SuperRatings Award Winners

SuperRatings' prestigious awards seek to recognise the best of the best within the superannuation industry.

Fund of The Year

This premier award is presented to the superannuation fund that has provided the best cumulative value for accumulation and pension services for its members.

2015: Telstra Super
2014: REST
2013: Sunsuper
2012: Sunsuper
2011: AustralianSuper
2010: REST

Super of The Year

Awarded to the fund that in our assessment has provided the best value for money to its members during the accumulation phase.

2015: Telstra Super
2014: Telstra Super
2013: AustralianSuper
2012: Telstra Super
2011: CareSuper

Pension of The Year

Awarded to the fund that in our assessment has provided the best value for money to its members during the retirement phase.

2015: REST Pension
2014: REST Pension
2013: HOSTPLUS Pension
2012: Catholic Super Pension
2011: Sunsuper Pension
2010: Sunsuper Pension

Best New Product

Like the name suggests, this award is presented to the fund that develops and launches the most innovative products or services, adding significant benefit or functionality for members.

2015: ANZ Smart Choice Super's Paperless Rollover Tool
2014: Suncorp Everyday Super
2013: ING DIRECT Living Super
2012: Intrust Super
2011: ING MoneyForLife
2010: AMP Flexible Super

Rising Star

The Rising Star Award seeks to recognise the fund that has excelled in terms of enhancing their value proposition to members through significantly improved services and benefits.

2015: Energy Industries Superannuation Scheme
2014: Retirement Benefits Fund
2013: Australian Ethical Super
2012: OnePath OneAnswer
2011: Officers' Superannuation Fund
2010: ESSSuper

Fast Mover

This is awarded to the fastest growing fund in the industry. Typically a leader in terms of product positioning, promotion and distribution strategies.

2015: ANZ Smart Choice Super
2014: ING DIRECT Living Super
2013: Asgard Infinity eWrap
2012: AMP Flexible Super
2011: BT Super for Life

Infinity Award

Introduced in 2008, this award is given to the fund that best demonstrates their commitment to addressing its environmental and ethical responsibilities.

2015: Announced early 2015
2014: Local Government Super
2013: Christian Super
2012: Local Government Super
2011: Local Government Super
2010: Christian Super



Super Funds Lose Ground In April

May 18th 2015

Superannuation funds have been hit by difficult investment conditions, with the median Balanced fund falling 0.4 per cent during April. Despite the fall, the wide range of assets within Balanced funds helped quarantine even greater losses during the month.

Low Super Fees Far From Best

April 27th 2015

SuperRatings has completed its 12th year of superannuation industry benchmarking and the results continue to show that fees are not the most important factor to make comparisons between funds. Our findings also provide some interesting discussion points.