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Insurance

DisabilityCare Australia and group insurance

It’s a rare event to have a bill introduced into parliament by a tearful Prime Minister, but the DisabilityCare Australia 2013 bill – which will help pay for the national disability insurance scheme by raising the medicare levy from 1.5 to 2 per cent – had such an auspicious beginning. Watched by disability advocates in the […]
Investment Strategy

Happy New Year? Not for investment banking

The optimism that greets the new year is not exactly brimming over in the offices of Australia’s investment banks. After a lacklustre 2012, prospects seem no better this year, and what was once a supercharged industry running on a flow of deals and bonuses has become one of the underperformers of the Australian financial industry. […]