Post-Retirement Roundtable

The third of the CSRI’s roundtables for the year, convened in collaboration with StatePlus, focused on the post-retirement phase. The previous two Roundtables related to income adequacy and encouraging self-sufficiency. This session tackled issues such as how Australia’s retirement income system compares internationally,  the challenges in ensuring adequate and sustainable incomes in retirement for people of diverse… 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

Retirement Income Reform: Big Picture View Needed

Short-term budgetary and political positioning over superannuation threaten putting off even further an effective long-term reform plan for Australia’s retirement income system, an independent body of experts has warned. Ongoing politicking over superannuation tax concessions risks resulting in yet another narrowly framed attempt to tackle a much wider problem. “Debate over policy reform is a good… Read More