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20 November 2018
The Government’s newly announced Women’s Economic Security Statement was a missed
opportunity to improve retirement outcomes for women, said the Australian Institute of
Superannuation Trustees (AIST) today.
14 November 2018
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) has welcomed today’s announcement
from the Opposition that it will move to amend key measures in the insurance in superannuation
package now before Parliament.
07 November 2018
Moving to 12% superannuation is vital to ensure that all working Australians achieve a dignified
standard of living in retirement, the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) said
31 October 2018
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) has today welcomed the launch of the
new financial complaints body, the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA).
25 October 2018
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) has welcomed an announcement by
the Federal Attorney-General today that separated de facto couples in Western Australia will soon
be able to achieve a fair split of their superannuation assets in property settlements.
19 September 2018
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) welcomes Labor’s pre-election
commitment that it will pay superannuation on government paid parental leave and scrap the
minimum $450 monthly pay threshold for super payments.
17 September 2018
Australian workers who invest their super in funds outside the high performing MySuper sector
could be as much as $52.5 billion worse off in a decade’s time, according to new research from Rice
06 September 2018
The Government’s fixation with industry super funds and its desire to break up the role of union and
employer groups on industry fund boards looks like it has been finally laid to rest.
The Australian institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) has welcomed today’s
announcement by Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, that the Government will not proceed
with its policy to raise the access age for the Age Pension to 70 years.
05 September 2018
Profit-to-member super has been in a defensive position for longer than we all care to remember. We have
had to defend against attacks on the compulsory nature of superannuation by those who would rather see
full wages freedom as opposed to a compulsory retirement savings system.