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Topic: industry superannuation funds
The biggest banking rip-off is still to come

The biggest banking rip-off is still to come

The biggest rip-off in financial services is the huge fees charged by retail superannuation funds, which flow to the big banks and AMP for delivering poorer performance.

How retail super funds siphon off your money to the big banks

How retail super funds siphon off your money to the big banks

The Liberals are up in arms over fees for industry super directors. But if they want to see real siphoning off of super funds, they should have a look at the retail super sector.

Mike Baird’s secret privatisation strategy

Mike Baird’s secret privatisation strategy

The politics of successful privatisation are tricky -- but NSW's Mike Baird managed a clever trick for quieting opposition.

Industry super rides to the rescue on Ausgrid

Industry super rides to the rescue on Ausgrid

The industry super sector has saved the Liberals from embarrassment by picking up Ausgrid in NSW, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.

Morrison mugged by reality on superannuation data

Morrison mugged by reality on superannuation data

New data on the performance of our superannuation funds yet again demonstrates how blinkered the Liberal Party is about industry super.

Beware the real agenda on compulsory super

Beware the real agenda on compulsory super

Ending compulsory super would hit one sector of the super industry hard -- and it happens to be the one the government most despises.

Government plays independence fiddle while industry burns

Government plays independence fiddle while industry burns

While the financial industry's reputation goes up in smoke, the government is busy pursuing an ideological agenda against industry super funds, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

Cormann lashes out but the FOFA pain may just be beginning

Cormann lashes out but the FOFA pain may just be beginning

While the government rails at the industry superannuation sector, Labor is contemplating a second-best option when it comes to the Commonwealth Bank financial planning scandal.

It’s OK, we’ve already got a royal commission into super…

It’s OK, we’ve already got a royal commission into super…

Actually, there is a royal commission underway into superannuation -- except it's part of the government's anti-union witch-hunt.

Unions: put your money where your mouths are on cars

Unions: put your money where your mouths are on cars

There's a great way for unions to directly support the automotive sector themselves. Wonder why they're not using it, ask Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane?