THE DISTILLERY: Super sleuths

Jotters delve into Labor's super changes to argue they undermine faith in the system, with some highlighting a potential administrative nightmare.

Labor's proposed changes to Australia’s superannuation benefits are hardly as draconian as many believed they would be and probably won’t happen anyway. Perhaps the only thing to take away from all of this is not the severity of the proposals or the fact that Labor will likely lose the next election, rendering the super changes something for trivia night. It’s that the system paying for the retirement of our aging population is being routinely screwed with.

Fairfax’s Malcolm Maiden hit all these points in his piece over the weekend.



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