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Super baby bonus could end inequality

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 28 FEB 2022
... however, more needs to be done to improve financial security for future generations of women," HESTA chief executive Debby Blakey said. "An incoming government needs to prioritise long-overdue superannuation equity measures and boost women's workforce ...

HESTA endorses super splitting initiative

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 FEB 2022
... with time for super trustees to approve draft orders also significantly reduced, HESTA said. HESTA chief executive Debby Blakey said a streamlined industry process for splitting super assets would remove complexity and speed up processing times, reducing ...

$450 super threshold scrapped

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 11 FEB 2022
... casual employees in the gig economy - short-changing them of valuable retirement savings." And HESTA chief executive Debby Blakey said the requirement to earn $450 per month with one employer before you get paid super has compounded financial insecurity ...

HESTA impact lead goes it alone

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 1 FEB 2022
... the $66 billion industry fund after almost four years. In a statement to Financial Standard, HESTA chief executive Debby Blakey confirmed Delahunty departed at the end of December. "I'd like to thank her for her significant contribution to improving ...

HESTA launches Future Planner tool

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 DEC 2021
... weeks ago, more than 60,000 members have accessed the service, tagged "Future Planner", which HESTA chief executive Debby Blakey said is helping address a large unmet need in Australia for more personalised financial support. "Future Planner aims to ...

Government fails to prioritise $450 threshold

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 3 DEC 2021
... Australia currently earning less than $450 a month, and two out of three of those are women. HESTA chief executive Debby Blakey said she hopes parliament prioritises this legislation when it next meets, in February 2022. "Ensuring this legislation, which ...

HESTA pushes for net zero legislation

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 22 OCT 2021
... investment, superannuation fund HESTA warned. At a recent Investor Group on Climate Change event, HESTA chief executive Debby Blakey called on the government to act and legislate a net zero by 2050 target or else miss out on major investments from global ...

HESTA hires growth executive

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 9 SEP 2021
... teams that deliver new business growth in competitive environments and across new markets," HESTA chief executive Debby Blakey said. "HESTA continues to build on our capability across the business. Having Joe and Tim join our leadership team will enhance ...

HESTA chief joins ICGN board

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 SEP 2021
The International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) appointed HESTA's chief executive to its board. HESTA's Debby Blakey has joined as a director and Australia's sole representative on the board. Also appointed, CalPERS board of administration Henry ...

ACSI names new president

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 JUL 2021
... Silk is stepping down and will hand over the reins to another industry fund chief executive. HESTA chief executive Debby Blakey is the incoming president of the council, replacing AustralianSuper chief executive Silk, who recently announced that he will ...