We regularly receive top ratings and awards from our industry’s leading rating agencies.

We are frequently assessed by independent superannuation rating agencies - hear an example from SuperRatings below.

We don’t exist to win awards, but it feels good to be recognised by industry peers for doing what we exist for - building a better future for all Australians.

Over the last 10 years, we’ve grown to become one of Australia’s largest public offer funds. Through this growth we’ve maintained our commitment to offering safe and secure superannuation and quality financial advice.

It’s this focus and commitment that has led us to winning many Awards and being judged consistently highly by our industry’s rating agencies.

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Our industry ratings

Every year super funds are assessed by Ratings Agencies and positioned against other funds in the market. We consistently rate highly across all products.

SelectingSuper 2019 annual ratings
  • AAA Quality rating for Employer Sponsored (including MySuper), Personal and Income Stream

SuperRatings 2019 annual ratings
  • Platinum rating for First State Super Employer Sponsored, Personal and Income Stream

  • 10 Year Platinum Performance for Employer Sponsored, Personal and Income Stream (2009-19)

Chant West 2019 annual ratings
  • 5 Apples super rating
  • 5 Apples pension rating

Our industry awards

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Over the past few years we have been awarded some of the super industry's highest achievements. Here are some of the awards we have received:

SuperRatings 2020 Fund of the Year Awards
  • 2020 MySuper of the Year Finalist
  • 2020 Best New Innovation of the Year Finalist
ESG Incorporation Initiative of the Year Award
Physical Climate Change Portfolio Risk Assessment Award
  • Award for our Climate Change Adaptation Plan - 2019
Chant West
  • Best Fund Integrity 2019

We were also finalists for other Chant West awards:

  • Finalist – Super Fund of the Year – 2019, 2017, 2016, 2015
  • Finalist – Pension Fund of the Year – 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
  • Finalist – Best Fund: Insurance – 2019, 2018, 2017, 2013
  • Finalist – Best Fund: Investments – 2016
  • Finalist – Best Fund: Advice Services – 2019, 2018, 2017
Super Review's Super Fund of the Year awards
  • Best Public Sector Fund, 2014, 2016 and 2019.
  • Best Performing Moderate Industry Fund 2019.
Conexus Financial Superannuation
  • Best Advice Offering 2019 

Selecting Super
  • Rainmaker Selecting Super 2017 - My Super Lifestage Product of the year.

Super Review's Super Fund of the Year awards
  • Best Public Sector Fund, 2015 and 2017.

Money Magazine
  • We won the Best Growth Super Fund (High Growth Option) in 2015 and 2016.


We have been nominated as a finalist for SuperRatings' 2020 MySuper of the Year Award. The fund is also nominated as a finalist for SuperRatings’ 2020 Best New Innovation Award for First State Super Explorer.


  1. SelectingSuper describes the best overall fees payable where overall fees are calculated for a member earning $50,000 p.a. and who has $50,000 in their superannuation fund's default investment option for Personal Super products that anyone can join as at 30 June 2015.

  2. SuperRatings describes the lowest average fees payable of a $50,000 account balance for public offer funds as at 30 June 2016.