Michelle Bradley-Smith switched her superannuation from an industry fund to a retail fund after being cold-called by a financial advisor who promised bigger returns. It was a decision she says she quickly regretted.
Former rugby league player Jamal Idris is the new ambassador for Youpla — a rebrand of the Aboriginal Community Benefit Fund, which was the subject of scathing criticism during the Hayne inquiry, accused of exploiting the significance of funerals to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
The scrutiny on borrowing is the toughest it's been, with banks and credit unions putting the daily spending habits of potential customers under the microscope — including things like your food deliveries and Afterpay purchases.
In a bid to clean up its reputation in the wake of the banking royal commission's findings, National Australia Bank will no longer pay commissions to members of the public in exchange for them referring new home loan customers.
Tennis in New South Wales is in the grip of a civil war, as eight elders of the sport face losing their life memberships over the role they played in the handling of a complaint of sexual abuse made by a child in the 1990s.
The aged care industry says the current funding model and more complex care needs mean rising costs are outstripping funding, even before an overhaul likely to come out of the royal commission.
Potential criminal acts in the financial services industry exposed at the banking royal commission may never hit court, governance experts say.
This is the seventh royal commission in as many years, but in many ways the royal commission into the mistreatment of people with a disability should have been far ahead of the queue, writes Alison Branley.