Retirement Income Review

The Government is expected to soon establish a review of retirement incomes. This was a recommendation of the Productivity Commission, to be conducted ahead of the scheduled increase in the Super Guarantee rate. Some Coalition backbenchers may be hoping to use the review to build a case against the increases, though Ministers have ruled out changes to the legislated increases to the Super Guarantee rate.

Grattan on Friday: How ‘guaranteed’ is a rise in the superannuation guarantee?

Written by Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra. Soon after the election Treasurer Frydenberg flagged there would be an inquiry into retirement incomes. Since then, no details have emerged. But there is gossip around Canberra there might be some action in the next couple of weeks on a review that would… Read More »Grattan on Friday: How ‘guaranteed’ is a rise in the superannuation guarantee?

Treasurer would like to establish review of retirement incomes system

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg intends to set up a review of the retirement incomes system. The Treasurer told the Australian Financial Review that he would consult with the Cabinet and Treasury to implement the recommendation of the Productivity Commission for an independent inquiry into the retirement incomes system. “My intention would… Read More »Treasurer would like to establish review of retirement incomes system