The Asia Tour 2019 kicked off in Beijing with a valuable update from the Chinese Regulator which highlighted the 'serious actuarial practitioners shortfall' in China given its premium market size.
Is there an alternative to drawing the minimum legislated rate in Account-Based Pensions? Rein van Rooyen discusses a new paper which investigates how alternatives may affect pensioner welfare.
The government-hosted National Resilience Taskforce focused on natural disasters concluded on 28 June 2019 and has delivered a framework and a knowledge hub to foster greater collaboration across sectors in reducing disaster risks. This article gives an overview of the deliverables and points out where actuaries can potentially be involved.
How will the profession tackle sensitivities around mental health and insurance? Member of the Anti Discrimination Working Group, Geoff Atkins, discusses key findings from the recent report issued by the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission.
It’s been three months since the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) released their Information Paper - Climate Change: Awareness to action. We’ve checked in with Geoff Summerhayes from APRA to chat about the findings and actions from the Paper.
Rein van Rooyen (Head of Investment Performance and Data at QSuper) interviews Estelle Liu (Consultant at Rice Warner) about the recent activities of one of the most active groups within the Actuaries Institute, the Superannuation Projection and Disclosure Subcommittee (SPD).
Actuary and Rhodes Scholar Ian Pollard, together with his daughter Jess Pollard, a career coach, authored the pocket-book Mental Spinach. This brief look at the book's four 'Lenses' outlines important questions to reflect on to design your life and build an engaging and fulfilling career. *Includes four podcasts!*
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30 JULY 2019
DISABILITY INCOME WORKING GROUP SURVEY RESULTS
Presented by members of the Disability Income Working Group
7 AUGUST 2019
ROYAL COMMISSION “FEE FOR NO SERVICE” CASE STUDY
Presented by Tim Gorst
13 AUGUST 2019
MELBOURNE GRADUATION DINNER
Hosted by President Nicolette Rubinsztein
11 - 12 NOV 2019
INJURY AND DISABILITY SCHEMES SEMINAR
Major event that focuses on injury and disability schemes throughout Australasia.