ASFA Conference, Gold Coast
Occasions like this conference are always an important networking and educational event at a professional level, but it should also be an opportunity to step back and recall the enormous significance of the work you all do each day.
In terms of long-term benefits, there are very few professions where the work you do today has such far-reaching effects on people’s later lives.
You are an industry that always thinks about the future.
For all of you as the custodians of the retirement funds of millions of Australians, and for those of us too in government as policymakers, our decisions have far-reaching effects on the way people will be able to live during the third portion of their lives.