The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia Limited has advice for Trustees and a pretty good summary of the issues of running your own fund. Check it to see if it is really your style before taking the plunge.

The also have some stats about small and DIY funds collected by APRA in January 2003:

  • 246,000 small funds
  • 430,000 members or average 1.75 per fund
  • $99 billion in assets or average $230,000 per fund