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DARREN SNYDER
Superannuation industry lobby groups are welcoming Labor's election promise to address the super gender gap at retirement. They also believe more can be done.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON
If elected, the Labor Party will work to narrow the retirement savings gap by topping up the superannuation accounts of women on parental leave among several other measures.
DARREN SNYDER
AustralianSuper has committed to its first commercial real estate debt investment in the UK, marking the cornerstone transaction for a new mandate with a global real estate manager.
KARREN VERGARA
Latest research shows MySuper members are $50,000 better off at retirement compared to those invested in choice products.
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