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Industry View

AIST viewpoint: Aboriginal access to super

Remote indigenous Australians are having a poor experience in getting their superannuation entitlements. Tom Garcia, chief executive of the Australian Institute Of Superannuation Trustees, calls on superannuation funds to make a difference. There was plenty of discussion around the opening up of China’s equity markets, finding value in emerging markets and whether another “Lehman” moment […]

Is our industry authentic about serving all members?

Many thought Alice Springs was an odd choice for last week’s AIST ASI conference. Perhaps the rationale was not explained well, but CEO Tom Garcia felt rather than another junket, it was better the industry understood the plight of our country’s first people and to leave a decent wad of cash behind in one of […]