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Miranda Brownlee

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Miranda Brownlee is the deputy editor of SMSF Adviser, which is the leading source of news, strategy and educational content for professionals working in the SMSF sector.

Since joining the team in 2014, Miranda has been responsible for breaking some of the biggest superannuation stories in Australia, and has reported extensively on technical strategy and legislative updates.
Miranda also has broad business and financial services reporting experience, having written for titles including Investor Daily, ifa and Accountants Daily.

You can email Miranda on: [email protected]momentummedia.com.au
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SMSFs warned on risk of ‘mortgage prison’

With further interest rate rises expected over coming months, some SMSFs may be left trapped in legacy products paying h... Read More

LRBAs tipped as potential target in upcoming Federal Budget

With Labor grappling with a huge Federal Budget deficit and a housing market under pressure, SMSF borrowing may be seen ... Read More

SMSFs warned on traps with insurance set up

For SMSFs setting up insurance cover inside super, getting the ownership of the policy right is critical, a technical ex... Read More

Advisers cautiously optimistic about QAR proposals

The QAR proposals are a “welcome relief” for the advice industry but there is still a long process ahead, a financia... Read More

SMSFA flags ‘murky’ area of sophisticated investor definition

The control test is a particularly complicated and unclear aspect of the sophisticated investor definition where individ... Read More

Sophisticated investor definition ‘complicated’ in SMSF context

Divergent legal opinions and a lack of regulator guidance around the wholesale and sophisticated investor definitions is... Read More

Court decision provides another option for bankrupt SMSF members

A recent court decision means there may now be another option for SMSF members who find themselves bankrupt, an SMSF law... Read More

ASIC identifies concerns with dispute resolution by super funds

Superannuation funds have been told to review their internal dispute resolution arrangements with ASIC identifying compl... Read More

Bill to change CSHC thresholds introduced

Labor has introduced a bill into Parliament to increase the thresholds for the Commonwealth Seniors Health Card. ... Read More

PI insurance a critical factor when scoping advice services

SMSF professionals should pay close attention to the terms of their PI insurance when scoping out their advice, an SMSF ... Read More

Unpaid present entitlements may 'raise questions’, SMSFs cautioned

SMSFs have been warned that having unpaid present entitlements in a unit trust without good reason could result in poten... Read More

More frequents reviews needed for volatile assets

SMSFs with highly volatile assets such as cryptocurrency may need to review their investment strategies more than once a... Read More

Former adviser banned following conviction

ASIC has permanently banned a former adviser after they were previously convicted for dishonest conduct and providing fo... Read More

Legal trap flagged for SMSFs with child members

Advisers and their clients have been warned on the importance of ensuring that children in an SMSF appoint an enduring p... Read More

‘The poster child for red tape’: SuperStream tipped to cause maxim...

Stringent rules and difficulties around identifying errors in a chain or different systems is seeing SuperStream continu... Read More


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