|Thematic Area:||Planning and Budgeting, Taxation|
|Region:||Asia and the Pacific|
|Resource type:||Assessments and Analysis|
|Author Name:||Rhonda Sharp|
The document provides a gender analysis of the Australian Treasurer's 2006/2007 budgetary changes by examining the gender impacts of newly introduced tax concessions. It identifies the groups most able to take advantage of these as being income and flexible-asset rich Australians (which include relatively few women).The paper concludes by identifying the elements of a budgetary approach that would contribute to a more female- friendly retirement incomes policy.