Discover the difference of a fund that puts members first
One big reason AustralianSuper is the country’s largest industry fund is because we put members first. Profits and dividends aren’t paid to shareholders, and earnings go back to members. That’s just one way AustralianSuper helps 2.2 million members4 get ready for retirement.
Starting a family made Magesh realise how important it is to be in a top-performing super fund that puts its members first. He shares the simple steps he took to improve his super balance and get on top of his finances.
Why fund performance is important to Magesh
Awarded Australia’s best performing fund over the last 10 years by SuperRatings6
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Choosing the right fund today could mean more money in the future. See how much better off you could be with AustralianSuper.
The following graph is estimated assuming a $50,000 starting superannuation account balance and employer contributions based on a $50,000 annual salary. Net Benefit5 refers to a members investment earnings over that time period (less any fees).
Over 5 years
Over 10 years
Over 15 years
AustralianSuper- Balanced Option
All Super Funds Average
Retail Super Fund Average
Investment returns are not guaranteed. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future returns.
Australia’s largest fund have used their size to ensure costs are lower - with administration fees just $2.25 a week. And AustralianSuper can help you understand the costs involved with investment, insurance and advice.
Based on the returns of the AustralianSuper Balanced Investment option compared the SuperRatings Fund Crediting Rate Survey – SR50 Balanced (60-76) Index. Top 10 performing fund for the 1, 3, 5, 7, 10, 15 and 20 years to 30 June 2019. You can view returns for all AustralianSuper investment option here. Returns from equivalent options of ARF and STA are used in calculating return for periods that begin before 1 July 2006. Investment returns are not guaranteed. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future returns.
Readers Digest Most Trusted Brands – Superannuation category winner for seven years running 2013-2019 according to research conducted by independent research agency Catalyst Research.
The financial advice you receive will be provided under the Australian Financial Services Licence held by a third party and is therefore not the responsibility of AustralianSuper. With your approval, a fee may be charged if a Statement of Advice is produced.
AustralianSuper has a total of 2.2 Million members as at 30 June 2019.
Comparisons are modelled by SuperRatings, commissioned by AustralianSuper, for the historical periods to 30 June 2018. Modelled outcome shows the average difference in ‘net benefit’, a measure of past investment earnings after administration and investment fees and taxes have been taken out. The results compare AustralianSuper’s Balanced option and the main balanced options of funds tracked by SuperRatings that have comparable options and a 5 (274 funds), 10 (173 funds) and 15 (111 funds) year performance history. It does not include other fees and costs that may be applicable or insurance premiums. The results assume a starting super balance of $50,000 and employer SG contributions based on a starting salary of $50,000 (with an annual 2% increase) – varying these and other assumptions will change the Net Benefit amounts calculated. Outcomes vary between individual funds. See Assumptions for important details about modelling calculations. AustralianSuper investment returns for periods that begin before 1 July 2006 are from equivalent options of ARF and STA. Investment returns are not guaranteed. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future returns.
Historical returns for the AustralianSuper Balanced option for periods to 30 June 2019. Returns from equivalent options of ARF and STA are used in calculating return for periods that begin before 1 July 2006. You can view returns for all AustralianSuper investment options here. Investment returns aren’t guaranteed. Past performance isn’t a reliable indicator of future returns.