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Issue 785, 27 November 2020 
In this issue: 


Retirement Income Review: ASFA working group 

As reported in ASFA Action issue 784, the Government has now released the final report of the Retirement Income Review. 

The report assesses the retirement income system in terms of its adequacy, sustainability, equity and cohesion. It makes a number of observations about the system, and identifies elements of the system where the Review Panel considered reform is warranted. The report does not make specific recommendations. 

ASFA is convening a working group to look at some of the potential improvements to the retirement income system raised in the Report – particularly regarding the equity of system. 

An initial meeting of the working group will take place on Thursday 3 December 2020, from 2:00-3:30pm, by video conference. 

If you would like to be involved in the working group, contact Andrew Craston (Director, Economics) by close of business Tuesday 1 December. Representation is available to corporate members only and we would appreciate if nominations could be limited to one representative or delegate per organisation. 



Your Future, Your Super: consultation on draft legislation 

The Treasury has released a package of exposure draft legislation to implement the ‘Your Future, Your Super’ reforms announced in the Government’s 2020-21 Budget (see ASFA Action issue 778). 

The consultation package contains the following elements: 

Submissions for this consultation can be made until 24 December 2020. 

If you have any feedback you would like ASFA to consider in responding to this consultation, please forward it to Fiona Galbraith by close of business Wednesday 9 December 2020. 



Cyber Summit 

The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC)—a global cyber intelligence sharing community solely focused on financial services—has offered ASFA members free attendance to its upcoming Asia Pacific summit. 

The (virtual) summit, to be held on 1 and 2 December, is free for all cyber security, IT, compliance, regulatory, risk, governance or fraud professionals from the financial services sector. 

Interested ASFA members should refer to the agenda and register directly via the link on the FS-ISAC website. 




ASFA’s Regulatory Watchlist (ARW) tracks developments in Legislation, inquiries, consultations

and other regulatory announcements relevant to superannuation.

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