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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.

2023 RDAQ Conference (Medicine in the Extreme)

28 June 2023
Earlier this month, the Rural Doctors Association of Queensland (RDAQ) hosted their 33rd annual conference, 'Medicine in the Extreme'. Here is an overview of the conference.

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MGD Tax Update | June 2023

26 June 2023
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 year end tax tips, what's in the parliamentary pipeline, late lodgments, FBT issues, and key upcoming tax dates.

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MGD Tax Update (Federal Budget) | June 2023

20 June 2023
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 tax and superannuation measures from the Federal Budget 2022-23 and key tax dates.

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Quarterly Market Update | April 2023

15 May 2023
In this video, Stephen Furness and Andrew Albury speak with Matt Wacher, Chief Investment Officer, Asia-Pacific, Morningstar, and Tony Cahill, Vice President, PIMCO, to discuss the key economic themes and commentary of the past few months and provide their thoughts on the current future outlook.

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HECS-HELP debts might be interest free, but they are set for a steep indexation this year!

10 May 2023
By Jessica Harris
A HECS debt (otherwise known as a HELP debt) is an interest free loan, that allows you to slowly pay off your education loan as you reach certain taxable income thresholds. Whilst it is an interest free loan, it is indeed, indexed (increased).

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Federal Budget 2023 | Social Security and Welfare

10 May 2023
On 9 May 2023, Federal Treasurer, Jim Chalmers, handed down the 2023/ 24 Federal Budget. In this article, we outline the key social security and welfare highlights from the announcement.

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Federal Budget 2023 | Superannuation

10 May 2023
On 9 May 2023, Federal Treasurer, Jim Chalmers, handed down the 2023/ 24 Federal Budget. In this article, we outline the key superannuation highlights from the announcement.

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Federal Budget 2023 | Taxation

10 May 2023
On 9 May 2023, Federal Treasurer, Jim Chalmers, handed down the 2023/ 24 Federal Budget. In this article, we outline the key taxation highlights from the announcement.

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Federal Budget 2023 | Overview

10 May 2023
On 9 May 2023, Federal Treasurer, Jim Chalmers, handed down the 2023/ 24 Federal Budget. This was largely a no surprises Budget, with most announcements having been released in the weeks leading up to Budget night.

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2023 Chain Reaction Challenge (Tour of New Zealand)

10 April 2023
MGD was proud to sponsor the recent 2023 Brisbane 7 Day Chain Reaction Challenge. The peloton set out on Sunday 26 March, from Christchurch, ready for the seven-day, 1000-kilometre cycling challenge through the scenic South Island of New Zealand.

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2023 AIPA Retirement Dinner

3 April 2023
On Friday 24 March, 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 recently retired AIPA professionals.

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Breaking Down Human Decision-Making

21 March 2023
On Tuesday 14 March, in collaboration with IPAA Queensland, MGD hosted the public purpose sector for a breakfast event on behavioural science and economics.

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Understanding the costs of aged care

1 March 2023
By Mikaela Holmes
“Do we need to sell the family home?” This is probably the number one question I get asked by concerned children when grappling with the idea of putting their parents into Aged Care. And whilst the answer will be “yes” for some, that is not always the case and there are plenty of options to work through first.

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Quarterly Market Update | February 2023

13 February 2023
In this video, Stephen speaks with Rob Tucker from Chester Asset Management and Jim Chronis from Ausbil Investment Management to discuss the key economic themes and commentary of the past few months and provide their thoughts on the current future outlook.

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Merry Christmas from MGD

21 December 2022
We will once again be taking a short break over the festive season. Our office will be closed from 12:00 pm Thursday 22 December and will reopen on Tuesday 3 January. However, we will still be available if required and if you have any urgent enquiries during this period, please give us a call on (07) 3391 5055 or email your adviser directly. 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 the New Year.

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Protecting Yourself in the Cyberspace “Battleground”

19 December 2022
By John Barton
The risk of cyber crime, on both an individual and business level, is at critical levels. No one is immune. So how do we as individual humans become more cyber resilient? In this article, we share some proactive measures we can all take to protect ourselves, our families, our households, our businesses, and our digital assets.

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Young People and Super – Can We Eat Our Avocado and Retire Too?

12 December 2022
By Priyanka Luecke
For many younger people, superannuation is generally a low priority on their list of things to consider. Which is why, with a raft of legislative reforms now in play, there are active efforts from Government to engage the younger generation more in their superannuation.

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