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Retirement Income Review - WIS Submission

The Retirement Income Review Panel has been tasked with establishing a “fact base” of the current retirement income system, focusing on three pillars: the government age pension, compulsory superannuation, and voluntary savings including home ownership. Women in Super has prepared a submission in response to the Review, asking the Panel to utilise a gender lens, when considering the current system, because women, by nature, live, work and retire differently than men do, and these differences need to be considered in order to ensure the system in more equitable in the future.
  • February 10, 2020
  • Make Super Fair

Why is it so important to receive super while on parental leave

This month, with her return to the world of tennis and reaching the Wimbledon final after having her daughter ten months ago, Serena Williams and her husband Alexis Ohanian have pushed the issue of paid parental leave into the global spotlight – a topic that is tightly knitted to Women in Super’s Make Super Fair Campaign.
  • July 27, 2018
  • Make Super Fair

Are we doing enough to increase women's workforce participation rates?

In recent years, more women than men have been entering the Australian workforce. This is something that we should celebrate – enabling women who want to work, to work. So, how are we fairing with respect to increasing the ability of women to participate in the labour force? Are we making this a reality for women with the correct policies in place to support them or do we still have some way to go?
  • July 27, 2018
  • Make Super Fair

Event Recap - In Conversation with Women's Property Initiatives

Our Women in Super VIC members were given the opportunity to learn what they could do to help homeless women during a session with Women’s Property Initiatives (WPI) last week. We were joined by Jeanette Large, Chief Executive Officer, and Debra Mika, Chair, and learnt about why there is an increase in homelessness amongst women, what WPI are doing to solve the problem and what we can all do to help.
  • April 26, 2018
  • Make Super Fair

5 Reasons Why Women Have Less Super than Men – and How to Even the Scales

If you’ve heard about the gender pay gap, chances are you’ve also heard there’s a superannuation gap between men and women. But with a staggering superannuation gap of 47 per cent, many are left asking ‘why’?
  • April 8, 2018
  • Make Super Fair

Time's Up and the Super Gap

While there are many measures that show we have a long way to go to address gender inequality, one notable one is the superannuation gap.
  • March 8, 2018
  • Make Super Fair

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