As one of Australia’s largest funds, we have a lot to offer our members. We are a profit-for-member fund – this means we work for you and not for shareholders.

All our profits go back to our members in the way of lower fees and more member services. Take a look at how we compare and join over 800,000 members who have done the same thing.

Competitive fees

Super funds calculate their fees in different ways, so make sure that you’re comparing apples with apples. As a profit-for-members fund, we strive to provide the best value for money for our members. Even a small percentage can make a huge difference to your super balance in the long term.

Year after year we continually rank in the top ten best value funds open to everyone^1.

Locally based member support teams

We offer face-to-face customer service at member service centres that are located across Victoria, New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory.

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If you prefer, we have an Australian based service centre team who are available five days a week to take your calls. With over 100 phone based consultants working everyday, you’ll never wait too long for support. We also offer specialised over-the-phone superannuation advice relating to your account at no additional cost.

 

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Investment performance

A super fund’s investment returns are a vital part of how they deliver value to their members and how you grow your superannuation savings.

For the five years to 30/6/17 for example, our Growth Option returned 10.5% p.a. and the Balanced Growth Option returned 8.6% p.a^2.

As one of the largest super funds in Australia, we’re always looking for opportunities to use the benefits of scale, to reduce costs and to invest in projects that contribute to a better future for all Australians.

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Sustainable investing

We understand that socially responsible investing is important to many of our members, which is why we were one of the first super funds in Australia to offer two dedicated options.

Both these options seek to balance community accountability and the environment with competitive investment returns.

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Ratings and awards

We are proud to have picked up a number of awards and performed consistently well with our industry’s rating agencies.

  • 10 Year Platinum Performance our employer sponsored and personal super, and our income stream products (2007-17) - SuperRatings
  • Outstanding Value Superannuation award for our personal super product (2017) - Canstar
  • My Super Lifestage Product of the Year Award (2017) - Rainmaker SelectingSuper
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  2. Past performance is no indication of future performance