Category Archives: superannuation

The coronavirus response calls into question the future of super

  Brendel/Unsplash, CC BY-NC Warwick Smith, University of Melbourne This article was first published in The Conversation. Understandably, given we are in a crisis, the government has baulked at including superannuation contributions in the A$140 billion worth of $1,500 per … Continue reading

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New article in The Conversation – Ageing population and mining: a tale of two booms

The below article just published today in The Conversation. Click here to read the original. Ageing population and mining: a tale of two booms By Warwick Smith, University of Melbourne In an unusual move, Mission Australia and the Business Council … Continue reading

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New Overland article published today

Below is my latest article. Head to Overland to read the original. Australia‚Äôs first compulsory Ponzi scheme By Warwick Smith 23.Jul.13 Compulsory superannuation was introduced by the Keating government in 1992 as a way of dealing with the ballooning age-pension … Continue reading

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