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If you become a UniSuper member you can feel confident we’ll put your best interests first. We’re proud to be an industry super fund, run only to benefit members. We have low fees and don't pay profits to shareholders or commissions to advisers. You can join us no matter who your employer is, or which industry you work in.
We’re a consistent top performer with our Balanced investment option delivering top quartile returns over 3, 5, 7 and 10 years to 30 June 2021. 1 Our Balanced option also outperformed the industry super fund median and overall industry median in average yearly investment returns over the 10 years to 30 June 2021. Use the table to compare our performance.
Compare average yearly investment returns over the 10 years to 30 June 2021
|UniSuper Balanced Investment option (%p.a.)||Industry super fund median (%p.a.)||Overall industry median (%p.a.)|
Source: SuperRatings June 2021 Fund Crediting Rate Survey2
*Past performance is not an indicator of future performance.
Compare: total yearly fees for a balanced investment option ($100,000 account balance)
|UniSuper Balanced Option||Industry super fund median||Retail Master Trusts median|
Source: Chant West Super Fund Fee Survey March 2021. Figures shown are for an accumulation-style account, such as our Personal Account, and include the cost of administering both your account and your investments.3
We have some of the lowest fees in the market. Our Balanced option is ranked number one for total fees and costs on balances of $250k and $500k3. Use the table to compare our total fees for the Balanced option per year against the median industry super and retail super funds.
We’re one of Australia’s largest investors in environmental, social and governance (ESG) themed strategies with more than $12 billion in sustainable investments. Creating futures that won't cost the earth.
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Join UniSuper's award winning super fund, it's quick and easy.
1. Plan ahead
3. Tell your employer
How do I join UniSuper?It’s quick and easy to join online. You’ll need your tax file number and contact details and be ready to select your insurance and investment options. Your application will take about 10 minutes. Once you’re done, we’ll email you to let you know next steps.
Can anyone join UniSuper?Yes! From July 5 anyone who is eligible to receive superannuation can join UniSuper. Some employers may have existing agreements about where they pay super - you can always check with them if you’re unsure.
Will it cost anything to join UniSuper?It’s free to join UniSuper. Like most funds, we’ll charge ongoing fees to manage your account and investments. Some costs are deducted directly from your account balance and some from your investment returns. We have some of the lowest fees in the market. Our default Balanced option is ranked #1 for total fees and costs on balances of $250k.3
How will I know my employer is making contributions into my UniSuper account?Once your application is complete you’ll be provided with a Choice of Fund form. You’ll need to give this to your employer so they know where to pay your super. It’s worth checking with your employer to understand when they’ll be making regular payments. You can check your contributions are being made by logging into your online account.
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Things you need to know
1 According to SuperRatings Pty Ltd’s Fund Crediting Rate Survey June 2021_SR Balanced (60-76) option, published 20 July 2021. Past performance is not an indicator of future performance.
2 According to SuperRatings Pty Ltd’s Fund Crediting Rate Survey June 2021_SR Balanced (60-76) option, published 20 July 2021. Past performance is not an indicator of future performance.
3 Source: © Zenith CW Pty Ltd (Chant West) (ABN 20 639 121 403) 2021. This comparison has been prepared by Chant West at the request of UniSuper and is based on information provided by third parties that is believed accurate at the time of publication. Fees may change in the future which may affect the outcome of the comparison in this document. - UniSuper Accumulation products invested in UniSuper's Balanced investment option as ranked in Chant West's Growth [61-80%] investment category – Chant West Super Fund Fee Survey March 2021. The above ranking and fee comparison is for the Balanced investment option only - both ranking and fees may differ for other investment options. Administration and investment fees and costs data is adjusted by Chant West so like comparisons can be made. Adjustments result in fees being gross of income tax, administration fees include fees and any indirect costs, investment fees and costs include fees charged (including performance fees) and any indirect costs and accordingly data contained in the research may differ from data shown in other published materials.
Full details regarding Chant West's research methodology, processes, ratings and definitions are available at chantwest.com.au and Chant West's Financial Services Guide available here. Past performance is not an indicator of future performance.
The rating is issued by SuperRatings Pty Ltd ABN 95 100 192 283 AFSL 311880 (SuperRatings).
Ratings are general advice only and have been prepared without taking account of your objectives, financial situation or needs. Consider your personal circumstances, read the product disclosure statement and seek independent financial advice before investing. The rating is not a recommendation to purchase, sell or hold any product. Past performance information is not indicative of future performance. Ratings are subject to change without notice and SuperRatings assumes no obligation to update. SuperRatings uses objective criteria and receives a fee for publishing awards. Visit superratings.com.au for ratings information and to access the full report. © 2021 SuperRatings. All rights reserved.
This information is of a general nature only and does not take into account your individual objectives, financial situation or needs. You should read the product disclosure statement and booklets relevant to your membership category, consider the appropriateness of the information having regard to your personal circumstances and consider consulting a licensed financial adviser before making an investment decision based on information contained here.
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