- Establishing the Information Publication Scheme
- Information Management Framework
- Register of Disclosures made
- Determination of exempt documents
- How will we make the information available?
- Charges to requestors
- Information architecture
- Other sources of related information
- Information required to be published
- Optional information
- Administering the agency IPS
Information Publication Scheme
Information Management Framework
ComSuper is an agency governed by several Acts of Parliament and is required to perform its duty as a provider of superannuation administration services within a Commonwealth government context. A summary of some key Commonwealth legislation that applies to ComSuper is:
- Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
- Freedom of Information Act 1982
- Privacy Act 1988
- Public Service Act 1999.
These controls are also extended as we provide a public service to the members of our schemes. This results in aspects of the financial services regulatory framework also applying. Some key legislation in this area is:
- Corporations Act 2001
- Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993.
Public Financial Product documentation
In 2007, the Financial Services Reform (FSR) prescribed a process to ensure product disclosure documentation was consistent and comparable. This resulted in a number of internal reforms that ensure documentation is reviewed prior to endorsement and action. Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation approval is required at a minimum of three checkpoints:
- Prior to the commencement of communications activity
- During the process at prescribed critical points
- Before the product is released to the public.
Due to the nature of our operations, procedures are regularly updated to reflect changes to legislation, and Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation decisions and directions. For this reason, documents will be generated in PDF format or in hard copy at the time of request, and will reflect the currently endorsed procedure.
Last updated May 23, 2012