Average lower earnings, time out from the workforce, and longer life expectancy, are just some of the reasons women can be on the back foot when it comes to super. But we’re committed to changing that, with you.

Here’s what we’re advocating for, to get the conversation started:


Guarantee Abolishment

Abolishment of $450 per month minimum earnings to receive Superannuation Guarantee: we’re advocating   to abolish this because everyone has the right to financial security.


Mandatory Contributions

Increase of mandatory contributions from 9.5% to 12%: We’re campaigning for this, because the difference of just 2.5% would make a significant difference for many women come retirement. 


Low Income Contributions

Low Income Superannuation Tax Offset: We successfully campaigned to retain this, knowing two thirds of eligible low income earners are, in fact, women.

What you can do

Small actions like these, may help you boost your super balance and gain more financial control*.

> Take our super health check

> Grow your super balance

> Consolidate & save

> Attend an information seminar

> Read our Women & Super guide

*You should consider your debt levels before adding to your super . You should ask your super provider for information about any fees or charges that may apply, or any other information about the effect combining your super may have on benefits, such as insurance cover, before making a decision.
^Based on the returns of the AustralianSuper Balanced Investment option compared to the median investment return in the SuperRatings SR50 Median Balanced Survey. Comparisons over different time periods: 1, 3, 5 and 7 years to 31 December 2017. You can view returns for all AustralianSuper investment options here.

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