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Coalition pushes PM for super review

Coalition pushes PM for super review

Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison is being pushed to widen the scope of the government's review of retirement income, and Boris Johnson takes the stage for the first time as leader of the UK. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Is Boris Johnson already in hot water with Trump?

Is Boris Johnson already in hot water with Trump?

New UK PM Boris Johnson will have a hard time spinning old comments of US counterpart Donald Trump's 'stupefying ignorance'. Plus, other tips of the week.

Government pushes to block foreign fighters

Government pushes to block foreign fighters

Good morning, early birds. The Coalition is pushing for laws barring foreign fighters from returning to Australia, and New Zealand reaffirms its offer to take refugees detained on Manus and Nauru. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Labor MPs push for opposition on franking credits, Newstart

Labor MPs push for opposition on franking credits, Newstart

Good morning, early birds. Labor MPs are urging Anthony Albanese not to abandon the party's crackdown on franking credits, and the AEMC unveils a plan to pay the biggest energy users to cut their consumption. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

‘Unholy’ and ‘irrelevant’: Jane Hume’s demonology of superannuation

‘Unholy’ and ‘irrelevant’: Jane Hume’s demonology of superannuation

The new Minister for Superannuation regards the industry super sector as "unholy" and in desperate need of reform to make it more like its inferior retail super counterpart

Downer bells the cat: Coalition set to renew its war on industry super

Downer bells the cat: Coalition set to renew its war on industry super

The issue has been dormant for a few months, but expect the Liberals to go after industry super again if they're returned to government.

Labor’s health obsession too much of a good thing

Labor’s health obsession too much of a good thing

Labor is talking about nothing but health, which is a positive for Bill Shorten but serves voters poorly when there are more critical issues to be dealt with.

Worker exploitation a core issue for super funds

Worker exploitation a core issue for super funds

Workforce issues such as wages are material business issues. Superannuation funds ignore this fact at their peril.

With friends like these: the Coalition’s superannuation fail

With friends like these: the Coalition’s superannuation fail

New data on superannuation fund assets shows just how spectacular a failure the government's superannuation agenda has been.

Government discovers it can implement a Hayne recommendation after all

Government discovers it can implement a Hayne recommendation after all

The government is rushing one banking royal commission recommendation through parliament. But is it intended to harm industry super funds?