council

Policy and Regulation

Charter group for super custodians

The charter group for the Labor government’s proposed council of superannuation custodians has begun public and private consultation with the superannuation industry, with Jeremy Cooper at the helm as chair. Cooper said the primary task for the group, appointed in May by Minister Bill Shorten, is to deliver a coherent report on the role of […]
Opinion

Chris Cuffe on the custodian council

The chair of UniSuper, Chris Cuffe, says Labor’s proposed custodian council should be an experienced, independent group with a long-term focus, the members of which should have no commercial interest in the superannuation industry. Cuffe commended the proposals recently announced by Bill Shorten, minister for superannuation and financial services, but said the concept could be enhanced, […]
Opinion

Funds keep cool in super tax heat

Teenagers are more likely to suffer from depression if they see their parents arguing often. In a Cambridge University research paper published late last year, it was claimed that those who witness frequent arguments and possess a gene making them more sensitive are significantly more likely to become depressed. The findings are important but hardly […]
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