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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

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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

Housing and Retirement Income: An Integrated View

By Patricia Pascuzzo The recent proposal and ensuing debate about allowing young people to access their superannuation to buy their first homes has again highlighted  many of the shortcomings about policy discussions in Australia today. Once again, the various parties took up their positions for and against the proposal. While debate is undoubtedly welcome, sometimes… Read More