Jim Minifie

Policy and Regulation

Ken Marshman’s riposte to Grattan Institute report

An alternative set of proposals for reducing costs and boosting competition to those in the Grattan Institute Super Sting report, were presented by Ken Marshman, chair of REST Super at the AIST ASI conference in Alice Springs. In a stirring and strident presentation which avoided an outright confrontation with Jim Minifie, the author of Super […]
Opinion

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 […]
Investment Strategy

Stronger Super will fail to significantly reduce fees

Stronger Super will only succeed in reducing fees by 0.1 per cent and further competition is needed to match the low investment costs achieved in other countries, a damning report from the Grattan Institute has claimed. The report entitled Super sting: how to stop Australians paying too much for superannuation is authored by Jim Minifie, […]