ADEQUACY OF INCOME SUPPORT TO DEFINED BENEFIT SUPERANNUANTS
There are over one million households that are impacted by decisions which affect older Australians who receive defined benefit pensions. It is generally perceived that public sector and Defence retirees have generous pensions. However, in reality, a significant proportion also depend upon a full or part age pension to help make ends meet. They are thus impacted directly by decisions related to the provision of income support from government.
ACPRSO has approached Parliament outlining its concerns … read an example of our recent written approach here.