SMSFA puts weight behind expanding choice of super fund

The SMSF Association (SMSFA) says it has “put its weight” behind Government proposals to expand employee choice of superannuation funds, saying it will increase member engagement and improve efficiency and competition in the super system.

Extending super fund choice opposed by unions, industry funds

With pressure increasing on the Government to remove exemptions from employee super fund choice unions and some industry super funds are opposing the changes. Though many more people can choose which superannuation fund receives their employer contributions since the introduction of super choice, many still can’t due to the exemptions from super choice relating to… Continue reading Extending super fund choice opposed by unions, industry funds

Union royal commission considering changes to super choice

The Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption may recommend changes to the super choice rules. The Counsel Assisting Submissions to the Royal Commission include a recommendation that super choice should be extended to employees covered by collective and enterprise agreements. Under the current super choice rules many employees may choose which fund receives their… Continue reading Union royal commission considering changes to super choice