Treasury

Small wonder there is a boom in property

Between them, the Reserve Bank and federal Treasury have combined to create an unavoidable residential property price boom. The Treasury's contribution was to convince the previous... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 8 October 2013, The Canberra Times

When the cupboard is bare: Coalition's challenge

Economists warn that the lucky country is heading for a rough ride – one that will present some challenges for Coalition government longevity. The political consensus is that Tony... Read more

Max Walsh, 6 June 2013, Australian Financial Review (subscription required)

Bureaucracy lacking in reform approach

Treasury officials, not politicians, must take the blame for short-sighted policies on super. A PERFECT example of the pot calling the kettle black was former Treasury secretary Ken Henry... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 18 May 2013, The Australian (subscription required)

Gearing up for a low-tax future

With superannuation spared from major tax increases in the May 14 budget, attention is now focused on other possible tax-shelter changes, including negative gearing and pre-payment of... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 4 May 2013, The Australian (subscription required)

Government looks after own

Top marks to Robert Gottliebsen for highlighting the structural flaws in Treasury's methodology used to measure the superannuation tax expenditures. This approach is proof of Treasury... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 23 February 2013, The Australian

Treasury methodology on super “flawed”

During the week, the Treasury tax expenditure estimates attracted further criticism. Detailed research published by actuarial and advisory firm Mercer concluded that in an international... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 17 February 2013, The Canberra Times

Has Treasury dismissed negative gearing as a target for discretionary action?

The release of the latest Treasury Tax Expenditure data has coincided with informed government leaks about further cuts in superannuation tax concessions. Whether the timing is deliberate... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 10 February 2013, The Canberra Times

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ABC Nightlife dates for 2019

Nerida Cole will once again appear on ABC Nightlife Radio throughout 2019 accompanied by host Philip Clark.

Tune into the program on Tuesdays 10.00pm to 11.00pm on the following dates to hear Nerida discuss the latest topics in super and the economy:

  • Tuesday 2 March 2019
  • Tuesday 9 April 2019 

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