Webinars Series

Policy

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AIST Federal Budget Wrap-up

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Policy | COVID-19

The focus of this year’s Federal Budget was on initiatives designed to maintain and grow Australia’s post-pandemic economic recovery, which has been better than expected.

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Your Future Your Super regulations at last

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Operations | Governance | Regulation

Hear from AIST’s General Manager, Advocacy, Mel Birks as she steps through the detail of the regulations that will do so much heavy lifting for the Your Future, Your Super legislation.

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Your Future, Your Super | A panel discussion

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Policy | Investment | Governance | Regulation

The Your Future, Your Super legislation announced in the 2020 Federal Budget and currently before Parliament proposes the most significant changes to superannuation since the system started. Tune in as our panellists bring their diverse areas of expertise to this wide-ranging debate.

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Unpacking the Retirement Income Review

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Engagement | Operations | Investment | COVID-19 | Business operations | Advice | Leadership | Insurance

How will the Retirement Income Review inform future government policy decisions? And what will be the implications for superannuation and Australians.

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Shining a light on Whistleblowing amendments

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Regulation

What do recent amendments to whistleblower laws mean for individuals and organisations? Our webinar outlines the enhanced whistleblower protections and what all parties need to consider.

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Demystifying Design and Distribution Obligations

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
COVID-19 | Business operations

Are you DDO ready? Although the commencement of design and distribution obligations has been delayed until October 2021, there is considerable work ahead to get ready. Find out what this major shift means for your fund.


Governance

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What do the new breach reporting requirements starting 1 Oct mean for super funds?

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Policy | Governance

In light of the new breach reporting regime, superannuation lawyer and Head of Superannuation and Wealth Management at Thomson Geer Scott Charaneka explained what that means for your super fund.

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Best Financial Interests Duty: New Draft Legislation

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Investment | Members culture | Risk | Governance

Upcoming legislation amending the ‘best interest duty’ to ‘best financial interests duty’ will fundamentally change the role of superfund trustees. These are profound and significant changes, so watch our exclusive member-only webinar where our panel of experts break down their ramifications...

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Anti-hawking - Impact on super funds

45 mins 0.75 CPD Hours
Engagement | Members culture | Risk | Business operations | Advice | Governance | Marketing

Anti-hawking measures aimed at stopping consumers receiving unsolicited contact about super products begin this July.  How will they affect what you can and cannot say to existing and prospective members about superannuation? This webinar will unpack what the new measures mean for funds and...

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Annual General Meetings - Coming to a fund near you

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Policy | Engagement | Operations | Investment | Climate change | Members culture | Technology | Risk | Cybersecurity | Business operations | Governance | Leadership | Marketing | ESG | Innovation | Insurance | Regulation

As of 5 April 2019, new laws require super funds to hold an AGM. While some super funds already hold annual roadshows, an AGM is different and new territory for most funds.

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AFCA Briefing - complaint trends

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Engagement | Members culture | Regulation

With so many changes and uncertainties to absorb throughout 2019 and 2020, super funds and AFCA have faced unprecedented levels of member complaints over this time.

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Conflicts of Interest and duty

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Operations | Business operations | Governance | Leadership

Given the Royal Commission highlighted many instances of breaches in relation to conflicts of interest and duty, now is the perfect time to revisit what these mean for superannuation fund trustees and executives. 


Investment

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What’s in store for 2020/21

60 mins 1 CPD Hours

It’s a new financial year but what does that mean for the superannuation industry? What do global markets look like and where are the opportunities and challenges? How will returns fare in a post COVID-19 landscape? Join us for this webinar where our speakers will share some valuable insights,...

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Property and commercial real estate

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
COVID-19 | Business operations

The impact of COVID-19 has raised significant questions about the future of commercial property, including large shopping complexes, offices, hospitality and conference venues. Will property investment continue to deliver the stable long-term returns of the past?

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Social impact investing

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Engagement | Investment | Advice | ESG

Social impact investing allows funds to diversify their investment portfolios away from traditional asset classes as well as increase their profile as responsible corporate citizens.  AIST is proud to partner with HESTA to explore the growing opportunities in impact investing.

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The Changing Nature of Investment Volatility

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Engagement | Investment | Advice

Can old methods handle a new challenge? An increase in volatility spikes, coupled with an unpredictable macro-economic environment set an uncertain and unchartered backdrop for Australian super funds as they continue to seek returns to meet members expectations.  As this new paradigm plays out...

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The outcome of the US election: What’s next?

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Policy | Investment | Risk | Leadership

How will the outcome of the US election change international relations and foreign policy? What will the results mean for markets and across asset classes? Where does Australia fit, and what are the implications for our bilateral relationship with the United States?

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The view on sustainable farmland investing

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Investment

This webinar will provide further insight into one of Australia’s leading export industries and its role in advancing positive natural capital outcomes as well as how farmland can be positioned in a diversified portfolio.


Engagement

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Marketing and branding in a COVID world

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Engagement | Marketing

COVID-19 has presented many new challenges for businesses including how they market their products and services. With a rapid shift to delivery of services online, we discuss what marketing teams now have to consider to effectively engage their customers.


Operations

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‘Treating’ employers – what’s allowed, what’s not

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Operations | Business operations | Governance | Leadership

This webinar presented by AIST and Lincoln Rodgers, Lawyer at Thomson Geer will discuss the Royal Commission's findings and recommendations regarding the treating of employers by trustees.


Technology

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Data and Privacy

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
COVID-19 | Business operations

This webinar will outline the key threats faced by funds, clarify the responsibilities of those at management and board level and summarise accountability and reporting arrangements.

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Data Analytics

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Engagement | Operations | COVID-19 | Technology | Business operations | Advice | Leadership

There continues to be a growing reliance on data analytics to shape business decisions and guide how we engage with our members. This webinar will draw upon the expertise of a panel of data analytics experts from our member funds.


Human Resources

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Mental wellbeing in COVID-19 and beyond - how you can help others

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
COVID-19 | Members culture | Leadership

Leaders need to be able to help their people through this crisis, especially the vulnerable ones, but how is this best done in the unchartered territory of COVID-19?

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Occupational health and safety in the home office

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
COVID-19 | Business operations

Join OH&S experts who will provide guidance on ensuring that the home working environment is safe, comfortable and compliant with workplace health and safety legislation.

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How to handle difficult conversations in the workplace

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Engagement | Operations | COVID-19 | Business operations | Advice | Leadership

Raising issues or concerns with staff members and clients can be challenging at any time, but the impact of COVID-19 has increased the need for employees and staff to sharpen their skills to ensure that they can respond appropriately and sensitively in difficult circumstances.

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Working and Managing a Remote Workforce Successfully

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
COVID-19 | Business operations

Join us for a discussion with experts who’ve ensured their workforces have the technical and emotional capabilities to operate effectively from home while also planning for a smooth return to the office.

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Thrive at work: Practical actions for growing and sustaining wellbeing

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Engagement | Operations | Business operations

This webinar will explore how you can build and sustain your mental wellbeing and provide you with a set of practical actions you can enact in your workplace and life.