Big bank levy is a gamble with our hip pockets

Story Published: 17 May 2017

OPINION: Multi-billion dollar levy on big banks a nice, populist theory, but in reality it's a gamble with all of our hip...

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Financial sector paid more than $1.2 billion to top execs

Story Published: 14 May 2017

THE big five banks targeted as part of the financial sector crackdown paid senior executives more than $1.2 billion in...

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Christmas ruined for hut owner fighting the big banks

Story Published: 19 Dec 2016

Man had plans to host a 'Christmas party' to rally farmers who have also lost their properties to banks

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Shorten to hold Royal Commission look into into banks

Story Published: 8 Apr 2016

Bill Shorten has announced if elected the opposition will hold a Royal Commission into the Australian banking an financial...

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Seniors group wants big banks to go to war with Government

Story Published: 30 Jun 2014

OLDER Australians have urged the Big Four banks to “publicly denounce” the Abbott Government’s changes to financial advice...

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Have you seen the Bank of England's two new videos?

Story Published: 26 Mar 2014

READER'S STORY: The other day I got dragged along to a coffee morning with Transition Town Hervey Bay.

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Can banks make a profit by investing in the Barrier Reef?

Story Published: 30 May 2013

BIG Bank's support of the coal and gas industries focused attention on the ways large banks' investment decisions can put...

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ANZ posts $3 billion six-month profit

Story Published: 30 Apr 2013

ANZ has posted a half-year profit of almost $3 billion, but its earnings grew only 1 per cent.

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Bad management killed major bank, not the GFC, says report

Story Published: 5 Apr 2013

ENTERING 2008 HBOS was an institution that had forced its way on to the top table of British banking.

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Greens' levy on big banks would bring in $11 billion

Story Published: 10 Mar 2013

A GREENS proposal to slap a 0.2% levy on the assets of Australia’s big four banks would add $11 billion to the budget...

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