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17 January 2020
AIST supports the principle of choice in superannuation but highlights that members in the choice segment are at risk of having materially lower retirement incomes. AIST proposes that the existing exemption remain for enterprise agreements where superannuation benefits in excess of the community standard are negotiated between the employer and their employees.
16 January 2020
AIST reaffirms our support for the Super Data Transformation project covering the whole of the sector, makes constructive suggestions to streamline its effective implementation, and seeks ongoing engagement with APRA.
RIR forum | APRA assessment of Choice products | Super consumer advocacy body
13 January 2020
AIST is supportive of measures which better enable members to navigate the superannuation system and provide additional member input into policy discussions. We however advocate that a Consumer Advocacy Body must operate in a way that is truly independent and justly represents all consumers, including vulnerable Australians.
09 January 2020
Consumer data reforms | SuperMatch deadline | ASIC puts spotlight on insurance
23 December 2019
AIST supports the use of CDR to allow members to share relevant information with their super
funds. This will allow super funds to tailor their services, increase member engagement and ultimately improve retirement outcomes for members.
20 December 2019
Insurance | heatmap | digital advice & more
12 December 2019
APRA Heatmap | Retirement Income Review meets with super industry | Investor collective ramps up heat on governments to address climate change
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) mourns the sudden loss of David Smith, a former AIST president for two years and a board director since 2014.
10 December 2019
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) welcomes today’s release of APRA’s heatmap data, noting we have long called for the regulator to collect and publish data on fund performance across the superannuation sector.