Tag Archives: agepension

Good news super guarantee hike could be scrapped

The long-awaited retirement income policy review report from former IMF Director and Treasury deputy secretary Mike Callaghan is looking good based on reporting by the Financial Review: Increasing the compulsory superannuation rate could disadvantage low-income earners and cut workers’ lifetime … Continue reading

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To protect AAA, Federal Government needs to control age pension and manage the Force from the North

What an extraordinary week it has been! We began the week with no clear election winner and the prospect of a hung parliament, and now we end it with the strong likelihood the Government is back with a majority of … Continue reading

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PC calls for partial inclusion of family home in pension means test

Last week, Treasurer Scott Morrison warned young Australians not to expect they can rely on the age pension in the future. This was good advice, because the budgetary pressures facing the Commonwealth Government, emphasised again this week in grim forecasts … Continue reading

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