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Super Guarantee increases now ironclad

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 16 MAY 2022
... be strengthened and protected, not undermined." Of a similar view, the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) said that lifting the SG to 12% is critical. The association said that the SG is a cornerstone of the Australian retirement ...

Industry pans early release superannuation policy

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 16 MAY 2022
... Despite the government's enthusiasm for the housing affordability scheme, the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) said such a policy would be ineffective in improving housing affordability and would significantly impact the ability ...

The transforming role of the trustee

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 29 APR 2022
At the ASFA Conference, HESTA chair Nicola Roxon shared her strong conviction about the role representative trustees have at industry funds. "I think you get incredible insight from these people who are very close to our 400,000 members," she said. ...

Super's defense against economic volatility

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 29 APR 2022
At the ASFA Conference, former deputy prime minister and Cbus chair Wayne Swan called superannuation a great triumph of social-democratic policy as it's become a major source of social stability. The world has become a more dangerous place, its ...

Labor MP savages government's superannuation record

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 28 APR 2022
At the ASFA Conference this morning, shadow minister for financial services and superannuation Stephen Jones outlined his party's policy and attacked the government's "crackpot ideas". Jones said he recognised the enormous opportunity of working ...

Reframing disability: A world-changing opportunity

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 28 APR 2022
At the 2022 ASFA Conference yesterday, senior representatives of TAL and Rest emphasised the importance of supporting people with disability with a holistic claims experience. Explaining the common challenges customers experience, TAL chief claims officer ...

'We're living in the world China is making': Conference

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 APR 2022
Appearing at the 2022 ASFA Conference this morning, ABC News journalist Stan Grant has echoed the sentiment that China has arrived as a global superpower and probed Australia's tense but necessitous relationship with its largest trading partner. ...

More super, less tinkering: ASFA

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAR 2022
The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) today released research which found 81% of Australians believe more money should be saved for their retirement, not less. When a full list of national issues were proposed to respondents, government ...

Action on super gap slow, small

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 8 MAR 2022
... superannuation account balances are 20.5% less than those of men at retirement age. The Association of Super Funds of Australia (ASFA) says the gap is larger, with their numbers indicating women retire with 23% less than men. The Actuaries Institute ...

New initiative calculates how much Aussies need in retirement

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 4 MAR 2022
... Consumers Australia findings indicate retirees may not need to save as much as the Association of Super Funds of Australia (ASFA) Retirement Standard, which more closely resembles the high end of the Super Consumers Australia numbers for retirement savings ...
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