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October 2020 Market Update

Our Chief Investment Officer Mark Rider explains what has happened in the first quarter of the new financial year and what we expect to see moving forward.   What has happened in recent months? The COVID-19 pandemic continues to dominate the global economic outlook. After the spread of the virus slowed in most developed market … Read more

The 2020-21 Federal Budget and What it Means For Your Super

The 2020-21 Federal Budget was recently announced. Here is a summary of the changes that will impact your super.   Overview The Government has announced a series of reforms for superannuation, called Your Future, Your Super. These changes will take effect on 1 July 2021.* Four key changes have been announced: Your superannuation will automatically … Read more

Year of Impact 2020

Our CEO Ross Piper reflects on FY2020 in the introduction to our latest Year of Impact: I’d like to start by acknowledging the extraordinary efforts of our members all around Australia, who continue to serve in various roles through this challenging season. Many of our members work in education, human services and Christian ministry, and … Read more

Interview With Our Outgoing CIO Tim Macready

We recently had a chat with our outgoing CIO Tim Macready, about his time at Christian Super, his work with impact investing and his upcoming move to Brightlight.  How long have you been with Christian Super? I joined Christian Super 15 years ago in October 2005. What was Christian Super like when you started? We … Read more

Christian Super & Arrow Leadership Sponsorship

We are pleased to announce we are offering to sponsor a Christian Super member for the Arrow Leadership Education Executive Leaders Program in 2021. The Education Executive Leaders Program focuses on developing transformational leaders, who will engage their organisation or school to bring about renewal and change.   Who can apply? This year long transformational leadership … Read more

July 2020 Market Update

Our Chief Investment Officer Tim Macready explains what happened in financial markets during the 2019/20 financial year as a result of COVID-19, and how this has impacted your super. Watch our video summary, or read more details below.   How did my super perform last year? According to research company Chant West, the median growth investment option^ finished the … Read more

Carry Forward and Bring Forward Rules

A new way to top up your super, tax effectively. Carry forward rule – Concessional Contributions Bring forward rule – Non-Concessional Contributions Your super is the only investment you have that offers a favourable tax treatment over time. A lower tax rate means you have more available funds to fulfil a purposeful retirement. Tax advantages … Read more