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Australian Shares

Invests in a wide range of shares in both listed and unlisted companies in Australia, with a small allocation to companies in New Zealand.

It's designed to have strong long-term capital growth with possible short-term fluctuations in returns.

The investment returns shown are for the super (accumulation) product for periods to 31 March 2024. AustralianSuper investment returns are based on crediting rates, which are returns less investment fees and costs, transaction costs, the percentage-based administration fee deducted from returns from 1 April 2020 to 2 September 2022 and taxes. Investment returns aren’t guaranteed. Past performance isn’t a reliable indicator of future returns. You can find the investment performance for other periods and for the Choice Income product here.



5 year average return per annum performance.


1 year return.

Investment objective

To beat the S&P/ASX 200 Accumulation Index (adjusted for franking credits) over the medium to long term.*

Minimum investment timeframe:
At least 12 years.

* Index level returns, adjusted for implied superannuation tax (where applicable).

Risk level for time invested

In the short-term (less than 5 years):

In the medium-term (5 to 20 years):

In the long-term (more than 20 years):
LOW to MEDIUM risk

Estimated number of negative annual returns over any 20-year period:
About 6 in every 20 years

Strategic asset allocation

The strategic asset allocation and other investment information are effective from 1 July 2023. The Strategic Asset Allocation, composition of individual asset classes and other investment information may change from time to time to suit prevailing market conditions. 


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If you can’t make your choice online, call us on 1300 300 273, 8am-8pm AEST/AEDT weekdays.

If you don’t make a choice at all when you join, we invest your money in our Balanced option, which is our default option.

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