Our thoughts on the Royal Commission Final Report

After almost a year of hearings and deliberations, the final report from the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry was released yesterday. The report contains 76 recommendations, 9 of which are about superannuation. We welcome the Commissioner’s recommendations, as they reflect the principles and practices that are foundational to […]

A long-term investment strategy that pays off

There are a number of things to consider when planning for a purposeful retirement. At Christian Super we help members prepare for retirement by focusing on achieving strong long-term results. We offer a range of investment options to cater for different risk appetites (i.e. the amount you are willing to potentially lose to try and […]

Productivity Commission Report

Today the media began reporting on the Productivity Commission’s final report on super, called “Superannuation: Assessing Efficiency and Competitiveness”. The aim of the Productivity Commission’s investigation was to “assess the efficiency and competitiveness of the superannuation system, and to develop alternative models for allocating default fund members to products”. Christian Super welcomes the report as we […]

Insurance in Superannuation Voluntary Code of Practice – Transition Plan

Christian Super is pleased to announce our intent to comply with the Insurance in Superannuation Voluntary Code of Practice, which reflects our long-standing aim to be transparent, honest and timely in the way that we communicate with our members about their insurances. The Code has been developed to increase the overall standard of insurance provided […]

Market Update – October 2018

As reported in the news, global markets became jittery during October 2018. This has been caused by a number of drivers including: Fears that corporate earnings growth have reached their peak, Increased trade tensions, particularly between the US and China, and A number of interest rate increases, led by the US Fed. These concerns have […]

Justice Conference 2018 – Double pass giveaway

Christian Super is proud to partner with The Justice Conference, one of Australia’s largest social justice gatherings held in Melbourne from 26 – 27 October 2018. Featuring Internationally-renowned speakers, thinkers and leaders like Krish Kandiah (UK), Lisa Sharon Harper (US), Pastor Ray Minniecon (Aust), Rev Joel Edwards (UK), Dr Melba Maggay (PHL), Jenny Yang (US), […]

How your Super is helping reduce food waste

London-based startup Winnow Solutions, a Christian Super Impact Investment through Circularity Capital, is on a mission to dramatically reduce food waste in commercial kitchens globally by using a simple tech solution. Restaurants and commercial kitchens around the world generate an estimated US$100 billion in food waste every year. Winnow has successfully developed an innovative tablet-based system that […]

2018 Member Statements FAQs

You should very soon be receiving an email about your annual member statement. Here we answer some Frequently Asked Questions about statements. We also invite you take this opportunity to make sure your account details are up to date. Read on. 1. How do I access my statement online? Login to MemberAccess with your member […]

Our reflections on the Royal Commission

As many of you may have noticed the Financial Services Royal Commission turned its attention to superannuation over the past month. During this process a number of activities undertaken by providers in the industry were questioned. The commissioner asked participants to justify how various aspects of their Fund’s operations were conducted in the interests of […]