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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.
20 November 2020
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) has welcomed today’s release of the Retirement Income Review, while urging the government to stick to the scheduled increase of the superannuation guarantee.
20 October 2020
Today’s release of the 2020 Mercer CFA Institute Global Pension Index, which saw Australia’s super system record a drop in ranking across two key categories, highlights the need for new policy measures and a commitment from the Government to the legislated timeline to increase the super compulsory rate to 12%, the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) said today.
06 October 2020
The Government’s announcement of a new super stapling measures will need careful consideration to ensure all members’ interests are protected, the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) said tonight.
28 September 2020
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) and Women in Super (WIS) today paid tribute to pioneering Labor Senator, Susan Ryan AO, who died suddenly yesterday, aged 77 years.
14 September 2020
It’s an understatement to say that this year’s conference is occurring at a time of great upheaval. Here in Australia, our 29-year dream run of economic growth has officially come to an end, with a recession that many are predicting will cause a lot pain amid broken livelihoods for many years ahead.
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees is pleased to announce that Ms Jacki Ellis from Aware Super has been awarded the ASI Investment Rising Star Award.