AustSafe Super

Overview

At AustSafe Super, we know our members work hard for their money, which is why we work hard for them. Since 1988, we've been the industry super fund for rural and regional Australia and have a history of strong long-term investment performance1. Our team of Regional Managers live and work in rural and regional areas and understand the needs of our members and employers. We look after more than 105,000 members and 19,000 employers and are growing every day.

SPIN

ASF0001AU

Year Established

1988

Fund Value

$2.16 billion

Fund Membership

105,000

Key Features

  • We have a history of strong long-term performance.1
  • You can choose how your super is invested from our nine investment options. If your situation changes, you can take advantage of switching between investment options at no cost.
  • No entry fees and low admin fees.2
  • Team of experienced Regional Managers to help members and employers understand their super and their obligations.
  • Face-to-face seminars and workplace meetings for members and employers to keep them up-to-date on all things super.
  • Access to an AustSafe Super financial planner3 is available to provide you with assistance on a range of financial matters based on your individual situation.
  • AustSafe Super operates on a profit for member basis. This means all profits are reinvested to benefit members.
  • A number of online tools to help members and employers. Access to our MemberOnline, PensionOnline, EmployerOnline and QuickSuper (SuperStream) portals, a range of videos, fact sheets and calculators. You can even join online.
  • Easy online join tool to become a member.Our Mobile App makes taking your AustSafe Super account with you easy.You can also check your super anytime and anywhere.
  • Insurance when it counts - eligible members receive Death and Total & Permanent Disablement insurance cover (on an opt-out basis) and optional Income Protection cover.

1 Past performance is not indicative of future performance. 2 SuperRatings Fundamentals Assessment - Fee Comparison result less than average - 30 April 2017.
3 AustSafe Super ABN 96 010 528 597 AFSL No 314183, RSE License L0002035 has engaged Industry Fund Services Limited (IFS) ABN 54 007 016 195 AFSL No 232514 to facilitate the provision of financial advice to members of AustSafe Super. Advice is provided by one of our financial planners who are Representatives

Investment Option Descriptions

Investment Option Names Description
Ready-Made Options
MySuper (Balanced) Aims to provide diversification across a range of asset classes with a balance of risk and return. Aims to
exceed inflation (measured by CPI) by at least 3% averaged over rolling 10 year periods after tax and fees.
Super Growth Invests mostly in growth assets allowing members to maximise returns in the longer term. Aims to exceed
inflation (measured by CPI) by at least 5% averaged over rolling 10 year periods after tax and fees.
Capital Stable Has a conservative strategy which aims to provide moderate returns. Aims to exceed inflation
(measured by CPI) by at least 2% averaged over rolling 10 year periods after tax and fees.
CRF Capital Stable Has a conservative investment strategy which expects stable, but moderate returns. Aims to exceed
inflation (measured by CPI) by at least 2% averaged over rolling 10 year periods after tax and fees.
Single Asset Class Options
Australian Equities Invests only in Australian shares and is expected to experience a moderate to high level of volatility.Aims to achieve a return after tax and fees that exceeds the S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index over
rolling 3 year periods.
International Equities Invests only in shares outside Australia and may experience a moderate to high level of volatility. Aims to achieve a return after tax and fees that exceeds 50% MSCI All Country World ex-Australia Index and 50% MSCI All Country World ex-Australia (hedged) over rolling 3 year periods
Property Invests only in property, directly and through property trusts, and is expected to experience a moderate to high level of volatility. Aims to achieve a return after tax and fees that exceeds the Mercer/IPD Australian Unlisted Property Index over rolling 3 year periods.
Fixed Interest Invests solely in fixed interest instruments. It has a lower risk than shares or property but can provide a higher long-term return than cash. Aims to achieve a return after tax and fees that exceeds 50% Bloomberg Ausbond Composite Bond Index (total) and 50% Citigroup World Government Bond Index (hedged) over rolling 3 year periods.
Cash Invests in cash only and is generally a secure investment with a very low risk profile. Aims to achieve consistent stable returns with low volatility. Earnings should exceed the Bloomberg Ausbond Bond Bank Bill Index over rolling annual periods after tax and fees.

Investment Option Performance

Performance to 30 June 2017

Investment Perfomance Growth Asset Weighting 1 year 3 years (pa) 5 years (pa)
MySuper (Balanced) Defensive 30% Growth 70% 11.12% 8.30% 10.69%
Super Growth Defensive 10% Growth 90% 13.77% 9.90% 12.72%
Capital Stable Defensive 60% Growth 40% 7.85% 5.83% 6.89%
CRF Capital Stable Defensive 55% Growth 45% 8.40% 6.58% -
Australian Equities Defensive 0% Growth 100% 11.55% 8.48% 11.65%
International Equities Defensive 0% Growth 100% 17.55% 9.80% 14.93%
Property Defensive 0% Growth 100% 28.35% 15.87% 12.07%
Fixed Interest Defensive 100% Growth 0% 3.33% 3.79% 4.94%
Cash Defensive 100% Growth 0% 2.22% 2.36% 2.79%

Customer Service Team: Customer Service team are available nationally to support members and employers Monday to Friday, 8am - 6pm(Eastern Standard Time).

Insurance Options Available

Death, Death and TPD, Income Protection.

Extra Benefits Available

Access to tailored financial advice from an AustSafe financial planner insurance tele-claims service, switching between investment options online at no cost.

Member Communications

Online annual statements, education seminars, 24/7 secure member portal access through MemberOnline and PensionOnline, Mobile App, online calculators, SuperMatch to help members find lost super and consolidate, financial literacy online program (MoneyTree), access to online articles and resources from SuperFriend a national mental health foundation.

Employer Services

Dedicated Regional Managers, Secure and flexible payment facilities through EmployerOnline and QuickSuper, experienced employer services team, workplace meetings, educational seminars, regular communications and access to tailored financial advice.

Fees & Charges

Fees
Establishment fee Nil
Contribution fee Nil
Withdrawal fee $55 (deducted from your account balance)
Termination fee $55
Admin fee - ongoing fee (% p.a.) $2.30 per week plus 0.15% p.a. of the first $500,000 of your account.

Service Providers

Service Providers
Administrator Australian Administration Services (AAS)
Asset Consultants JANA Investment Advisers Pty Ltd
Auditor BDO Audit (QLD) Pty ltd
Custodian National Asset Servicing (National Australia Bank Limited)
Insurers The Colonial Mutual Life Assurance Society (known as CommInsure)
Lawyer Corrs Chambers Westgarth
FUND VALUE
$2.16 billion
Member Telephone
1300 131 293
Employer Telephone
1300 131 293
Member Fax
1300 882 138
Address
GPO Box 3113, Brisbane QLD 4001
Member Email
info@austsafe.com.au
Employer Email
info@austsafe.com.au
Website
austsafe.com.au
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