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AvSuper: Superannuation for the aviation industry

See AvSuper investment options, past performance and fees here plus steps on how to join the super fund.

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AvSuper performance and fees

When joining the fund you'll be placed in the AvSuper Growth option initially which is the default MySuper option, however you can switch to another investment option at any time.

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Name Product Last 1 year performance (p.a.) Last 3 year performance (p.a.) Last 5 year performance (p.a.) Last 10 year performance (p.a.) Fees on $50k balance (p.a.)

AvSuper Stable Growth

AvSuper Stable Growth
New Fund

AvSuper Australian Shares

AvSuper Australian Shares
New Fund
New Fund
New Fund
This is a high-risk investment option that aims to deliver higher returns over the long term.

AvSuper Growth

AvSuper Growth
New Fund

AvSuper International Shares

AvSuper International Shares
New Fund
New Fund
New Fund
This is a high-risk investment option that aims to deliver higher returns over the long term.

AvSuper Conservative Growth

AvSuper Conservative Growth
New Fund

AvSuper High Growth

AvSuper High Growth
New Fund
This is a high-risk investment option that aims to deliver higher returns over the long term.

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The information in the table is based on data provided by Chant West Pty Ltd (AFSL 255320) which is itself supplied by third parties. While such information is believed to be accurate, Chant West does not accept responsibility for any inaccuracy in such information. Chant West’s Financial Services Guide is available at https://www.chantwest.com.au/financial-services-guide . Finder offers no guarantees or warranties about the data and we recommend that users make their own enquiries before relying on this information. Performance, fees and insurance data is based on each fund's default MySuper product. Where the performance, fees and insurance data for the MySuper fund vary according to the member's age, results for individuals between 40-49 years of age have been shown. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.

Quick facts on AvSuper

  • Industry Super Fund. AvSuper is an industry fund originally designed for employees in the aviation industry, however it is now open to everyone to join.
  • Default insurance options. Eligible members will get default insurance cover when joining the fund with no medical exams.
  • MySuper product. The MySuper Growth investment option is the default investment option for all members when joining the fund, unless you choose otherwise.
  • Pre-mixed investment options. Members can choose between a range of different pre-mixed investment options that each have a different risk level and asset allocation.
  • Underperformed its performance benchmark. AvSuper was listed by regulator APRA as underperforming its benchmark in 2021. This means it's MySuper product delivered lower returns for members than it set out to achieve, and lower returns compared to the majority of other funds in the market.

AvSuper investment options

Members can choose between a range of pre-mixed, diversified investment options or single sector investment options. If you don't make an investment choice, you'll be placed in the Growth option, which is the default MySuper investment product designed to suit most members.

Pre-mixed investment options

  • Growth (MySuper)
  • Conservative Growth
  • Stable Growth
  • Balanced Growth
  • Diversified Indexed
  • High Growth

Sector investment options

If you want more control over super, you can put together your own investment mix using one or more of the following individual sector options.

  • Australian Shares
  • International Shares
  • Cash

AvSuper default insurance cover

Eligible members will receive the following default insurance cover when joining:

  • Death: This cover provides a lump sum payment to your nominated beneficiaries in the event of your death.
  • Total and Permanent Disablement (TPD): This cover provides a lump sum payment to you in the event that you become permanently disabled.
  • Income Protection: This cover is paid out in the even you can't work and lose your income.

You'll get a default, basic level of cover for the above insurances, however you can apply to increase your level of cover at any time if you think it's the right choice for you. You can also opt out of all insurance cover all together.

How to join AvSuper

You can join online by completing the application form on AvSuper's website. The application form should take you around 10-20 minutes to complete, and you'll need to provide the following bits of information:

  • Your full name, date of birth and contact information
  • Your Australian residential address
  • Your phone number and email address
  • Your tax file number (TFN)
  • Your chosen investment option (if you want to invest in something other than the Balanced option) and insurance cover
  • Details of your existing super fund if you'd like to consolidate your super

Once your application has been completed successfully, you'll receive your membership details by email. You can then give these to your employer so they can start paying your superannuation guarantee payments into your new fund.

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