Publish Year : 2006
Thematic Area: Planning and Budgeting, Taxation
Language: English
Countries: Australia
Region of Relevance: Asia and the Pacific
Resource type: Assessments and Analysis
Author(s): 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.