Ian Silk


Weaven says tax break for rich ‘worst public policy since white Australia’

Superannuation tax breaks for the rich is the ‘worst piece of public policy since white Australia’, Garry Weaven pioneer of industry funds said at Conexus Financial’s 18th annual Investment Administration Conference, held last week. Addressing more than 200 superannuation professionals, Weaven said most countries view Australia’s system as close to perfection, but despite this significant […]

The Opposition on FoFA

On June 10, Professional Planner hosted a roundtable featuring the Shadow Treasurer, the Shadow Minister for Financial Services and Superannuation, and leading industry figures. The discussion ranged across a number of topics, in including the Opposition’s stance on aspects of the Futute of Financial Advice reforms. This is an edited transcript of the event. A longer version appears in the July 2011 edition of Professional Planner magazine.