The Government’s JobKeeper Payment Explained

On 30 March 2020, the Federal Government announced the introduction of the JobKeeper Payment. The payment is a wage subsidy paid by the Government to businesses significantly impacted by the Coronavirus. This will allow employers to continue paying their employees whether they are able to work or not. The Government...

Update on Government Stimulus Measures to Combat Coronavirus

Since the release of the Coronavirus stimulus package there has been some clarification of several measures and a number of further announcements which seek to extend assistance to more people who have been impacted. The following provides more details on these measures:  Coronavirus Supplement – The Coronavirus Supplement $550 fortnightly...

The Government’s Stimulus Package in Response to the Coronavirus

In response to the economic impact of the Coronavirus, the Government has announced a number of initiatives to help individuals and businesses at this uncertain time.  The changes include accessing some of your super if you’re in financial stress, tax concessions for small businesses and changes to social security benefits....

Who or what is FASEA?

The Financial Adviser Standard and Ethics Authority (FASEA) was established in April 2017, to set the education, training and ethical standards of licensed Financial Advisers in Australia. All existing Financial Advisers are required to sit, and pass, an Ethics examination before 1 January 2021, in order to continue providing financial...