Investments & performance

Superannuation

Investment Options

PreMixed options

PreMixed investment options are made up of more than one asset class - diversified for you by AustralianSuper, and with different levels of risk and expected return.

DIY Mix options

DIY Mix investment options are made up of a single asset class - so you can select the combination of asset classes to suit you.

Performance

Keep up to date with the investment performance of your super.

The returns below are as at 30 June 2013.

Investment Option 5 year return (% pa) Benchmark return (% pa)
Balanced 4.20% 3.89%

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Investment fees

Investment fees vary for each of our investment options, and include investment management fees and our custodian and asset fees. These fees are deducted before investment returns are declared and before returns are credited to your account.

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If you need assistance to make an investment choice, call us on 1300 300 273 and ask to speak to one of our Financial Education and Advice Team advisers – they can provide over-the-phone, financial advice about making an investment choice at no cost.

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Pension

Investment Options

PreMixed options

Premixed investment options are made up of more than one asset class - diversified for you by AustralianSuper, and with different levels of risk and expected return.

DIY Mix options

DIY Mix investment options are made up of a single asset class - so you can select the combination of asset classes to suit you.

Performance

Keep up to date with the investment performance of your pension.

The returns below are as at 30 June 2013.

Investment Option 5 year return (% pa) Benchmark return (% pa)
Balanced 5.09% 4.60%

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Investment basics

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Investment news

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    Investing in unlisted assets

    Superannuation funds have a long history of investing in unlisted assets as they can provide significant benefits to a fund’s overall portfolio and help to diversify its returns to members.

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Investment processes

Learn about how we manage your super, including: how returns are calculated and who manages your investment.

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Need some help?

If you need assistance to make an investment choice, call us on 1300 300 273 and ask to speak to one of our Financial Education and Advice Team advisers – they can provide over-the-phone, financial advice about making an investment choice at no cost.

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Benchmark

Balanced: SuperRatings SR50 Median Balanced

*The returns quoted are net of fees and tax. The 1 year, 3 year, 5 year, 10 year and since inception figures, where they appear, are rolling returns as at 30 June 2011. These historical returns are the combined return information from previous ARF and STA investment options.

Where only one of the merging funds previously offered an equivalent to an option in the new product suite, the returns of that option have been used. Where both funds offered an equivalent option, the combined returns (asset weighted where possible) have been used. The same process has been used for calculating historical investment fees. Investment returns are not guaranteed as all investments carry some risk. Past performance gives no indication of future returns.

The Strategic Asset Allocation (SAA) and other information shown in this section is current as at November 2010 (unless stated otherwise). The Trustee may alter the strategic asset allocation or the composition of individual asset classes from time to time to suit prevailing market circumstances.

The Balanced option is the default option for AustralianSuper superannuation members. For AustralianSuper Pension members, the default option is the Balanced option until age 75, when the default becomes the Conservative Balanced option.

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