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Quality of retirement does not depend on super balance: Bragg

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 10 MAY 2024
The Senate Economics Committee has released its interim report into using super for housing.

APRA 'continuing to monitor' UniSuper outage

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2024
UniSuper has commenced the restoration of its services, as APRA confirms it is monitoring the situation.

SMC says 'reckless' plan could cost taxpayers $1tn

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2024
Super Members Council has slammed the Coalition's super for housing plan yet again, saying it could cost taxpayers.

Future Group changes fees for Guild members

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 MAY 2024
GuildSuper and GuildPension members will see some changes to the fees they pay from this month.

REI Super updates Conservative option

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 MAY 2024
REI Super is rejigging its Conservative investment option and will change the name to "Growth Plus".

Stockspot plots entry into superannuation space

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 7 MAY 2024
Stockspot is preparing to launch a superannuation offering that would see members' retirement savings invested exclusively in ETFs.

UniSuper outage continues, no cause identified

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 7 MAY 2024
The super fund plans to begin restoring services later this week, though chief executive Peter Chun has told members the root cause of the outage remains unknown.

Australian Retirement Trust wraps up AvSuper merger

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 7 MAY 2024
Australian Retirement Trust (ART) has completed its merger with AvSuper after the two super funds formalised negotiations in February 2023.

Farewell TelstraSuper: Largest corporate fund explores merger options

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 6 MAY 2024
TelstraSuper is searching for a merger partner, after its board concluded that size and scale are "increasingly important" to serving members' best financial interests.

Performance test needs better metrics, durability

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 6 MAY 2024
The superannuation performance test has several shortcomings that must be addressed in Treasury's latest round of consultation so it is fair and sustainable, the Actuaries Institute Summit heard.