Appendix D: Charter Group's consultation


Public discussions

The Charter Group met with stakeholders including academia, consumer and business groups and industry associations at roundtable discussions in Melbourne (5 June 2013) and Sydney (6 June 2013). A combined total of twenty-four people attended these forums.

The Charter Group also held public forums in Melbourne and Sydney on 7 June 2013. The public forums were widely advertised in the print media, with registration through the Charter Group webpage. A combined total of thirty-four people attended these forums.

Submissions to the Charter Group

The Charter Group received 32 submissions in relation to the Discussion Paper: Charter of Superannuation Adequacy and Sustainability and Council of Superannuation Custodians released by the then Minister for Superannuation and Financial Services on 9 May 2013.

Table D1: Summary of data relating to submissions

Author origin Number
Individual 10
Industry 22
Total 32

The Charter Group is grateful for the level of stakeholder interest and support. The discussion paper noted that, unless submissions were made in confidence, a list of the individuals and organisations that made a submission would be made available. Public submissions can be found at

List of submissions

Dallas Achilles

Association of Financial Advisers Ltd (AFA)

Association of Independent Retirees (A.I.R) Ltd

Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia Ltd (ASFA)

Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU)

Australian Custodial Services Association Ltd (ASCA)

Australian Industry Group (Ai Group)

Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST)

AustralianSuper Pty Ltd





Council of the Ageing (COTA) Australia

CPA Australia

Kevin Cronin

Chris Cuffe

Mike and Joan Elliott

Financial Planning Association of Australia Ltd (FPA)

Financial Services Council (FSC)

Griffith University

Industry Super Network Pty Ltd (ISN)

Law Council of Australia Ltd (LCA)

Andrena Mason

Viveca Moodie

National Foundation for Australian Women Ltd (NFAW)

National Seniors Australia (NSA)

Geoff and Ann Prudames

Paul Simpson

SMSF Owners’ Alliance Ltd (SMSFOA)

SMSF Professionals’ Association of Australia Ltd (SPAA)

Women in Super (WIS)