super benefits

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

Uncertainty looms over uni's staff pensions

Last month, the Australian National University joined other university and public sector employers in announcing it would shed a large number of jobs. The ANU will seek 230 volunteers to... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 6 August 2013, The Canberra Times

The ambiguous benefits of a redundancy offer

That recent Canberra Times research revealed widespread take-up of voluntary redundancies by older public servants caused no surprise. Not only do Australian Public Service redundancy... Read more

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

Regulators must act to end the UniSuper farce

The continued operation of the UniSuper fund is a serious threat to the unblemished record of Australia’s public sector defined-benefit funds. This was confirmed by the reaction to... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 5 March 2013, The Canberra Times

Our unis are stealing their staff's futures

UniSuper University staff may lose the retirement benefits that their super fund promised them. The fund is relying on the contributions of new younger members to help fund the larger... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 5 February 2013, 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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