Reports

  • Assisting housing affordability - discussion paper

    Posted: Friday 03 November, 2017

    Housing affordability concerns the ability of singles, couples and families to buy or rent dwellings within reasonable distances to employment and study opportunities, and basic amenities. Those dwellings are first and foremost our homes, the foundation of our lives and our families – a basic need.

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  • Member Switching - Rice Warner

    Posted: Monday 13 November, 2017

    The purpose of this report is to examine switching trends of superannuation members.
    The report examine whether switching activity is consistent with members making informed decisions which will improve their retirement outcomes.

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  • Driving super fund investment in agriculture

    Posted: June 2017

    This Industry Super Australia discussion paper responds to calls for the $2 trillion superannuation sector to invest in local agriculture and, in so doing, support regional development.

    This study concludes with policy recommendations not simply to stimulate discussion but to provide practical public policy direction for Australia’s maturing superannuation system.

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  • Options to lose: How "sales" become "choice" and the impact on superannuation return

    Posted: June 2017

    This new research report has found that when it comes to investment choice in superannuation, less is best.

    This Industry Super Australia (ISA) analysis of official ten-year APRA data, shows the best performing superannuation funds have a main default investment option and a small number of other investment options.

    In contrast, the worst performing funds are public-offer, and mostly bank-o...

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  • Rainmaker Consulting - Superannuation Industry Revenue Report 2017

    Posted: May 2017

    The major banks raked in nearly $9 billion in fees from Australian workers’ super nest eggs in 2016, new research by Rainmaker Information reveals.

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