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ASIC eyes employee super fund choice

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 18 OCT 2021
ASIC issued a stern warning to employers and their superannuation fund provider about influencing employees' choice of super funds.

Industry slams Future Fund disclosure exemption

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 15 OCT 2021
The super industry is calling for mandated consistency on portfolio holdings disclosure after it was recommended the Future Fund be exempt from disclosing commercially sensitive information.

Super system "frayed": Hume

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 15 OCT 2021
Minister for financial services Jane Hume said that the superannuation system in Australia has frayed edges in need of repairs, during a speech at the World Pension Summit 2021.

AustralianSuper acquires Qantas site

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 15 OCT 2021
As part of a consortium, AustralianSuper will acquire a 14-hectare redevelopment site from Qantas Airways worth $802 million.

TWUSUPER cans merger plans

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 14 OCT 2021
TWUSUPER has decided to not proceed with its planned merger with EISS Super, saying it will pursue other options.

GROW Inc ramps up cybersecurity

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 OCT 2021
GROW Inc has partnered with cloud security and cybersecurity firms to improve the protections arounds its superannuation business.

EISS Super answers tough questions

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 12 OCT 2021
After a period of media scrutiny following its failure of the inaugural APRA performance test, EISS Super has faced a parliamentary committee, facing tough questions over the test result and its sponsorship deals.

REI Super makes drastic fee changes

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 11 OCT 2021
REI Super is overhauling the way it charges both administration and investment fees, with most members expected to pay less from October 28.

Lifecycle now MySuper mainstream: Rainmaker

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 11 OCT 2021
The share of funds under management held in lifecycle MySuper options has almost doubled in the last eight years as single strategy products drop off, but member balances at age 65 still don't quite stack up.

Super funds extend poor disclosure to ESG holdings

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 11 OCT 2021
Superannuation funds are extending their opaque disclosure practices to their environment, social and governance commitments.