Policy & Research Archive

2008 Collection

AIST regularly prepares submissions to Government, Treasury, Parliamentary Committees, Regulators and other bodies to promote the views of our members and the industry. AIST is dedicated to improving superannuation legislation, regulations and the superannuation environment in which we operate.

December 2008

ISN and AIST Superannuation Clearing House Lost Members Framework Submission.

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AIST has prepared a submission in response to Treasury, "Income Reforms" released by treasury on 7 November 2008.

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November 2008

AIST has prepared a submission in response to Consultation Paper 102, "Dispute Resolution" released by ASIC on 8 September 2008.

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October 2008

As part of the 2008 Federal Budget, the Government announced it would conduct a "root & branch" review of the taxation system, to be conducted by Dr Ken Henry, secretary to the Treasury. In response, AIST has prepared a submission released by Treasury Department on 19 August 2008.

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AIST has prepared a submission in response to Consultation Paper 101, "Superannuation Forecasts" released by ASIC on 28 July 2008.

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July 2008

Simple advice on choices within an existing superannuation account.

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Comments on Draft PPG - Conflicts of Interest .

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May 2008

Productivity Commission's Inquiry into Paid Maternity, Paternity and Parental Leave.

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Consultation Paper 93, "Facilitating online financial services disclosures" released by ASIC in May 2008.

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Technical Discussion Paper for the national Rental Affordability Scheme, issued in May 2008.

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Treasurer's call for public submissions regarding the Temporary Residents and Superannuation Consultation Paper it issued in May 2008.

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The Minister for Superannuation and Corporate Law for submissions on the regulation of Self Managed Superannuation Funds (SMSFs).

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March 2008

During the 2007 Federal Election campaign, the Government announced its intention to legislate for financial institutions to provide First Home Saver Accounts (FHSAs) - Joint submission has been prepared by AIST, IFF, and ISN in response

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February 2008

AIST's Submission to the Treasurer on the 2008-2009 Commonwealth Budget.

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