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Superannuation

APRA supervises regulated superannuation funds, other than Self Managed Superannuation funds (these are supervised by the Australian Taxation Office), and Approved Deposit Funds and Pooled Superannuation Trusts, all of which are regulated under the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993 . The information on this section of the APRA website is provided to assist trustees to manage funds prudently and in compliance with applicable requirements.

The following links provide information relevant to the Superannuation industry:

ATO questions and answers for super funds - designed to assist super funds and their administrators prepare for the implementation of various super reforms. (Note: by clicking on this link you will be redirected to an external website).

Breach reporting - Information relating to notifying APRA of breaches of prudential requirements for Superannuation trustees.

Consultation packages: Proposals released by APRA for consultation where submissions and responses are invited from industry. Consultation packages can include letters, discussion papers, response papers, draft guidance material and other draft information.

Early release of superannuation fund benefits Circumstances where early release of preserved superannuation benefits is permitted.

First Home Saver Accounts Information for RSE licensees that offer First Home Saver Accounts.

Industry fees and levies: Determinations for Superannuation levy imposition.

Licensing - These guidelines apply to applicants seeking an authority to carry on insurance business in Australia under the Insurance Act.

List of Retirement Savings Account Providers
List of institutions offering Retirement Savings Accounts.

List of superannuation funds
Links to the Super Fund Lookup service which provides publicly available information about superannuation funds that have an Australian Business Number. It includes funds regulated by the Australian Taxation Office and APRA.

Lost members and wound-up superannuation funds
Details about lost members and wound-up superannuation funds.

Prudential framework Links to legislation, licensing, circulars, guidance notes and other guidance, prudential practice guides, consultation packages and other advice for superannuation entities.

Register of Registrable Superannuation Entities and Registrable Superannuation Entity Licensees Register of all Registrable Superannuation Entities (RSEs) and RSE Licensees regulated by APRA.

Reporting Framework: Under the Financial Sector (Collection of Data) Act 2001 and its reporting standards, Superannuation entities are required to provide data to APRA. Includes links to reporting standards, forms and instructions.

Risk assessment and supervisory response tools:

Statistical publications: APRA publishes a suite of 14 statistical publications across all industries. These provide regular updates on the financial performance of APRA-regulated industries and individual entities. Superannuation statistical publications include:

Useful information for Superannuation entities: Letters, notes from APRA, articles, papers and other advices.