Hostplus Industry


Hostplus is the national superannuation fund for the hospitality, tourism, recreation and sport industries. We have over 1 million members, 145,000 employers and over $24 billion in funds under management. Hostplus is run to benefit members, so there are no commissions paid to financial advisers and no dividends are paid to shareholders.

Product Inception Date


Year Established


Fund Value

$28 billion

Key Features

  • Consistent long-term investment performance - We aim to achieve competitive, long-term investment performance for members.
  • Low fees - Hostplus members pay a low member fee of $1.50 per week which has remained unchanged since January 2005.
  • Run to benefit members - After taxes and investment expenses are taken out of investment returns, we reinvest all monies for the benefit of our members.
  • Freedom to choose your investment strategy - Hostplus gives you a wide range of investment options and strategies to suit your needs.
  • Insurance for extra peace of mind - As a Hostplus member you have access to affordable insurance options including cover for Death and Total & Permanent Disability, Death only and Salary Continuance insurance cover.
  • Digital member card - Simply download on your smart phone and you can access all your super fund details in one convenient Hostplus member card that lives on your mobile phone.
  • Enjoy our Extras - Hostplus offers members a range of extra partner benefits from health insurance to low cost banking, to tickets to sporting events and discounts on travel for eligible members.

Even MORE for members - our Hostplus education program includes a dedicated website, factsheets, tools, calculators and resources - visit to find out more.

Investment Option Performance

Investment Options Growth Asset Weighting 1 yr 3 yr (pa) 5 yr (pa) 10 yr (pa)
Capital Stable 35% 6.54% 5.94% 6.67% 5.62%
Conservative Balanced1 54% 10.15% 7.91% 8.78% 6.44%
Socially Responsible Investment2 70% N/A N/A N/A N/A
Indexed Balanced3 75% 9.31% 7.48% 10.49% N/A
Balanced (default)4 76% 13.40% 10.12% 11.33% 6.08%
Shares Plus 88% 16.83% 11.20% 12.35% 6.36%
Cash 0% 1.41% 1.64% 1.94% 3.27%
Diversified Fixed Interest 0% 3.91% 5.38% 5.96% 7.08%
Property 40% 11.13% 9.98% 9.35% 5.25%
Australian Shares 100% 15.40% 11.45% 11.96% 6.77%
International Shares 100% 25.98% 11.76% 14.42% 5.93%

Performance to 31 December 2017

Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. Net investment returns represent the rate of return on investments, net of investment-related fees, costs and taxes.
1 The Socially Responsible Option was introduced in March 2017. 2 The Indexed Balanced Option was introduced in December 2010.
3 The Indexed Balanced Option was introduced in December 2010. 4 Hostplus is ranked No. 1 over 1, 3, 5 and 7 years and top quartile over 10 years to 31 December 2017 of all Balanced investment options surveyed in the SuperRatings Fund Crediting Rate Survey SR50 19 July 2017.

Service Providers

Service Providers
Administrator AAS
Asset Consultant JANA Investment Advisers
External Auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers
Internal Auditor KPMG
Custodians Citigroup Pty Limited, Pacific Custodians Pty Ltd
Insurer MetLife
Lawyers Mills Oakley Lawyers, Holding Redlich

All information as at 31 December 2017

$28 billion
Principal Contact
David Elia, Chief Executive Officer
Member Telephone
1300 467 875
Level 9, 114 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Member Email
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