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Liberals respond to Federal Budget

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 17 MAY 2024
... superannuation would need to be returned when the house is sold to support retirement. The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) expressed deep concern about policy proposals that depict superannuation as a solution to Australia's ...

Industry reacts to Federal Budget

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAY 2024
... received by those in the financial services industry. Superannuation measures The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) welcomed measures to further strengthen and improve equality in Australia's superannuation system, and bolster Australia's ...

Budget 2024: Government heeds industry calls to better support women

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
... for males and $158,806 for females, according to November 2023 data from the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA). Other measures announced include investing $56.1 million over four years to improve access to sexual and reproductive ...

Super for housing 'economically reckless': SMC

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 MAY 2024
... property price surge and cost future taxpayers billions in higher pension costs. The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) said it was disappointed to see the superannuation system being treated as a "political football" in the lead-up ...

Australians need $1.6m for comfortable retirement: Survey

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 22 APR 2024
Australians believe they need $1.6 million to be financially comfortable in retirement, a new survey from Colonial First State (CFS) finds, but they cannot agree on what living comfortably looks like. This is well above Association of Superannuation ...

ASFA appoints new policy head

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 12 APR 2024
The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) has announced the appointment of James Koval to the newly created role of head of policy and advocacy, effective immediately. ASFA chief executive Mary Delahunty said she was delighted to welcome ...

Aware Super chair named governor-general

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 APR 2024
... Aware Super said it has now commenced the search for a new independent chair. The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) also welcomed Mostyn's appointment to the new role. "I congratulate Samantha Mostyn on her well-deserved appointment," ...

Raiding super can worsen housing affordability: Research

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024
... and would potentially lead to higher property prices, a new analysis from the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) shows. The association said that "raiding" retirement savings to enter the property market would exacerbate the current ...

Taskforce suggests aged care funding be based on personal wealth

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 12 MAR 2024
... people to use their wealth in retirement and in support of aged care costs. The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) said the taskforce's recommendations are fair and equitable, adding it is relieved part of peoples' superannuation ...

New campaign pushes for reproductive leave

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2024
... consider how other jurisdictions support workers. Recent statistics from the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) show women who are unable to continue working during menopause and are forced to retire around five years prematurely ...
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