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Federal Court rules against Ferratum Australia

by Kate Aubrey • 15 Sep 2023
Ferratum Australia Pty Ltd, currently undergoing liquidation, was found in breach pertaining to small amount credit... READ MORE

MFAA reiterates call for discharge standardisation

by Annie Kane • 14 Sep 2023
On Tuesday, 12 September, members of the mortgage industry told delegates of the AFR Property Summit in Sydney that... READ MORE

Senate greenlights Housing Future Fund

by Kate Aubrey • 13 Sep 2023
The federal government’s housing bill, which had been subject to months of negotiations, finally passed through... READ MORE

Government commits additional $1bn to housing bill

by Kate Aubrey • 12 Sep 2023
Despite having been in a stalemate in Parliament, the federal government’s Housing Australia Future Fund Bill... READ MORE

ATO to crack down on SME debt

by Josh Needs • 11 Sep 2023
The Australian Tax Office (ATO) has signalled its intention to crack down on businesses using the ATO as a... READ MORE

Case dropped against former credit union CEO

by Adrian Suljanovic • 8 Sep 2023
Peter Challis, the former CEO of WAW Credit Union Co-Operative Limited, has had his charges dropped by the... READ MORE

Stronger broker reference checks legislation passed

by Annie Kane • 6 Sep 2023
On Monday (4 September), the Treasury Laws Amendment (Modernising Business Communications and Other Measures) Bill... READ MORE

Supply chain finance misuse flagged to government

by Annie Kane • 5 Sep 2023
The Statutory Review of the Payment Times Reporting Act 2020 has put forward 14 recommendations to deliver better... READ MORE

Treasury confirms three new ASIC Commissioners

by Josh Needs • 25 Aug 2023
The federal Treasurer Jim Chalmers has confirmed three new commissioners for the Australian Securities and Investment... READ MORE

Rental inquiry hears of record property owner stress

by Kate Aubrey • 24 Aug 2023
Titled ‘The Worsening Rental Crisis in Australia’, the inquiry, conducted by the community affairs references... READ MORE

National cabinet touts ‘better deal’ for renters

by Kate Aubrey • 16 Aug 2023
During a national cabinet meeting held in Brisbane on Wednesday, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese announced a set of... READ MORE

Housing solutions, rent caps, centre to national cabinet discussions

by Josh Needs • 16 Aug 2023
As the Prime Minister Anthony Albanese commences meetings with the national cabinet, he has again ruled out the... READ MORE

AFCA: A Common complaint (pt2)

by Annie Kane • 14 Aug 2023
It’s a testament to the service that brokers provide that only a handful of banking finance complaints are about... READ MORE

Government opens consultation on national housing plan

by Josh Needs • 8 Aug 2023
The Albanese government has released an issues paper and opened a six-week consultation to help inform the National... READ MORE

Home loans amongst fewest complaints: AFCA

by Josh Needs • 28 Jul 2023
The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) has released its FY22–23 complaints results, revealing an... READ MORE
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