Report

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Fair and Sustainable Pensions) Bill 2015 [Provisions]

22 June 2015

© Commonwealth of Australia 2015
ISBN 978-1-76010-225-8

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MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 25KB)
ABBREVIATIONS (PDF 10KB)
LIST OF RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF 24KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 51KB)

Referral
Conduct of the inquiry
Background
Purpose and key provisions of the Bill
Financial implications
Consideration by other committees
Acknowledgement

Chapter 2 - Key issues (PDF 116KB)

Changes to assets test and taper rate
Defined benefit income status
Pension portability
Abolition of the seniors supplement
Abolition of education supplements and education entry payment
Committee view

Australian Greens' Additional Comments (PDF 42KB)

Other measures
The role of superannuation and assets in retirement
Asset income estimates and draw-down figures
Superannuation tax concessions are not creating a sustainable system for the future
Review into retirement incomes
Conclusion

Labor Senators' Dissenting Report (PDF 28KB)
APPENDIX 1 - Submissions and additional information received by the Committee (PDF 11KB)

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Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs
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Canberra ACT 2600

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