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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?

Australia needs a royal commission on the pokies 

Australia needs a royal commission on the pokies 

In the aftermath of the banking royal commission, should we have a royal commission into Australia’s $24 billion-a-year gambling industry?

Victims of superannuation fee rip-offs should be compensated

Victims of superannuation fee rip-offs should be compensated

While we're focused on what to do about under-performing superannuation funds, there's also the question of compensation for the egregious behaviour of financial institutions.

Abbott won’t give up Warringah without a fight

Abbott won’t give up Warringah without a fight

Crikey readers respond to independent Susan Moylan-Coombs' run at Tony Abbott's seat of Warringah.

The other super scam: how fees are draining Australians’ accounts

The other super scam: how fees are draining Australians’ accounts

In concentrating on underperformance, we're in danger of missing another big superannuation rort: high fees charged by fund managers.

Why is the Fin Review backing this absurd super proposal?

Why is the Fin Review backing this absurd super proposal?

Based on its recent performance under Peter Costello, the Future Fund shouldn't be allowed anywhere near super. So why is a publication controlled by Peter Costello's company spruiking the idea?

Morrison announces plan to cut migrant intake

Morrison announces plan to cut migrant intake

Good morning, early birds. PM Scott Morrison has announced a plan to reduce Australia’s migration cap, China has been revealed as the perpetrator of a number of cyber thefts in Australia, and a new scheme will give domestic violence victims early access to their super. It’s the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

The collapse of retail super: the Liberals aim a missile at Labor, take out their mates

The collapse of retail super: the Liberals aim a missile at Labor, take out their mates

After publicly confirming the massive underperformance of retail super funds, the Liberals then unwittingly set the scene for an exposure of the rorts that riddled the sector — all in the name of attacking industry super funds.

Costello’s Future Fund underwhelms as his regulatory framework collapses

Costello’s Future Fund underwhelms as his regulatory framework collapses

This is the house of financial regulation that Peter built, and it's collapsing at the royal commission he said wasn't needed.

Royal commission must be extended, for super’s sake

Royal commission must be extended, for super’s sake

Events of the last week show why the banking royal commission needs to be extended until the superannuation sector is cleaned up.