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Medibank Float – key points

With the announcement of the Government sell off of Medibank Private there has been much written about the pending float on the Australian Stock Exchange. We would like to take this opportunity to highlight some key points: Medibank and ahm is the largest provider of...

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Why Dividing Farm Assets Does Not Always Work

One of the toughest conversations farm families have to have is how to distribute farm assets after the senior generation has passed away. That conversation however, is a lot easier than the one on how a business is to be transitioned whilst everyone is fit and well!...

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Corporate VS Individual Trustees for your SMSF

There has been much debate for many years about individual versus corporate trustees for self-managed superannuation funds. One sticking point for many clients has been the additional cost involved with establishing a corporate trustee, but recent changes to the way...

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The value of time

I have been recently conducting seminars on the West Coast of South Australia on ‘Risk Management’. This presentation was originally designed to talk about the typical risks we see in businesses such as property damage, personal injury and lack of diversification. I...

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Economic and Demographic changes

Recently I had the opportunity to hear renowned demographer, Bernard Salt speak on a range of topics. His talk certainly left me with some lasting thoughts on where the Australian economy was heading. In light of our ageing population, as well as the ethnicity...

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