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Bragg renews calls for Future Fund to manage super

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 20 AUG 2021
Liberal senator Andrew Bragg has launched a short paper to push for the sovereign wealth fund to manage all superannuation unless a worker opts out.

Super unit boosts Equity Trustees performance

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 20 AUG 2021
Equity Trustees' major superannuation client wins in the last financial year saw the business unit more than triple its assets.

World Pension Alliance condemns COVID early release

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 19 AUG 2021
The international pension body is warning of the dangers in governments allowing unrestricted pension withdrawals as a pandemic response.

UniSuper moves on climate targets

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 19 AUG 2021
The $100 billion superannuation fund is progressing on its commitment to net zero emissions after reducing its exposure to fossil fuels.

APRA issues guidance on lifecycle products for performance test

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 AUG 2021
APRA has issued guidance on how it will administer the Your Future, Your Super performance test for lifecycle MySuper options that make changes within the option or transition to a new option.

Super fund portfolio disclosure consultation reopens

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 AUG 2021
Senator Jane Hume has opened another consultation on how superannuation funds disclose their portfolio holdings as part of the Your Future, Your Super reforms.

Active Super awards back-office mandate

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 17 AUG 2021
Active Super has awarded a back-office mandate to Investment Control Systems (ICS) in a bid to increase efficiencies.

Engaged members expect more from super

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 16 AUG 2021
While nearly 60% of young Australians engage with their superannuation fund, many are increasingly shopping around for other providers.

Every super fund should cover every occupation: FSC

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 13 AUG 2021
The Financial Services Council is consulting on solutions for group insurance cover for members working in hazardous occupations after stapling.

Super funds progress merger talks

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 12 AUG 2021
Two industry super funds have signed an agreement to explore a merger following a short period of discussion.