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Century of Age Pension guessing

Andrew Fisher and Alfred Deakin met at the Melbourne Club for lunch in 1908 to agree on legislation that would give Australians an Age Pension for the first time. The figure that they chose for the initial pension was the amount they … Continue reading

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We must face the inevitability of retirement age rising to 70.

Change is forever with us, a clinging certainty from which we cannot hide. So, the time has come for Australians to accept that, after 106 years of enjoying a Retirement Age of 65, we must face the inevitability of it … Continue reading

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