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ASFA names new chair

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 FEB 2022
The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia appointed a new chair as the incumbent steps down after a two-year term. Gary Dransfield takes the seat effective February 23, replacing Michael Easson who will retire from the role. Dransfield is ...

Industry responds to heatmap findings

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 17 DEC 2021
Industry groups have labelled the APRA heatmaps a wake-up call to consumers about the importance of having their superannuation invested in a well performing fund, though there's still doubts as to the accuracy of the regulator's process. The release ...

Melinda Howes bids farewell to BT

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 14 DEC 2021
... strategy and services at AMP and director of policy and industry practices for the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA). Howes also now sits on the board of ASFA, having joined in 2017. Discussing her decision to re-join BT in a 2019 ...

Retirement Income Covenant hits parliament

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 26 NOV 2021
... retirement, and we encourage the parliament to pass the Bill without delay," she said. Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia deputy chief executive Glen McCrea said legislating the Retirement Income Covenant is a significant step in encouraging ...

Aware Super chief executive named Fund Executive of the Year

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 25 NOV 2021
... than 20 years' experience in financial services, she is a director of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia and the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors and a member of the United Nations Global Investors for Sustainable ...

Super funds handed holdings disclosure win

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 12 NOV 2021
... similar assets, and we are pleased to see the government has recognised this," Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia chief executive Martin Fahy said. "This will help ensure that Australian super funds can continue to compete on an even footing ...

Supply chain issues push up retiree expenses

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 11 NOV 2021
... expenses in their twilight years rise 1% in the September quarter, the latest Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia retirement index shows. Couples aged 65 need $63,799 per year and singles need $45,239 per year to live a comfortable retirement ...

ASFA urges net zero 2050 targets

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 1 OCT 2021
The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia is calling on super funds to seriously consider climate change risks and commit to net zero greenhouse gas emissions in a new discussion paper. Climate change risk highlights mitigation strategies ...

Family law super reform passes

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 3 SEP 2021
... like super when a relationship ends, so this is a positive development." The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia agreed: "We support the implementation of any mechanism that assists parties to be able to split their super more easily and ...

Why are YFYS test scores a secret?

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021
... going to run this again next year and what we could do differently," she said. Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA), which has defended the long-term performance of some failing funds, has also questioned why APRA did not provide the ...