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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RG146 Refresher

RG146 Refresher

17 May 2022

This course helps you to maintain your status as RG146 compliant.

The boundaries of factual information and advice

The boundaries of factual information and advice

19 May 2022

Providing non-compliant financial advice can be detrimental for the member and may result in legal c...

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...

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

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

“I’m not your typical CEO”: Bill Watson, First Super

Back in the day, Croydon market in Melbourne’s east had a livestock and poultry auction.  Workers from the Warburton timber mills would come down from the hills to buy and trade. But it’s not as long ago as you might think, for watching the action was new butcher’s apprentice Bill Watson, who’d just started working […]

Published date: 09 May 2022

Proposed AFCA fee model – external complaints mediation to cost less

AFCA is an independent dispute resolution service established by the Australian Government to provide free and fair assistance to consumers to resolve complaints about financial services, including banking, insurance, financial advice and superannuation. AFCA was formed in 2018 from a merger of former external dispute resolution schemes ,– the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS), the Credit […]

Published date: 05 May 2022