Letters to the editor

Updated January 1 2019 - 12:40pm, first published December 31 2018 - 9:30am

Retirees in cross-hairs

A civilisation may be judged on the extent to which it looks after its most vulnerable citizens. Properly considered and funded welfare initiatives are the hallmark of a just society. A policy that seeks to redistribute wealth by targeting retirees with self-managed super funds, however, is an ill-conceived and unjust funding arrangement. Sadly, this is the prospect being faced by self-funded retirees under Labor’s “fair go” election platform. 

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