Australian Shares

This option invests mainly in shares of Australian companies listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).
8.05%
9.12%
10-year average
annual super return
as at 30 June 2020
10-year average
annual pension return
as at 30 June 2020
For the returns over various time periods see the performance page.

Why you’d invest

Invest in this option if you have an investment timeframe of at least seven years. It’s for those wanting to achieve potentially higher long-term returns from a portfolio of Australian shares, who are willing to accept a higher level of volatility in returns and the possibility of negative returns over the short term.

The minimum investment timeframe is 7–10 years.

Return objective

To outperform the return of the Australian share market (as measured by the S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index).

To achieve returns after tax and fees that exceed the inflation rate by at least 4% per year (over rolling 10-year periods).

Risk level

Very high
The likelihood of a negative annual return is 6.0 in every 20 years.
The risk level is based on the Standard Risk Measure.
Very high
The likelihood of a negative annual return is 6.0 in every 20 years.
The risk level is based on the Standard Risk Measure.

Asset class mix

Allocation table for Super & TTI

Asset class Benchmark Range
Australian shares* 100% n/a

Allocation table for Pension

Asset class Benchmark Range
Australian shares* 100% n/a

*For liquidity purposes, this option may hold up to 10% cash.

Fees

The following example shows the total investment fee you would pay if you had $50k invested in our Australian Shares option. These fees aren’t paid directly from your account.

Investment fee
Investment fees

0.33%

This fee is deducted from the Fund’s assets and is reflected in the daily unit price for the Australian Shares option.

Indirect cost ratio
Indirect cost ratios

0.10%

This fee is deducted from investment returns received from, or assets of, underlying investment vehicles and reflected in the daily unit price for the Australian Shares option.

Total
investment fee

0.43%

$50k balance = $215* total of investment fees.

*Represents the investment fee only. An administration fee also applies to the total cost of the product.

Add the investment fee and the indirect cost ratio together, then multiply the percentage by your balance.
(0.33% + 0.10% = 0.43%) x $50,000 = $215

See fees and costs for further information.

Investment fee
Investment fees

0.33%

This fee is deducted from the Fund’s assets and is reflected in the daily unit price for the Australian Shares option.

Indirect cost ratio
Indirect cost ratios

0.08%

This fee is deducted from investment returns received from, or assets of, underlying investment vehicles and reflected in the daily unit price for the Australian Shares option.

Total
investment fee

0.41%

$50k balance = $205* total of investment fees.

*Represents the investment fee only. An administration fee also applies to the total cost of the product.

Add the investment fee and the indirect cost ratio together, then multiply the percentage by your balance.
(0.33% + 0.08% = 0.41%) x $50,000 = $205

See fees and costs for further information.

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