House debates

Thursday, 9 March 2023

Questions without Notice

Superannuation: Taxation

2:20 pm

Photo of Stephen JonesStephen Jones (Whitlam, Australian Labor Party, Assistant Treasurer) Share this | Hansard source

For context in answering this question, the average superannuation balance for a retiree today is $150,000. For women, it is around about $130,000 to $140,000. For men, it's around about $180,000. So I've got to say that, in this debate, I'm enjoying the focus on superannuation. But I've got to say that, for the party which aspires to be the representatives of working people, they have a laser-like focus on the interests of multimillionaires. Not one, not two but three questions in a row have been focused on the interests of a half of one per cent of Australians.

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