At a glance
Invests predominantly in shares, property and alternatives with an emphasis on Australian and overseas shares.
Very long term 7–10 years
Total estimated Indirect Cost Ratio 2015/16: 0.75%
Buy spread: 0.06%
Sell spread: 0.06%
Inflation + 4% per year^
Likelihood of negative return
3.8 in every 20 years
Risk levelRisk label
3Low to medium
5Medium to high
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About the option
The Growth option aims to achieve long-term capital growth by investing predominantly in shares, property and alternatives with an emphasis on Australian and overseas shares. The performance of this option may display a significant level of volatility and has a relatively high risk of capital loss over the short or medium term.
This option is suitable for members with an investment timeframe of at least seven years or someone whose financial situation allows a higher degree of risk.
What are the option’s objectives?
- To achieve returns after tax and fees that exceed the inflation rate (as measured by the CPI) by at least 4% per year.^
- To ensure as far as possible that the investment return members receive each year is competitive with comparable options in other super funds.
^Over rolling 10 year periods