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Australians’ Trust In Superannuation Betrayed And Undermined

It’s not so much the money involved but the bad precedent those superannuation changes establish.

Jack Hammond QC – Save Our Super

Australians’ Trust In Superannuation Betrayed And Undermined

If the government wants to change the rules they need to make these people exempt. You shouldn’t be penalised for acting in accordance with the rules.

Jack Hammond QC – Save Our Super

Australians’ Trust In Superannuation Betrayed And Undermined

It’s unfair and unreasonable to Australians who now or will rely on superannuation for their retirement income to make new rules which significantly affects them by penalising their actions taken in good faith, encouraged by the government, under the then existing rules.

Jack Hammond QC – Save Our Super

Australians’ Trust In Superannuation Betrayed And Undermined

People who had not yet started superannuation needed to be reassured that they can trust governments to always treat them fairly and reasonably before they committed their savings to the ­system.

Jack Hammond QC – Save Our Super

Australians’ Trust In Superannuation Betrayed And Undermined

The proposed changes to superannuation rules would cause millions of Australians who are effectively compelled by the Australian compulsory superannuation scheme to place their trust in the government to lose their faith in the system.

Jack Hammond QC – Save Our Super

Australians’ Trust In Superannuation Betrayed And Undermined

The Government should not make new rules which significantly affect Australians’ existing superannuation savings by penalising their actions which were taken in good faith, encouraged by the Government, under the then existing rules.

Jack Hammond QC – Save Our Super

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