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Industry groups welcome Labor government

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 23 MAY 2022
... congratulated on its election victory by the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) and Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia. On the morning Albanese was sworn in as the 31 st prime minister of Australia, ASFA congratulated the incoming government ...

Chalmers sworn in as treasurer

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 23 MAY 2022
... concede his seat of Kooyong, it is considered unlikely he will be re-elected. The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia said: "Chalmers is well placed, given his experience, to steer superannuation policy and ensure as many Australian as possible ...

Super Guarantee increases now ironclad

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 16 MAY 2022
... needs to 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 ...

New board directors at FEAL

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 28 APR 2022
... named FEAL's Fund Executive of the Year in 2021 and also sits on the board of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia. Meanwhile, Samuels has served on the FEAL Program Committee since 2018 and completed its Masters of Organisational Leadership. ...

Active Super enhances parental leave policy

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 26 APR 2022
... retirement," Active Super chief executive Phil Stockwell said. According to the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia, women typically retire with about 23% less in super than men. Research conducted by Industry Super Australia last year found ...

Not enough Budget for women: Industry

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 MAR 2022
... Last night's Federal Budget saw no major changes to superannuation, with the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia saying it delivers stability and "reaffirms the path to better retirement outcomes for more Australians" and will "enable consumers ...

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 ...

Inflation hitting retiree budgets: ASFA

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 10 FEB 2022
... threat by the rise of everyday living expenses, according to findings from the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA). ASFA's Retirement Standard for the December 2021 quarter indicates that couples aged around 65 living a comfortable ...

Super baby bonus proposed

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 8 FEB 2022
The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) is proposing a $5000 superannuation baby bonus be introduced, as the industry also calls for the government to prioritise the removal of the $450 threshold as parliamentary sitting resumes. ...
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