Tinkering shows super's still condemned to politics

Rushing through superannuation reform just weeks from the budget is an affront to the government's commitment to process on the topic but the changes are relatively restrained.

If Bill Shorten truly wanted to change the rules on debates about superannuation by creating a Charter of Superannuation Adequacy and Sustainability that is above politics and which prevents superannuation being the ‘’plaything’’ of the annual budget cycle why did he and Wayne Swan announce significant changes to the taxation of superannuation today?


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