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Helping you feel confident about retirement

What does retirement mean to you?

Retirement goals are different for everyone, but thinking about the question is a great first step towards approaching retirement with confidence.

Our retirement guide is a helpful place to start. You’ll find:

  • answers to common questions about retirement
  • stories from other members
  • activities to help you plan ahead
  • retirement planning checklist.
“Not understanding how super works is normal. It’s not a sign of ignorance. The most common conversations I have are with people who are learning along the way.”

David – Member support team, Aware Super

What you'll find in each chapter of the guide

  • How to get started with the right support
  • Retirement and life - how to retire well
  • Retirement and part-time work
  • Answers to your most asked questions
  • Retirement readiness checklist

Why retire with Aware Super?

Aware Super manages about $35 billion for over 110,000 members – amongst the leading retirement providers in Australia.*

Specially designed investment approach

Our experts have created specific retirement investment options to help your savings go the distance. They're designed to deliver strong returns and aim to reduce the impact of market falls.

Strong long-term returns

Our Conservative Balanced option, which is where your money is invested if you don’t make a choice, delivered an average return of 6.55% p.a. over 10 years to 31 December 2023.^

We’re here for you

As an Aware Super member, you can access a range of seminars, webinars and advice options. Let us help you get set for your best retirement.

Index median of 6.32% p.a. for the same period. Source: SuperRatings Pension Fund Crediting Rate (PCRS) Survey (SRP25 Conservative Balanced (41-59) Index) (approx. 25 options). Returns are after investment fees and costs, transaction costs, tax on investment income and any implicit admin fees. Past performance is not an indicator of future performance.

*Based on the DEXXAR Industry Market Share Report June 2023 (includes VicSuper which is part of Aware Super)

See how you’re tracking for retirement

Our online tool helps members work out how much income you will need in retirement.

Need help or guidance?

Attend a retirement webinar

Join our experts as they break down super and finances into easy-to-understand topics through our live webinar education series.

Not quite ready to retire?

Learn about the simple steps you can take today to help your super to go the distance.

Speak to a financial planner

A financial planner can work through complex financial matters and help you create the right strategies to achieve your financial goals in retirement. They’ll explain any next steps, fees and charges before progressing.