Social Issues

Superannuation Disparities

Posted on: Wed 14 Feb 2018

Although the gender wage gap is getting plenty of air time at the moment and steps are being taken to close it, there is still an often overlooked result of this long standing discrimination – superannuation.

Because they save less over their working lives, retired women are at a greater risk of economic stress and homelessness than their male counterparts.

Our economic correspondent, Brendan Coates from the Grattan Institute, joins Casey and Sam to dissect the disparities.

Produced by Casey Tonkin
Image sourced from Brodie Miller on Pexels


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