canberra

Brumbies v Melbourne Rebels Super Rugby highlights, video of comeback win in Canberra

MELBOURNE have ended a five-match losing streak with a 27-24 win over the Brumbies in Canberra thanks to a late Reece Hodge penalty goal. The Brumbies led by 14 points with 20 minutes to go, but with their season on the line, failed to repel the Rebels in front of …

Rugby Australia, Super Rugby not doing game any favours, axed sevens coach Andy Friend says

Rugby Australia, Super Rugby not doing game any favours, axed sevens coach Andy Friend says

Posted May 05, 2018 12:40:48 Photo: Andy Friend coached the Brumbies as recently as 2011 but doesn’t even follow Super Rugby anymore. (Supplied: ARU media) Less than a month after losing his job as Australia’s rugby sevens coach, Andy Friend is disillusioned with what is going on in the game. …

Sue Gaudion’s #wakeupnetball plea calls on netball fans to tune in to Super Netball on TV

Sue Gaudion’s #wakeupnetball plea calls on netball fans to tune in to Super Netball on TV

Posted May 04, 2018 11:13:29 External Link: Sue Gaudion’s #wakeupnetball Facebook Live video Respected netball commentator and coach Sue Gaudion’s impassioned plea for netball fans to convert their millions of participants into eyeballs on TV appears to have hit the right note. Key points: Sue Gaudion says mooted changes to …

Super profits tax for miners and ‘Buffett rule’ on Greens’ tax agenda | Australia news

With the major parties set to use budget week as a staging post for a tax battle to play out between now and the next election, the Greens have entered the field, proposing a “Buffett rule” for high earners and a super profits tax for the mining industry. In a …

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The banks, the Government and the half-trillion-dollar super grab

The banks, the Government and the half-trillion-dollar super grab

Posted April 30, 2018 05:39:58 So close, but no cigar. Just when they appeared on the cusp of victory, the major banks and AMP have had their ambitions to grab control of a lucrative section of the superannuation industry crushed. After just two fortnight-long public sessions, Royal Commissioner Kenneth Hayne …

Boosting compulsory super to 12% could hurt wages, report warns | Australia news

Increasing the superannuation guarantee to 12% will reduce workers’ wages and could actually hurt the retirement incomes of low-paid workers, the Grattan Institute has warned. The finance and services minister, Kelly O’Dwyer, gave a strong indication in early April that the Coalition would keep the guarantee frozen at 9.5% in …