2018 Annual Report

We have just released our 2018 Annual Report. Read all about a snapshot of our year, including our latest member growth and funds under management. Read all about our impact at home as well as around the world through community impact and environmental sustainability. There’s also a great story about how one of our impact […]

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 […]

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 […]

How your Super helps Youth CONNECT in Australia

Young people are one of our country’s most vulnerable groups, experiencing an alarming rate of homelessness in Australia. Churches of Christ in Queensland’s Youth CONNECT program, a Christian Super Impact Investment, is a Queensland-based program dedicated to supporting 15 to 25 years olds who are at risk of homelessness upon exiting statutory care. In 2016-2017 […]

All about impact investing

You don’t have to be a superhero to change the world. Impact investing makes it possible for ordinary people like you to make a positive impact in your lifetime. With so many critical needs and compelling causes in the world, many people may feel too overwhelmed to get involved. Impact investing gives anyone the opportunity […]

Super Health Check

As part of my role, I often speak with members about their superannuation. While each person is different, many tend to share the same sentiment about Super.  Generally, they find it is not a priority and/or too complicated. They then go on to share that when someone else mentions Super they have a sudden bout […]

Our response to the Productivity Commission Draft Report

Today the Productivity Commission released its draft report: “Superannuation: Assessing Efficiency and Competitiveness” The aim of this investigation was to “assess the efficiency and competitiveness of the superannuation system, and to develop alternative models for allocating default fund members to products”. We wholeheartedly welcome the report, and know it will help pave the way for […]

A Super Boost for Low- and Middle-Income Earners

Would you like $500 to boost your Super this year? If you’re a low to middle-income earner, you could be eligible to take advantage of the Federal Government’s Super Co-contribution Scheme.  What’s Government Co-contribution? Maybe you’ve heard about or participated in the co-contribution scheme before? The government helps low to middle-income earners save more for […]