Your fund in the community

How we are helping build a better future for all Australians

Our members work in occupations that care for the community – so supporting the initiatives of those who support others is important to us.

2018 NSW Women of the Year Awards

The winner of the First State Super Lifetime Achievement Award for 2018 was Norma
Ingam, an outstanding woman who has dedicated her life to the achievement of women in NSW. With a lifelong passion for education and Aboriginal politics, Norma, a natural networker, uses any occasion to share her culture with others and educate non-Aboriginal people about its importance in today’s society.

 

 

Norma Ingram

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Managing mental health in the workplace

This year, we had the pleasure of hosting a lunch about mental health and wellbeing in the workplace. The guest speaker was Geelong Cats General Manager – Football, Simon Lloyd, who is also a qualified psychologist. Simon shared his unique perspective on how teams such as the Cats, work to create positive, productive
and healthy workplaces.

Simon Lloyd - Geelong Cats, GM Football

“We try to have high-end, meaningful discussions with our leaders and younger players about our purpose on and beyond the football field.”

- Simon Lloyd, Geelong Cats Football Club

Investing in regional NSW

We are adding to our investments in Australia’s Oyster Coast (AOC). The $20 million investment is part of an overall allocation in the GO NSW Fund, which seeks to provide capital funding to high-growth companies in exchange for a percentage of ownership. The investment in AOC, a company of over 45 oyster farmers on the NSW south coast, will increase employment from 19 to 75 staff, with 40 of these being new, full-time, regional jobs. 

Oyster farmers in regional NSW

“The investment in AOC reflects our approach to investing in the communities where our members live, work and retire. It will not only deliver returns to our members, but provide capital to help expand an important regional industry.”

- First State Super Chief Investment Officer, Damien Graham

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