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Aware Super offers you the ability to move your SASS (deferred) benefit to a retirement income account so you can continue to benefit from the tax friendly super environment in retirement.

When you become an Aware Super member, you will continue to get access to retirement support and guidance from retirement experts.

Helping you retire with more

We’re retirement experts with the experience and expertise to safeguard the retirement savings our members have worked so hard to build.

Aware Super (formerly StatePlus) has been providing comprehensive financial planning services to SASS members, public sector employees and their families for over 30 years. This heritage drives our culture of authenticity, transparency, and a genuine desire to help our clients reach their financial and life goals.

Retire with Aware Super

Aware Super manages more than $30 billion for over 100,000 retirement members – more than any other profit-to-member fund in Australia. We understand the unique needs of retirees

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 Balanced Growth option, which is where your money is invested if you don’t make a choice, returned 8.7% over 10 years to 31 December 2021*.

*Past performance is not an indicator of future performance.

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.

How does Aware Super compare for retirement?

As one of Australia's largest~ industry superannuation funds, we put our members first. We do this by keeping our fees competitive and investing to deliver strong long-term returns*.

We're also one of the longest-standing providers of dedicated retirement investments in Australia. Our priority is to support members to draw a stable income from their retirement savings, while seeking the growth needed to protect their savings from the effects of inflation.

And unlike some retail funds which are owned by banks and insurance companies, we're owned by our members. Our profits go back into member benefits and other services to help you get the most out of your super.

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* SuperRatings Fund Crediting Rate Survey 30 September 2022 (SR 50 Growth (77-90) Index approximately 50 options). Aware Super Accumulation High Growth option delivered an average yearly return over 10 years to 30 September 2022 of 9.50% p.a. compared to the index median of 8.60% p.a. for the same period. Returns are net of investment fees, tax and implicit asset-based administration fees. Investment returns are not guaranteed. Past performance is not an indicator of future performance.
† Chant West Super Fund Fee Survey 30 September 2022, High Growth [81-100% in growth assets] investment option index and $50,000 account balance. Total fee includes combined administration, investment fees and costs. Aware Super MySuper – High Growth option total fee is 1.08% p.a compared to 1.33% p.a. (overall average - approximately 88 funds) and 1.44% p.a. (Retail fund average - approximately 18 funds). Fees and comparisons may differ for other investment options and account balances.
†† Aware Super Accumulation, RIS and TRIS members can access simple advice from a superannuation adviser at no extra cost as part of their membership. A fee is charged for comprehensive advice.
~ Based on the DEXXAR Industry Market Share Report June 2022 (includes VicSuper which is part of Aware Super).

As an Aware Super member you have access to:

Attend a free webinar

Join our experienced superannuation experts as they break down superannuation and finances into easy-to-understand topics through live webinars.


Book an appointment

At Aware Super, we are experts in your state super scheme and know the ins and outs of planning for a successful retirement. 

To help you make better decisions for your retirement, book today for a no cost, obligation free appointment with an Aware Super financial planner.

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