Damien Hill


The political shame in delaying rises in SGC for 7 years

There is a global pension underfunding crisis and yet Australians are set to lose $128 billion in savings because the Federal Government has tied up superannuation policy with the repeal of the mining tax. Superannuation policy should not be part of the political system and it’s time the industry did something about it. The Financial […]

REST credits insurance rethink as they scoop top fund award

REST Super scooped Super Fund of the Year, in large part due to pioneering a new insurance offering for members said Damian Hill. The chief executive of REST Super said the fund had put a greater focus on members’ future income cover rather than Total Permanent Disablement (TPD), at the ceremony last night. “We had […]
Investment Strategy

REST to run active Aussie equities in-house

The $27 billion industry superannuation fund REST will push the button and go live with its internal, actively-managed Australian equities strategy in December, expanding on its established funds management capabilities in infrastructure, fixed income and cash. REST, which has been internally managing money for over 16 years, has been running a paper Australian equities portfolio […]
Investment Strategy

End discrimination against mental health sufferers

Superannuation funds can play a key role in improving medical health care in Australia and closing a $20-billion hole in national productivity, according to a former government adviser. Speaking at a CommInsure | Conexus Financial seminar in Melbourne, John Mendoza, director of ConNetica and former chair of the National Advisory Council on Mental Health, said […]