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13 Sep ASIC defends its Westpac appeal

Alex Druce - AAP - Friday 13 September ASIC listened to calls from distressed debtors and spoke with various consumer advocacy groups but Federal MPs have suggested the regulator still doesn't have enough evidence to justify its appeal of a responsible lending judgement. ASIC told MPs on...

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13 Sep Tension over ASIC court bid

Alex Druce - The Daily Telegraph - Friday 13 September THE corporate watchdog says it is acting in the interests of the “broader economy” in appealing the Federal Court’s decision to throw out a responsible lending lawsuit against Westpac.   But Federal MPs have questioned whether the regulator...

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10 Sep Lambie puts spanner in drug test works

Rosie Lewis -- The Australian -- Tuesday 10 September The Morrison government is vowing to pump $3 million into drug and alcohol treatment services in areas where welfare recipients would be randomly drug-tested under proposed trials, as independent senator Jacqui Lambie hardens her opposition to the...

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