CMSF 2023

Four specialised streams delivered by global leaders in super

20-22 March 2023, Centrepiece, Melbourne



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 - Build your expertise

Trustee Director Course - Build your expertise

7 March 2023 - 10 May 2023

The foundational level of AIST’s Trustee Director Course provides directors and fund executive...

Advanced Trustee Director Course

Advanced Trustee Director Course

3 May 2023 - 17 August 2023

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

Global Dialogue 2023

Global Dialogue 2023

18 - 24 June 2023

This five-day intensive educational program comprises of workshops, off-site visits and peer to peer...

ASI 2023

ASI 2023

29 - 31 August 2023

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

Episode 58: Cognitive decline and the retirement system

Can trustees be doing more to ensure that members who may be experiencing cognitive decline are provided with the best support mechanisms to access financial services?

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News and analysis

Superannuation behind banking on digitisation but catching up

The superannuation industry is behind the banking industry in digitising operations but is catching up, says Amalie White, Head of BPO Operations at SS&C Technologies, a global provider of services and software in financial services and healthcare. Asked how long it would be before super funds reached the position they needed to be in, Ms […]

Published date: 15 Dec 2022

Cognitive decline and the retirement system

As the population ages, the number of Australians experiencing cognitive impairment is expected to increase. While much policy attention has been given to issues related to dementia, there is less discussion on mild cognitive decline – worsening or more frequent memory loss. Given that people are more likely to engage with their superannuation fund as […]

Published date: 13 Dec 2022

2022 advocacy year in review

It was a busy year in superannuation. Engagement with regulators escalated as consultations commenced on an array of topics with increased consultation and review. The themes of governance, accountability and transparency were prominent in a number of these consultations. AIST advocated on a breadth of proposed policy reforms, with a total of 35 submissions prepared […]

Published date: 07 Dec 2022