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15 February 2019
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST), has today welcomed the passage of the
Protecting Your Super package, noting that important amendments would protect members from
unintended consequences of the new legislation.
04 February 2019
Today’s release of the final report of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking,
Superannuation and Financial Services Banking Financial Services is an historic opportunity to
restore the community’s trust in financial services and prioritise consumer best interests ahead of
banking profits and executive bonuses, the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees said.
21 January 2019
Over 96% of the members of profit-to-member super funds are now covered by the Insurance in
Super Code of Practice, the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) said today.
10 January 2019
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) has today welcomed the Productivity
Commission finding hard evidence - for the third time in a year - that the best performing super
funds are in the profit-to-member sector
11 December 2018
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) has welcomed today’s announcement
from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) that the transition periods for
key fee and cost disclosure requirements have been extended.
06 December 2018
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) has today welcomed the passage of
legislation to help ensure small businesses comply with their legal obligation to pay superannuation
for their workers.
05 December 2018
A focus on targeted, personalised communication about superannuation was a key theme among
winning campaigns at last night’s Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) Awards for
03 December 2018
Successive governments have provided dozens of regulatory carve-outs and concessions to
products, benefitting banks and other retail super providers over more than a decade, according to
a new research report released today by the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees
27 November 2018
The Hayne royal commission has given us all plenty to mull over. There is a checklist of other important observations that, arguably, all financial services entities should take heed of to assess how well their company is running.
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.