The controversial plan to raise the age of the pension to 70 has been scrapped, with eligibility rising to 67 in 2023, where it will stay.
Mandatory retirement ages are mostly a thing of the past in Australia. Removing the last vestiges of this practice is one way to address the problem of Australia's ageing workforce.
Age discrimination laws have made conversations about retirement plans even trickier.
Financial reforms have given us a greater role in saving for retirement. Alas we're not very good at it.