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Super pool jumps to $3.9tn

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 MAY 2024
... nail in the coffin for the corporate super fund sector. The $26 billion super fund was created in 1990 exclusively for Telstra employees. It is now open to the public and less than one quarter of the fund's 84,000 members work for Telstra. There ...

Farewell TelstraSuper: Largest corporate fund explores merger options

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 6 MAY 2024
... future," a statement from TelstraSuper said. The $26 billion super fund was initially created in 1990 exclusively for Telstra employees 30 years ago, but it now has a much broader membership, having allowed family and friends of employees to join in ...

Super funds' IDR process weak, inadequate: AFCA

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 5 APR 2024
Superannuation funds are increasingly flouting their internal dispute resolution (IDR) process and are not doing enough to resolve member complaints before they reach the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA). The complaints authority warned ...

TelstraSuper reduces admin fees

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2024
TelstraSuper has lowered its percentage-based administration fee, effective April 1. The percentage-based administration fee will be reduced from 0.17% to 0.16% p.a. of each member's account balance. "As every little bit counts, we think that this move ...

'About bloody time': Industry responds to PPL super reform

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2024
The wealth management industry has overwhelmingly welcomed the federal government's commitment to pay superannuation on the Commonwealth Paid Parental Leave scheme. The Albanese government has said, if it wins the next election, it will add superannuation ...

Best default super funds revealed

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 4 MAR 2024
Superannuation research shows that retail funds dominated in the 12 months to January end. League tables show Vanguard Super's default lifecycle investment option bested competitors for the year ending 31 January 2024. According to Rainmaker Information ...

Vanguard Super hits $1bn, soft launches pension product

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 FEB 2024
Vanguard Super has amassed $1 billion in funds under management in just over 12 months, while delivering the best-performing Lifecycle MySuper option of 2023 and quietly rolling out a retirement offering at half the cost of the incumbents'. Speaking ...

TelstraSuper sweetens parental leave policy

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 FEB 2024
The superannuation fund is working to close the gender super gap among its employees, now paying the full-time Superannuation Guarantee to staff who return from parental leave on a part-time basis. As it stands, TelstraSuper offers 16 weeks' paid parental ...

Challenger overhauls IT, awards mandate

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 13 FEB 2024
Challenger has awarded a mandate to a major professional services firm to overhaul its technological infrastructure. Accenture has been mandated for seven years to upgrade Challenger's technology that will ultimately affect customers, financial ...

ASIC to tighten grip on super fund misdemeanours

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 2 FEB 2024
ASIC deputy chair Sarah Court has reaffirmed that the corporate regulator is targeting member service failures, greenwashing, and inappropriate fees and charges, cautioning the superannuation industry to lift its game. At an industry event, Court said ...
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