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Budget aims to please women

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAR 2022
... health, safety and economic success. Most notably, the government has committed to modernising the Commonwealth Paid Parental Leave scheme - which currently allows a mother and partner to take 10 weeks of paid leave each. Under the updated scheme, single ...

Action on super gap slow, small

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 8 MAR 2022
... leave. ISA calculates that in total women lost $1.86 billion in super contributions since the Commonwealth Paid Parental Leave scheme began in June 2011. This is because it is overwhelmingly women taking Commonwealth Parental Leave Pay - 99.5% compared ...

KPMG recommends super changes

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 MAY 2021
... Paid Parental Scheme and allowing unused concessional contributions to be made for recipients of Commonwealth Paid Parental Leave without time limit. It also wants the Sex Discrimination Act to be amended to allow willing employers to make higher superannuation ...

HESTA asks Retirement Income Review to consider ERS

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUN 2020
... reviewed, superannuation splitting when relationships collapse be improved, superannuation be paid on Commonwealth Paid Parental Leave, unpaid caring roles be recognised, superannuation entitlements be provided to workers who are not classified as employees ...

A man is not a plan: Rice Warner

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 9 MAR 2020
... called on the federal government to help bridge the super gender gap, including paying super on Commonwealth paid parental leave, abolishing the $450 threshold and sticking to the legislated super rate increase. ISA chief executive Bernie Dean said ...

Retirement income review must focus on women: KPMG

HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 FEB 2020
... proposals, including removing the $450 superannuation guarantee threshold, requiring SG to be paid on Commonwealth Paid Parental Leave and workers compensation payments, and changing the Commonwealth's contributions to top-up payments instead of co-contributions ...

Labor Government on the cards: Spot poll

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 4 OCT 2018
... Bill Shorten formulated a plan to add $400 million to the super balances of women in receipt of Commonwealth Paid Parental Leave entitlements. It will also apply to those receiving Dad and Partner Pay payments. Currently, women who take time out of work ...

Part-time work widens super gender gap

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 SEP 2018
... Shorten has announced a plan to add $400 million to the super balances of women in receipt of Commonwealth Paid Parental Leave entitlements. It will also apply to those receiving Dad and Partner Pay payments.

Labor commits $400m to gender super gap

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 SEP 2018
... Shorten has announced a plan to add $400 million to the super balances of women in receipt of Commonwealth Paid Parental Leave entitlements. It will also apply to those receiving Dad and Partner Pay payments. Currently, women who take time out of work ...

Potential budget super alterations welcome

DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 2 MAY 2016
... rate to 12% in an earlier timeframe. Other recommendations include: the SG being paid on the Commonwealth Paid Parental Leave Scheme, and that the scheme allow for 26 weeks paid parental leave through government and employer funding; removing the exemption ...
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