Investment options - GESB Super Mix Your plan


GESB Super is a taxed, market-linked super scheme that offers below-median1 fees and consistent and sound long-term investment returns.

To help you grow your super, we offer a range of investment plans targeting different levels of risk and return, designed to give you a choice in how your money is invested. You can choose one of the five Readymade plans or you can personally select to invest your super in any single asset class, or a mixture of all five asset classes called Mix Your plan.

Plan details
Plan Australian Shares
International Shares
Property
Fixed Interest
Cash
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Level of investment risk by Standard Risk Measure bands Very high
7 out of 7
High
6 out of 7
Very high
7 out of 7
Medium
4 out of 7
Very low
1 out of 7
Investment return objective To outperform the plan's benchmark index over rolling 3 year periods To outperform the plan's benchmark index over rolling 3 year periods To outperform the plan's benchmark index over rolling 3 year periods To outperform the plan's benchmark index over rolling 3 year periods To achieve a return of at least the Bloomberg AusBond Bank Bill Index over rolling 12 month periods
Growth/Defensive split^ 100/0 100/0 100/0 0/100 0/100
Level of investment risk - estimated number of negative annual returns over any 20 year period Greater than 6 Less than 6 Greater than 6 Less than 3 Negligible probability*
Investment timeframe 10 years or more 10 years or more 10 years or more 1 to 3 years Around 12 months
Statement of fees and other costs+ $426 $351 $426 $281 $196
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Net investment returns
Plan Australian Shares
International Shares
Property
Fixed Interest
Cash
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Actual returns last month (%) (Apr 2019) 2.10% 3.62% -0.62% 0.19% 0.18%
Actual returns FYTD (%) 4.15% 8.55% 6.52% 5.08% 1.65%
Actual returns 1 year (%) 7.47% 10.36% 10.15% 5.80% 1.96%
Actual returns 3 years (% pa) 9.46% 12.44% 6.33% 3.28% 1.88%
Actual returns 5 years (% pa) 7.14% 10.21% 7.58% 3.32% 2.06%
Actual returns 10 years (% pa) 9.62% 11.08% 11.65% 5.15% 2.83%
Actual returns since inception (% pa) 5.08% 5.30% 2.36% 5.11% 3.08%
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Net investment returns++ - updated monthly, returns are reported to the period ending 30 April 2019

Strategic Asset Allocation (SAA)
Plan Australian Shares
International Shares
Property
Fixed Interest
Cash
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Australian Shares
 
100%
 
0%
 
0%
 
0%
 
0%
International Shares
 
0%
 
100%
 
0%
 
0%
 
0%
Property
 
0%
 
0%
 
100%
 
0%
 
0%
Fixed Interest
 
0%
 
0%
 
0%
 
100%
 
0%
Cash
 
0%
 
0%
 
0%
 
0%
 
100%
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  • Asset type:
  • Growth
  • Defensive

Strategic Asset Allocation (SAA) - approved 28 August 2018

1 SuperRatings Smart database as at 31 March 2018. Based on an average balance of $50,000, GESB Super and West State Super's fees are below the industry median.

Level of investment risk is defined by Standard Risk Measure. Find out more about the Standard Risk Measure.

* Negligible probability of a negative absolute return over any 12-month period.

^ The Growth/Defensive split is the target allocation mix of Growth and Defensive assets.

+ Statement of fees and other costs are based on fees as at 2017/18 financial year. Includes all investment and administration fees and expenses for an account balance of $50,000. For more information, see the GESB Super schedule of fees. You should read all the information about fees and costs, because it is important to understand their impact on your investments.

++ All returns are reported net of Indirect Cost Ratio (ICR), are based on transactional prices, and include applicable taxes. The ICR includes all of the investment costs and any additional underlying costs relating to your investment.

Inception dates GESB Super Mix Your plan: Australian Shares, International Shares, Property and Fixed Interest 22 May 2007; Cash 31 May 2007.

All Mix Your plan strategies may contain a small strategic allocation to Cash for liquidity purposes. Mix Your plan Property option generally only invests in listed Property investments and is 100% hedged in Australian dollars. Mix Your plan International Shares is partially hedged into Australian dollars. Mix Your plan Fixed Interest invests in Investment Grade Bonds.

Our schemes are Exempt Public Sector Superannuation Schemes and are regulated by the State and not the Commonwealth.

The State guarantees to pay every benefit payable under a scheme, including the accumulation, retirement and defined benefit schemes. Benefit Payment Guarantee does not include investment market losses.

Performance information should be used as a guide only. The performance of your investment plan is not guaranteed and returns may move up or down depending on market conditions. Past performance should not be relied on as an indication of future performance.