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Active Super Performance: Returns to September 30 2021

Investment Option 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Conservative 7.44% 4.47% 4.48%
Median 7.40% 4.60% 4.70%
Conservative VS Median 0.04% -0.13% -0.22%
- - - -
Median 12.80% 6.30% 6.60%
VS Median - - -
Balanced 19.03% 8.03% 8.62%
Median 17.80% 7.90% 8.60%
Balanced VS Median 1.23% 0.13% 0.02%
High Growth 24.69% 9.52% 10.52%
Median 22.10% 9.30% 10.10%
High Growth VS Median 2.59% 0.22% 0.42%

Active Super Fees

Investment Option Flat Fee Percentage Based Fee Fee Based on 50k
Conservative 66.04 0.98% $556.04
Active Super - - -
Balanced 66.04 1.14% $636.04
High Growth 66.04 1.24% $686.04

Asset Allocation

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Investment Rating

Morningstar

'Top 10.0%'
5/5

Insurance Rating

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OmniLife

Fund Information

ABN: 28 901 371 321

USI: LGS0101AU

Address: Level 12 28 Margaret St Sydney NSW 2000

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About Active Super

Founded in 1997, Active Super (Previously known as Local Government Super) is a super fund specialising in ethical investments.
As of June 30 2020, Active Super has over 80,000 members with $13.5 Billion in assets under management.

Active Super Investment Options

Active Super’s Accumulation Scheme has 5 investment options. These include Managed Cash, Conservative, Conservative Balanced, Balanced and High Growth

Active Super Performance

Active Super’s Balanced and High Growth investment options outperformed the median over 1, 3, and 5 years.
Active Super’s Conservative Investment option has outperformed over 1 year but underperformed the median over 3 and 5 years.

Active Super Fees

Active Super’s fees for their Balanced option are above the median compared to other funds listed on Review My Super.

Active Super Insurance

Active Super offers life, TPD and Salary Continuance Insurance to their members.

Whilst members are offered Basic Death and Basic Total and permanent Disablement Cover, they can apply for Voluntary Insurance Cover, which can include Lump Sum Death Cover, Lump Sum Death and TPD cover and Salary Continuance Insurance cover.

Additional cover for Voluntary Insurance Cover is available with the following limits:
Death – no maximum
TPD – $3 million.
Income protection – up to 85% of your income with a maximum of $300,000 per year.
Insurance is provided by TAL Life Limited. You can compare the wider market and have the premiums paid via your super. Compare insurers here.

Active Super Financial Advice

Active Super can provide General advice at no additional cost.
Active Super also provide personal advice. This will be provided by a financial adviser and a Statement of Advice issued, this will most likely come at a cost.
Advice is provided by LGSS Pty Limited.
A benefit of seeking advice through Active Super is it is free for general advice and the advisers will be very familiar with Active Super and all its options.
A downside is they will not likely recommend funds other than Active Super, even if there are more suitable options.
To speak with an advisor that can consider all available funds and insurers in the market, please fill out the ‘Speak To An Advisor’ form on this page.

Frequently Asked Questions

Active Super’s Balanced and High Growth options have out performed the median over 1, 3 and 5 years. It’s Conservative option has had mixed performance over 1, 3 and 5 years.
Fees are above the median across these options compared to funds listed on Review My Super.
Based on this evidence, some aspects of Active Super are good. However, over all it’s not making the top funds lists.

Yes, Active Super is an APRA fund

No, Active Super is not a self-managed super fund. It is regulated by APRA.

No, Active Super is not an industry fund

Active Super is a not-for-profit fund with a government membership base

Yes, anyone can join Active Super

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