If the superannuation wars are over, then the good guys lost

Simon Cowan
August 27 2022 - 5:30am
The government is happy for the super industry, especially industry super, to use its significant financial clout - provided it gets a say in how and where that power is used. Picture by Keegan Carroll, Shutterstock

In the political world, it seems new 'wars' are breaking out all the time (reading, maths, culture). Consequently you may have been reassured this week to hear Treasurer Jim Chalmers announce at the Superannuation Lending Roundtable that at last the 'super wars' were over.

Simon Cowan

Simon Cowan

Canberra Times columnist

Simon Cowan is research director at the Centre for Independent Studies and a regular columnist for The Canberra Times.

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