This workshop is beneficial for Trustee Directors who are new to their role.
It is practical, hands-on and conducted in an environment to
suit individual learning style preferences. It is also suitable for
Trustees wanting to have a refresher session on their
responsibilities. If you have new Trustees, give them the skills
and knowledge to enable them to undertake their role professionally
This workshop will provide your Trustees with a comprehensive
understanding of what is expected of them as a Trustee, what their
role and responsibilities are, who they are accountable to and how
to make a valuable contribution to their Board.
Module 1: The superannuation industry
Covers the history and role of Australia's superannuation system in
the context of the economic and political landscape and the
significance of past, present and future superannuation
Key topics include:
- Superannuation as social policy
- Superannuation in a global context
- Profit to members versus profit to shareholder
- Tax treatment of superannuation
- Equity and sustainability of the superannuation system
Module 2: Trustee director duties &
Outlines the superannuation regulatory landscape and the legal
obligations required of trustee directors, including the enhanced
obligations resulting from the Stronger Super reforms. Learn about
the key differences between trustee director and company director
duties and why being a trustee director carries with it a much
higher duty of care.
Key topics include:
- Interaction between SIS Act and Corporations Act
- The role of regulators
- Trustee director duties
- Reporting and disclosure requirements
- Disputes handling
Who should register?
Highly recommended for New Trustees and Trustees who would like to have a refresher session.
Successful completion of this one-day induction will be
recognised toward Trustee
Director Course - Build your expertise
For more information, please call AIST on (03) 8677 3800 or email