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Budget 2024: Government heeds industry calls to better support women

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
... superannuation on government paid parental leave. He reinforced that, if Labor wins the next election the Commonwealth Paid Parental Leave (PPL) scheme will include Superannuation Guarantee contributions from 1 July 2025. "... we are very proud that ...

'About bloody time': Industry responds to PPL super reform

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2024
... overwhelmingly welcomed the federal government's commitment to pay superannuation on the Commonwealth Paid Parental Leave scheme. The Albanese government has said, if it wins the next election, it will add superannuation contributions of 12% to parental ...

Government to pay super on paid parental leave

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2024
If it wins the next election, the Albanese government has announced the Commonwealth Paid Parental Leave (PPL) scheme will include Superannuation Guarantee contributions from next year. In a major win for the super industry and Australian women, 12% ...

KPMG recommends gender-focused super reforms

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 17 JUL 2023
... comfortable retirement in the future." Meanwhile, KPMG renewed its call for the SG to be applied to Commonwealth Paid Parental Leave (PPL) to continue addressing the gender superannuation gap resulting from the societal undervaluations of unpaid care ...

Super on PPL a drop in the ocean

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  THURSDAY, 2 MAR 2023
The cost to pay superannuation contributions on Commonwealth Paid Parental Leave (PPL) has been estimated to be about $200 million per year. The government's objective of superannuation and the accompanying discussion paper that fails to mention ...

ISA renews calls for super to be paid with wages

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 30 JAN 2023
... impacted. To further lift retirement outcomes for women, the government should also pay super on the Commonwealth Paid Parental Leave Scheme and increase the Low-Income Superannuation Tax Offset to account for changes to tax brackets and increases in ...

Government to boost paid parental leave

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 17 OCT 2022
The federal government plans to extend the Commonwealth paid parental leave scheme to six months come 2026. Over the weekend, prime minister Anthony Albanese said the government's October 25 Budget will introduce reforms to improve the systems' flexibility ...

KPMG proposes tax offset, reform to boost gender equality

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 27 SEP 2022
... previous recommendations. These were the payment of Superannuation Guarantee contributions in the Commonwealth paid parental leave scheme and increasing the paid parental leave scheme to 26 weeks, with a more equitable sharing of leave between partne ...

Calls to pay super on parental leave grow

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 22 AUG 2022
HESTA has joined calls for superannuation to be paid on Commonwealth Paid Parental Leave entitlements, saying modelling shows it could see a mother of two retire with $14,000 more in her account. The super fund has joined a coalition of 18 organisations ...

Big spend on cost of living, defence

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAR 2022
... to paid parental leave The superannuation lobby did not get its wish for super to be paid on Commonwealth Paid Parental Leave, but the Treasurer did announce some expansions to paid parental leave. Previously, mothers and their partners have been eligible ...
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