Date: June 26, 2013
Author: Golf Australia

Golf Australia and HOSTPLUS celebrate two years

Golf Australia will soon be celebrating two years of partnership with HOSTPLUS the national industry super fund for the hospitality, tourism, recreation and sport industries. The Fund was a major partner in this year s highly successful ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open at Royal Canberra Golf Club. The three year partnership, which began in 2011, has seen HOSTPLUS play a number of key roles in Australian golf including the Golf Management Australia Annual Conference. HOSTPLUS Chief Executive David Elia said the partnership with Golf Australia provides HOSTPLUS with an important connection with the sport and clubs sectors. HOSTPLUS is solely focused on servicing the hospitality, tourism, recreation and sport industries. Sport brings together all of these industries, so by supporting Golf Australia, we re supporting members and employers across all of the sectors we represent. Elia said. We believe the golf community value their financial security and that of their families during their working years, and want to maximise their financial wellbeing in retirement. HOSTPLUS has been helping our members enjoy a better retirement for 25 years. Golf Australia CEO Stephen Pitt said the organisation had enjoyed a successful partnership with HOSTPLUS and looked forward to continuing this into the future. HOSTPLUS is committed to supporting the golf industry and is very dedicated and professional in the way it goes about to ensuring our members and employers achieve a dignified retirement. Pitt said. The golf industry employs more than 23,000 people across Australia and by working closely with HOSTPLUS, we can offer their assistance to people across the industry who may be seeking superannuation and related financial services. HOSTPLUS are one of Australia s largest super funds with over one million members, over 80,000 employers and over $12 billion in funds under management. For more information visit: