Governance & Leadership

Governance Toolkits

AIST is committed to helping its members maintain strong governance practices that benefit the members of profit-to-member superannuation funds, for this reason, AIST has developed a series of tools for its members.

1. Governance Toolkits which provide practical tools to assist with the development and implementation of prudential requirements.

2. The Fund Governance Framework for profit-to-member Superannuation Funds sets out the governance broad principles, and;

AIST's Governance Toolkits are a series of functional tools to assist trustees with maintaining strong prudential frameworks. They include tools such as checklists, flowcharts, diagrams and decision trees to assist trustees with understanding and applying their obligations.  


Governance Toolkits are currently available on the following topics:

  • Fit and Proper
  • Insurance Management Framework
  • Remuneration
  • Conflict Management Framework
  • Outsourcing
  • Investment Governance
  • Business Continuity Management
  • Website Disclosure
  • Risk Management

Click here to Download (Available for AIST members only)

New toolkits coming soon.

Fund Governance Framework

A joint initiative of AIST and Industry Funds Forum, the Fund Governance Framework is intended to complement the trustees' obligations under law and is designed specifically for representative trustees. The Framework is designed to advance the professionalism and integrity of the trustee community, while maintaining the important roles that diversity and representation play in fund governance.

Download the latest version of the Fund Governance Framework