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07 April 2021
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) has called on the Government to prioritise their promised family law super scheme in the wake of last night’s welcome announcement that a second controversial measure - to allow family violence victims to access their super - has been abandoned.
24 March 2021
Early withdrawal of superannuation savings should only ever be a temporary measure of last resort, the World Pension Alliance (WPA) has warned.
18 March 2021
The Government’s Your Future Your Super legislation – currently before Parliament – will not achieve its stated intent and should not proceed, the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) said today.
03 March 2021
Australia’s $1.5 trillion profit-to-member super sector has significantly outperformed the retail super sector over the past five years, according to new performance data released by the industry regulator this week.
17 February 2021
The Government’s Your Future Your Super legislation – introduced into Parliament today – will not achieve its objectives and may cause consumer harm, the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) warned today.
28 January 2021
AIST has urged the Government to resist any pressure to tamper with the legislated increase in the compulsory super rate to 12% and instead focus on overhauling the superannuation and post-retirement tax concessions which overwhelmingly favour the well-off.
25 January 2021
Nearly one million young workers under the age of 35 have either closed their super accounts or now have less than $1000 in super as a result of the COVID Early Release Scheme, according to a new analysis by the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST).In addition, over 73,000 Australians lost insurance cover linked to their account.
13 January 2021
Australians are likely to be financially worse off over their lifetime under a proposal being
by the Morrison Government to give workers a choice of a super rise or a pay rise, The
Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) warned today.
07 January 2021
The Morrison Government’s proposed new super laws fail to adequately address underperformance in the super system and could lead to adverse member outcomes, the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) warned today.
04 January 2021
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) has restructured its leadership team to focus on membership engagement and align its professional development activities with emerging needs of fund staff and trustee directors.
AIST has appointed Tania Turnbull as General Manager Memberships and Partnerships and George Nelson as General Manager Professional Development.