The Senate Inquiry into the Economic Security of Women in Retirement has found that if action is not taken now, women currently aged 25-29 will still face a less secure retirement than men of the same age when they retire in 2055. The Inquiry’s final report provides 19 recommendations that, if implemented, would narrow the gap between men and women’s retirement security.
AIST Mercer Super Tracker: How the super system stacks up on fairness, adequacy, and sustainability AIST / Mercer
AIST and Mercer have developed the Super Tracker to assess the progress of Australia’s retirement income system based on the available evidence and to make important contributions to the discussion about the system’s ongoing development including the fairness of taxation arrangements. This paper focuses on how the Australian super system stacks up on fairness, adequacy, and sustainability.