AustralianSuper’s advocacy is guided by the following principles:
- Super should be super for everyone – Not all Australians enjoy a dignified retirement. Our advocacy seeks to ensure genuine universality and fairness in the superannuation system. Our priorities include closing the gender gap in super, fair treatment for First Nations Australians, and super for those in vulnerable or non traditional forms of work.
- Good investment and good ownership – We are committed to being a good asset owner and a good investor which enables AustralianSuper to have a positive impact on the economy. AustralianSuper will continue to advocate for investment structures that help to provide good returns for members and good outcomes for society.
- Long term performance – Superannuation is a long-term savings vehicle, and this must be recognised in policy and regulation. We advocate for a superannuation system that delivers income for a dignified retirement to as many Australians as possible.
- Retirement – As more individuals move into retirement it is crucial that the system facilitate this transition. People should have access to affordable, quality financial advice and products that provide maximum benefits which allow them to move confidently and smoothly into retirement.