Women were employed for the first time at the ATO in 1917 as a result of the increased number of taxes due to the war and the loss of men to the war front.
Watch your super grow asks students to make decisions about how to spend available income at various stages of life. Choices include expenditure on cars, technology, travel, entertainment and superannuation. Choices made over a 40-year period have an impact on the quality of life in retirement. The aim is to increase students' understanding of critical factors that influence the accumulation of super and of the impact of decisions made early in life on long-term lifestyle.
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Note: Watch your super grow should not be used as the basis for making financial decisions; it is intended as a prompt for discussion about the importance of financial planning and super as a long term investment.Watch your super grow - PDF version