Paraplegia – Coming back from the brink

What John Wasiliev, AFR SMSF columnist, learnt from having to rebuild his life by John Wasiliev  28 Nov 2015  Australian Financial ReviewWhen you’ve suffered major trauma, the road to recovery can be long and expensive. Having the financial flexibility of retirement savings can make a huge difference. AFR columnist John Wasiliev has found superannuation savings…

Super Fund review must include the public service

THE AUSTRALIAN NOVEMBER 16, 2015 Robert Gottliebsen Business Spectator Columnist, Melbourne Once again, our senior public servants are manoeuvring inexperienced federal politicians so that the already generous senior public service pension schemes escape the new taxes proposed for those employed on similar salaries in the private sector. Yet the current review of superannuation provides the nation…

Delisted – Aspirin wiped from script

$500m saved as aspirin wiped from script THE AUSTRALIAN  3 NOVEMBER, 2015   By Sean Parnell. Seventeen popular medicines, covering complaints ranging from headaches to constipation, will from next year no longer be available under script. In a decision published yesterday, and foreshadowed in the government’s recent pharmacy agreement, the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee has listed…