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05 Mar Stop playing politics with industry super

James Eyers, Joanna Mather, and John Kehoe -- Australian Financial Review -- 5 March 2019   AustralianSuper chairman Heather Ridout has told the government to stop politicising how the $145 billion investor manages its holdings, saying trustees, whether from industry or unions, "leave their hats" at the...

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05 Mar Unionist vows no retreat on IR super activism

Michael Roddan and Andrew White -- The Australian -- 5 March 2019 Transport Workers Union nat­ional secretary Michael Kaine has pledged to pressure superannuation funds to pursue companies over workplace standards, attacking a move by Josh Frydenberg to seek new regulatory powers to block union activism...

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18 Feb Huawei accused of intimidation

Jennifer Duke -- The Age -- 18 February 2019   A Liberal senator and Macquarie Telecom have hit back at Huawei, accusing it of trying to “intimidate” companies like Telstra and Google from supporting a think-tank critical of the Chinese telco equipment provider. Huawei Technologies Australia director of...

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14 Jan Superannuation system must not punish the young

James Paterson -- The Australian Financial Review -- 14 January 2019   Young Australians are poorly served by a superannuation system that shamefully favours the interests of providers over consumers. That's why the Productivity Commission's call for reform is so compelling. Like many young people, I worked a...

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