News & Media

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Productivity Commission fails to provide evidence that changing default fund system will benefit members

Proposed changes to the selection of default superannuation funds have the potential to put millions of working Australians at risk of poorer retirement outcomes, AIST said today.

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Thursday, 23 March 2017

Declining home ownership rates - the growing threat to retirement incomes: AIST research

Australia’s declining home ownership rate has emerged as a significant threat to the adequacy of Australia’s retirement income system, according to a new report commissioned by AIST.

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Thursday, 23 March 2017

AIST announces 2017 Board

AIST has today announced its 2017 Board.

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Thursday, 23 March 2017

AIST appoints CEO

Eva Scheerlinck has been appointed as AIST’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.

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Wednesday, 22 March 2017

AIST announces Cate Wood as Trustee of the Year

AIST has today announced Cate Wood as the recipient of the AIST Trustee of the Year Award at the Conference of Major Superannuation Funds on the Gold Coast.

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Monday, 13 March 2017

Group insurance data collection guidance released to improve consumer outcomes

AIST, FSC, IFF and ISA have together released best practice guidance for Group Insurance Data.

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Thursday, 9 March 2017

Call for submissions on Insurance in Super Working Group discussion paper

The Insurance in Superannuation Working Group (ISWG) today released the first of a series of Read more

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Barriers preventing women from a dignified retirement outcome must be removed: International Women’s Day

AIST & WIS are calling for the removal of the $450 monthly income threshold which results in many women missing out on compulsory Superannuation Guarantee (SG) payments.

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Wednesday, 1 March 2017

AIST Acting CEO announced

The AIST board today announced the appointment of Eva Scheerlinck as acting CEO.

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Friday, 17 February 2017

New guide for fees and costs disclosure form

AIST, ASFA and the FSC today released a Guidance Notice to help funds comply with ASIC updated fees and costs disclosure requirements.

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Thursday, 16 February 2017

New governance code keeps superannuation members’ interests first

AIST has developed a new governance code that reinforces the importance of member representation on the boards of superannuation funds and aims to keep profit-to-member funds positioned at the lead...

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Thursday, 16 February 2017

Joint AIST/ISA statement on Fraser Review

Former Reserve Bank Governor and Treasury Secretary, Bernie Fraser, has delivered his report into not-for-profit super fund governance.

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Thursday, 9 February 2017

Don't increase pension age

AIST has backed calls for the Government to formally rule out its proposal to lift the Age Pension eligibility age to 70.

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