Funds and Superannuation Branch develops policy and advises on the resource management and governance frameworks for the government’s investment funds, and superannuation arrangements for members of parliament and Commonwealth employees. Superannuation arrangements are a significant aspect of Commonwealth administration covering over 180,000 contributing Commonwealth members and encompassing the management of significant financial flows and liabilities. The government’s investment funds include: • Future Fund • Building Australia Fund • Education Investment Fund • DisabilityCare Australia Fund • Medical Research Future Fund These investment funds make provision for the unfunded superannuation liabilities of Commonwealth employees and provide financing resources to meet some of the government’s key commitments in medical research and disability services.
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