‘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

Shot in Arm for Retirement Incomes

The federal government has provided a much needed shot in the arm for retirement incomes reform by announcing it will move quickly on legislating an objective for the $2 trillion superannuation system. The Committee for Sustainable Retirement Incomes (CSRI), a non-partisan and non-profit body of academic and policy experts, says the announcement by Assistant Treasurer… Read More

Murray Response a Great Start

MEDIA RELEASE Oct 20, 2015 The federal government’s decision to back the Murray recommendation to enshrine an objective for superannuation has been welcomed by an independent committee of experts set up to push for a holistic package of retirement incomes reform.  But it says much more work will be needed. The Committee for Sustainable Retirement… Read More