If you're an Accumulation 1 member, you probably receive at least 9.5% Superannuation Guarantee contributions from your employer.
You’re likely to be a casual or contract employee - or you could be a member that has exercised choice of fund, or who previously worked in the university and higher education sector (unless you’ve deferred your benefit).
Accumulation 1 Product Disclosure Statement (PDS)
How an Accumulation 1 account works
As its name suggests, Accumulation 1 is an ‘accumulation-style’ account. Find out more about how accumulation super works
Typically your Accumulation 1 account is made up of:
Amounts that are usually deducted from your account include fees, costs, insurance premiums (if they apply to you) and taxes.
Find out more general information about how accumulation super works: Accumulation explained
Growing your super
If you can, putting some extra money into your super can pay off over the long term (see why).
You can top up your Accumulation 1 account with extra voluntary member contributions.
Voluntary member contributions include:
See more on the types of contributions you can make.
There are limits placed on the contributions you can make. These are called contribution caps. If you go over a contribution cap, you will have to pay more tax on those contributions.
Members who don't make an investment choice when joining UniSuper will automatically be invested in our default (Balanced) investment option.
Visit our MySuper dashboard to view details of MySuper, including investment returns, return target and other data.
DBD and Pension members are not able to become part of MySuper.
Benefits of being an Accumulation 1 member
Benefits of being an Accumulation 1 member include:
See how Accumulation 1 account rates against other funds' products.
See more benefits of being a UniSuper member
Get in touch
If you'd like more information about our products or have a question about your account, contact us.