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Eryk Bagshaw is an economics correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.

Super funds survive $3 billion insurance push after Coalition-Greens deal

Super funds survive $3 billion insurance push after Coalition-Greens deal

New workers will be up to $50,000 better off by the time they retire but still face the prospect of insurance policies draining their superannuation account.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw

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Indonesia-Australia to sign free trade agreement

Indonesia-Australia to sign free trade agreement

Months of tensions over Australia's proposal to move its embassy to Jerusalem threatened to derail the multibillion-dollar deal. 

  • by Eryk Bagshaw and James Massola
Coalition and Greens in $3 billion super negotiations

Coalition and Greens in $3 billion super negotiations

The Coalition and the Greens are locked in last-minute negotiations over the government's superannuation package.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw and Shane Wright
Senate banking inquiry launched after banking victims complain of 'kick in the guts'

Senate banking inquiry launched after banking victims complain of 'kick in the guts'

The big four banks will face another Senate inquiry in the immediate aftermath of the banking royal commission.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw
Australia might keep its prosecco but won't win all food name battles, says EU

Australia might keep its prosecco but won't win all food name battles, says EU

The European Union has warned a $100 billion trade deal with Australia is at risk unless they are able to resolve their disputes.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw
Labor refers Tim Wilson to privileges committee, claiming 'contempt of the House'

Labor refers Tim Wilson to privileges committee, claiming 'contempt of the House'

The speaker of the House of Representatives will consider referring embattled Liberal MP Tim Wilson to Parliament's powerful privileges committee.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw
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Morrison government suffers first defeat on legislation for 80 years as refugee bill passes

Morrison government suffers first defeat on legislation for 80 years as refugee bill passes

The government and opposition is locked in a high-stakes battle that threatens the government's grip on Parliament.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw
Industry Super calls on Parliament to urgently pass super changes

Industry Super calls on Parliament to urgently pass super changes

Industry Super has called on Labor to pass major reforms to the $2.8 trillion superannuation sector.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw
Liberal MP Tim Wilson faces 'breach of privacy' claims

Liberal MP Tim Wilson faces 'breach of privacy' claims

The backbencher's taxpayer-funded inquiry into Labor's franking credits policy is under fire.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw
Unions to resist key royal commission finding on super

Unions to resist key royal commission finding on super

The union movement has baulked at Commissioner Kenneth Hayne's recommendation that workers should be defaulted only once.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw
Labor refers Tim Wilson to police over claims he shared voter details with fund manager

Labor refers Tim Wilson to police over claims he shared voter details with fund manager

Multiple voters who registered to attend the $160,000 inquiry are outraged that they are now receiving advertising material.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw