MLM727 - Superannuation Law and Policy


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Not offered in 2024.

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

For students enrolled in M729 Juris Doctor: Must have passed MLJ701

For all other students: Must have passed MLC707

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: MLL227
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour on-campus lecture (recordings provided and 1 x 1 hour on-campus seminar (recordings provided) each week

Scheduled learning activities - online

1 x 2 hour livestreamed lecture (recordings provided and 1 x 1 hour livestreamed seminar (recordings provided) each week


This unit provides a broad overview of conceptual perspectives, critical issues and policy matters relevant to superannuation law. Critical analysis and evaluation of policy issues will include topics such as, the purpose and history of the Australian superannuation regime, main types of superannuation funds, superannuation contributions, qualification as a complying superannuation fund, taxation of superannuation, duties in setting up and running a fund, self-managed superannuation funds, and changes to superannuation law.

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