federal budget

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Consultation open on Budget money

Consultation open on Budget money

Consultation open on Budget money

Task of making sure aged care places are located where they are needed begins.

How Centrelink will chase debt

How Centrelink will chase debt

How Centrelink will chase debt

Government crackdown on welfare debt to get more strict.

Move to cap excessive super fees

Federal Budget 2018: Moves to cap excessive super fees

Move to cap excessive super fees

New plan to make it easier to switch your superannuation fund.

Aged care, home care budget boost

Federal Budget 2018: Aim to keep Aussies at home longer

Aged care, home care budget boost

Government aims to keep older Australians connected to their communities.

Super work exemption test

Federal Budget 2018: One-year exemption from work test

Super work exemption test

Recent retirees will be allowed to boost their superannuation balances.

Framework for working until 70

Federal Budget 2018: Plan to end age discrimination

Framework for working until 70

The Government is trying to end age discrimination so people can work longer.

Healthy ageing a Budget priority

Federal Budget 2018: Government aims to tackle healthy ageing

Healthy ageing a Budget priority

Programs to ensure health checks part of More Choices For a Longer Life package.

Federal Budget 2018-19 wrap-up

Federal Budget 2018-19 wrap-up for older Australians

Federal Budget 2018-19 wrap-up

Budget 2018-19 has also been called a ‘Baby Boomer budget’, but this is lazy shorthand ...

The key Budget issues for retirees

The key Budget issues for retirees

The key Budget issues for retirees

How Treasurer Scott Morrison can help retirees in Budget 2018.

Pensioners should pay more: Bupa

Pensioners should pay more: Bupa

Pensioners should pay more: Bupa

Government told to budget for higher charges to pensioners in aged care facilities.

Banks upset at ‘surprise’ tax

Big banks threaten to pass on 'surprise tax' costs to customers

Banks upset at ‘surprise’ tax

The big banks are warning that any cost to them will be passed onto consumers.

Budget 2017/18 for retirees

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Budget 2017/18 for retirees

YourLifeChoices will again be part of the Budget Media Lock Up.

Five Budget 2017 no-brainers

Five Budget 2017 no-brainers for Sco-Mo

Five Budget 2017 no-brainers

How Scott Morrison can help retirees in Budget 2017.

Crackdown on tax avoidance

Government plans to crackdown on multinational tax avoidance

Crackdown on tax avoidance

The Government has announced tougher laws to target tax avoidance.

Dear Mr Morrison …

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Dear Mr Morrison …

Here’s what real Australians would like to see in Budget 2016/17.

How the PM plans to tax super

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How the PM plans to tax super

Big changes to how the Government plans to tax superannuation may be on the way.

Company tax cuts not the answer

newspaper advert saying no to company tax cuts

Company tax cuts not the answer

Fifty prominent Australians have called on the Government not to cut the company tax rate.

Super tax concessions on the way out

Super tax concessions on the way out

Super tax concessions on the way out

Superannuation tax concessions will be wound back in the May 2016 budget.

Retiring politicians’ bumper pensions

Warren Truss addressing an audience

Retiring politicians’ bumper pensions

‘Retiring’ politicians will add $2 million to the parliamentary pension bill.

TTR strategy not fair for all

TTR strategy not fair for all

TTR strategy not fair for all

TTR strategy should be the focus of the upcoming federal budget.

$5 billion of cuts to be announced

MYEFO: How will Scott Morrison balance the books?

$5 billion of cuts to be announced

Just how the economy is faring is set to be revealed tomorrow.

Higher GST will hit retirees

Higher GST will hit retirees

Higher GST will hit retirees

Plans to raise GST could cost the average family an extra $2915 per year.

GST talks back on the table?

GST talks back on the table?

GST talks back on the table?

Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey has put an increase in GST back on the agenda.

Pension changes get Green light

Pension changes get Green light

Pension changes get Green light

Changes to pension asset thresholds and taper rate will pass through the Senate.

Federal Budget 2015/16 summary

Federal Budget 2015/16 summary

Federal Budget 2015/16 summary

So, what does the 2015/16 Federal Budget mean for you?

Age Pension indexation

Age Pension indexation

Age Pension indexation

Proposed Age Pension changes announced in the 2014 Budget have been scrapped.

Abbott to ‘pocket your pension’

Abbott to ‘pocket your pension’

Abbott to ‘pocket your pension’

Labor have commenced a campaign to lobby against changes to the Age Pension.

Economy faces gloomy outlook

Economy faces gloomy outlook

Economy faces gloomy outlook

The Choice Consumer Pulse Report shows consumer confidence is at a three-year low.

2.5 million living in poverty

2.5 million living in poverty

2.5 million living in poverty

The Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) has released a report which shows that one ...

Calls for cigarette floor price

Calls for cigarette floor price

Calls for cigarette floor price

Senator Nick Xenophon wants to increase the minimum price per packet.

Increased PBS co-payments

Increased PBS co-payments

Increased PBS co-payments

The Government will increase co-payments on PBS prescriptions.

Voters revolt

Voters revolt

Voters revolt

The announcement of proposed budget measures seems to have dented voter confidence in the Government.

Research spending includes dementia

Research spending includes dementia

Research spending includes dementia

The Federal Budget has allocated funding to dementia research.

Snapshot of Commission of Audit report

Snapshot of Commission of Audit report

Snapshot of Commission of Audit report

This quick snapshot highlights the key points under pensions, healthcare, taxation and more.

Budget cash stashed

Budget cash stashed

Budget cash stashed

One line in the Federal Budget ledger could signal a pre-election spending spree

The Budget and the Age Pension

The Budget and the Age Pension

The Budget and the Age Pension

The week before the Federal Budget is usually a time of rash predictions

Mid year money

Mid year money

Mid year money

The Treasurer has introduced cuts in order to keep his promise of delivering a surplus.

Where the savings will come from

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Where the savings will come from

The Government will make $33.6 billion worth of savings to fund the return to surplus.

National Disability Insurance Scheme

Budget, federal budget,  superannuation, dental, health, pensioners, aged care reforms, National disability insurance scheme, cuts, older workers, job seeker assistance, tax-free threshold, newstart allowance, ANZAC,  breakdown, wrapup, Seniors

National Disability Insurance Scheme

An NDIS will fundamentally change the way disability care and support is provided.

Better health

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Better health

The Government will improve access to health care, new hospitals, mental health reforms and e-Health.

Commemorating the Centenary of ANZAC

Budget, federal budget,  superannuation, dental, health, pensioners, aged care reforms, National disability insurance scheme, cuts, older workers, job seeker assistance, tax-free threshold, newstart allowance, ANZAC,  breakdown, wrapup

Commemorating the Centenary of ANZAC

The Government has committed $83.5 million to commemorating the ANZACs.

New Supplementary Allowance

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New Supplementary Allowance

Good news for those receiving Newstart Allowance.

Tripling the tax-free threshold

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Tripling the tax-free threshold

The tax-free threshold will triple from its current limit of $6000 to $18,200 in 2012/13.

Nothing new for pensioners

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Nothing new for pensioners

Those struggling to survive on an Age Pension will have to do so for a ...

Support for older workers

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Support for older workers

The Mature Age Participation program: practical help for job seekers over 55.

What they say

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What they say

Who said what in today’s newspapers

Austerity rules – or does it?

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Austerity rules – or does it?

Wayne Swan will today deliver the 2012/13 Federal Budget.

Pension cuts

Pension cuts

Pension cuts

Tuesday’s budget may very well include cuts to welfare payments received by pensioners.

Set-top boxes explained

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Set-top boxes explained

Is the government-funded set-top box really new? The 2011/12 Federal Budget delivered continued funding for the Household Assistance Scheme to provide eligible pensioners with a free set-top box. As this is already in operation, it seems strange that the announcement provoked such political backlash. The Household ...

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