Be with the best super fund

Know why it’s important to choose the best performance in super. We’re Australia’s number 1 performing super fund over 20 years1 based on the Balanced option, which is why more than 2.5 million2 Australians choose us.

A proudly member-first fund

As an industry super fund, we don’t pay dividends or profits to shareholders like retail funds. All profits go back to members. We choose to focus on providing strong, long term performance to benefit members, because we believe they’re the fund’s greatest investment.

Strong, long-term performance

When you’re choosing a super fund, it’s important to look at the fund’s long-term performance history and not just how it’s performing today. AustralianSuper’s Balanced investment option has provided members an annual return of 9.37% over the last 35 years1.

Balanced investment option

Top 3

Performing fund
3, 5, 7 and 10 years
to 30 June 20211

10 years to 30 June 2021

Balanced Option
Median Fund
Choice Income

Balanced option outperformed the median fund in the SuperRatings survey for super (+1.45%) and the account based pension product Choice Income (+1.54%) over 10 years to 30 June 2021.

The table above shows how the Balanced option outperformed the median fund in the SuperRatings survey by 1.45%. When you’re looking at performance, it’s essential to look at the net benefit – this is what is left in your super after admin and investment fees have been deducted.

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Competitive fees

We aim to secure competitive fees and costs for members. That means less is taken from your super balance, so your money can benefit from additional investment returns.

If you have an account with us, your admin fee is $2.25 per week – plus up to 0.04% of your account balance each year. You’ll also pay an investment fee and a premium for any insurance cover you have.

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Investing for you

Super is your money, and it’s important to invest in ways to help it grow. With highly skilled investment teams in Australia, Beijing, London and soon New York, we own more than $200 billion worth of local and global assets – their returns contribute to members’ long-term retirement savings.

We use our influence as a large-scale investor to make positive changes that improve the world around us. We’re taking practical action to improve gender balance on corporate boards and within management ranks, and we’ve committed to achieving Net Zero Emissions in our investment portfolio by 2050 – so we can deliver strong performance for decades to come.

We use an active investment strategy to deliver better returns for members. This means, we continually research and monitor investment markets, economies, business and consumer trends and company performance – here and around the world. This helps us identify the best investment opportunities for members, as well as make decisions about the best time to sell investments.

Australia’s most trusted fund 9 years running3 and winners of Canstar 5 Star Rating for superannuation & account based pension4.

The help you need, when you need it

With AustralianSuper, it’s easy to get the advice you need about your super. Speak with an advice team member over the phone for simple advice about topics including investments, insurance, adding more to your super and retirement income options.

For comprehensive advice tailored to your circumstances, you can meet with a financial adviser in person – or via secure video link from the comfort of your own home. We have a range of easy to use online tools, as well as advice options to suit you depending on your situation.

Your financial advice options

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Let Australia’s top performing fund help you save and grow your super. We’ve made the process as easy as possible.

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Important information to consider

  1. Investment returns are not guaranteed. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future returns. Returns from equivalent investment options of the ARF and STA super funds are used for periods before 1 July 2006. Top performing for the 7, 10, 15 and 20 years to 30 June 2021, based on returns for the AustralianSuper Balanced investment option compared to the SuperRatings Fund Crediting Rate Survey — SR50 Balanced (60–76) Index. Returns are updated daily for all AustralianSuper investment options here.

  2. 2.5 million members as at March 2021.

  3. Readers Digest Most Trusted Brands – Superannuation category winner for nine years running 2013 – 2021, according to research conducted by independent research agency Catalyst Research.

  4. AustralianSuper received the Canstar 5-Star Rating for Outstanding Value in Superannuation in 2021 and Account Based Pension Award in 2021. Full methodology available for super here. And methodology for account based pension here. Ratings are only one factor to be taken into account when choosing a super fund.
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