Suitability and risk

Suits members who want exposure to a range of asset classes and are comfortable with the value of their investments fluctuating. You should also understand the explanation of listed property exposures in the How we invest your money booklet (PDF, 1.3MB) and that returns are different from (and more volatile than) returns from owning real property.

6 years
Suggested minimum investment time frame
High
Summary risk level
Pre-Mixed
Option type
$4.5 billion

Option size1

As at 31 January 2021

Expected frequency of negative annual return
4 to less than 6 in 20 years
Total investment fees and costs and transaction costs (%)
Super 0.39% | Pension  0.31%

Objective and performance

This option invests in a diversified portfolio of Australian and international shares that are selected on the basis of sustainable investment criteria (and the application of some negative screens), together with Australian listed property, fixed interest, infrastructure, private equity and cash assets.

Objective

Outperform: CPI by 3% p.a. over 6 years2

Performance against objective

2
% p.a. over 6 years
As at 31 Dec 2020
CPI + 3% Sustainable Balanced performance Outperformance
4.6 8.4 3.8
Performance objectives are not promises or predictions of any particular rate of return.

Performance against peers

2
Compare performance against the median performance of the top funds as identified by SuperRatings.2
% p.a.
As at 31 Jan 2021
Timeframe Sustainable Balanced performance SuperRatings median performance Outperformance
1 month -0.39 -0.01 -0.38
3 months 5.11 6.08 -0.97
Financial year to date 8.55 8.98 -0.43
1 year 4.40 2.37 2.03
3 years 9.33 6.02 3.31
5 years 9.36 7.31 2.05
7 years 9.03 6.80 2.23
10 years 8.82 7.30 1.52
Periods less than a year are not annualised. Some performance data are not yet available for this option.

Sustainable Balanced option performance ($)

2
As at 25 Feb 2021

Objective

Outperform: CPI by 3% p.a. over 6 years2

Performance against objective

2
% p.a. over 6 years
As at 31 Dec 2020
CPI + 3% Sustainable Balanced performance Outperformance
4.6 9.5 4.9
Performance objectives are not promises or predictions of any particular rate of return.

Performance against peers

2
Compare performance against the median performance of the top funds as identified by SuperRatings.2
% p.a.
As at 31 Jan 2021
Timeframe Sustainable Balanced performance SuperRatings median performance Outperformance
1 month -0.41 - -
3 months 5.68 - -
Financial year to date 9.57 - -
1 year 5.08 - -
3 years 10.48 - -
5 years 10.54 - -
7 years 10.20 - -
10 years 9.96 - -
Periods less than a year are not annualised. Some performance data are not yet available for this option.

Sustainable Balanced option performance ($)

2
As at 25 Feb 2021

Allocations

Strategic asset allocation

3
As at 01 October 2020
Asset class Allocation
Australian Shares
38.5%
International Shares
31.5%
Cash & Fixed Interest
30.0%
Infrastructure & Private Equity
0.0%
Property
0.0%

Major holdings

4

By value (descending order) as at 31 Jan 2021

5
Australian Shares
  • Transurban Group
  • CSL Ltd
  • NEXTDC Ltd
  • Qube Holdings Ltd
  • James Hardie Industries PLC
  • Macquarie Group Ltd
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • REA Group Ltd
  • Westpac Banking Corp
  • Sydney Airport
  • National Australia Bank Ltd
  • Rio Tinto Ltd
  • ASX Ltd
  • ANZ Banking Group
  • Insurance Australia Group Ltd
  • Goodman Group
  • Cleanaway Waste Management Ltd
  • Nuix Ltd
  • Cochlear Ltd
  • Telstra Corp Ltd
  • Wesfarmers Ltd
International Shares
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Apple Inc
  • Alphabet Inc
  • ASML Holding NV
  • Chorus Ltd
  • Infineon Technologies AG
  • Sony Corp
  • Pepsico Inc
  • Vestas Wind Systems A/S
  • Lonza Group AG
  • NVIDIA Corp
  • Deutsche Boerse AG
  • Ecolab Inc
  • Accenture PLC
  • Salesforce.com Inc
  • Visa Inc
  • Agilent Technologies Inc
  • Mastercard Inc
  • Tesla Inc
  • Home Depot Inc/The
  • Schneider Electric SE
Fixed Interest
  • World Bank (Green bond) 11/2025
  • New South Wales Treasury Corp 11/2028
  • Queensland Treasury Corp (Green bond) 03/2024
  • Westpac Banking Corp (Green bond) 06/2021
  • Victorian Treasury Corp (Green bond) 07/2021
  • Australian Government 06/2039
  • Queensland Treasury Corp 06/2029
  • Asian Development Bank 03/2030
  • Asian Development Bank 01/2024
  • Queensland Treasury Corp 10/2031
  • Australian Government 05/2041
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