Tag Archives: Paul Keating

THE USE AND ABUSE OF SUPERANNUATION

(For an expanded version of this article see also “The Superannuation Revolution”) Australia owes a huge debt of gratitude to Paul Keating. He established compulsory superannuation two decades ago despite a hostile Opposition that declared it to be a step … Continue reading

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Is Super very Super?

A comment on the explosive election issue of Superannuation There are few, if any, certainties in life. Nevertheless, I am willing to put significant money on the real possibility that the September Federal Election will be decided by the votes … Continue reading

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The pain of being like Spain

Premier Campbell Newman made headlines when he declared that Queensland’s economic position is similar to that of Spain. His remarks reminded some commentators of Paul Keating’s famous forecast that Australia could become a banana republic, a comment that caused him … Continue reading

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