What lies ahead for Australia’s superannuation system?

by Jim Minifie


The future of the superannuation system will be shaped by Australia’s wider economic policy challenges. These include the squeeze on government budgets and the limited opportunities for governments to promote economic growth in ways that are big enough to make a difference. Good superannuation reforms will require a balance between the purposes of super, and the economic challenges facing Australia, especially the looming decade of deficits for government budgets.