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Super on unpaid parental leave extended in Western Australia

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 11 MAR 2024
The Western Australian government will extend the payment of superannuation on unpaid parental leave to up to 24 weeks from 1 July 2024 for all WA public sector employees.

Retirement saving, investing daunting for women: Surveys

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 8 MAR 2024
Women continue to lack confidence in how much they can save for retirement and ability to invest compared to men, new surveys reveal.

Simple strategies to overcome gender super gap

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2024
The cost-of-living crisis has the potential to threaten women's financial security in retirement, but there are overlooked yet effective strategies they can undertake to help conquer the obstinate gender superannuation gap.

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

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2024
The wealth management industry has overwhelmingly welcomed the federal government's commitment to pay superannuation on the Commonwealth Paid Parental Leave scheme.

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 scheme will include Superannuation Guarantee contributions from next year.

UniSuper, ISPT acquire commercial property at Western Sydney Airport

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 MAR 2024
UniSuper and ISPT have jointly acquired a 280-hectare greenfield logistics development site, Burra Park, situated near the entrance of the new Western Sydney International Airport.

AustralianSuper to deploy £8 billion in the UK

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 5 MAR 2024
AustralianSuper is set to deploy more than £8 billion of new capital into the UK, projecting its investment portfolio to surpass £18 billion by 2030.

More than 40% of women unprepared for retirement: CFS

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 5 MAR 2024
About 44% of women are not financially prepared for retirement, according to Colonial First State.

Best default super funds revealed

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 4 MAR 2024
Superannuation research shows that retail funds dominated in the 12 months to January end.

Long-term cost of super early release to be $85bn: SMC

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 1 MAR 2024
Australian taxpayers may face an $85 billion bill due to the COVID-era Early Release of Super scheme, according to a new analysis by the Super Members Council (SMC).