The Budget does not include any specific measures to help boost women's super. (ABC News: Emma Machan)
System to make superannuation amounts during divorce proceedings clearer needed ‘urgently’
News article by the ABC
Superannuation is considered a household asset, but it is can be incredibly hard for women to find out how much their ex-partners have. But a law to help change that was put on the backburner and now advocates are demanding it be implemented.
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The 2019 floods in Townsville have led to many people being unable to insure their homes. (ABC News: Sally Rafferty)
What will the federal government’s $10 billion reinsurance pool mean for you?
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A pilot program will subsidise the cost of insurance for cyclones and related flood damage, potentially helping lower 500,000 premiums in northern Australia. Here's how it might help you.
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Publican Dave Allen struggled to find workers since the pandemic forced border closures. (Four Corners: Harriet Tatham)
Regional job vacancies hit an all time high but lack of workers leaves employers desperate
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The demand for workers in regional Australia has hit an all time high, surpassing the demand seen during the mining boom a decade ago.
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Emilia, Leo and Alex Bachem say they have struggled without the support of grandparents in Australia. (Peter Drought)
Federal budget boost to parental leave, childcare could lift women’s workforce participation
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Increased childcare subsidies have been one of the government's early budget leaks, but many experts say the policy is a long way short of what's needed to put men and women on equal terms when it comes to children and work.
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Australian consumers gave the NT an unexpected financial boost. But the budget remains in a parlous state

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The Budget does not include any specific measures to help boost women's super. (ABC News: Emma Machan)

System to make superannuation amounts during divorce proceedings clearer needed ‘urgently’

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