Reports and Papers pre-2004

Nov 2003 Fees Research , Chant West & ASFA
(PDF - 780 kb)
Feb 2003 The facts on the concessional tax treatment of superannuation , ASFA Research Centre (PDF - 147 Kb)
Nov 2002 Consumer understanding of fees and charges - implications for the industry
Presented to the ASFA 2002 National Conference, Brisbane, Nov 14, 2002
John Barber, Ageing Agendas, (PDF - 319 Kb)
Update on workforce perceptions & attitudes to superannuation
Key results from national re-interview survey of 25-64 year olds in the workforce
Executive Summary
ANOP Research Services, November 8, 2002 (PDF - 718 Kb)
Report on workforce perceptions and attitudes to superannuation
National survey of 25-64 year olds in the workforce
Prepared by ANOP Research Services, 28 August 2002
(PDF - 1,878 Kb)
Nov 2001 Are administration and investment costs in the Australian superannuation industry too high? , Ross Clare, ASFA Research Centre (PDF - 267 Kb)
Sep 2001 Report on community attitudes to saving for retirement
National survey of 30-69 population
Prepared by: ANOP Research Services, (PDF - 873 Kb)
Jul 2001 Women and superannuation , Ross Clare, ASFA Research Centre
(PDF - 119 Kb)
Feb 2001 Equity and retirement income provision in Australia , Ross Clare, ASFA Research Centre (PDF - 180 Kb)
The cost of delaying change (PDF - 36 Kb)
Oct 1999

ASFA commissioned research, by Mark Textor, Wirthlin Worldwide Australasia, on community attitudes to superannuation and related government policies (research released October 1999).

topline results of the study

executive summary of the focus group research

Textor's presentation to ASFA National Conference

Jun 1998 "Blue Skies": ASFA's Blueprint for a National Retirement Income Polic (pdf)