Retirement Income: Focussing on the endgame

By Patricia Pascuzzo The government’s proposed My Super “outcomes test” for superannuation trustees running default accumulation funds is significant. It could finally provide the means to nudge trustees toward developing effective comprehensive income products for retirees (CIPRs). Until now, criticism of Treasury’s proposals for CIPRs has risked overshadowing the ends of long-term policy reform with argument over means. But the move to improve superannuation governance to… Read More

An integrated view of funding retirement

By Patricia Pascuzzo, Founder and Executive Director Research shows that even under a mature superannuation system decades from now, most Australians still won’t have saved enough to meet their aged-care costs and will have retirement income well below the level needed for a comfortable standard of living. The Committee for Sustainable Retirement Incomes (CSRI) carried out… Read More


Taking the Long Term View

In 2016, CSRI carried out a comprehensive review of the retirement income system, building on the findings of the work of the Murray review, the Cooper Review and the Henry Review.  This was a collaborative effort involving industry, consumers, government and academia. The aim was to develop long term policies to create adequate and sustainable retirement… Read More