Industry View

AIST’s agenda 2015/16

Tom Garcia, chief executive of AIST talked to David Rowley, editor of Investment Magazine about tax, policy, education, campaigning and events. How is tax reform going to impact super? We are going to use the government’s tax white paper to think deeply about what ideas and solutions we can put forward, that delivers greater fairness, adequacy and sustainability. That means we are going to have […]
Industry View

AIST viewpoint: Ensuring super is on the right track

One of the more sensible recommendations from David Murray’s Financial System Inquiry is to enshrine the purpose of superannuation in legislation. Despite our compulsory super system having been around for more than 20 years, there is still no clear consensus on the key objective of super. There is a broad understanding that super is about funding retirement, but to what extent is it meant […]
Policy and Regulation

Shadow Treasurer wants bipartisan agreement on super objectives

Chris Bowen MP, shadow treasurer, says that a bipartisan agreement on the objectives of superannuation can be reached. Addressing seventeen leaders of the superannuation industry, including chief executives of funds, directors of financial services companies and prominent thinkers, in an event hosted and created by Conexus Financial and Perpetual, Bowen asserted that clear objectives for […]