Federal Budget 2017 Summary – How it Affects You

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Federal Budget 2017 Summary – How it Affects You

This year’s Federal Budget was not as controversial as previous years, however there are still changes which may affect you and your family. Additional super contributions from proceeds of downsizing your home From 1 July 2018, individuals aged 65 and over will be able to make an after-tax super contribution of up to $300,000 ($600,000 […] Read More >

Federal Budget Changes for Farmers and Rural Business Owners

Tuesday 3rd of May saw the release of the Federal Budget for another year.  For those who missed it, this year’s theme is “Jobs and Growth”, which is slightly more appealing than “Fiddled with things”. But what does it mean for farmers and small businesses in the rural community?  While there are many things to […] Read More >

Comments on a tough Federal Budget

Tough Federal Budget

The recent Federal Budget has caused quite a stir amongst the Australian people.  Treasurer, Joe Hockey has labelled it not as “the age of austerity” but “the age of opportunity!” in a budget full of cuts to welfare and public spending.  Recent reports suggest it has hurt consumer confidence. It was always going to be […] Read More >