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CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 1 MAR 2024   12:29PM
Australian taxpayers may face an $85 billion bill due to the COVID-era Early Release of Super scheme, according to a new analysis by the Super Members Council (SMC).

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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'.

Super assets reach $3.7tn

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 FEB 2024
Australians' nest egg jumped 10% to $3.7 trillion in the year to 2023 thanks to strong contributions and share market performance.

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.

Rest awards impact mandate

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 27 FEB 2024
Rest is $150 million closer to reaching its impact investment target after allocating to a listed equity fund.

Super funds captivated by equities: Research

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 27 FEB 2024
Superannuation funds have been heavily reliant on equities for the last decade compared to their global peers, a new study reveals.

Super funds convene with assistant treasurer

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 26 FEB 2024
Representatives from the Super Members Council (SMC) met with assistant treasurer Stephen Jones to explore strategies for bolstering customer service.

New caps can increase super contributions: SMSFA

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 22 FEB 2024
The changes in concessional and non-concessional contributions caps announced today could mean that some Australians can have additional disposable income to contribute to superannuation, according to the SMSF Association.

Super contribution caps to rise on July 1

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 22 FEB 2024
Superannuation contribution caps will go up on July 1, after the Australian Bureau of Statistics reported an increase in average weekly ordinary time earnings.

JANA wins mandate from public sector super fund

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 22 FEB 2024
JANA has been selected as the investment consultant for the Tasmanian Retirement Benefits Fund (RBF).
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