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Consultation Paper - Low Income Earners Government Superannuation Contribution

Date:

Thursday, 16 June 2011

Content ID:

2071

Abstract:

The Assistant Treasurer has released a consultation paper in relation to the Government’s announcement of the low income earners government superannuation contribution. Under this measure, the Government will provide a superannuation payment of up to $500 annually for eligible low income earners.

This paper presents a broad overview of how this measure will operate and provides interested parties with an opportunity to comment on the proposed design of the low income earners government superannuation contribution.

Making a submission

Interested parties are invited to comment on the consultation paper. While submissions may be lodged electronically or by post, electronic lodgement is preferred. For accessibility reasons, please submit responses sent via email in a Word or RTF format. An additional PDF version may also be submitted.

All information (including name and address details) contained in submissions will be made available to the public on the Treasury website unless you indicate that you would like all or part of your submission to remain in confidence. Automatically generated confidentiality statements in emails do not suffice for this purpose. Respondents who would like part of their submission to remain in confidence should provide this information marked as such in a separate attachment. Legal requirements, such as those imposed by the Freedom of Information Act 1982, may affect the confidentiality of your submission.

Closing date for submissions: Friday, 15 July 2011

Address written submissions to:
Manager
Contributions and Accumulation Unit
Personal and Retirement Income Division
The Treasury
Langton Crescent
PARKES  ACT  2600
Email: liegsc@treasury.gov.au
Facsimile: 02 6263 3044

For enquiries, please call Ruth Gabbitas on (02) 6263 4154 or Alicia Carr on (02) 6263 3732.

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Consultation Paper - Low Income Earners Government Superannuation Contribution  467.52kb

Related Items:

Submissions: Consultation Paper - Low Income Earners Government Superannuation Contribution - 15/08/2011

Treasury received eighteen submissions in response to the consultation paper - Low Income Earners Government Superannuation Contribution. There were seventeen public submissions and one confidential submission.

The submissions that do not contain confidential material are listed below and are accessible by selecting the author.

The opinions expressed in the submissions are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Government or the Treasury.

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