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Super tax concessions cost $54.5bn in lost revenue: Research

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 11 JUN 2024
Australia Institute research found women and low-income earners are being left behind by a superannuation tax concession system that disproportionately benefits high-income earners and men. The report said super tax concessions help high income earners ...

Top 10% pocket 93% of Australia's wealth: Research

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 APR 2023
New data from the Australia Institute indicates middle-income earners receive just 7% of economic growth per person since 2009, while the top 10% keep getting richer. The data, taken from the World Inequality Database (WID) that shows real national ...

The self-funded retiree is a misnomer: Institute

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 6 FEB 2023
New research from The Australia Institute shows the cost to the federal budget of tax concessions is almost on par with the total cost of the Age Pension, with the think tank declaring the 'self-funded retiree' a misnomer. According to the insights ...

Is the wage price spiral narrative a lie?

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 18 JUL 2022
Labour costs have played an insignificant role in the recent increase in inflation, according to an Australia Institute analysis. While a plethora of market commentary has expressed concern that aggressive wage growth will elevate inflation levels ...

Super funds lambasted over nuclear holdings

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 9 DEC 2021
New research from the Australia Institute and Quit Nukes shows most major Australian superannuation funds still have holdings in nuclear weapons. Nearly one year since the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) came into force (January ...

Cairns women disadvantaged by super gender gap

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 12 APR 2021
... gender super gap starts to open once they reach their 30s, when many women take time out of the workforce. The Australia Institute from the Centre for Social Research and Methods found the federal government's $60 billion tax concessions are geared towards ...

Tax concessions failing women: Research

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 6 APR 2021
... contributing factor to gender inequality with most of the benefits flowing onto men, new research from the Australia Institute shows. Economic modelling commissioned by the Australia Institute from the Centre for Social Research and Methods revealed ...

Super lifting retirees' financial wellbeing: HILDA

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 3 DEC 2020
... income inequality, the 2020 HILDA survey found. Research from the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Institute found that the mean wealth of retirees grew by 79% and median wealth grew by 85.2% between 2002 and 2018. Non-retirees on the ...

Super tax concessions out of hand

HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 24 FEB 2020
... Treasury data shows superannuation tax concessions are growing so large they will soon rival the Age Pension. New Australia Institute analysis shows tax concessions in superannuation are almost as large as the cost of the Age Pension, and growing at ...

Flaws in Grattan SG research: Report

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 NOV 2019
Research published this morning by Jim Stanford from the Australia Institute says increasing the superannuation guarantee to 12% will not stifle future wage growth, and calls out assumptions used in Grattan's research on the subject. Stanford reviewed ...
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