AIST's Superannuation Investment Conference

Bringing together 300+ delegates from over 30 funds, asset managers and service providers, this year’s conference is your chance to get on top of best investment management practice for 2022 and beyond.

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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 2022.

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Masterclass in Insurance Claims

Masterclass in Insurance Claims

17 May 2022 - 19 July 2022

This unique and comprehensive course is specifically designed to address the needs of superannuation...

AIST/IFS Financial Advice in Super Symposium

AIST/IFS Financial Advice in Super Symposium

24 May 2022

AIST’s annual Financial Advice Symposium will examine the opportunities and challenges for sup...

Insurance in Super Special Interest Group

Insurance in Super Special Interest Group

25 May 2022

Led by a diverse range of industry experts, our 60-minute Special Interest Groups offe...

Introduction to Investments in Super - Part 1

Introduction to Investments in Super - Part 1

31 May 2022

Learn about investment risk and performance scenarios and how super funds invest members’ mone...

Episode 45: Relationship between good health and good outcomes for super fund members

Today we’ll be discussing the role of insurance in helping super funds engage with their members, the link between wealth and health, including mental health, and related issues with Matt Lippiatt from MetLife Australia and Dr Lorelle Drew from MetLife’s Virtual Care service, Teladoc Health. 

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News and analysis

The challenges of delivering premium returns from private equity

The growth of superannuation funds is forcing them to increasingly look for larger private equity investments in Australia, which results in fewer deals or higher risk, or in offshore markets, which also increases risk, says Adrian Kerley, Executive Director, Private Equity IFM Investors. “As superannuation funds get bigger, there’s a demand for larger investments. If […]

Published date: 18 May 2022

Advising an ageing Australia – know your client

While today’s Australians are retiring wealthier than preceding generations, that doesn’t always equate to a good quality of life.  Wills and estates expert Prue Poole tells Cath Sullivan that financial planners have to know exactly who their client is, and make sure that client prepares for potential loss of mental capacity.  A baby born in […]

Published date: 18 May 2022

Lifting the policy lid with David Haynes – retirement income strategies: evolution, not revolution

By mid-year, super fund members will be able to see the strategies their fund has developed to provide them an income in retirement. While funds have always had a focus on members who are retiring, there’s been no requirement to have a formal strategy.  2010’s’s Cooper review of the super system not only recommended a […]

Published date: 17 May 2022