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Time to think ahead

Six silly season savings tips

Australians spent around $50 billion[1] in the lead-up to Christmas last year, which means there is plenty of room to save. Here are six tips from ME on how to enjoy the fun and festivity without a New Year financial hangover. 1. Plan ahead Lists go hand in hand with Christmas, and they’re not always […]

We need to share another important update on new Federal Government laws that came into effect from 1 November 2019 and which may impact you if you have insurance inside super with us or any other fund. Super account balance below $6,000? Your cover is at risk of being cancelled on 1 April 2020. Like […]

2018/19 Annual Report

The Fund’s 2018/19 Annual Report is available online, with in-depth details on the Fund’s financials and governance. This year’s report includes: an ‘at a glance’ summary of the Fund’s deliverables during 2018/19 in-depth information and features on the Board, Executive and other individuals who take care of your Fund a breakdown of the Fund’s financials […]

First Super welcomed members and other stakeholders from across the country to its Annual Members’ Meeting on Tuesday 19 November. The Fund hosted live events at the Jasper Hotel in Melbourne and the Traralgon Greyhound Racing Club. For the first time, the event was also live streamed, so that members unable to attend in person […]

After a huge year for creative communications to our members, First Super walked away double winners at the AIST Awards for Excellence on 4 December. The Australian Institute for Superannuation Trustees (AIST) – which is the peak body for profit-to-member super funds – holds it awards program to recognise the achievements of funds like ours […]

First Super makes MySuper Top Ten

The super regulator’s recent review of super fund performance named First Super as sixth out of 85 providers, as industry super funds continue to lead the market. Industry Super Australia (ISA) has used latest figures from the super industry regulator to rank the country’s 60 registered MySuper products – and First Super made the top […]

Don’t panic on investments

Amid concerns about a possible recession, a share markets expert explains why now is not the time to make a panicked decision on your super investment option. Rising talks of a recession, interest rates moving towards negative territory and tumbling stock markets have given people plenty of reason to worry. However, letting the negative data […]

Annual Members’ Meeting 2019

All First Super members are invited to our Annual Members’ Meeting on Tuesday 19 November. Members of the Trustee Board and Executive Management Team will be on hand to provide an update on: how your super fund performed over the past financial year; changes to super legislation; and what’s planned within the Fund for the […]