News & Media

Media Releases for 2007

AIST frequently distributes media releases featuring important AIST and/or superannuation industry news.

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Date Topic

19 Dec 07

Seven steps for a Super New Year
To help get your super matters up to speed in 2008, AIST has prepared this list of New Year 'super' Resolutions.

18 Dec 07

Early-release of super must be last-resort measure
Dipping into super savings to meet home mortgage payments should always be a last resort measure, AIST said today.

10 Dec 07

Not-for-profit funds have excellent record of compliance
NFP super funds had an exemplary record in meeting their compliance requirements, AIST said yesterday.

7 Dec 07

Not-for-profit sector attracts fewer SCT complaints
AIST congratulates the industry and public sector super funds on the continuing low level of member complaints referred to the SCT.

29 Nov 07

AIST welcomes back Senator Sherry
AIST welcomes today's appointment of Senator Nick Sherry to the position of Minister responsible for Superannuation and Corporate Governance.

27 Nov 07

AIST staff appointment
AIST appoints a new Superannuation Trustee Training Consultant

26 Nov 07

Low income earners to be hit by super tax penalty
As the ATO steps up its campaign to collect TFNs from super fund members, AIST has warned that ordinary working Australians stand to miss out on the full accumulation benefits of their super savings.

5 Nov 07

First home saver accounts a welcome move
AIST welcomes the first home saver account scheme proposed by the ALP, saying it will reinforce the positive savings culture broughtabout by compulsory super.

10 Oct 07

AIST rejects proposal to increase pension retirement age
AIST has rejected calls for the pension retirement age to be raised to 67.