Treasury is responsible for advising on broad features of retirement income policy, including the objectives, adequacy and overarching framework and design of the superannuation system and proposals for alternative personal savings vehicles.
Additionally, we are responsible for modelling and analysis of the impacts of government policy on household units as well as the public finance consequences of demographic trends and population ageing.
Planning for Retirement
ASIC's MoneySmart website is a good source of information for individuals on our Superannuation system and planning for retirement.
Superannuation Charter Group
The Charter Group reported on a proposed Charter of Superannuation Adequacy and Sustainability and Council of Superannuation Custodians on 5 July 2013.
For further information, visit the Super Charter page.
The Super System Review was completed in June 2010. The review examined and analysed the governance, efficiency, structure and operation of Australia's superannuation system, including both compulsory and voluntary aspects.
For further information on the outcomes of the review, visit the Super System Review website.
Reforms in response to the Super System Review can be found on the Stronger Super website.