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Government superannuation reforms shelved

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  TUESDAY, 5 DEC 2017
The Federal Government has been forced to pull its controversial superannuation bills for the year after losing the support of key crossbench senators. The bills were reintroduced in September and, among several policies, attempt to strengthen APRA's ...

ISA reappoints policy expert

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 7 AUG 2017
Industry Super Australia is welcoming back a former head of government relations and policy, this time as a senior advisor. Ernst and Young director Nick Coates has re-joined ISA, and the industry lobby group described his appointment as integral to ...

Banks charging more for less in super

ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 29 MAY 2017
Retail funds collected $8.7 billion in superannuation fees in 2016 despite delivering 2% less per annum in performance over 10 years, according to Rainmaker research. The Rainmaker report was commissioned by Industry Super Australia, which argued that ...

Super assets hit $2.3 trillion

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 25 MAY 2017
Superannuation assets including MySuper reported double-digit growth in the 12 months to March, according to quarterly figures from APRA. While total superannuation assets grew to $2.3 trillion, up 11.2% on the prior year, MySuper assets (part of the ...

Tax breaks delivered to first home buyers

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAY 2017
First home buyers will be given greater opportunities to own their own home under a new savings plan in the 2017 Federal Budget. From 1 July 2017, first home buyers will be allowed to make voluntary contributions of up to $15,000 per year and $30,000 ...

Infrastructure receives $75 billion boost

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAY 2017
The Federal Government is looking to the private sector to help deliver "more innovative ways" to boost infrastructure funding. Delivering the 2017 Federal Budget, Treasurer Scott Morrison said the Government is expanding into equity and debt financing ...

Unconscionable super cross-selling will continue: ISA

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 20 APR 2017
The Sedgwick Review failed to address some of the "unconscionable" remuneration practices undertaken by banks to cross-sell superannuation products and nothing is being done to curb this, Industry Super Australia says. In response to the independent ...

CBA spearheads push for quantum computing

ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 10 APR 2017
CBA is rolling out a simulation of a theoretical quantum computer to demonstrate how it could revolutionise banking and other industries. Unlike a traditional computer, where data is encoded into a binary system of zeroes and ones (bits), a quantum ...

Associations not sold on PC draft report

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  THURSDAY, 30 MAR 2017
The Productivity Commission's draft report on alternative default models for the superannuation system has been met with mixed responses from the industry. The Commission recommended a number of changes to the current default fund system and took aim ...

Proactive group releases life insurance guidance

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  MONDAY, 13 MAR 2017
Superannuation funds and group life insurers now have a best practice guide to improve the quality and availability of insurance data for use across the industry. A collection of life insurance and superannuation bodies have released the best practice ...