The superannuation gender gap

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Mon 15 June 2015

12 mins

Industry Super Australia estimates that by 2030, women will be retiring with 39% less superannuation than men. That is, on average men are expected to retire on around $170,000 more than women. In this episode we look at why it's important for women to think about their future and super long before retirement.

GUEST: Robbie Campo, Deputy Chief Executive of Industry Super Australia.

WEBSITE: The superannuation gender gap

Listen to more Parents & Carers segments

Dad's Mental Health: Why dads need to reconnect with their mates

We no longer live in a socially connected time, at least, not the way it used to be Now when you have a baby the loneliness can hit you hard.…
15 mins

What is classified as pelvic pain, and can it be treated?

Carrying a child for nine months  takes a toll on a woman's body and birth itself isn't exactly famous for leaving your body in fabulous form. So when it comes…
7 mins

Premenstrual syndrome: More than being moody with Dr Sneha Wadhwani

PMS can be a different experience for every woman Dr Sneha Wadhwani is a GP and mum of two girls. She explains what’s going on with PMS, and dispels some myths…
11 mins

“They looked after me as much as I looked after them” William McInnes on fatherhood

Becoming a parent is a life-changing experience Author and actor William McInnes looks back on his memories of his father, and his own experience as a father of two. He…

Why does bullying happen? I asked my childhood bully to find out

Bullying in Australian schools is a major issue. Each year around 45 million bullying incidents are estimated to occur around the country Producer Elise Cooper was bullied when she was…
19 mins

Dad's Mental Health: Why are dads are still struggling with postnatal depression?

Richard Fletcher is an Associate Professor at the Family Action Centre at the University of Newcastle. For years now he’s been interested in the mental health of dads, particularly new…
14 mins