Trustee Director Course (Level 1)

A foundational course covering governance, risk and board knowledge, designed for those new to the role of trustee director


AIST advocates for financial wellbeing in retirement for all Australians regardless of their gender, culture, education or socio-economic background.


Upcoming Professional Development

Keep up with an ever-changing superannuation landscape, earn CPD and get the tools you need to stay proficient in your role with our professional development opportunities. From conferences and courses to networking events and multimedia resources, we have a number of options to help you upskill in 2023.

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Trustee Director Course (Advanced)

Trustee Director Course (Advanced)

3 May 2023 - 17 August 2023

Build on your expertise and become more effective in the boardroom with this flexible virtual course...

QIC Webinar: Exploring the future of retail assets

QIC Webinar: Exploring the future of retail assets

6 June 2023

The future of retail is rapidly evolving. Explore what that means for investors in 2023 and beyond. ...

Webinar: Assisting members in vulnerable circumstances

Webinar: Assisting members in vulnerable circumstances

27 June 2023

Jess Boddington, Policy Director at the Australian Banking Association discusses developments to the...

ASI 2023

ASI 2023

28 - 31 August 2023

Bringing together 300+ delegates from over 30 funds, asset managers and service providers, this year...

Episode 63: Taking a whole-of-fund view

Among the topics we’ll be discussing are what a whole-of-fund view means, the benefits, internalisation, enterprise data management, bridging the gap between public and private assets, and much more.

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News and analysis

Athlete and Disability Advocate Dylan Alcott OAM says the time to prioritise inclusivity in the workplace is now 

Earlier this year, the Sydney Morning Herald reported that when it comes to inclusivity and employment of those living with disabilities, Australia lags behind other nations.   While many organisations flaunt their workplace diversity for the sake of public image, change does not always run deep – and at CMSF 2023 in Melbourne, Athlete and Disability Advocate […]

Published date: 30 May 2023

Getting comms right – Lessons from Canada

Communication can often be an afterthought for superannuation funds, but it really shouldn’t be. It is one of the best tools funds have for member engagement, which is becoming increasingly important as many members start exercising fund choice. It’s not just Australia where member communication can be overlooked. A Canadian research and strategy firm – […]

Published date: 25 May 2023

Researchers investigate benefits of size in super

Is bigger also better, when it comes to superannuation funds? The issue of whether size matters and, if so, what difference it makes to super funds, has been explored in a new research paper by investment markets consultant Scott Lawrence and academic Geoff Warren. The authors asked whether large size – such as $50 billion […]

Published date: 23 May 2023