Advocacy Franking Credits

A.L.P. policy announcement in March 2018 stating the party’s intention to remove cash refunds for dividend imputation credits on franked Australian share dividends.  This policy will become effective from July 1, 2019 should a Labor Government be formed following the next Federal election.

Position Statement:  Gold Coast Retirees Inc. believes this policy is:  UNFAIR, DISCRIMINATORY AND UN-AUSTRALIAN.  Read more 

GCR Video – Noel Whittaker speaking on Labour’s Fallacies re Imputation.  Watch the video here.

GCR Video – Case Studies by Rob Grover re Imputation:  Watch the video  here .

GCR Submission to the House of Representatives’ Economic Committee Inquiring into the Implications of Removing Refundable Franking Credits.  Preview or download the Submission Document

Power Point Presentation from Professor Deborah Ralston on the ALP proposal to deny franking credit refunds on 16 Jan 2019.  2019-01-16 Prof Deborah Ralston presentation

Channel Ten report about our protest meeting.   You can watch the news report here:

House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics Inquiry into the Implications of Removing Refundable Franking Credits held a public hearing on the Gold Coast on 31-1-2019.  Preview or download the report.

A report on The Alliance’s briefing to Senator Zed Seselja and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg by Charles Dickson on his trip to Canberra to represent GCR members and to participate in the Alliance Forum on February 20, 2019.  Preview or download the report.

Presentation to Senator Zed Seselja M.P., Assistant Minister for Treasury & Finance.  Presented to the Alliance for Fairer Retirement Forum in Canberra on 20-02-19 by Charles Dickson as Chair of the GCR Advocacy Committee.  Preview or download the presentation.