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AASB 17 Information Note: Insurance Contract Update

AASB 17 Implementation Taskforce releases the first operating version of the Information Note for practitioners.

Analytics at the Virtual International Congress of Actuaries (VICA)

With over 150 hours of presentations available from ICA2018 in Berlin, we’ve had a look at some of the videos relating to Data Analytics and picked out a handful for suggested viewing.

Do you know your International Committee? Part 2

You know that the International Committee has a global focus, but did you know about its activities, plans and members?

Actuarial skillset takes top spots in IAPA Top 25 Analytics Leaders list

Two Fellows of the Actuaries Institute and a Chief Data Scientist trained in actuarial science have featured in the Institute of Analytics Professionals of Australia's (IAPA) inaugural Top 25 Analytics Leaders program.

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A vote for Associates on Council

Giving Associates the right to vote and sit on Institute Council will increase the diversity of views on Council and encourage greater participation of Associates in the democratic life of the Institute, writes Chao Qiao.

Proposed changes to the Institute’s Disciplinary Scheme

In this article, John Trowbridge, Convenor of the Disciplinary Scheme Review Committee and Past President of the Institute, outlines the proposed changes to the Disciplinary Scheme and why they are important to the profession.

The Appointed Actuary Role: Back to the future

Responsibilities of the Appointed Actuary (AA) role have expanded in recent years with an increased focus on compliance activities, reducing capacity for the AA to be involved in the provision of strategic advice to the Board and senior management.

Do you know your International Committee?

You know that the International Committee has a global focus, but did you know about its activities, plans and members?

Celebrating our volunteer’s impact in 2018

On the 2nd and 4th day of National Volunteer Week, the Actuaries Institute held Cocktail Parties in Sydney and Melbourne to recognise and thank its many valued volunteers. The second annual Volunteer of the Year Awards were also presented, honouring four winners from 42 outstanding nominations.

Welcome to New Members - May 2018

Welcome to the Institute’s newest members both in Australia and overseas. Here they are listed.

Volunteers to be recognised at 2018 Awards

Ahead of the Institute's second annual Volunteer Awards, taking place during National Volunteer Week, Lily Meszaros takes a moment to consider the impact of their generous work.

IFRS 17 Taskforce Update - March 2018

This article reports on the new AASB 17 Insurance Contracts Information Note, released on 8 March 2018, to support actuaries in Australia and NZ in the application of IFRS17.

Actuarial Education Team - new hires

With a new education model approved for implementation beginning in 2019, Daniel Smith, Convenor of the Education Strategy Review Committee, outlines the background of three newly-hired actuarial educators at the Institute.

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A new beginning, Year of the Dog

The Year of the Dog began on 16 February 2018, celebrating family union, good fortune and prosperity.  But do you know how fiercely competitive Chinese Zodiac animals can be?

50 years of actuaries consulting globally – the history of IACA

Fifty years ago, the International Association of Consultant Actuaries (IACA) met in Munich for the first time. In June 2018, IACA will celebrate its 50th anniversary meeting with the International Congress of Actuaries (ICA) in Berlin. Brent Walker outlines its history, purpose, spread into Asia and why you should join.

Podcasts and rich media take the stage

Podcast series launched across Spreaker and YouTube.

Michael Rice named 2017 Actuary of the Year

The Actuaries Institute today announced Michael Rice as Actuary of the Year for 2017. Michael is CEO of Rice Warner and well known as a fearless advocate for good public policy across Australia’s superannuation and retirement sectors.

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Introducing the new Diversity and Inclusion Working Group

The Institute has established a new working group to help implement a new Diversity and Inclusion Strategy endorsed by the Institute’s Council at its June meeting. The Group is seeking three male champions.  

Education Strategy Review - An update

The key focus of the last Institute Council Meeting was the Education Strategy Review. The goal is to improve our qualification education system, starting with Part III, which is provided by the Institute. Here, President Jenny Lyon outlines where the process is up to.

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