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Consumer advocacy groups to be able to complain to ACCC

by Annie Kane • 18 May 2023
The Assistant Minister for Competition, Charities, and Treasury, Dr Andrew Leigh MP, has announced that the... READ MORE

ASIC sues Money3 for alleged responsible lending breaches

by Annie Kane • 17 May 2023
The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) has confirmed it is suing car loan provider Money3... READ MORE

ATO to crack down on false property claims

by Kate Aubrey • 16 May 2023
As the end of the 2023 financial year nears, the ATO has announced it will focus on rental property deductions,... READ MORE

Economist fears the central bank could tip Australia into recession

by Kyle Robbins • 16 May 2023
As part of its hunt to wrangle inflation into its 2 per cent to 3 per cent target range, the Reserve Bank of... READ MORE

REIQ calls on investors for rental reform campaign

by Adrian Suljanovic • 15 May 2023
The Queensland government recently passed new legalisation that amended the Residential Tenancies and Rooming... READ MORE

Predatory lending and high-cost credit in ASIC’s sights

by Annie Kane • 11 May 2023
The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) has warned that it will be cracking down on lenders... READ MORE

Budget geared to ‘build more supply’, Treasurer pledges 

by Kate Aubrey • 9 May 2023
The Australian federal budget, due to be unveiled by Treasurer Jim Chalmers today (9 May) at 7:30pm AEST is expected... READ MORE

CDR action initiation would benefit brokers, FBAA tells Senate

by Annie Kane • 27 Apr 2023
Speaking at the Senate economics legislation committee last week, the managing director of the Finance Brokers... READ MORE

AFCA names chief ombudsman

by Reporter • 14 Apr 2023
The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) has revealed it has reappointed lawyer David Locke as chief... READ MORE

Merger laws ‘no longer fit for purpose’: ACCC chair

by Adrian Suljanovic • 13 Apr 2023
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) chair Ms Cass-Gottlieb spoke to the National Press Club in... READ MORE

ATO to further scrutinise 1.7 million property investors

by Kyle Robbins • 13 Apr 2023
As part of a regular review of returns related to rental property landlords, the ATO will collect residential... READ MORE

Calls for more build-to-rent investment ahead of federal budget

by Kate Aubrey • 11 Apr 2023
A new study commissioned by the Property Council of Australia, by EY, showed levelling the investment playing field... READ MORE

Almost 5k Aussies sign up for regional FHB scheme

by Kate Aubrey • 4 Apr 2023
Marking its first six months, the government’s Regional First Home Buyer Guarantee has helped 4,716 Australians... READ MORE

Consultation opens on AFCA rules changes

by Annie Kane • 28 Mar 2023
The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) — the non-government ombudsman service providing dispute... READ MORE

Revenue NSW to pause new payroll tax audits

by Annie Kane • 27 Mar 2023
Revenue NSW has confirmed that it will not commence any new audits connected to aggregators in regard to payroll... READ MORE
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