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Labor’s negative gearing changes deter new home buyers, poll finds

Labor’s negative gearing changes deter new home buyers, poll finds

‘Chilling warning’Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said the survey results were a “chilling warning about the danger of Labor’s ill-conceived and untimely housing taxes”.”The findings show that not only will Labor’s housing taxes not work as intended, but they will have the opposite effect – driving down new housing supply and construction.”The Treasurer also jumped on…


Future Fund could manage your superannuation

Future Fund could manage your superannuation

The superannuation industry, unions and the Labor Party would vigorously oppose a government default fund taking away money that currently flows into retail and industry funds.But some independent analysts support a government fund to reduce fees, lift returns and reduce conflicts of interest evident in private funds, if appropriate governance safeguards are put in place.Public…