‘Comfortable’ Super Threatens Adequate Outcomes

By Patricia Pascuzzo Industry insistence on the inclusion in proposed legislation of a “comfortable” income target for superannuation is putting at risk the need to establish clarity about the goal for super and could lower the living standards of working families. Acting on the recommendations of the Murray inquiry into the financial system, the federal… Read More

Time to Deal with Super System’s Flaws

Originally published in the Australian Financial Review on 3 May 2015. “Australia’s visionary retirement system needs an overhaul that will return it to the spirit of its original purpose –  a decent retirement for everyone”, writes CSRI executive director Patricia Pascuzzo. The decision by the Hawke-Keating government to introduce the superannuation system, allowing the majority of workers… Read More