Weekly economic update - 11 May 2020

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Information for advice professionals only.

Attempting to forecast the change in employment for April in the world of COVID-19 has been a unique experience.

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This podcast further explores the COVID-19 situation and its effects on the economy and society. There have been calls to rethink the way we distribute income to look after the less fortunate and support those in hard times.
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This week’s podcast will cover the upcoming sitting days of Federal Parliament, the first details on early release of super due to COVID-19 and a recent Regulatory Bulletin from the ATO for SMSF trustees.
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In this first of a new weekly series of podcasts, we look at what is happening from a legislative environment with the possible resumption of Parliament for a week in May and identify some regulatory changes that may assist in streamlining the provision of advice.
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Disclaimer: This commentary has been prepared by Westpac Financial Services Limited for use by advisers and must not be made available to any client. The commentary provides an overview only and should not be considered a comprehensive statement on any matter or relied upon as such. Projections given are predicative in character and whilst every effort has been taken to ensure that the assumptions on which the projections are based are reasonable, the projections may be based on incorrect assumptions or may not take into account known or unknown risks and uncertainties. The results ultimately achieved may differ materially from these projections. This commentary may also contain material provided by third parties derived from sources believed to be accurate at its issue date. While such material is published with necessary permission, Westpac Financial Services Limited does not accept any responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of, or endorses any such material.