It’s no surprise that more and more people throughout the world are living longer than ever before. But as life expectancy continues to increase, so does the uncertainty surrounding retirement.

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To address this challenge, Australia implemented one of the most ambitious and forward-looking retirement programs in the world.

We spoke with Nick Sherry, a former member of the Australian Senate and the country's first Minister for Superannuation, about the steps his country has taken to head off a retirement crisis and the challenges that lie ahead.

Looking ahead: The Australian superannuation system

Looking ahead: The Australian superannuation system

The global challenge of retirement

The challenges of global retirement

An interview with Steve Webb, former UK Pension Minister

Former MP Steve Webb on pensions in the UK