Super changes would take control away from working people: ACTU

Changes to superannuation being debated in the Senate would take control away from working people and give more power to the banks, says the Australian Council of Trade Unions. The Senate began debating some of the superannuation changes today, including the requirement for large super funds to have at least one-third independent directors – a change… Continue reading Super changes would take control away from working people: ACTU

Government’s super Bills an “unprecedented ideological attack”

Industry Super Australia says the Government’s superannuation Bills, set for debate in the Senate today, are an “unprecedented ideological attack”. Most of the Government’s superannuation agenda is scheduled for debate, including changes to super fund governance and reporting. “The government has failed to present evidence that these Bills will improve the retirement incomes because there… Continue reading Government’s super Bills an “unprecedented ideological attack”

All Government super Bills set for debate today, except objective of super

All the Government’s superannuation Bills are set for debate in the Senate today, except for the Bill setting the objective for super. Update, Tuesday evening: The Senate didn’t debate the superannuation Bills today, only reaching the Treasury Laws Amendment (Housing Tax Integrity) Bill 2017 – the first Bill on the notice paper. The superannuation changes may be… Continue reading All Government super Bills set for debate today, except objective of super