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ARA partners with Rest to tackle gender superannuation gap

The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) is striving for better retirement outcomes for women as part of a new strategic partnership with superannuation fund Rest. Women currently retire with 47 per cent less superannuation than men, pointing to a major inequality in Australia.  The majority of Rest’s members are women, however, these members aged 50 years and over have on average $33,000 less in their accounts compared to male members, a gender gap of 28 per cent. “Australia’s supe