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, 1.1MB) 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
$5.4 billion

Option size1

As at 30 April 2022

Expected frequency of negative annual return
4 to less than 6 in 20 years
Total investment fees and costs and transaction costs (%)
Super 0.38% | Pension  0.31%

Objective and performance

The Sustainable Balanced investment 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.

Please refer to the PDS for the most up to date investment returns objective information.

Objective

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

Performance against objective

2
% p.a. over 6 years
As at 31 Mar 2022
CPI + 3% Sustainable Balanced performance Outperformance
5.3 8.9 3.6
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 May 2022
Timeframe Sustainable Balanced performance SuperRatings median performance Outperformance
1 month -2.22 -1.22 -1.00
3 months -3.97 -1.21 -2.76
Financial year to date -6.09 -0.03 -6.06
1 year -2.95 1.95 -4.90
3 years 6.36 6.58 -0.22
5 years 6.80 6.69 0.11
7 years 6.31 5.91 0.40
10 years 9.08 8.28 0.80
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 03 Jul 2022

Objective

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

Performance against objective

2
% p.a. over 6 years
As at 31 Mar 2022
CPI + 3% Sustainable Balanced performance Outperformance
5.3 9.9 4.6
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 May 2022
Timeframe Sustainable Balanced performance SuperRatings median performance Outperformance
1 month -2.46 - -
3 months -4.40 - -
Financial year to date -6.72 - -
1 year -3.43 - -
3 years 7.05 - -
5 years 7.58 - -
7 years 7.12 - -
10 years 10.33 - -
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 03 Jul 2022

Allocations

Strategic asset allocation

3
As at 01 April 2022
Asset class Allocation
International Shares
44.0%
Cash & Fixed Interest
30.0%
Australian Shares
25.0%
Infrastructure & Private Equity
1.0%
Property
0.0%

Major holdings

4

By value (descending order) as at 30 Apr 2022

5
Australian Shares
  • Transurban Group
  • CSL Ltd
  • Goodman Group
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • Macquarie Group Ltd
  • Cleanaway Waste Management Ltd
  • National Australia Bank Ltd
  • Westpac Banking Corp
  • NEXTDC Ltd
  • ANZ Banking Group
  • James Hardie Industries PLC
  • Wesfarmers Ltd
  • Rio Tinto Ltd
  • ASX Ltd
  • Qube Holdings Ltd
  • REA Group Ltd
  • Telstra Corp Ltd
  • Cochlear Ltd
  • Seek Ltd
  • Carsales.com Ltd
  • Reliance Worldwide Corp Ltd
International Shares
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Alphabet Inc
  • ASML Holding NV