The Howard government’s superannuation amendments giving same-sex couples equal benefits may come into effect by the end of the month.

Assistant treasurer Helen Coonan’s office told Sydney Star Observer the Coalition was committed to the reforms, despite accusations from Labor to the contrary.

The legislation will be attached as an amendment to another superannuation bill that’s already in the Senate, Coonan’s spokesperson said. “It will be added to a super bill that Labor and the Democrats are not

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