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Australia. Parliament. Senate. Standing Committee on Community Affairs
Title
Income support for the retired and the aged : an agenda for reform / report of the Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs
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Nq 328.94 AUS
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Canberra : Australian Govt. Pub. Service, 1988
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474
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INCOME SUPPORT FOR THE RETIRED AND THE AGED AN AGENDA FOR REFORM 1
Income Support for the Retired and the Aged An Agenda for Reform 3
Contents 7
The Committee 35
Terms of Reference and Conduct of the Inquiry 37
Definitions 39
Outline of the Report 41
Recommendations 43
PART ONE INCOME SUPPORT PROVIDED THROUGH THE SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM CHAPTER 1 Introduction 49
CHAPTER 2 Adequacy of Income Support 75
CHAPTER 3 Age, Marital Status and Residency Requirements 103
CHAPTER 4 Means Testing 123
CHAPTER 5 The Alternative of National Superannuation 151
CHAPTER 6 A Proposal for Restructuring the Age Pension System 175
PART TWO Income Support Provided through the Occupational Superannuation System Glossary of Terms used in Part Two 199
CHAPTER 7 Introduction 207
CHAPTER 8 Financing Of Occupational Superannuation By The Commonwealth Government 239
CHAPTER 9 Improving the Coverage of Occupational Superannuation 279
CHAPTER 10 Vesting, Preservation and Portability of Benefits—The Need For Further Reform 301
CHAPTER 11 Encouraging the Take-up of Superannuation Pensions 329
CHAPTER 12 Integration of the Age Pension and Superannuation System 339
Dissent by Senators M. S. Walters, S. C. Knowles and G. Sheil 343
Dissent by Senator R. A. Crowley 345
APPENDIX 1 Witnesses 347
APPENDIX 2 Organisations and Individuals who Presented Written Submissions to the Inquiry 351
APPENDIX 3 Pensions and Allowances Made Available in Association with the Payment of an Age or Service Pension 361
APPENDIX 4 Statistics Relating to Income Support Provided Through the Age and Service Pension System 365
APPENDIX 5 Movements in the Weekly Rate of Age Pensions and Rent Assistance, 1909—88 375
APPENDIX 6 Australian National Superannuation Proposals 1958—83* 377
APPENDIX 7 Residential Property Values Across Australia for 1987—88 and June 1988 385
APPENDIX 8 Statistics Relating to Occupational Superannuation Coverage 387
APPENDIX 9 Superannuation Consultative Committee—Establishment and Membership 397
APPENDIX 10 Policy Changes Affecting Occupational Superannuation Announced in the Economic Statement, May 1988* 399
APPENDIX 11 Annuities 407
APPENDIX 12 Government Indexed Bonds 409
APPENDIX 13 Ministerial Statements Relating to Occupational Superannuation, 1985—88 411
APPENDIX 14 Occupational Superannuation Standards Act 1987; and Occupational Superannuation Standards Regulations 1987 431

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