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Rest calls for removal of minimum work hours for super

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 13 MAY 2024
Rest has urged the Australian government to remove the minimum hours rule for the superannuation guarantee to apply. Research conducted for Rest by CRNRSTONE found 82% of Australians think the law should be changed so that Australian workers - many ...

Young people 'locked out' of superannuation: ISA

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 11 JUL 2023
Industry Super Australia (ISA) is calling for a "discriminatory legal relic" that denies Australian adolescents from receiving superannuation contributions to be overturned. ISA said about 375,000 young workers aren't entitled to compulsory super contributions ...

Unpaid super tops $5bn per year: ISA

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 28 OCT 2021
Latest analysis by Industry Super Australia shows about $5 billion in super went unpaid in the 2018-19 financial year, owed to about three million workers. On average, Australian workers lose about $1700 in superannuation each year, ISA said, amounting ...

Poor financial literacy failing young workers

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 25 MAY 2021
As more young workers turn to mum and dad, and social media for financial advice, a new survey finds that the educational system is failing to provide practical financial literacy skills for students as they navigate the workforce. The financial education ...

Mercer calls for delay to super reforms

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 8 APR 2021
Appearing before the Senate Economics Legislation Committee this morning, Mercer implored the government to consider a delay to the implementation of the super fund stapling mechanism slated to come into effect from July 1. In opening, Mercer senior ...

ERS a setback for young workers

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 25 JAN 2021
Young workers who took advantage of the early release of superannuation have less than $1000 in their nest egg, a new study that details the impact of the scheme shows. The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) found nearly one million ...

Budget boosts female participation

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
This year's federal budget will help advance gender parity in the workforce and uphold the financial security of women, which has been knocked back by the coronavirus pandemic. Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is making sure women are not left ...

Senate secures members' interest changes

HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 20 SEP 2019
Insurance in superannuation is now opt-in only for new members under the age of 25 and those with low account balances, after the government's Putting Members' Interests First super reforms passed through the Senate yesterday. The Senate passed ...

We must do better: ASFA

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 NOV 2018
Improvement is a ceaseless quest and Australia's superannuation industry must do better to ensure positive outcomes for members. Opening the 2018 ASFA conference in Adelaide this morning, ASFA chair Michael Easson didn't shy away from the criticism ...

Best in show should not dampen competition: Bowen

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 JUL 2018
Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen said it is hard to argue against a case for better-performing superannuation funds as put forth by the Productivity Commission, yet the best in show approach must be careful that it doesn't dampen competition. Speaking at ...
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