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With the Federal Government planning a Women’s Safety Summit in September, Women in Economics NSW is drawing together an exceptional panel to explore the critical issue of women’s economic security. The focus of the Panel will be on what the experience of a working life facing workforce inequality, a gender pay gap, part time work and interrupted work patterns means for women approaching and over the course of their retirement. The panel will explore the underlying drivers and policy changes required, including to housing, retirement and social policies to mitigate the risk of lower income older women becoming homeless.  Register here.

By David Bell “Given the interaction between super, aged pension, and housing in retirement, and observing that these areas sit in different government portfolios, would you consider establishing a more integrated policy function focused on retirement incomes?”. This was my question to Chris Bowen at a talk he gave last year. The response: “Don’t boil… Read More

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Australia has slipped from third to fourth position in the newly released Mercer Global Pension Index for 2018, a survey widely considered the most comprehensive overview of global pension systems. The study of 34 retirement income systems around the world ranks them by three broad measures – adequacy, sustainability and integrity. Aggregate scores, the weighted… Read More

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  Following the government’s announcement of important policy changes relating to post retirement, leaders of the superannuation industry, policy, academic and community circles converged at the CSRI Leadership Forum in Canberra on 30-31 May 2018 to discuss the ramifications of these proposed reforms. The Forum brought together a broad range of perspectives in debating the… Read More

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