The minister expressed support for the productivity commission’s 2018 call for an independent inquiry into the “increasingly unviable” group insurance industry, while her counterpart Stephen Jones put the onus on the industry itself to demonstrate its value.
Tahn SharpeFebruary 3, 2021
APRA will have “significant input” into the government’s proposed YFYS performance test which is not yet set in stone, APRA's Helen Rowell noted, before expressing frustration with industry interactions relating to performance measurement.
Matthew SmithFebruary 1, 2021
The minister reiterated the government’s plan to make a call on the SG rise closer to July 1 when the “trade off” with wage growth is clearer, while shadow minister Stephen Jones said the current level “just won’t get us there”.
Tahn SharpeJanuary 29, 2021