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Podcast: Superannuation is leaving women behind

Posted: 4 March 2020 7:00 am
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Pocket Money 203 Superannuation and Women the gender gap with Kirstin Hunter

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When it comes to equity in superannuation, we've got a lot of work to do.

Women on average retire with 42% less in super than men, and as we learn on this episode of Pocket Money, there's no easy fix. It's a deep-rooted issue in Australian society that will take some big ideas to solve.

Today on the podcast, we're joined by Kirstin Hunter, the managing director at Future Super. Kirstin and her colleagues are leading the charge to bring this conversation about gender inequality in our superannuation system into the limelight. Sally, Kate and Kirstin uncover the scope of the issue, where it stems from, and some practical tips that both women and men can follow to help remedy it one piece at a time.

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