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Learn the most important factors to consider when you compare super funds, so you can feel confident in the future you’ve worked hard for.
Learn the most important factors to consider when you compare super funds, so you can feel confident in the future you’ve worked hard for.

How does AustralianSuper compare?

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A top long-term performer

Our Balanced option has consistently delivered strong long-term performance for members with an average annual return of 7.94% over the last 10 years  and 9.25% since inception to 31 December 20231.

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Low admin fees

As Australia’s largest super fund, we use our size and scale to help keep admin fees low2. Super accounts are currently charged $1 per week plus 0.10% pa of your account balance (up to $350 pa).

Award-winning super

We've received Canstar's Outstanding Value Award for Superannuation in 2011-2023 and Account Based Pension in 2018-20233. Awarded most trusted super fund 11 years running4.

Compare us against 125 other super funds

Keen to weigh up our investment, fees, insurance and member services against other funds on an ‘apples-to-apples’ basis? Use the free AppleCheck comparison tool – provided by external research firm Chant West.

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Compare net benefit performance

How your super fund performs over the long-term will make a big difference to your money for retirement. We focus on what that performance means for the net benefit of your super. See why choosing a top performing fund1 could help you grow your money for the retirement you want. The table below shows how the net benefit of AustralianSuper’s Balanced option compares to others.

Net Benefit Outcomes
Over 5 years Over 10 years Over 15 years
AustralianSuper - Balanced $22,125 $83,229 $148,711
All super funds (average) - Balanced $18,421 $66,819 $125,013
Retail super funds (average) - Balanced $16,171 $58,030 $106,635

Net benefit refers to investment earnings to 30 June 2023 (less administration and investment fees and costs). Investment returns are not guaranteed. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future returns.

The table shows what a member would have for 5, 10 and 15 years to 30 June 2023, in addition to a $50,000 starting balance and employer contributions, assuming they started with a $50,000 annual salary5.

Compare our fees

See how AustralianSuper’s admin and investment fees compare with other funds.

See how AustralianSuper’s admin and investment fees compare with other funds.

Low fees to help your super grow

Super funds charge fees to cover the cost of managing your super and investments. As Australia’s largest fund, we use our size and scale to help obtain low fees for members*. Lower fees mean more of your super stays invested to grow for your future.

Super funds charge fees to cover the cost of managing your super and investments. As Australia’s largest fund, we use our size and scale to help obtain low fees for members*. Lower fees mean more of your super stays invested to grow for your future.

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Annual admin and investment fees on a $10,000 balance

A graph comparing the annual admin and investment fees on a $10,000 super balance. The graph shows AustralianSuper as having low fees at $118 a year compared to the average of super funds at $145 a year and the average of retail funds at $155 a year based on the Chant West Super Fund Fee Survey June 2023. Please refer to the important information below for more detail. A graph comparing the annual admin and investment fees on a $10,000 super balance. The graph shows AustralianSuper as having low fees at $118 a year compared to the average of super funds at $145 a year and the average of retail funds at $155 a year based on the Chant West Super Fund Fee Survey June 2023. Please refer to the important information below for more detail.

Annual admin and investment fees on a $25,000 balance

A graph comparing the annual admin and investment fees on a $25,000 super balance. The graph shows AustralianSuper as having low fees at $217 a year compared to the average of super funds at $269 a year and the average of retail funds at $290 a year based on the Chant West Super Fund Fee Survey June 2023. Please refer to the important information below for more detail. A graph comparing the annual admin and investment fees on a $25,000 super balance. The graph shows AustralianSuper as having low fees at $217 a year compared to the average of super funds at $269 a year and the average of retail funds at $290 a year based on the Chant West Super Fund Fee Survey June 2023. Please refer to the important information below for more detail.

Annual admin and investment fees on a $50,000 balance

A graph comparing the annual admin and investment fees on a $50,000 super balance. The graph shows AustralianSuper as having low fees at $382 a year compared to the average of super funds at $476 a year and the average of retail funds at $516 a year based on the Chant West Super Fund Fee Survey June 2023. Please refer to the important information below for more detail. A graph comparing the annual admin and investment fees on a $50,000 super balance. The graph shows AustralianSuper as having low fees at $382 a year compared to the average of super funds at $476 a year and the average of retail funds at $516 a year based on the Chant West Super Fund Fee Survey June 2023. Please refer to the important information below for more detail.

Annual admin and investment fees on a $100,000 balance

A graph comparing the annual admin and investment fees on a $100,000 super balance. The graph shows AustralianSuper as having low fees at $712 a year compared to the average of super funds at $891 a year and the average of retail funds at $961 a year based on the Chant West Super Fund Fee Survey June 2023. Please refer to the important information below for more detail. A graph comparing the annual admin and investment fees on a $100,000 super balance. The graph shows AustralianSuper as having low fees at $712 a year compared to the average of super funds at $891 a year and the average of retail funds at $961 a year based on the Chant West Super Fund Fee Survey June 2023. Please refer to the important information below for more detail.

Annual admin and investment fees on a $250,000 balance

A graph comparing the annual admin and investment fees on a $250,000 super balance. The graph shows AustralianSuper as having low fees at $1,702 a year compared to the average of super funds at $2,131 a year and the average of retail funds at $2,280 a year based on the Chant West Super Fund Fee Survey June 2023. Please refer to the important information below for more detail. A graph comparing the annual admin and investment fees on a $250,000 super balance. The graph shows AustralianSuper as having low fees at $1,702 a year compared to the average of super funds at $2,131 a year and the average of retail funds at $2,280 a year based on the Chant West Super Fund Fee Survey June 2023. Please refer to the important information below for more detail.

Annual admin and investment fees on a $500,000 balance

A graph comparing the annual admin and investment fees on a $500,000 super balance. The graph shows AustralianSuper as having low fees at $3,202 a year compared to the average of super funds at $4,143 a year and the average of retail funds at $4,416 a year based on the Chant West Super Fund Fee Survey June 2023. Please refer to the important information below for more detail. A graph comparing the annual admin and investment fees on a $500,000 super balance. The graph shows AustralianSuper as having low fees at $3,202 a year compared to the average of super funds at $4,143 a year and the average of retail funds at $4,416 a year based on the Chant West Super Fund Fee Survey June 2023. Please refer to the important information below for more detail.
  • Important information

    *Source: Zenith CW Pty Ltd (Chant West) (ABN 20 639 121 403). Chant West Super Fund Fee Survey June 2023. Survey compares the weighted average of administration, investment and transaction fees and costs for MySuper products. Fees for average super funds includes Retail (Master Trust), Industry, Corporate and Public Sector type funds in the Chant West Super Fund Fee Survey. Total fees are rounded to the nearest $1. Fees may change in the future which may affect the outcome of this comparison.

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