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Transfer cap
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Transfer cap

The introduction of the transfer cap will mean that any amounts which exceed the $1.6 million cap in a person’s superannuation account will need to be commuted back to accumulation or be cashed out. The balance cap is indexed but fixed for life: it can grow but you will not be able to...

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Superannuation and Estate Planning
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Superannuation and Estate Planning

New changes to superannuation laws are set to take effect from 1 July 2017.   The changes are complex and significant and will affect the way Australians plan for their future.
The major change from an estate planning perspective is the introduction of the $1.6 million balance cap on...

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A Story of Strength and Courage
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A Story of Strength and Courage

The Weekend Australian recently published an article in which Dassi Erlich told her story of the abuse perpetrated against her by the then Principal of her school, Malka Leifer.
Dassi was subjected to a number of years of abuse by Leifer whilst a student at the ultra-orthodox Adass...

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Hope for Tasmanian Victims of Sexual Abuse
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Hope for Tasmanian Victims of Sexual Abuse

The ongoing Royal Commission into Intuitional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has shed light on the extent of sexual abuse occurring in numerous educational, church and state institutions.
The devastating effects of the abuse on the victims of abuse have also been highlighted by the brave...

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