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18 Mar 2014 Report
ASFA survey on the provision of financial advice by superannuation funds, Feb 2014
7 Mar 2014 Research report
Update on the level and distribution of retirement savings, March 2014
27 Nov 2013 Summary of submission to ASIC
Consultation Paper 216 – Advice on self-managed superannuation funds: Specific disclosure requiremen ...

ASFA’s policy and research teams between them bring over 250 years experience in superannuation, policy-making, investment, financial services, SMSFs, taxation and regulation.

Producing research specifically developed for public policy development around superannuation and retirement, as well as submissions, papers and through active discussion, ASFA stimulates debate in industry and government on key superannuation issues.

  • ASFA Retirement Standard

    The ASFA Retirement Standard benchmarks the annual budget needed by Australians to fund either a comfortable or modest standard of living in the post-work years.

  • FTSE Australia Index Series

    The FTSE ASFA Australia Index Series provides a range of benchmarking solutions for superannuation funds, institutional and retail investors to better align investment decisions with tax positions.

  • Super Reforms

    ASFA believes the Stronger Super reforms are necessary to enable the super industry to better respond to the changing needs of employees & employers.