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Energy Super: Performance and fees

Energy Super is a Brisbane-based super fund for workers in the energy industry, however anyone is welcome to join. It offers an extensive list of investment options for members.

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Energy Super performance and fees

When joining the fund you'll be placed in the MySuper option initially which is the default 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.)

Energy Super Australian Shares

Energy Super Australian Shares
+18.5%
+13.83%
+9.97%
+11.36%
$270
This is a high-risk investment option that aims to deliver higher returns over the long term.

Energy Super Growth

Energy Super Growth
+17.26%
+11.43%
+9.28%
+10.74%
$555
This is a high-risk investment option that aims to deliver higher returns over the long term.

Energy Super International Shares

Energy Super International Shares
+18.36%
+17.62%
+13.65%
+14.35%
$350
This is a high-risk investment option that aims to deliver higher returns over the long term.

Energy Super Stable

Energy Super Stable
+8.64%
+5.75%
+5.1%
+6.14%
$435

Energy Super Fixed Interest

Energy Super Fixed Interest
-3.26%
+2.32%
+2.49%
New Fund
$240

Energy Super Capital Managed

Energy Super Capital Managed
+11.09%
+7.8%
+6.53%
+7.61%
$440

Energy Super MySuper

Energy Super MySuper
New Fund
New Fund
New Fund
New Fund
$530

Energy Super Balanced

Energy Super Balanced
+13.97%
+9.38%
+7.88%
+9.28%
$545
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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.

Facts and features of Energy Super

  • Merged with LGIAsuper. Energy Super merged with LGIAsuper in 2021, however both brands have been maintained. The merger created Queensland's biggest super fund.
  • Industry Super Fund. Energy Super is an industry fund originally designed for employees in the energy 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 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 large range of pre-mixed investment options that each have a different risk level and asset allocation.

Energy Super investment options

Members can choose between a large range of pre-mixed fund options and single sector options. The MySuper option is the default product for member when they join and don't make an investment choice.

  • MySuper (Medium to High risk)
  • Cash Enhanced (Very Low risk)
  • Stable (Low to Medium risk)
  • Fixed Interest (Low to Medium risk)
  • Capital Managed (Medium risk)
  • Balanced (Medium to High risk)
  • Socially Responsible Balanced (Medium to High risk)
  • Growth (High risk)
  • Indexed Balanced (High)
  • International Shares (High)
  • Australian Shares (High)

Energy Super default insurance cover

Eligible members will receive the following default Life 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.

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 Energy Super

You don't need to be working in the energy industry to join this fund. You can join online by completing the application form on Energy Super'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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