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Industry reacts to Federal Budget

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAY 2024
... "It's a watershed reform that will powerfully strengthen retirement savings for Australian mums and help to narrow the gender gap at retirement." Wages boost for feminised industries Schubert said the anticipated pay rises for highly feminised industries ...

TelstraSuper sweetens parental leave policy

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 FEB 2024
... additional $42,000 in retirement. "TelstraSuper recognises the need for more government measures to help close the super gender gap, so as an employer we wanted to explore how we might improve the retirement outcomes for our own employees," TelstraSuper ...

Pay gaps at super funds, fund managers revealed

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 27 FEB 2024
... equal remunerations - it does not include transparency regarding pay scales/bands. Betashares' median base salary gender gap is 29.7% while the gap in total remuneration is 37.4%. Its top pay quartile is just 10% female while the lower quartile is ...

Women still underrepresented in asset management roles: FSC

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 8 DEC 2023
... Workplace Gender Equality Agency's (WGEA) latest scorecard, which assessed 4.82 million employees, the remuneration gender gap trended down 1.1% year on year, the largest drop since it collated data in 2014. On paychecks, it means that for every $1 men ...

Gender pay gap trends down: WGEA

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 28 NOV 2023
... Workplace Gender Equality Agency's (WGEA) latest scorecard, which assessed 4.82 million employees, the remuneration gender gap trended down 1.1% year on year, the largest drop since it collated data in 2014. On pay checks, it means that for every ...

Young Aussies flock to SMSFs

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 14 SEP 2023
... identify and service the retirement income needs of members," Steele said. SMSFs are making inroads on closing the super gender gap compared to APRA funds. However, there is still a way to go before we achieve parity in super balances, he said. "Interestingly ...

Government consults on superannuation objective laws

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 1 SEP 2023
... systemic issues, such as including superannuation contributions on government paid parental leave to help close the gender gap." The government is seeking feedback on the draft bill, including legislation, consequential and transitional provisions, and ...

Rest closes investment options, shifts allocations

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 25 AUG 2023
... receiving super for every hour they work as a result of the change." Further, the policy change is expected to narrow the gender gap in superannuation balances, which currently stands at 26% for Rest members aged 60 to 64. "Coupled with the introduction ...

KPMG recommends gender-focused super reforms

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 17 JUL 2023
... has proposed superannuation reforms targeted at home carers and recipients of paid parental leave to help close the gender gap. The KPMG Towards Gender Equity in Retirement report recommended the government consider adding superannuation contributions ...

Claimants tend to be younger women: Research

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 MAR 2023
... insurance. "There are 23.2 million superannuation accounts, which also have a 60/40 male/female split, meaning there is a gender gap in access to insurance inside superannuation - the predominant platform through which most Australians can afford to ...
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