Super news

Monday 12 Sep, 11
The Hon Bill Shorten MP, Assistant Treasurer and Minister for Financial Services and Superannuation will deliver the key note address at this year’s ACTU Superannuation Trustees Forum.The exciting program will provide attendees with an opportunity to reflect on the past 20 years since the introduction of the Superannuation Guarantee and provide a forum for discussion and debate about what has to happen next.
Monday 12 Sep, 11
Prime Minister Julia Gillard recently spoke of the importance of Australia's super industry as an "anchor" for the economy and the changes ahead. In a 30-minute speech discussing the state of Australia's economy and the Government's plans for growth, Prime Minister Gillard said superannuation plays a crucial role in the nation's economic stability, playing a key macro-economic role alongside fiscal and monetary policy.
Monday 12 Sep, 11
The ACTU is proud to continue its longstanding support and involvement with Super Grads program (formally known as Super Cadets).  Delivered by the AIST in conjunction with the ACTU, ISN and ACCI, the Super Grads program provides on-the-job training in Australia’s $450 billion not-for-profit superannuation industry. The role of the ACTU in the development and the delivery of the program is a key means of promoting union values among future industry fund leaders.
Sunday 3 Jul, 11
More than eight million Australians stand to benefit from a proposed increase in super from 9% to 12% and other changes to superannuation and financial advice.