Super cash-ins lump taxpayers with $85b 'long COVID'

By Poppy Johnston
Updated March 1 2024 - 1:10pm, first published 1:08pm
Taxpayers face bigger bills to help fund people who took money from their super during COVID. (Paul Miller/AAP PHOTOS)
Taxpayers face bigger bills to help fund people who took money from their super during COVID. (Paul Miller/AAP PHOTOS)

Up to $85 billion in extra taxpayer funds will needed by the end of the century to support those without enough super after millions of Australians tapped into their accounts early during the pandemic.

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