About AIST

Who are we?

The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees is a national not-for-profit organisation whose membership consists of the trustee directors and staff of industry, corporate and public-sector funds.

As the principal advocate and peak representative body for the $700 billion profit-to-member superannuation sector, AIST plays a key role in policy development and is a leading provider of research.

AIST provides professional training and support for trustees and fund staff to help them meet the challenges of managing superannuation funds and advancing the interests of their fund members. Each year, AIST hosts the Conference of Major Superannuation Funds (CMSF), in addition to numerous other industry conferences and events.

For more information on who we are and why we are different, please watch the video below:

For further information please email us or phone (03) 8677 3800.


A better retirement future for all Australians.


AIST will advance the Representative Trustee System by building skills, knowledge and capabilities and being the champion of strong governance and sustainability of the system.



  • We are accountable for consistent delivery and execution
  • We are passionate about building strong, long-lasting member and stakeholder relationships and delivering outcomes
  • We are honest, reliable and trustworthy and embrace diversity

Team Spirited

  • We proactively collaborate across all of AIST for better solutions
  • We are willing to help and support our fellow staff members


  • We maintain a happy office atmosphere
  • We celebrate team and organisational achievements
  • We encourage positive wellbeing amongst staff

Can Do

  • We approach all tasks with a positive and open-minded attitude
  • We are willing to go above and beyond in our roles
  • We are proactive when dealing with colleagues, members and all other stakeholders


  • We anticipate and act on future trends for the benefit of our members
  • We provide leadership and champion new ideas
  • We make everyday changes to continually improve AIST

What we do:

As Australia's leading representative body for the profit-to-member superannuation industry, the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees supports our members through events, compliance, advocacy, policy development, research and education.