Further resources on superannuation

This page lists helpful links for further information on superannuation.

Superannuation for consumers

ASIC’s superannuation for consumers page contains useful information including:

  • ASIC’s role in superannuation
  • professional registers
  • SMSFs
  • complaining about your super fund.

Moneysmart

Moneysmart contains information for consumers about superannuation and retirement.

YourSuper comparison tool

The YourSuper comparison tool is a simple way to compare MySuper products and help you choose a super fund that meets your needs. It is hosted by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).

Superannuation for employees and employers

Contains information for employees and employers, including ASIC Information Sheet 89 Communicating with employees about superannuation fund choice: What you can and cannot do (INFO 89).

Lost, unclaimed or ATO-held super

Looking for lost super, unclaimed super or ATO-held super? Visit the ATO’s Keeping track of your super and ATO-held super pages.

Super fund lookup

Looking for details about a super fund? Visit the Super fund lookup page.

Information for superannuation trustees

Guidance, relief and legislative instruments

Browse and download ASIC’s regulatory documents, including regulatory guides, information sheets and legislative instruments (formerly class orders) relevant to superannuation trustees.

Current projects and consultations

Browse and download information about ASIC’s current projects and consultations relevant to superannuation.

Super news and reports

Browse a list of ASIC publications, including media releases, letters to trustees, reports, speeches and articles about superannuation.

ASIC’s Corporate Plan

Browse ASIC’s Corporate Plan.

Financial services resources

Helpful links relating to ASIC’s regulatory guidance on compliance with the financial services regime.

Regulatory index

Browse and download ASIC’s regulatory documents, including regulatory guides, information sheets and legislative instruments (formerly class orders).

Other information

Other regulators and organisations

Information about the other regulators and organisations ASIC engage with.

APRA Superannuation Fund-Level Statistics

Browse APRA's Superannuation Fund-Level Statistics report which contains detailed profile and structure, financial performance and financial position, conditions of release, fees and membership information.

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What's new

Infringement notices issued to Maritime Super for member fee statements

27 April 2022

Maritime Super Pty Ltd has paid $26,640 to comply with two infringement notices issued by ASIC. The notices concerned alleged misleading statements made to members about Maritime’s investment partnership with Host-Plus Pty Ltd.

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Westpac penalised $113 million after multiple ASIC legal actions

22 April 2022

The Federal Court has ordered Westpac to pay penalties in the amount of $113 million for widespread compliance failures across multiple businesses, including Westpac’s banking, superannuation, wealth management and insurance brands.

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Are you prepared for the Retirement Income Covenant?

April 2022

From 1 July 2022, superannuation trustees need to have a retirement income strategy and publish a summary on their website. This is an opportunity for trustees to reflect on how they can better help their members make the most of their superannuation in retirement. Jane Eccleston, Senior Executive Leader – Superannuation, ASIC writes.

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BT Funds Management penalised $20 million for incorrectly charging commissions for insurance in superannuation

8 April 2022

The Federal Court has ordered Westpac subsidiary and superannuation trustee, BT Funds Management Limited to pay a $20 million penalty for incorrectly charging commission payments to members of one of its superannuation funds.

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Superannuation trustees strengthen governance practices following ASIC surveillance of investment switching

6 April 2022

Trustees in Australia’s superannuation industry have revised their internal policies and procedures after an ASIC surveillance found significant deficiencies in their conflicts management arrangements relating to investment switching.

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ASIC extends relief for retirement estimates

30 March 2022

ASIC has extended the relief for superannuation trustees who give their members retirement estimates on a periodic statement.

The existing relief has been extended for a period of nine months. This will allow superannuation trustees to continue to use the relief when sending annual statements to members for the 2021-22 financial year.

Read the media release

Last updated: 20/10/2014 12:00