Articles tagged "Federal Budget"

Insurance Inside Super – Federal Budget Changes

Kajal Pandya reports on the recent “Insurance Inside Super – Federal Budget Changes” Insights session. The session covered an interesting discussion around the challenges that superannuation funds and group insurers will face and the unintended consequences of the proposed Federal Budget changes.

Budget injects fairness into retirement incomes system

The Actuaries Institute welcomed the 2016-17 Federal Budget this week, citing policy changes designed to inject more equity and fairness into the retirement incomes system.

Budget 2015 does little to quell age pension uncertainty

Hopes that the Federal Budget would present a comprehensive package to stabilise Australia’s pension system were not met. Michael Rice was in Canberra on Budget night, and filed this report.

Hot from the Budget lockup

After attending the Budget lock-up, actuaries Elayne Grace and Michael Rice provide an in-depth look at the 2015-16 Federal Budget and the issues of most interest to actuaries.

Myopia

Now that the dust is settling from the initial flurry of immediate responses to the first budget of the new Australian government, some of the long-term implications are becoming clearer.

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