Policy & Research Archive

2015 AIST Research

Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Fee and performance analysis

AIST has commissioned research through SuperRatings to examine what consumers are getting from not-for-profit superannuation funds when compared with superannuation funds run for profit (mainly by ...

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Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Modelling of superannuation tax proposals

AIST and Mercer have developed the Super Tracker to assess the progress of Australia’s retirement income system based on the available evidence and to make important contributions to the discussion...

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Thursday, 10 September 2015

AIST’s final supplementary response to tax discussion paper – attachment

This paper models 21 different proposed policy changes using the AIST-Mercer Super Tracker and forms an attachment to our final supplementary submission to the tax discussion paper.

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Monday, 31 August 2015

Superannuation in the post-retirement phase

The Financial System Inquiry (FSI) recommended that trustees develop a pre-selected option for members to receive their superannuation in retirement. But how might trustees go about developing the...

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Saturday, 15 August 2015

Meeting members’ advice needs

Australians increasingly recognise the need to save for their retirement, and the risk that they will not have enough super. However, with the system likely to contain $7 trillion in assets withi...

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Monday, 3 August 2015

Super Reality Check - Busting the $1 million retirement myth

One of the great things about Australia’s compulsory superannuation is that it is founded on the belief that all Australians deserve a dignified retirement. Yet when it comes to debating the big ...

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Sunday, 15 March 2015

2025: What will the superannuation industry look like in a decade

AIST in conjunction with BNP Paribas Securities Services, undertook research to identify key longer-term issues the superannuation industry may face. By asking where you think the industry will be ...

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Sunday, 15 March 2015

AIST Mercer Super Tracker: How the super system stacks up on fairness, adequacy, and sustainability

AIST and Mercer have developed the Super Tracker to assess the progress of Australia’s retirement income system based on the available evidence and to make important contributions to the discussion...

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