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06 September 2018
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.
20 August 2018
The Turnbull Government’s disregard for key Senate recommendations on reforming super was
disappointing and a setback for the retirement outcomes of Australian women, the Australian
Institute of Superannuation Trustees said today.
06 August 2018
The Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry
begins its Round Five hearings today in Melbourne. The focus of Round Five is superannuation, with the
hearings scheduled to run for two weeks.
25 July 2018
Funding for the newly-established Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) must avoid cross
subsidisation by stakeholders, including super funds, The Australian Institute of Superannuation
Trustees (AIST) has warned.
24 July 2018
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) has today welcomed the release
of a comprehensive report into the fee and cost disclosure regime for superannuation
29 May 2018
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) today reiterated its support for
an industrial-based default fund selection process, noting this model had a strong track
record of protecting consumer interests and delivering superior returns.
16 May 2018
The Financial Services Council (FSC) and the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) have today released further guidance tools to help fund managers prepare their operational due diligence (ODD) reports for the superannuation industry.
08 May 2018
The 2018/19 Federal Budget delivered welcome measures for the efficiency of the super system, but disappointedly did little to improve retirement outcomes for women, the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) said today.
11 April 2018
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) has today announced the
appointment of Catherine Bolger as its new President.