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The super contributions you make for your employees are one of the most valuable benefits they get. But are they making the most of these savings? When it comes to super, there are a few easy ways to help people stay on track with their retirement savings. This time we look at the benefits of […]

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First Super has released its 2017/18 Annual Report. The publication marks 10 years since the Furniture Industry Retirement Superannuation Trust, the Pulp & Paper Workers’ Superannuation Fund and the Timber Industry Super Scheme merged in July 2008 to become First Super. Inside this year’s report, you’ll find highlights of the year, an overview of who […]

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First Super a “fit cat”

Fund manager Stockspot has just published its Fat Cat Funds Report 2018 – its sixth annual assessment of superannuation funds. This review looks at the performance of Australia’s largest super funds to help Australians understand the factors that matter most when choosing a fund, and to draw attention to the impact of high fees on […]

A new independent body has been established to help consumers seek justice if they believe they have been treated unfairly by banks, insurers and other financial services providers. The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA), a new “one-stop shop” for Australian consumers to resolve problems with various providers, launched on 1 November. The Government first proposed […]

Member AGM 2018

Members and employers heard about First Super’s strong 2017/18 performance at its AGM (annual general meeting) in Sydney on 31 October. This year’s event location, Parramatta, was chosen as it’s central to one of the heartlands of Fund members and industries in New South Wales. First Super CEO Bill Watson gave the main presentation of […]

First Super has just released its 2017/18 Annual Report. The publication marks 10 years since the Furniture Industry Retirement Superannuation Trust, the Pulp & Paper Workers’ Superannuation Fund and the Timber Industry Super Scheme merged in July 2008 to become First Super. Inside this year’s report, you’ll find highlights of the year, an overview of […]

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Annual Statements on their way

First Super has posted the 2017/18 Annual Statements for Employers, so yours should arrive in the mail shortly, if it hasn’t already. Annual Statements for members are also in the process of being mailed and emailed. Once you receive your statement, take a few moments to check the following: • Are all your contact details […]

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First Super’s Clearing House for employer contributions is being enhanced to meet changes being brought in by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). The ATO’s SuperStream requirements have been in place for several years. They aim to make sure that employer super contributions are paid to members in a timely, uniform and efficient manner. With SuperStream, […]