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ASFA names acting chief, chair

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 OCT 2023
The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) has appointed an interim chief executive and announced that its current chair has been reappointed. Leeanne Turner is now the acting chief of the association, assuming Martin Fahy's role ...

Ring-fencing super for aged care adds complexity, cost: ASFA

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 SEP 2023
... evaluating the fairness and sustainability of aged care funding in Australia, the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) has voiced strong opposition to ring-fencing superannuation for aged care costs. ASFA argued that ring-fencing would ...

Super funds ready to offer advice: Podcast

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUN 2023
Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia deputy chief executive Glenn McCrea says there will be a bit of change for super funds who aren't yet providing intra-fund advice but remains confident the sector can deliver for members. On a recent ...

Industry bodies respond to QAR recommendations

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 13 JUN 2023
... in 2024, when many of the recommendations will be legislated. A September 2022 Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia survey of trustees found that only the majority provide intra-fund and personal advice. "Superannuation funds are well placed ...

HESTA pushes for gig worker super entitlements

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 29 MAY 2023
... equitable superannuation framework for all Australians," Blakey concluded. The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) previously noted that the growing prominence of gig economy jobs could lead to a lesser number of jobs that provide ...

NALI measure receives mixed response

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 MAY 2023
... the 2019 NALI changes were an overreach, he added. As for APRA-regulated funds, Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia deputy chief executive Glen McCrea said: "The practical effect of the NALI amendment is that large APRA-regulated superannuation ...

Payday super to boost retirement savings for millions

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 2 MAY 2023
... women and others on lower incomes." Australian superannuation industry bodies Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) and Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) also welcomed the government's move to pay super with ...

Aussies happy with compulsory super: Data

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  THURSDAY, 13 APR 2023
... self-employed should also be mandated to contribute. This is a headline result from the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) 2023 Fund Member Survey and includes many individuals who considered themselves to be in that category. "While ...

NGS Super suffers cyber-attack

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 27 MAR 2023
... noted cybersecurity as an area of priority for the regulators. At the recent Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia annual conference, APRA general manager Katrina Ellis said APRA is concerned about the increasing risk to the super industry ...

The unique experience of a single woman

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  TUESDAY, 21 MAR 2023
... explains. In general, women retire with 24% less super than men, something the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia recently called on the government to urgently address. But it's not all doom and gloom for women who are keen to sidestep ...