Welcome to Issue 78 of the FSC Policy Update. This article outlines legislative and regulatory developments in the superannuation, investments, financial advice, tax, technology and innovation sectors, plus more. Learn about what’s impacting the financial services industry below.

The Financial Services Council (FSC) notes the Government’s introduction of tranche one of its Delivering Better Financial Outcomes reform package on financial advice into Parliament today.

The Financial Services Council (FSC) welcomes the Government’s commitment to pay the Super Guarantee on Government paid parental leave from 1 July 2025.

The majority of Australians believe superannuation should be about preserving savings to deliver income for a dignified retirement, according to a national poll of more than 2500 people.

Australians want control over how they spend and enjoy their retirement and do not trust the Government to direct how their superannuation savings should be consumed, a new nation-wide poll has revealed. 

New research released today by the Financial Services Council (FSC) has revealed that in less than a decade, almost a fifth of Australian households would be eligible to buy wholesale products without retail consumer protections, leaving them potentially vulnerable due to not properly understanding the associated financial risks.

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