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Returns to February 28 2022

Investment Option 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Media Super - Overseas Shares 12.08% 10.28% 10.4%
Median 10.2% 8.7% 8.8%
Media Super - Overseas Shares VS Median 1.88% 1.58% 1.6%

Fees

Investment Option Flat Fee Percentage Based Fee Fee Based on 50k
Media Super - Overseas Shares 104 0.36% $284

Asset Allocation

RankAsset%
1 International Shares 95%
2 Cash 5%

Returns to February 28 2022

Investment Option 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Media Super - Property 10.57% 3.29% 4.74%
Median 6.8% 5.7% 5.8%
Media Super - Property VS Median 3.77% -2.41% -1.06%

Fees

Investment Option Flat Fee Percentage Based Fee Fee Based on 50k
Media Super - Property 104 0.86% $534

Asset Allocation

RankAsset%
1 Property 95%
2 Cash 5%

Returns to February 28 2022

Investment Option 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Media Super - Sustainable Future Shares 9.48% 10.75% 8.33%
Median 10.2% 8.7% 8.8%
Media Super - Sustainable Future Shares VS Median -0.72% 2.05% -0.47%

Fees

Investment Option Flat Fee Percentage Based Fee Fee Based on 50k
Media Super - Sustainable Future Shares 104 0.82% $514

Asset Allocation

RankAsset%
1 Australian Shares 95%
2 Cash 5%

Returns to February 28 2022

Investment Option 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Media Super - Moderate Growth 5.08% 5.38% 5.61%
Median 6.8% 5.7% 5.8%
Media Super - Moderate Growth VS Median -1.72% -0.32% -0.19%

Fees

Investment Option Flat Fee Percentage Based Fee Fee Based on 50k
Media Super - Moderate Growth 104 0.73% $469

Asset Allocation

RankAsset%
1 Australian Shares 19%
2 International Shares 19%
3 Fixed Interest 27%
4 Alternative 10%
5 Property 9%
6 Other 7%
7 Cash 9%

Returns to February 28 2022

Investment Option 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Media Super - Growth 8.47% 7.45% 8.27%
Median 10.2% 8.7% 8.8%
Media Super - Growth VS Median -1.73% -1.25% -0.53%

Fees

Investment Option Flat Fee Percentage Based Fee Fee Based on 50k
Media Super - Growth 104 0.73% $469

Asset Allocation

RankAsset%
1 Australian Shares 32%
2 International Shares 32%
3 Fixed Interest 9%
4 Alternative 8%
5 Property 5%
6 Other 12%
7 Cash 2%

Returns to February 28 2022

Investment Option 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Media Super - High Growth 9.77% 8.04% 8.78%
Median 10.2% 8.7% 8.8%
Media Super - High Growth VS Median -0.43% -0.66% -0.02%

Fees

Investment Option Flat Fee Percentage Based Fee Fee Based on 50k
Media Super - High Growth 104 0.89% $549

Asset Allocation

RankAsset%
1 Australian Shares 40%
2 International Shares 33%
3 Alternative 5%
4 Property 3%
5 Other 17%
6 Cash 2%

Returns to February 28 2022

Investment Option 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Media Super - MySuper Balanced 7.68% 7.15% 7.83%
Median 8.7% 7.5% 7.6%
Media Super - MySuper Balanced VS Median -1.02% -0.35% 0.23%

Fees

Investment Option Flat Fee Percentage Based Fee Fee Based on 50k
Media Super - MySuper Balanced 104 0.67% $439

Asset Allocation

RankAsset%
1 Australian Shares 27%
2 International Shares 27%
3 Fixed Interest 14%
4 Alternative 12%
5 Property 10%
6 Other 7%
7 Cash 3%

Returns to February 28 2022

Investment Option 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Media Super - Stable 3.65% 3.94% 4.54%
Median 4% 3.9% 4.2%
Media Super - Stable VS Median -0.35% 0.04% 0.34%

Fees

Investment Option Flat Fee Percentage Based Fee Fee Based on 50k
Media Super - Stable 104 0.56% $384

Asset Allocation

RankAsset%
1 Australian Shares 9.5%
2 International Shares 9.5%
3 Fixed Interest 33%
4 Alternative 10%
5 Property 7%
6 Other 6%
7 Cash 25%

Returns to February 28 2022

Investment Option 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Media Super - Fixed Interest -0.53% 2.15% 2.42%
Median - - -
Media Super - Fixed Interest VS Median -0.53% 2.15% 2.42%

Fees

Investment Option Flat Fee Percentage Based Fee Fee Based on 50k
Media Super - Fixed Interest 104 0.48% $344

Asset Allocation

RankAsset%
1 Fixed Interest 95%
2 Cash 5%

Returns to February 28 2022

Investment Option 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Media Super - Australian Shares 8.09% 8.16% 8.55%
Median 10.2% 8.7% 8.8%
Media Super - Australian Shares VS Median -2.11% -0.54% -0.25%

Fees

Investment Option Flat Fee Percentage Based Fee Fee Based on 50k
Media Super - Australian Shares 104 0.58% $394

Asset Allocation

RankAsset%
1 Australian Shares 95%
2 Cash 5%

Insurance Rating

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Fund Information

ABN: 42 574 421 650

USI: 42574421650001

Address: GPO Box 4303 Melbourne VIC 3001

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Founded in 1987 (previously Print Super and JUST Super), Media Super is an Industry super fund and linked primarily to employees of the print, media, entertainment, arts, and creative industries.

Media Super Investment Options

Media Super has 6 ‘Pre-mixed’ and 6 ‘Single asset class’ investment options.

Pre-mixed:
Balanced, Indexed Balanced, High Growth, Growth, Moderate Growth and Stable

Single asset class:
Australian Shares, Overseas Shares, Sustainable Future Shares, Property, Fixed Interest and Cash

Media Super Performance

Media Super's Media Super - Overseas Shares 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 Media Super Performance
See Media Super vs Australian Super to see how Media Super compares with one of Australia's biggest super funds.

Media Super Fees

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

Media Super Performance

Media Super's Media Super - Property 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 Media Super Performance
See Media Super vs Australian Super to see how Media Super compares with one of Australia's biggest super funds.

Media Super Fees

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

Media Super Performance

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

Media Super Fees

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

Media Super Performance

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

Media Super Fees

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

Media Super Performance

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

Media Super Fees

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

Media Super Performance

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

Media Super Fees

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

Media Super Performance

Media Super's Media Super - MySuper 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 Media Super Performance
See Media Super vs Australian Super to see how Media Super compares with one of Australia's biggest super funds.

Media Super Fees

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

Media Super Performance

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

Media Super Fees

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

Media Super Performance

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

Media Super Fees

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

Media Super Performance

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

Media Super Fees

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

Media Super Performance

Media Super’s Stable, Balanced (MySuper), Growth and High Growth investment options have outperformed the median over 5 years was above the median fund, however the returns over 1 and 3 years have been mixed.

Media Super Fees

Media Super’s fees for their Balanced option are below the median compared to other funds’ MySuper/Balanced options listed on Review My Super.

Insurance

Media Super offers death and TPD insurance cover to their members.

Whilst most members are offered default Death and Total and permanent Disablement Cover, they can also apply for Income Protection Cover.

Additional cover is available with the following limits:
Death – $5 million
TPD – $3 million.
Income protection – up to $30,000 per month.
Insurance is provided by Hannover Life Re of Australasia Ltd. You can compare the wider market and have the premiums paid via your super. Compare insurers here.

Frequently Asked Questions

Media Super’s Growth option has out performed over 1, 3 and 5 years. Whereas it’s Balanced (MySuper) and Conservative options have had mixed performance compared with the median over 1, 3 and 5 years.
Fees are close to the median of funds listed on Review My Super.
Based on this evidence, you could certainly say the fund isn’t bad, particularly for Growth investors. However, overall it would be difficult to declare Media Super a good super fund.

Yes, Media Super is an APRA fund.

Yes, Media Super is an industry fund.

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