public servants

Public servants on steadier ground than academics

Defined-benefit funds CSS and PSS pensioners are highly unlikely to face the uncertainties plaguing UniSuper. A protection for public servants is that a breach of the Commonwealth's... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 1 September 2013, The Canberra Times

Less superannuation but more pay, please

If the federal government believes that 12 per cent of salary is the correct level of compulsory super for all employees, there is no justification for forcing its own employees to... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 2 July 2013, The Canberra Times Public Sector Informant

Messy surcharge will encourage retirement

The complexity of assessing the proposed new super tax may, once again, render it unworkable. Reflecting recently on his time as federal treasurer, Peter Costello said he regretted his 1996... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 4 June 2013, The Canberra Times

Pension time bomb ticking

The federal government's unfunded super liability for politicians, judges, public servants and military personnel now totals some $200 billion and continues to increase. This is more... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 9 March 2013, The Australian

Government looks after own

Top marks to Robert Gottliebsen for highlighting the structural flaws in Treasury's methodology used to measure the superannuation tax expenditures. This approach is proof of Treasury... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 23 February 2013, The Australian

Daryl Dixon speaks about super taxes on Nine News

Since the announcement of an additional tax on concessional super contributions for people earning more than $300,000 a year, Dixon Advisory Executive Chairman Daryl Dixon has continually... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 11 February 2013, Nine News

The govt can cut your super pension, but it won't

Not unexpectedly, former federal superannuation minister Nick Sherry's suggestion last month to remove billions of dollars from defined-benefit government pension schemes triggered... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 6 November 2012, The Canberra Times

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ABC Nightlife dates for 2019

Nerida Cole will once again appear on ABC Nightlife Radio throughout 2019 accompanied by host Philip Clark.

Tune into the program on Tuesdays 10.00pm to 11.00pm on the following dates to hear Nerida discuss the latest topics in super and the economy:

  • Tuesday 2 March 2019
  • Tuesday 9 April 2019 

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