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Protecting you. Protecting your super.

18 June 2018

On 1 July 2018, the Insurance in Superannuation Voluntary Code of Practice comes into effect. What is the code? The code was developed by the industry for two key reasons: to improve the insurance offered to super fund members; and to help members better understand the insured benefits they have in super. What’s Qantas Super’s […]

New Director elected to the Board

05 June 2018

Qantas Domestic’s Head of Performance Financial Planning, Hendrik Van Calcar, has been elected to the Qantas Superannuation Limited Board. Almost 580 members voted in the election for a Group E representative. View the results notice. Former Group E Director, Greg Manning, chose not to stand for re-election. Board Chair, Anne Ward, congratulated Hendrik: “I’m sure […]

Change to Cash investment option

29 March 2018

From 4 April 2018, the Cash investment option will be invested solely into a bank account with ANZ Bank. This change will mean a slightly higher rate of return compared to historical returns generated by the Cash investment option.  ANZ will pay interest on the cash held in the account at a rate equal to […]

Quitting investment in tobacco

29 March 2018

Effective immediately, Qantas Super will no longer invest in tobacco manufacturers. We are currently selling the small holdings we own. In announcing the decision, Chief Investment Officer Andrew Spence said: “Given the negative social costs and health problems associated with smoking, tobacco is at risk of becoming obsolete with growing acknowledgement globally that there is […]

Gateway: Change in exit fee in line with AWOTE

28 March 2018

In line with the change in the private sector average weekly ordinary time earnings (AWOTE) for the 12 months to 30 November 2017, the exit fee paid by members in Qantas Super Gateway will change from 1 April 2018. The exit fee, which reflects the charge paid to the administrator, will increase from $117.97 to […]

A tidy $200m for our members

14 February 2018

Qantas Super has reaped a whopping $200 million from the recent historic sale of the Asian renewable energy company, Equis. This money will all go into your super – you’ll see it through higher investment returns. Chief Investment Officer, Andrew Spence talks about… This investment win “In 2011 we identified Asian renewable energy as an […]

The markets and your super

09 February 2018

There’s been lots of coverage about share market performance in the past few days. These movements are a normal part of investing for the long-term. You may find this information useful. Investment returns have been relatively strong for an extended period of time. This is reflected in the excellent returns we’ve generated for members – […]

Congratulations to the winners of our Voice of the Member survey

14 December 2017

Thanks to all our members who entered the recent survey, gave us feedback and suggested an innovation that we could introduce to improve our products and services. A judging panel reviewed the entries, and chose the following winners: Fitbit Ionic Watch Stuart Beilby $100 Visa gift card Conrad Zgliniecki Darryl  May Ben Nicholls Ashley Rewkiewicz […]

Members move through Glidepath stage

05 December 2017

Two groups of members who are invested in Glidepath have moved to their next investment stage. This move between stages takes place when the average age of a membership group reaches a certain age. For members in the 1960-1964 group As the average age of the members has reached 55, this group has moved from […]

Market update for Q1 FY2018

09 November 2017

Qantas Super delivered positive performance in the first three months of the 2018 financial year. Here’s what happened in the quarter across global markets. China China has continued to surprise observers with its economic strength, improving the prospects for a transition to sustainable growth under the leadership of President Xi Jinping. Government infrastructure spending is […]