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Topic: superannuation
‘Unholy’ and ‘irrelevant’: Jane Hume’s demonology of superannuation

‘Unholy’ and ‘irrelevant’: Jane Hume’s demonology of superannuation

The new Minister for Superannuation regards the industry super sector as "unholy" and in desperate need of reform to make it more like its inferior retail super counterpart

Downer bells the cat: Coalition set to renew its war on industry super

Downer bells the cat: Coalition set to renew its war on industry super

The issue has been dormant for a few months, but expect the Liberals to go after industry super again if they're returned to government.

Labor’s health obsession too much of a good thing

Labor’s health obsession too much of a good thing

Labor is talking about nothing but health, which is a positive for Bill Shorten but serves voters poorly when there are more critical issues to be dealt with.

Worker exploitation a core issue for super funds

Worker exploitation a core issue for super funds

Workforce issues such as wages are material business issues. Superannuation funds ignore this fact at their peril.

With friends like these: the Coalition’s superannuation fail

With friends like these: the Coalition’s superannuation fail

New data on superannuation fund assets shows just how spectacular a failure the government's superannuation agenda has been.

Government discovers it can implement a Hayne recommendation after all

Government discovers it can implement a Hayne recommendation after all

The government is rushing one banking royal commission recommendation through parliament. But is it intended to harm industry super funds?

Australia needs a royal commission on the pokies 

Australia needs a royal commission on the pokies 

In the aftermath of the banking royal commission, should we have a royal commission into Australia’s $24 billion-a-year gambling industry?

Victims of superannuation fee rip-offs should be compensated

Victims of superannuation fee rip-offs should be compensated

While we're focused on what to do about under-performing superannuation funds, there's also the question of compensation for the egregious behaviour of financial institutions.

Abbott won’t give up Warringah without a fight

Abbott won’t give up Warringah without a fight

Crikey readers respond to independent Susan Moylan-Coombs' run at Tony Abbott's seat of Warringah.

The other super scam: how fees are draining Australians’ accounts

The other super scam: how fees are draining Australians’ accounts

In concentrating on underperformance, we're in danger of missing another big superannuation rort: high fees charged by fund managers.