Know your rights

As anyone who has begun the process of planning for their retirement will know, it can be a far from simple process.  Your Rights at Retirement – A guide to making decisions and navigating your entitlements in later life is a practical handbook prepared by the Australian Human Rights Commission.

There are many complex decisions to be made concerning financial planning, pension entitlements, superannuation as well as health and aged care. And while there are diverse services available, you often find yourself contacting many different government departments or providers.

This useful handbook helps to navigate the labyrinth of retirement planning. It is eminently informative, simple to navigate and easy to read with its large font. The sections follow a logical order making it a helpful reference when you need to check any particular aspect of your rights. It should be compulsory reading for those preparing for retirement.

Your Rights at Retirement can be downloaded free of charge from the Australian Human Rights Commission’s website.

A limited number of print copies are available if you email [email protected].