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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.
27 August 2020
The gender super gap is set to get even bigger for female workers who accessed the Government’s COVID early release super scheme, according to a joint analysis of profit-to-member fund data released by The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) and Women in Super (WIS) at the annual 2020 Women’s Super Summit.
24 August 2020
Low paid, young Australians will bear the brunt of an estimated $100 billion shortfall in retirement savings, according to analysis by Mercer and the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST).
30 July 2020
Revised Federal Government forecasts that more than $42 billion of super could be withdrawn through its Covid early release scheme points to the need for more government support measures for those suffering financial hardship, the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) said today.
29 July 2020
Australia’s $1.4 trillion profit-to-member super sector has earmarked infrastructure, energy and affordable housing as three key areas where superannuation savings could be invested on a large scale to help drive Australia’s economic recovery from the Covid crisis.
23 July 2020
Women’s Legal Service Victoria and representatives from the super industry are calling on the Federal Government to deliver on a promised scheme that would have stopped family violence perpetrators hiding their superannuation assets when they are going through the family law courts.