Policy & Research

We undertake evidence-based advocacy to influence public policy settings which ensure the best retirement outcomes for fund members.

Policy Principles

ASFA contributes to the development of good public policy and industry best practice through our policy and advocacy work.

In doing so, ASFA is guided by the following policy principles which underpin and support the development of consistent policy that is aligned with ASFA’s purpose: to help achieve the best retirement outcomes for fund members.

ASFA is evidence-based and informs the debate to improve outcomes for fund members.

ASFA considers and weighs up the impact of policy on equity, efficiency, simplicity, sustainability, adequacy, and fund members’ confidence in the system.

It is a strategic priority and ASFA actively considers the diverse and valid range of views across the ASFA membership.

ASFA is likely to be perceived as constructive, apolitical, credible and balanced in advocating a position that also considers the broader social, economic and political environment.