Federal Government

One Nation accused of throwing older workers under a bus

Government’s controversial JobMaker legislation passes without protection amendments, putting older workers at risk.

Federal Government

Majority of aged care residents don’t feel their needs are met

What it is actually like for people inside the aged care system?

Superannuation News

Government’s super amnesty to pay $588 million in unpaid super

Whether you’re working or fully retired, you may have been underpaid super without knowing it. The superannuation guarantee amnesty means there might be a windfall coming your way.

Federal Government

Boomers could be asked to sell their home under proposed death tax

Former treasurer Peter Costello urges government to consider controversial age care plan.

Federal Government

High-quality care for older Aussies easily affordable: Report

Deloitte Access Economics suggests fixing the aged care system would cost less than one-third of the amount taxpayers are willing to fund.

Federal Government

When it comes to economic reform, the old days really were better

Important economic reform in Australia peaked in the 1980s and 1990s.

Federal Government

Renewed push for sugar tax

A coalition of 34 high-profile leading health organisations including the Cancer Council are pushing for a 20 per cent tax on sugary drinks to tackle obesity in Australia.


Cashless welfare card to roll out to a third region

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has declared the Federal Government’s cashless welfare card trials a “success” and “an exercise in compassion and in love”.


Minister responds to Aveo scandal

The Turnbull Government has stated that behaviour which leads to the exploitation of elderly and vulnerable Australians in retirement homes will not be tolerated.


Government agrees to pay Manus Island detainees $70m

Asylum seekers allege Government breached its duty of care on Manus Island and reach $70 million settlement agreement.

Federal Budget 2017

Budget 2017-18: should we speculate to accumulate?

The concept of good debt and bad debt is not new but should the Treasurer Scott Morrison’s sudden passionate differentiation between the two have us worried?


Leading Liberals look to unseat O’Dwyer over super changes

Leading Liberal Jack Hammond QC is unhappy with the increased taxes he faces on his superannuation contributions and he is seeking his revenge on the Financial Services Minister.

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