Policy & Research Archive

2018 AIST Submissions


Friday, 16 February 2018

Means testing of retirement income streams

In this submission, AIST offers a guarded support for the proposed means test treatment outlined in the Position Paper. Whilst we support the principles underpinning this paper, we do not believe t...

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Monday, 12 February 2018

Early Release of Superannuation Benefits

AIST believes that individuals should be able to access superannuation savings prior to retirement, but access should only be permitted in limited circumstances as early access can limit an individ...

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Friday, 9 February 2018

Product Design and Distribution Obligations and Product Intervention Power – Draft Legislation

We strongly support the Bill and ASIC’s Product Intervention Powers. However, we recommend that the Bill be amended so that all stages of the intermediated models of production and distribution are...

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Friday, 2 February 2018

Tax Integrity Measures

AIST supports these measures which will reduce the ability of LRBAs to circumvent restrictions on contributions. We point out that fund leverage adds to systemic risk in the financial system, and p...

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