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
$5.6 billion

Option size1

As at 31 August 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

To achieve returns that exceeds CPI by 3% over 6 years.2

Performance against objective

2
% p.a. over 6 years
As at 30 Jun 2021
CPI + 3% Sustainable Balanced performance Outperformance
4.7 9.0 4.3
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 Aug 2021
Timeframe Sustainable Balanced performance SuperRatings median performance Outperformance
1 month 2.69 2.22 0.47
3 months 8.25 6.12 2.13
Financial year to date 4.74 3.94 0.80
1 year 17.97 18.83 -0.86
3 years 11.42 8.61 2.81
5 years 10.59 8.60 1.99
7 years 9.86 7.79 2.07
10 years 10.56 8.87 1.69
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 17 Oct 2021

Objective

To achieve returns that exceeds CPI by 3% over 6 years.2

Performance against objective

2
% p.a. over 6 years
As at 30 Jun 2021
CPI + 3% Sustainable Balanced performance Outperformance
4.7 10.2 5.5
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 Aug 2021
Timeframe Sustainable Balanced performance SuperRatings median performance Outperformance
1 month 2.99 - -
3 months 9.02 - -
Financial year to date 5.30 - -
1 year 20.00 - -
3 years 12.81 - -
5 years 11.90 - -
7 years 11.10 - -
10 years 11.98 - -
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 17 Oct 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 Aug 2021

5
Australian Shares
  • Transurban Group
  • CSL Ltd
  • NEXTDC Ltd
  • Macquarie Group Ltd
  • Qube Holdings Ltd
  • James Hardie Industries PLC
  • Goodman Group
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • Westpac Banking Corp
  • National Australia Bank Ltd
  • Cleanaway Waste Management Ltd
  • ANZ Banking Group
  • ASX Ltd
  • REA Group Ltd
  • Rio Tinto Ltd
  • Wesfarmers Ltd
  • Sydney Airport
  • Insurance Australia Group Ltd
  • Ramsay Health Care Ltd
  • Cochlear Ltd
  • Telstra Corp Ltd
International Shares
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Alphabet Inc
  • Apple Inc
  • ASML Holding NV
  • NVIDIA Corp
  • Infineon Technologies AG
  • Chorus Ltd
  • Lonza Group AG
  • Sony Group Corp
  • Pepsico Inc
  • Accenture PLC
  • Agilent Technologies Inc
  • Ecolab Inc
  • Facebook Inc
  • Deutsche Boerse AG
  • Vestas Wind Systems A/S
  • Visa Inc
  • Home Depot Inc/The
  • Mastercard Inc
  • Salesforce.com Inc
  • 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
  • Australian Government 06/2039
  • Australian Government 04/2026
  • Queensland Treasury Corp 06/2029
  • Asian Development Bank 03/2030
  • Asian Development Bank 01/2024
  • Queensland Treasury Corp 10/2031
  • World Bank (Green bond) 12/2030
  • Australian Government 05/2041
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