Pacific Labour Mobility Superannuation Talanoa (Virtual)

15 Aug 2023 1:00 pm

Pacific Labour Mobility Superannuation Talanoa (Virtual)

Tuesday, 15 August 2023 at 1 PM Samoa Time

Moderator: PACER Plus Implementation Unit

AGENDA
1:00 - 1:10 PM

Opening Formalities & Procedures

  • Prayer
  • Welcome by the Head of the PPIU
  • Introductions
1:10 - 1:40 PM

Agenda 1: Superannuation in the RSE and PALM schemes
Background on the DASP and superannuation arrangements in the RSE

  1. Australia - Catherine Hummel (ATO); Holly Lawton (DFAT)
  2. New Zealand - Matthew Gibbs (MBIE)
1:40 - 2:00 PM

Agenda 2: Access constraints to the DASP and proposed solutions
Outline of the key access constraints and recommended solutions

  1. Holly Lawton (DFAT) and Cathryn Hummel (ATO); Michael McMongole (ATO)
2:00 - 2:45 PM

Agenda 3: Regional way forward
Open talanoa amongst countries on a regional way forward

  1. Way forward on addressing access constraints
  2. Opportunities for transfers to National Provident Funds
  3. Better facilitation of process for claiming superannuation
2:45 - 3:00 PM

Confirmation of next steps

Closing remarks and closing prayer