National Seniors highlights the need for consistency of information contained on the superannuation product dashboards and the more detailed product disclosure statements so consumers are not misled or confused.
This submission acknowledges the benefits of independent directors on boards to improve accountability of funds management to members but raise concerns about the requirement for an independent chair.
This submission seeks to ensure there is no reduction to the overall level of MBS funding and that the review gives appropriate consideration to the medical needs of older Australians.
Submission in response to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services' inquiry into proposals to lift the professional, ethical and education standards in the financial services industry (PJC). The PJC report outlines a comprehensive model to increase the professional standards of advisers, involving a co-regulatory approach where Government, professional associations, industry and academia all work in partnership.
Submission in response to regulatory barriers restricting the availability of relevant and appropriate income stream products in the Australian market; and the minimum payment amounts for account-based pensions, to assess their appropriateness in light of current financial market conditions.
Submission in response to the review of the regulatory barriers restricting the availability of income stream products in the Australian market.
National Seniors argues the case for fundamental reform of Australia’s tax system, rather than mere refinement. While Australia’s federal system presents significant challenge to the achievement of comprehensive tax reform, the Australian people are entitled to expect leadership from their governments to address these fundamental challenges in the national interest.
Small business may be happy, but Treasurer Joe Hockey’s second budget has stunned older Australians.
National Seniors’ new Policy Congress, comprised of representatives from around Australia, has convened in Brisbane for the first time.
A key activity of the policy congress is to provide advice to the National Seniors’ board on issues affecting the over 50s.
Participants included National Seniors directors, volunteer state/territory Policy Advisory Group chairs and metropolitan and regional members drawn through an expression of interest process.