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Home loan complaints rose 17 per cent in 2023

by Annie Kane • 16 Jan 2024
Mortgages were among the top five most complained about financial products in the calendar year 2023, according to... READ MORE

Intervention order on short-term credit contracts extended

by Reporter • 16 Jan 2024
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has extended its product intervention orders relating to... READ MORE

Stamp duty ‘stifles housing mobility’: REIQ

by Reporter • 11 Jan 2024
At present, first-time buyers in Queensland can only pay no stamp duty on properties where the home is purchased for... READ MORE

Interest-free loans offered to overcome building delays: WA government

by Reporter • 9 Jan 2024
Residential builders will be able to apply for interest-free loans of up to $300,000 in total – $60,000 per... READ MORE

Federal government appoints AHURI directors

by Adrian Suljanovic • 27 Dec 2023
The federal government has appointed Dr Anthony Richards and Jennifer Samms as part-time independent directors to the... READ MORE

Foreign investment changes a ‘step in the right direction’:...

by Josh Needs • 12 Dec 2023
The federal government’s alterations to the foreign investment framework, which will see international investors... READ MORE

FBAA flags ‘concern’ with new advice model

by Annie Kane • 8 Dec 2023
Peter White AM, the managing director of the Finance Brokers Association of Australasia (FBAA), has voiced concerns... READ MORE

Government creates new type of financial adviser

by Annie Kane • 7 Dec 2023
The federal government has unveiled its Delivering Better Financial Outcomes package, a suite of changes that will... READ MORE

Big businesses that fail to pay will be named and shamed

by Josh Needs • 7 Dec 2023
Big businesses that fail to pay smaller organisations on time will be named and shamed as part of the Albanese... READ MORE

CHOICE CEO starts ASIC term

by Reporter • 23 Nov 2023
Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) chair Joe Longo has acknowledged the commencement of two of... READ MORE

ASIC has car finance brokers in its sights

by Josh Needs • 22 Nov 2023
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) yesterday (21 November), revealed its enforcement... READ MORE

Government to provide additional cyber security support

by Josh Needs • 22 Nov 2023
The federal government has revealed two additional initiatives to strengthen the cyber security capabilities of small... READ MORE

Ensuring competitive markets key to merger reform: Government 

by Josh Needs • 21 Nov 2023
The Australian government yesterday (20 November), released a consultation paper on potential merger reform, to... READ MORE

CEO addresses 5 years of AFCA

by Adrian Suljanovic • 20 Nov 2023
Since the establishment of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) in 2018, the organisation has handled... READ MORE

Broker association calls for balance with SME finance complaints 

by Josh Needs • 2 Nov 2023
The Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia (MFAA) has called on the Australian Financial Complaints... READ MORE
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