A respected expert and financial commentator, Alastair Kinloch has the ear of government and knows all the ins and outs of the political arena.
Alastair has extensive experience in politics, having worked as Chief of Staff for a number of Ministers in the Howard Government, including the Leader of the National Party.
Alastair has extensive experience in government - both in the UK, and in Australia, where he has been involved in policy development at the senior executive level in several federal government departments. He was also secretary to coalition shadow cabinet between 1988 -1996.
With a lot of discussion surrounding the direction of Superannuation, we caught up with Alastair and asked him about life in the Canberra fishbowl.
In this interview Alastair gives us his perspective on the possible outcomes for the superannuation default arrangements for modern awards.
Alastair also discusses the changes to super on the horizon and the proposed increase in the preservation age.
Lastly, Alastair shares with us some insights into the changes to the political landscape and the new look senate and how this might affect proposed legislation.
The timeframe for increasing Superannuation Guarantee (SG) contributions to 12% has been revised by the government