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Government dawdling on paid parental leave super: Greens

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 18 MAR 2024
The Greens will propose changes to the government's Paid Parental Leave Bill (PPL) to ensure that superannuation is paid on PPL from July 1 this year.

Advised investors spurring SMSF rebound

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 18 MAR 2024
Those who are likely to inherit the bulk of the intergenerational wealth transfer are leading the charge when it comes to opening an SMSF.

Half of super funds to close in coming decade: Mercer

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 15 MAR 2024
The total number of superannuation funds in Australia will halve over the next decade, says Mercer.

Australian Retirement Trust announces new investment strategy and options

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 15 MAR 2024
The fund also announced a raft of changes to its Choice investment options.

Australian Retirement Trust completes Alcoa merger

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAR 2024
Australian Retirement Trust (ART) finalised the successor fund transfer with the Alcoa of Australia Retirement Plan, one year on from discussions kicking off.

ASFA Retirement Standard hits record high

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 MAR 2024
The ASFA Retirement Standard for December quarter 2023 increased to a record high $72,148 per year for couples, and $51,278 for singles.

Ontario Teachers' massively underperforms benchmark

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 MAR 2024
A lack of investment in the 'magnificent seven' tech stocks has seen the Canadian pension giant miss its benchmark by a significant margin.

Hostplus rejects anti-competitive behaviour claims

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 12 MAR 2024
Hostplus rejects claims it is promoting anti-competitive behaviour in attempting to ban human resources technology platforms from offering employees choice of superannuation funds at the onboarding process.

Coalition's super for housing scheme slammed

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 12 MAR 2024
The Super Members Council said the scheme would only push home prices higher while depleting Australians' retirement savings.

Government consults on options to improve performance test

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 11 MAR 2024
The government is seeking feedback on alternative superannuation performance test designs after criticism about unintended investment consequences.