The latest media releases and other key information and news about First State Super.
Who are we?Show more
We are one of Australia’s largest industry funds providing superannuation, advice and retirement solutions to those who teach, nurse, care, respond and help others in our communities.
We aim to deliver strong long-term returns and keep our fees low, so members can retire with more. We have a diverse range of investment options and we provide members with access to advice about their super and the investment options available to them.
The way we invest benefits members as well as the communities in which they live work and retire. With $100bn in assets we often invest directly in assets that create jobs and benefit communities.
We believe in the value of advice and the difference it can make to our members
retirement outcomes and are proud to offer members access to the over 220 qualified financial planners across 150 locations. We also host over 300 free seminars across Australia each year – some in the workplace and others in community-based locations.
We have achieved the highest platinum performance rating from SuperRatings for the past decade. ChantWest, another independent rating agency has awarded us their highest 5-star rating and the Best Fund for Integrity 2019.
We’re dedicated to helping our members Feel future ready.
The factsShow more
$100 billionAs at 31 January 2020
Members and clients
Health Care, Police and Emergency Services, Public Sector
How to refer to us
First State Super (not FSS)
Our peopleShow more
Annual reportShow more
30.07.2020 - First State Super and WA Super agree to merge
16.07.2020 - Two Melbourne Quarter reaches completion
16.07.2020 - First Investment in VBGF.
15.07.2020 - First State Super launches new brand - Aware Super
09.07.2020 - Time for super funds to take immediate action against climate change
01.07.2020 - First State Super and VicSuper merge creating one of Australia’s largest industry funds
15.06.2020 - Victorian Business Growth Fund Ready For Business
11.06.2020 - Global investors call for urgent action on sustainable investment to support COVID-19 recovery
28.05.2020 - First State Super secures Tobacco Free Finance Pledge Stamp
09.04.2020 - Financial advice provides much-needed peace of mind for retirees during COVID-19 pandemic
30.03.2020 - First State Super reduces fees for retirees
05.03.2020 - Matt Willis appointed head of Business Development
05.03.2020 - No room for complacency while women still disadvantaged
04.03.2020 - First State Super enters merger discussions with WA Super
02.03.2020 - Changes to financial advice to impact our most vulnerable
25.02.2020 - No room for complacency while women still disadvantaged
24.02.2020 - First State Super appoints new Chief Risk Officer
30.01.2020 - First State Super addressing housing stress for Victorians
19.12.2019 - First State Super increases stake in Sunshine Coast University Hospital
14.12.2019 - First State Super celebrates the opening of Sydney Light Rail
13.12.2019 - VicSuper and First State Super confirm merger
05.12.2019 - Palisade announcement
28.11.2019 - Urgent action needed to end women’s economic insecurity: First State Super
09.10.2019 - HSBC and First State Super enter into Global Equity Partnership
08.10.2019 - Media Statement - Group Executive Announcement
03.10.2019 - First State Super achieves major investment milestone
23.09.2019 - Resignation of Suzette Thurman, Group Executive, Risk & Compliance
10.09.2019 - First State Super recognised as global responsible investment leader
28.08.2019 - First State Super celebrates equal pay day
19.08.2019 - First State Super invests for economic impact
23.07.2019 - First State Super CEO Deanne Stewart Pay Equity Ambassador
08.07.2019 - Affordable Housing - First State Super leads in Affordable Housing
03.07.2019 - Shirley Smith - winner of First State Super Lifetime achievement award
07.06.2019 | Victorian Business Growth Fund
26.06.2019 | G20 Global Investor Statement on Climate Change
01.05.2019 | First State Super endorses stronger stewardship
18.04.2018 | First State Super integrates advice
08.04.2019 | Scholarship to teach about money
04.04.2019 | VicSuper and First State Super commence early stage merger discussions
20.03.19 | How Australia Saves 2019
13.03.2019 | First State Super Executive re-elected to AIST Board
01.03.2019 | First State Super recognised for Best Advice Offering
25.02.2019 | First State Super recognised as WGEA Employer of Choice
14.02.2019 | First State Super supports teachers through Foundation scholarship