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Treasury advises Government on all aspects of retirement income policy, including superannuation and Age Pension policies, and on the adequacy of retirement incomes. This includes modelling of the implications of demographic trends and Government policy on households, as well as Government revenue and expenditure.


  •  - ClosedConsultation Paper

    In December 2017, the Government commenced a review into the early release of superannuation, including whether a perpetrator’s superannuation should be available to meet unpaid victims of crime compensation orders. The Government has released for public consultation two draft proposals that would provide victims of crime with access to a perpetrator’s superannuation in certain circumstances. […]

  •  - ClosedExposure Draft

    The Government’s Protecting Your Super package – announced in the 2018-19 Budget – is a comprehensive package of regulatory reforms designed to protect Australians’ superannuation savings from undue erosion by fees and insurance premiums. The Government has released for public consultation exposure draft legislation and explanatory material to implement the package, which contains the following […]

  •  - Closed

    The retirement phase of the superannuation system is currently under-developed and needs to be better aligned with the overall objective of the superannuation system of providing income in retirement to substitute or supplement the Age Pension. The Government is addressing this through the development of a retirement income framework. The first stage in this framework […]

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