Amendments on super and same-sex couples soon, says Minister

The minister for superannuation and corporate law, Senator Sherry, has indicated that amendments to public sector superannuation funds in respect of same-sex couples recently are likely to be finalised by the end of 2008. He said that an announcement as to the legislative process to deal with the issue will be made ‘shortly’. Senator Sherry made his remarks during debate in the Senate on the Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Trustee Board and Other Measures)(Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008 on 17 March 2008