Recognised high standards

AustralianSuper is an award-winning fund, consistently achieving the highest possible ratings from superannuation ratings organisations that measure the overall quality of a fund.

Some of the criteria they use to assess a fund include:

  • Value for money
  • Investment options and performance
  • Amount of fees
  • Fund operations and management.

Independently rated

SuperRatings – Platinum Rating


Super Ratings logo Super Ratings - 10 year platinum performance Super Ratings Award - Platinum MySuper

Retirement Income

Super Ratings logo Super ratings 5 year platinum performance Super ratings pension of the year finalist

SuperRatings is a research organisation that aims to provide ratings of funds to help members compare the overall value for money of super funds. Over 200 superannuation funds participate in the ratings, which involve a comprehensive analysis by SuperRatings. AustralianSuper holds a Platinum rating by SuperRatings. Platinum is their highest rating. 

These awards focus on funds that provide ‘value for money’ and ‘innovative products’ to its members.

SuperRatings rates most of Australia's largest multi-employer superannuation funds, including retail master trusts, industry funds, public sector and corporate funds.

Selecting Super – AAA Quality rating (Super and Pension Product)

Selecting Super AAA

AustralianSuper has achieved the highest possible AAA rating in SelectingSuper's analysis of superannuation fund quality. The rating is a detailed analysis of 330 areas of a superannuation fund's operation and management and is designed to offer both employers and members an easy-to-use reference for the overall quality of superannuation funds.

Chant West – Five Apples

Chant West 5 Apples Super Chant West 5 Apples Pension

This research and consultancy firm helps organisations and individuals make well-informed decisions about their superannuation and has presented AustralianSuper with their highes rating - five apples.
Funds are rated on organisational strength, investments, fees, administration, member services and employer services.*
*For further information about the methodology used by Chant West, see


Heron5StarQuality Heron6StarTopRatedProduct

This superannuation fund rating service covers industry funds, master trusts and multi-employer funds in the corporate and retail sectors. Funds are rated on investment arrangements, insurance, ancillary benefits, communications and contributions. **

AustralianSuper received the highest score for all products classified as 'personal' and judged as the Top Rated Personal Superannuation Product, being awarded 6 Heron Quality Stars.

AustralianSuper was also awarded 5 quality stars for their MySuper default investment option.

Recent awards

2014 WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality

WGEA Employer Of Choice Award 2014

AustralianSuper was awarded the WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation in 2014 for taking a strategic and systematic approach to achieving a gender diverse workforce.

SuperRatings – Super of the Year

Super Ratings logo SuperRatings Super of the Year 2013 Super of the Year Finalist 2014

AustralianSuper has been recognised as ‘Super of the Year’ for 2013 by SuperRatings. This is awarded to the fund that in SuperRatings assessment has provided the best value for money to its members during the accumulation phase.

Chant West | Super Fund Awards – Investments Best Fund 2014

Chant West 2014

AustralianSuper was awarded ‘Best Fund: Investments: for 2014. This award takes into account a fund’s investment processes and resources and whether they are likely to deliver strong returns going forward.

Chant West | Conexus Financial Super Fund Awards – Super Fund of the Year 2013

AustralianSuper was awarded ‘Super Fund of the Year’ for 2013 by Chant West and Conexus Financial. The award takes into account performance, member services, fees, investment structure, insurance and administration, among other criteria.

Sitecore - Best Financial Services Site 2013 (Australia/New Zealand), ROI Award, Best DMS Deployment/Integration Site

Sitecore Best Financial Services Site 2013 Sitecore ROI Award 2013 Sitecore Best DMS Deployment/Installation 2013

Sitecore’s 'Best Financial Services Site (Australia/New Zealand)', 'ROI Award' and 'Best DMS Deployment/Integration' awards recognise our ability to develop and deliver outstanding digital experiences.

Canstar – Outstanding Value Superannuation 2014

Awarded for the last 5 consecutive years (2008 - 2014).

Readers Digest Most Trusted Brands – Superannuation category winner in 2013 & 2014

Most Trusted Brand Superannuation Readers Digest 2013 Most Trusted Brand Superannuation Readers Digest 2014

AustralianSuper has been voted the Most Trusted Brand in the Superannuation category by Australians for the 2 consecutive years that the award category has been included in the survey.

Smart Investor Blue Ribbon Awards – 2014 Personal Pension Fund of the Year

The Smart investor Blue Ribbon Awards are widely acclaimed within the finance industry as the most comprehensive and independent evaluation of banking, insurance and investment products.
AustralianSuper has been awarded the Smart Investor Personal Pension Fund of the Year in 2014.

* The scores used by Chant West to derive the ratings are subjective scores that have been awarded based on data (including historical financial performance information) supplied by third parties. While such information is believed to be accurate, Chant West does not accept responsibility for any inaccuracy in such data. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. The Chant West rating does not constitute financial product advice. However to the extent that the information may be considered to be general financial product advice then Chant West warns that: (a) Chant West has not considered any individual’s objectives, financial situation or particular needs; and (b) individuals need to consider whether the advice is appropriate in light of their goals, objectives and current situation.

Chant West has given and has not withdrawn its written consent to the inclusion in this website of the references to Chant West and the inclusion of the PersonalSuperTM Ratings logo or rating in the form and context in which they are included. Chant West has not authorised or caused the issue of this website and does not make, or purport to make, any statement in this website, other than as noted above.

** The Heron Partnership (“Heron”) utilises a holistic methodology to assess and rate the various components of a superannuation fund, grouped under 5 Areas of Importance developed by Heron of Investment Arrangements, Contributions, Ancillary Benefits, Communications and Insurance.

Heron assesses about 150 features under these Areas of Importance to develop its comparative product ratings (“the Heron ratings”). Heron’s primary goal with the Heron ratings is to provide a realistic and objective representation of the strengths and weaknesses of a product. Heron’s Quality Star Ratings for superannuation funds has 5 levels (Stars). AustralianSuper Workplace, AustralianSuper Corporate and AustralianSuper Personal have all been awarded with 5 Stars.

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