Who we are

As a WA Government statutory authority, with over 80 years' experience managing and administering the super savings of current and former public sector employees.

With currently around 240,000 members and over $30 billion in funds under management (as at 31 December 2019), we're the largest super fund in WA and one of the largest in Australia1.

We’re run by the WA public sector for the WA public sector, and can be relied on to put our members first and to advocate for them when it comes to their super and insurance.

Our members can trust us to look after their super and to support them in making informed decisions about their super.

We consistently deliver strong long-term investment returns that meet or exceed our objectives.

We’re well regarded by our members, employers and peers and are recognised as a 'top value-for-money' fund2.

Our purpose and values

At GESB, our purpose is to look after our members' super with excellence and improve the long-term super benefits of our members.

Our values are at the core of everything we do:

  • Members first
  • We are committed to providing excellent super and retirement products and services that meet our members' needs. Our fees are below the industry median2.
  • Sustainable performance
  • We continue to deliver cost-effective, risk-controlled products and services with well-regarded performance.
  • Achieve together
  • We partner with our members, the WA Government, employers and other stakeholders, to successfully deliver on our purpose.
  • Act with Integrity
  • We approach every aspect of our work ethically, and operate transparently with full accountability. We demonstrate our sense of responsibility, by taking ownership of issues to ensure a satisfactory outcome.

Our employees, led by our Board and Executive Management Group, are knowledgeable and appropriately qualified to oversee the management of our members’ super.

1 SuperRatings Smart database as at 31 May 2019. Based on an average balance of $50,000, GESB Super and West State Super's fees are below the industry median.
2 Research Solutions, Member and employer satisfaction research, 2019. SuperRatings 2019 Annual Benchmarking Report.

Page last updated 20 January 2020