Scott Morrison

Wrong time, wrong place

John Howard famously predicted that the times would suit him. He had to wait a while but, eventually, they did, and continued to do so for about 12 …

Malcolm Turnbull

Australia looks to private sector to implement open banking regime | ZDNet

Treasurer Scott Morrison is looking to implement an open banking regime that is in part already accounted for under the existing Privacy Act, …

Privacy

Tips and rumours

Moz outsmarts Turnbull ... Cassidy's Twitter feud ... look who's talking ... The post Tips and rumours appeared first on Crikey.<br>Read more on the …

Malcolm Turnbull

8@eight: Negative start in store for ASX

Morgan Stanley elegantly put it that the RBA is "bullish, but not hawkish" and that seems a fitting statement not just for the Reserve Bank, but also …

Brisbane

Morrison talks down impact of Lib changes

Treasurer Scott Morrison says the Liberal Party would be "foolish" to think organisational change would end the power of factional groupings, but it …

Liberal Party

The trouble with trusts: Australia's multibillion-dollar legal tax avoidance loophole

• <b>Political Insider:</b> Sign up for our newsletter<p>Billions of dollars of tax revenue is being lost due to wealthy Australians using family trusts, …

Brisbane

Freeze out the bedwetters

The next federal election is a shoo-in for the Coalition. This statement may appear counter-intuitive, but is nonetheless true. The government has at its disposal the means to obliterate Labor and the Greens in 2019, and re-establish a healthy majority for a Liberal National government able to work …

South Australia

Morrison quiet on Liberal party reform

Treasurer Scott Morrison says it's not up to Liberal members of parliament to lecture the grassroots on how to conduct party affairs.<p>About 1500 …

Liberal Party

Bank strength relies on budget repair, says David Murray

The benefits of bigger equity buffers in the banks will be eroded if the government fails to get the budget deficit under control, says the architect …

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

Myer's departing deputy tipped for Amazon

Is Myer's departing deputy arriving at Amazon?

Brisbane

Business/Robbery etc

Don’t blame Morrison for ‘good debt/bad debt’<p>July is a wonderful month, blessed by federal parliament not sitting and so temporarily depriving the Turnbull government of opportunities to buy more deficit-boosting parliamentary victories, like adding $5 billion to our national debt as the price of …

Business (UK)

Masters stores for sale as Woolies-Lowe's battle nears end

Big-box retailing is in for its biggest shake-up in years with the imminent settlement of Woolworths' battle with former partner Lowe's and the …

Brisbane

Finally—Plus-Size Jeans That Aren't Stretchy Skinnies!

At a recent dinner party, my fiancé caught me undoing the top button of my jeans at the table. Maybe not my finest moment, but it was that or turn down a second helping of gnocchi. (Which was not going to happen.) Truth is, that fashion adjustment is common for me; I’ve never found a pair of jeans …

Clothing

Greens at risk of losing a third senator to section 44 as doubt emerges over Andrew Bartlett

• <b>Political Insider:</b> Sign up for our newsletter<p>The return of former Democrats leader Andrew Bartlett to the Senate could be short-lived, with the …

Scott Ludlam

False alarm on new RBA 'normal' rate as jobs surge continues

The Reserve Bank of Australia's discussion at this month's board meeting about how a cash rate of 3.5 per cent may be the new "normal" was part of a …

Reserve Bank of Australia

What happened to home saver scheme?

IT WAS unveiled with much fanfare in the Budget as the Turnbull Government’s answer to housing affordability but first home buyers will be taking a …

Australian Taxation Office

'Terribly disappointing' if Abbott is intending to damage Government, Morrison says

Treasurer Scott Morrison says he hopes Tony Abbott isn't trying to undermine Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and admits the former PM's interventions …

Tony Abbott

10 things you need to know this morning in Australia

Onya, Michael Matthews. Photo: Getty Images<p>Good morning! Thursday. You can do it.<p>1. <b>Amazon is on a retail recruitment drive in Melbourne</b>. The company …

Procter & Gamble

The NSW Liberal Party meeting in which we all have a stake

Plenty of colourful language has been deployed during the long fight inside the NSW Liberal Party over reforming preselection rules.<p>The current …

Liberal Party

'Grumpy' Scott Morrison takes reporter's phone during press conference

Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison took a reporter's phone and read a question from it during a live press conference

Donald Trump

Terror changes won't cost more: Morrison

Treasurer Scott Morrison insists the federal government's national security overhaul won't affect the budget.<p>Under the plan, which would come into …

Australian Federal Police

Former Sage students still awaiting news on refund of student VET-FEE loan

Robyn Dunphy had high hopes for her tax return this year.<p>A former student of the now defunct Sage Institute of Fitness, Ms Dunphy's journey to …

Brisbane

The next global meltdown is further away than you think

Global economic expansions do not die of old age. Outside war or violent energy shocks, they are invariably murdered by central banks fearing …

Brisbane

Scott Morrison gives APRA the thumbs up on bank capital

Treasurer Scott Morrison said the banks can take the prudential regulator's higher capital target in their stride and it should not force them to …

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

Capital bank rules 'strong': Treasurer

New rules governing the amount of money banks will need to keep in reserve should not significantly impact interest rates, Treasurer Scott Morrison …

Banking

'I will be stuffed': How superannuation sells women short

Play Video<p>Replay Video<p>Play Video Don't Play<p>The Green collapse<p>Play Video Don't Play<p>Video duration00:42<p>Previous slide Next slide<p>65 but unsure about …

Richard Di Natale

Major banks ordered to raise capital buffers to be 'unquestionably strong'

The big four banks will need to increase their loss-absorbing financial buffers by billions of dollars under higher capital requirements set by the …

Brisbane

British industrialist Sanjeev Gupta tours OneSteel plant in Melbourne

High energy costs will underpin a drive by the new owner of Arrium to generate its own power at its sites, where possible.<p>British industrialist …

Brisbane

ScoMo rejects big spending budget claims as myth

Treasurer Scott Morrison has rejected criticisms levelled by Tony Abbott and others that the government's policy agenda was not conservative enough, …

Economics

Australia moves to dial down financial stability risks in home loans

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Australian government is seeking to broaden the powers of the country's prudential regulator to include non-bank lenders as …

World Economy