Archive for April 1st, 2018

  • In Brief

    Unpaid super is in the news

    Media attention has focussed recently on unpaid super and government moves to increase penalties for non-payment of the Super Guarantee to employees. Also on the cards is proposed legislation giving the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) enha...   
  • In Brief

    EOFY super payment due dates

    It’s getting to that time of year again. And while there is plenty on for businesses wrapping up the financial year, getting your super sorted nice and early will deliver some peace of mind. To make sure your super payments get counted in...   
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    Get super fit at a business briefing

    While we don’t guarantee overnight results, attending a business briefing can arm you with the know-how to become more confident and informed about super. They offer businesses of all types and sizes the opportunity to hear the latest sup...   
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    Do you really need $1 million to retire?

    You’ve heard that you need $1 million in super savings to live on when you retire. But do you? Given that everyone has different ideas and means for retirement, how much money you need to retire on really does depend on your personal situ...   
  • In Brief

    We’re Australia’s top performing fund for 2017

    In what was a great year for members, AustralianSuper’s Balanced option was the best performing fund for the year, also ranking in the top three for the 3, 5 and 7 years to 31 December 2017.* This was the best calendar year result in five...   
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    More tailored insurance is better for members. Here’s how we’re achieving it.

    Insurance cover that reflects the individual needs and circumstances of members is at the heart of the introduction of a new product called Super Only. Super Only is a default insurance free product that has been created to protect the acco...   
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    We’re also reducing insurance costs for members

    AustralianSuper members will pay $100 million less in insurance premiums over the next financial year for the same level of insurance cover with the Fund’s insurer TAL. Insurance premiums will decrease by an average 14% for death cover, 6...   
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    New member join form gets the thumbs up from members

    New member join form gets the thumbs up from members AustralianSuper’s new member join form, launched in November last year, was a year in the making and informed by extensive member research, analysis of competitor offerings and user exp...   
  • In Brief

    Are you ready for Single Touch Payroll?

    If you have 20 or more employees, Single Touch Payroll (STP) starts 1 July 2018. To help you be prepared, here’s a summarised check list. You can view the full one at ato.gov.au/singletouchpayroll Speak to your payroll software provider a...