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Topic: superannuation
Liberal MP Tim Wilson (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Donation laws prove tricky in phoney war on super — while the real war hots up

While the Liberal Party continues to attack the industry super sector, the profound flaws on the retail super model are about to be played out in court.

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More evidence for masks, fines aplenty, and gambling gets a super boost

The evidence is stacking up for wearing masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19, plus more of the latest coronavirus news.

Liberal Senator Andrew Bragg (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

Independent. Always? Liberal-linked Nine joins the Liberal war on industry super

The Sydney Morning Herald wants industry super funds to disclose their links with unions. Too bad the paper fails to disclose its own links with and support for the Liberal Party — and is that why it has now joined the war on industry super?

House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics Chair Tim Wilson (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Excited journalists await Tim Wilson’s latest assault on industry super

The Liberal Party continues its hatchet job on funds run by employer groups and unions but strangely overlooks the appalling abuses of retail super funds.

Assistant Superannuation Minister Jane Hume (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

Government shoots itself in the foot (yet again) in its war on industry super funds

The government hoped early access to superannuation would embarrass industry super funds. Instead, they've been among the best performers, while some retail super funds have been the worst at giving people their money.

Protesters in Hyde Park, Sydney on Saturday, May 30, 2020 (Image: AAP/Bianca De Marchi)

Restrictions ease further, while anti-5G protesters are still at it

It's the day restrictions are easing across the country. But that didn't stop anti-5G conspiracy theorists gathering at protests over the weekend.

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Not-so-super future ahead for those who’ve emptied their accounts

Big trouble ahead for those whose superannuation is now down and out, and the travel bubble's toil and trouble. Plus other news from the virus front.

Bass player Adam Schlesinger. (Image: EPA/Shawn Thew)

The virus is targeting our planet’s greatest bassists (and other news you may have missed)

The bassists struck by the coronavirus, Donald Trump's 'cure', and other news you may have missed this week.

Liberal Senator Andrew Bragg (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

Forget the pandemic, it’s time for enemies of industry funds to get square

The war against industry super funds by the Liberal Party and sections of the media is unceasing — even a global pandemic is an excuse to attack them.

RBA governor Philip Lowe (Image: AAP/Dean Lewins)

Wage growth is going from bad to worse

The Reserve Bank has again downgraded its wage growth forecasts. And that's before we find out if increasing compulsory super really does reduce wages growth.