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Amnesty unearths $588m unpaid super

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 21 SEP 2020
... and check they'd done the right thing by their employees," Hume said. The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia deputy chief executive Glen McCrea commended the success of the amnesty. "In combination with the additional integrity measures ...

Former QSuper chief joins NZ Super Fund board

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 8 SEP 2020
... university, which included 12 years as a councilor. She is also a life member of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA), granted for her services. "My background is in supporting large institutional investors as they go through periods ...

New law backs choice of fund

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 AUG 2020
... of fund can discourage member engagement and lead to paying higher fees. The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia chief executive Martin Fahy welcomed the new law. "Improvements in the efficiency of contributions processing (through the adoption ...

Pandemic heightened need for SG increase: ASFA

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 AUG 2020
In its supplementary pre-budget submission lodged with the government the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) called for the SG increase to go ahead and an expansion in the coverage of the Fair Entitlements Guarantee (FEG) scheme. ...

Superannuation critical to economic recovery

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 20 AUG 2020
... significant in supporting the growth of the Australian economy, according to the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA). ASFA's new report, The role of the superannuation industry in supporting the Australian economy, reveals there is ...

ASFA sets out productivity plan

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 AUG 2020
The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) has released a six-step plan aiming to drive industry-wide productivity gains in superannuation. ASFA said it hopes to boost productivity gains as the impact of COVID-19 continues to disrupt ...

SG does wonders for households: Research

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 29 JUN 2020
... superannuation system, according to new research. The latest report from the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) estimates compulsory super has added $500 billion to Australian households' savings that they would otherwise be without. ...

Stopping SG is nuclear response to COVID-19

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 12 MAR 2020
... pausing superannuation contributions would stimulate the economy have been panned. Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia chief executive Martin Fahy was blunt in his assessment of the situation. "These are anxious times and a strong fiscal ...

Freedom Insurance appoints liquidators

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 24 FEB 2020
... syndrome. In November, it hired as its chair Vamos, former chief executive of Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA). In December that year, it cut its life insurance business after a Deloitte review said it could face a liquidity shortfall ...

Costs spiral for baby boomers

ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 18 FEB 2020
... comfortably, and they have the drought and rising house prices to blame. The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) found that over the year to the December quarter, costs were up around 2.1% for retiree couples, compared to 1.8% for ...