Library

In our library, you will find the latest financial news, valuable insights and ideas, tips and tricks we've learnt over the years and other helpful educational pieces.

2022 Chain Reaction Challenge (Tour of Tasmania)

Monday, 4 April 2022
Last week, after months of dedicated training, John Barton and Brett Schmidt rode as part of the MGD/ Traction team in the 2022 Chain Reaction Challenge. Here is an overview of the ride.

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Federal Budget 2022 | Overview

30 March 2022
On 29 March 2022, Federal Treasurer, Mr Josh Frydenberg, handed down the 2022/ 23 Federal Budget. Responding to the increased cost of living, the Budget provides several measures to support businesses and individuals by temporarily reducing fuel prices, tax relief for low-to-middle income earners, incentives, and superannuation changes. 

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Federal Budget 2022 | Superannuation

30 March 2022
On 29 March 2022, Federal Treasurer, Mr Josh Frydenberg, handed down the 2022/ 23 Federal Budget. Responding to the increased cost of living, the Budget provides several measures to support businesses and individuals by temporarily reducing fuel prices, tax relief for low-to-middle income earners, incentives, and superannuation changes.

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Federal Budget 2022 | Taxation

30 March 2022
On 29 March 2022, Federal Treasurer, Mr Josh Frydenberg, handed down the 2022/ 23 Federal Budget. Responding to the increased cost of living, the Budget provides several measures to support businesses and individuals by temporarily reducing fuel prices, tax relief for low-to-middle income earners, incentives, and superannuation changes.

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2022 AIPA Retirement Dinner

25 March 2022
Recently, the Australian and International Pilots Association (AIPA) hosted their Retirement Dinner at The Four Seasons Hotel in Sydney, which MGD had the pleasure of sponsoring. The night included guest speakers, live music, and great conversation between business sponsors, friends and colleagues, and 220 recently retired AIPA professionals.

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Market Situation Outlook | February 2022

17 February 2022
In this video, Stephen Furness and Richard Marsden are joined by special guests Michael Furey (Principal, Delta Research and Advisory) and Aongus O'Gorman (Head of Investments, Australia, WTW) to discuss the current market outlook for the year ahead.

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Event-Based Advice

8 February 2022
By Richard Marsden
In this paper, Richard Marsden articulates at what times we believe value can be best obtained by those serious about planning to become or to remain financially independent.

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Merry Christmas from MGD

20 December 2021
We will once again be taking a short break over the festive season. Our office will be closed from 1:00 pm Wednesday 22 December and we will reopen on Tuesday 4 January. From all of us at MGD, we wish you and your loved ones a very happy and safe Christmas and we look forward to working with you again in 2022.

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MGD Tax update | December 2021

16 December 2021
A summary of recent tax developments and information that we hope you find interesting and useful. This update contains a wide range of information, with a particular focus on Director identification number requirements, Phase 2 of Single Touch Payroll, JobKeeper statistics, new stapled superannuation fund rules, and key upcoming tax dates.

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Compulsory Director Identification Number

25 October 2021
Earlier this year, the government released a data standard for Director Identification Numbers, which follows on from the Treasury Laws Amendment (Registries Modernisation and Other Measures) Act 2020. The Treasury has now revealed the deadlines by which new and existing directors will need to apply for a director ID to avoid civil and criminal penalties.

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MGD Tax update | October 2021

20 October 2021
A summary of recent tax developments and information that we hope you find interesting and useful. This update contains a wide range of information, with a particular focus on COVID-19 financial support measures available to businesses, tax on COVID-19 financial support payments, 2020-21 tax changes for businesses, superannuation for individuals, and key upcoming tax dates.

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Back to the Bush! AVA Branch Meeting

23 August 2021
In July, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) North and Central Queensland Branches hosted their two-day “Back to the Bush” Branch Meeting. Stephen Furness and Richard Marsden from our advisory attended the event - here's a snapshot of the weekend.

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Why you should consider reviewing your estate plan

10 August 2021
In this video, Andrew Albury discusses the trend we are noticing among clients with regard to estate plan reviews and why this is an important action item to cover off no matter one’s current circumstances.

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Predicting the Future

28 July 2021
By Richard Marsden
In this paper, Richard Marsden explores how financial modelling can add clarity to financial decision-making, assist in planning retirement, and improve the prospects of achieving a financially successful retirement.

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2021 BSB Showcase

26 July 2021
In early June, the 2021 Business South Bank (BSB) Showcase took place in the Plaza Ballroom at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. Here is an overview of the event.

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2021 RDAQ Conference

26 July 2021
Recently, the Rural Doctors Association of Queensland (RDAQ) hosted their annual four-day conference. Here is an overview of the conference.

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ALERT: Newly passed superannuation legislation

2 July 2021
By Brad Hoffman
On 17 June 2021, two long-awaited bills passed through the House of Representatives and the Senate. This includes the Treasury Laws Amendment (Self-Managed Superannuation Funds) Bill 2020 and the Treasury Laws Amendment (More Flexible Superannuation) Bill 2020.

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