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Challenges abound as super poises for COVID-19 recovery
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 30 JUN 2020
Leaders from the nation's industry super funds have called for greater certainty around superannuation policy, noting various challenges face the industry in the period ahead.
Industry super pours $19.5bn into Australian recovery
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 30 JUN 2020
Industry super funds will invest $19.5 billion over the coming three years in construction and infrastructure projects; in a move that Industry Super Australia (ISA) chair Greg Combet says will help rebuild the Australian economy.
APRA heatmap sees members save on fees
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 30 JUN 2020
APRA analysis shows a significant proportion of MySuper members have been spared more than $100 million in fees in the last six months thanks to the introduction of its heatmap.
ERS figures hit $17 billion
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 29 JUN 2020
The latest round of APRA data has revealed that $17.1 billion in early release of super (ERS) applications have now been paid.
SG does wonders for households: Research
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 29 JUN 2020
Australian households are $500 billion better off because of the compulsory superannuation system, according to new research.
Super fund members compensated
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUN 2020
Members of a retail superannuation offering have been remediated close to $3 million after financial advisers failed to comply with legislation that would have seen them transferred to a lower cost MySuper offering in 2017.
HESTA to go zero carbon
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUN 2020
HESTA will reduce the absolute carbon emissions in its investment portfolios by 33% by 2030 and will move to net zero by 2050.
Cbus, Media Super explore merger
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 25 JUN 2020
After six months of auditioning potential merger partners, the Media Super has settled on the Cbus in a model that is expected to be similar to that of Equipsuper and Catholic Super joint venture.
Rice Warner questions super return targets
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 25 JUN 2020
After COVID-19 put paid to the 2020 return hopes of superannuation funds, research house Rice Warner has questioned whether return targets should be lowered.
ISA responds to calls for SG freeze
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 22 JUN 2020
Industry Super Australia has labelled a band of MPs "out of touch", after they called for increases to the super guarantee to be put on ice or scrapped completely.
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