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Returns to May 31 2022

Investment Option 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Active Super - Conservative 0.19% 2.78% 3.42%
Median 0.1% 2.9% 3.7%
Active Super - Conservative VS Median 0.09% -0.12% -0.28%

Fees

Investment Option Flat Fee Percentage Based Fee Fee Based on 50k
Active Super - Conservative 66.04 0.98% $556.04

Asset Allocation

RankAsset%
1 Australian Shares 8%
2 International Shares 8%
3 Fixed Interest 33%
4 Alternative 35%
5 Property 6%
6 Cash 10%

Returns to May 31 2022

Investment Option 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Active Super - Balanced 2.14% 6.58% 6.66%
Median 2% 6.6% 6.7%
Active Super - Balanced VS Median 0.14% -0.02% -0.04%

Fees

Investment Option Flat Fee Percentage Based Fee Fee Based on 50k
Active Super - Balanced 66.04 1.14% $636.04

Asset Allocation

RankAsset%
1 Australian Shares 25%
2 International Shares 27%
3 Fixed Interest 14%
4 Alternative 26%
5 Property 7%
6 Cash 1%

Returns to May 31 2022

Investment Option 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Active Super - High Growth 3.17% 8.38% 8.13%
Median 2.2% 7.8% 7.8%
Active Super - High Growth VS Median 0.97% 0.58% 0.33%

Fees

Investment Option Flat Fee Percentage Based Fee Fee Based on 50k
Active Super - High Growth 66.04 1.24% $686.04

Asset Allocation

RankAsset%
1 Australian Shares 32%
2 International Shares 38%
3 Fixed Interest 5%
4 Alternative 15%
5 Property 7%
6 Other 2%
7 Cash 1%

Returns to May 31 2022

Investment Option 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Active Super - Conservative Balanced 0.7% 4.52% 5.03%
Median 1.1% 4.7% 5%
Active Super - Conservative Balanced VS Median -0.4% -0.18% 0.03%

Fees

Investment Option Flat Fee Percentage Based Fee Fee Based on 50k
Active Super - Conservative Balanced 66.04 1.12% $626.04

Asset Allocation

RankAsset%
1 Australian Shares 17%
2 International Shares 17%
3 Fixed Interest 26%
4 Alternative 32%
5 Property 7%
6 Cash 1%

Investment Rating

Morningstar

'Top 10.0%'
5/5

Insurance Rating

0 /100
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Fund Information

ABN: 28 901 371 321

USI: LGS0101AU

Address: Level 12 28 Margaret St Sydney NSW 2000

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About

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 Active Super - Conservative investment option outperformed the median over 1 year, under performed over 3 years and under performed over 5 years. Check out our more in depth analysis of Active Super Performance
See Active Super vs Australian Super to see how Active Super compares with one of Australia's biggest super funds.

Active Super Fees

Active Super's fees for their Active Super - Conservative investment option above the median compared to other funds’ MySuper/Balanced options listed on Review My Super.

Active Super Performance

Active Super's Active Super - Balanced investment option outperformed the median over 1 year, under performed over 3 years and under performed over 5 years. Check out our more in depth analysis of Active Super Performance
See Active Super vs Australian Super to see how Active Super compares with one of Australia's biggest super funds.

Active Super Fees

Active Super's fees for their Active Super - Balanced investment option above the median compared to other funds’ MySuper/Balanced options listed on Review My Super.

Active Super Performance

Active Super's Active Super - High Growth investment option outperformed the median over 1 year, outperformed over 3 years and outperformed over 5 years. Check out our more in depth analysis of Active Super Performance
See Active Super vs Australian Super to see how Active Super compares with one of Australia's biggest super funds.

Active Super Fees

Active Super's fees for their Active Super - High Growth investment option above the median compared to other funds’ MySuper/Balanced options listed on Review My Super.

Active Super Performance

Active Super's Active Super - Conservative Balanced investment option under performed the median over 1 year, under performed over 3 years and outperformed over 5 years. Check out our more in depth analysis of Active Super Performance
See Active Super vs Australian Super to see how Active Super compares with one of Australia's biggest super funds.

Active Super Fees

Active Super's fees for their Active Super - Conservative Balanced investment option below the median compared to other funds’ MySuper/Balanced options listed on Review My Super.

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’ MySuper/Balanced options listed on Review My Super.

Insurance

Active Super offers death and TPD insurance cover 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Active Super’s Active Super – Balanced option has Under performed the median over 5 years.
Fees for this option are slightly below the median out of Balanced/MySuper funds listed on Review My Super.
Based on this evidence, it would be reasonable to declare Active Super a good super fund. However, there are many factors which determine whether a super fund is good or bad and it can differ depending on personal requirements. We recommend you speak to a qualified adviser in order to work out which is the best super fund for you.

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 an industry fund

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