Australia Post Super Scheme to explore a merger with Sunsuper - 26/03/2021
The Australia Post Superannuation Scheme (APSS) has signed a non-binding Heads of Agreement with one of Australia’s fastest-growing funds, Sunsuper, to explore a merger.
QSuper and Sunsuper announce Heads of Agreement - 15/03/2021
The QSuper Board and Sunsuper Pty Ltd today announced they had signed a Heads of Agreement to merge and create a $200 billion superannuation fund, servicing two million members and open to all Australians.
QSuper and Sunsuper name Board and CEO for the future - 15/03/2021
QSuper and Sunsuper’s signing of a Heads of Agreement to pursue a merger comes with a joint announcement of the proposed leadership structure to support the creation of a $200 billion superannuation fund.
Sunsuper increases TPD insurance premiums - 11/11/2020
Sunsuper will be increasing Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) insurance premiums from 1 January 2021 for the first time since 2014.
Casual job opportunities up nearly 20% in September quarter - 23/10/2020
The latest Sunsuper Australian job index has today revealed that the number of casual job opportunities rose by 19.5% over the September quarter, and that contingent jobs, as a percentage of total employment vacancies, is at a record high.
Sunsuper Australian job index down 40% since January - 23/07/2020
The latest Sunsuper Australian Job Index of job advertisements online has today revealed that despite gains in May and June, the index remains 40.3% below its January 2020 level.
Sunsuper awarded Chant West‘s Super Fund of the Year - 14/05/2020
Sunsuper has again cemented its position as one of the super industry’s best performers by winning Chant West’s Super Fund of the Year award for the third time in four years.
Sunsuper prioritises early release payments for its members 11/05/20
We recognised these were extraordinary times and we wanted to help our members as quickly as possible. We've welcomed over sixty-five new casual staff to better support our members and 100% of Sunsuper payments were received within the 5-day period.
Sunsuper fraud controls measures protects member’s funds - 08/05/2020
Sunsuper’s fraud detection and control systems identified a member was impacted by recent fraudulent activity involving the early-access scheme. This statement was published in response to News Corp coverage of a Sunsuper member impacted by this fraudulent activity.
Sunsuper and QSuper begin formal due diligence to explore merger - 04/03/20
QSuper and Sunsuper have today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enter into a period of exclusive due diligence to explore a merger.
Australian contingent job vacancies experience successive quartile growth in 2019 - 22/01/2020
The latest Sunsuper Australian Job Index has today revealed that across 2019, contingent job vacancies (temporary, contract and casual work) experienced successive quarterly growth, while traditional permanent employment has struggled.
New Board appointments - 27/12/19
Cate Wood and Mark Goodey are appointed as directors of the Sunsuper Board.
Sunsuper to invest in Macquarie AirFinance - 19/12/2019
Sunsuper has agreed to take a 25% interest in Macquarie Group’s aircraft leasing business, Macquarie AirFinance.
Sunsuper announces adviser hub enhancements - 15/11/2019
Sunsuper has announced a raft of enhancements to its digital adviser platform in a bid to make it easier for financial advisers to service their clients’ accounts with the fund online.
Potential partnership discussions between Sunsuper and QSuper - 05/11/2019
You may have noticed a story running in the media this morning about a possible partnership between Sunsuper and QSuper.
Sunsuper rated Australia’s fund of the year…again - 31/10/2019
Sunsuper has again cemented its position as one of the superannuation industry’s best performers by winning the SuperRatings Super Fund of the Year award for the second time in three years.
Australian contingent job vacancies records the highest rate in three years - 30/10/2019
The latest Sunsuper Australian Job Index has revealed that for the first time since 2016, contingent vacancies represent more than 30% of all job advertisements.
Sunsuper appoints new CEO - 20/09/2019
Sunsuper has today announced that experienced financial services executive, Bernard Reilly, has been appointed to lead the Fund through the next phase of its development.
Sunsuper launches report confirming the value of financial advice - 05/09/2019
A report released by Sunsuper has found that 80% of Australians believe financial advice had given them more peace of mind with 77% believing advice had helped them feel better prepared for retirement.
Sunsuper awards its first green bond mandate to Affirmative Investment Management - 22/08/2019
Sunsuper has awarded its first green bond mandate of A$150 million to London-based impact fixed income manager, Affirmative Investment Management.
Growth in contract and temporary job opportunities surpass permanent vacancies - 29/07/2019
Sunsuper Australian Job Index finds there has been a shift from permanent to contingent job vacancies in the last quarter.
Sunsuper is reducing fees and costs - 28/06/2019
Sunsuper has announced it is reducing its fees and costs for members from 1 July.
Sunsuper records strong growth in Toowoomba - 28/06/2019
Sunsuper has seen more than a 15 per cent increase in the number of members in the Toowoomba region in the past 12 months.
Sunsuper CEO signals departure after period of stellar growth and transformation - 31/05/2019
Scott Hartley announced his intention to resign as Sunsuper’s CEO after leading the Fund through a period of industry-leading transformation and record growth.
Sunsuper pledges support for Uluru Statement - 24/05/2019
Sunsuper, along with 21 other financial institutions, yesterday pledged its support for the Uluru Statement from the Heart and its call for the establishment of a First Nations voice in the constitution.
Sunsuper again recognised at Chant West Awards - 23/05/2019
Sunsuper was last night awarded Best Fund: Member Services and Corporate Solutions Fund of the Year at Chant West’s Super Fund Awards in Sydney, recognising excellence in the super industry.
Finance job opportunities up 10% post Royal Commission – 17/04/2019
Job opportunities within the finance and insurance services sector were up 10% in the first quarter of 2019, continuing their recovery after Royal Commission related weakness.
Sunsuper and AustSafe merger finalised – 03/04/2019
Sunsuper has this week announced its successful merger with AustSafe Super, which means that one in five Queenslanders are now Sunsuper members
Vanguard releases its second 'How Australia Saves' report with Sunsuper - 20/03/2019
The report offers insights into how Australians manage their superannuation savings to deliver better outcomes for members.
Sunsuper enhances online services for advisers - 18/03/2019
New online services make it easier for financial advisers to do business with Sunsuper.
Sunsuper launches advice fee caps - 28/02/2019
Sunsuper has announced it will introduce financial advice fee caps in an effort to ensure that financial advice remains affordable and sustainable for its members.
Sunsuper reshapes executive team to continue targeting growth - 21/02/2019
Changes to Sunsuper's executive team allows the Fund to effectively execute its ambitious growth strategy, and ensure continued strong governance and risk management.
Finance job opportunities drop nearly 10% in wake of Royal Commission - 22/01/2019
The latest Sunsuper Australian Job Index has today revealed that over the last 12 months the permanent job market rose 11.4%, whereas contingent (temporary and contract) demand slipped 0.3%.
Sunsuper grows Retail Advice team to meet demand - 14/01/2019
Sunsuper has recruited two new business development managers within its Retail Advice team to keep up with the Fund’s growing expansion into the financial advice market.
Sunsuper wins big at SuperRatings Awards - 31/10/2018
Sunsuper has cemented its position as one of the superannuation industry’s best performers by winning SuperRatings 2019 Choice Super of the Year at the annual SuperRatings and Lonsec Fund of the Year Awards Dinner in Melbourne overnight.
Sunsuper launches super podcast series - 29/10/2018
Sunsuper has launched an exciting new podcast series called The New School of Super to meet members’ growing demand for timely, simplified and engaging financial information and education.
Permanent job vacancies up more than 10% year-on-year - 24/10/2018
The latest Sunsuper Australian Job Index has today revealed that although the job market fell slightly in the September quarter (-1.6%), contingent demand was up year-on-year, and permanent job opportunities grew by a massive 10.3% in the last year.
More than half of Aussie workers stressed at work at least weekly - 04/09/2018
A report released today by Sunsuper, one of Australia’s largest superannuation funds, has found that more than two thirds (68%) of Australian workers don’t feel in control at work and more than half (54%) feel stressed at least weekly.
Statement to News.com.au about Glenn Dickson and TPD Assist - 06/08/2018
As a profit-for-members fund our sole purpose is to act in the best interests of all our 1.3 million members, and we strongly believe that our TPD Assist insurance product serves this purpose.
Sunsuper announces new board appointment - 23/07/2018
Georgina Williams is appointed as a director of the board.
AustSafe Super and Sunsuper announce merger plans - 05/07/2018
AustSafe Super and Sunsuper have today announced that their respective boards have signed a Successor Fund Transfer Deed, which authorises a merger of the two funds with a target date of early 2019.
Sunsuper responds to ABC News story on TPD Assist insurance claims - 03/06/2018
Statement published in response to allegations made against Sunsuper and its TPD Assist policy in an ABC News story.
Sunsuper wins big at Chant West Awards - 24/05/2018
Sunsuper has outperformed its rivals and cemented its position as one of the best performers in the superannuation industry by winning Chant West’s Super Fund of the Year, for the second year in a row.
Sunsuper and Kinetic Super merger complete - 15/05/2018
Sunsuper has today announced it has successfully completed its merger with Kinetic Super.
Sunsuper and Kinetic Super merger on track to generate substantial customer benefits - 03/04/2018
Kinetic Super and Sunsuper members will benefit from $30 million per annum in cost savings post transition.
Sunsuper to be first fund compliant with Insurance Code of Practice - 26/03/2018
Sunsuper signs up for the Insurance in Superannuation Voluntary Code of Practice and will be compliant from 1 July.
Sunsuper and Kinetic Super jointly win Fund of the Year - 09/03/2018
In an unprecedented win Sunsuper and Kinetic Super jointly win Conexus Financial's Fund of the Year 2018.
Sunsuper announces board changes - 01/02/2018
Andrew Fraser has been appointed as the new chair of Sunsuper, effective February 1.
Sunsuper Board Announcement - 29/12/2017
Theresa Moltoni OAM has resigned from the Sunsuper Board effective from January 31, 2018.
Sunsuper is The Best of the Best - 01/12/2017
Sunsuper has been named 'The Best of the Best' amongst Australian superannuation funds, after winning Money magazine Best Superannuation Fund Manager as well as The Best Pension Fund Manager for 2018.
Sunsuper wins major industry award for customer service - 26/10/2017
Sunsuper has been recognised for its industry-leading customer service with the 2017 Customer Service Organisation of the Year Large Business award.
Sunsuper rated Australia's fund of the year...again - 13/10/2017
Sunsuper has again outperformed its rivals and cemented its position as the superannuation industry’s best performer by winning SuperRatings 2018 Super Fund of the Year.
Young family is $240,000 better off with financial advice - 11/10/2017
In a new report by one of Australia’s biggest super funds, Sunsuper has found that financial advice could help a young family enjoy more lifestyle choices and be $240,000 better off at retirement.
Sunsuper cuts fees for pensioners - 03/10/2017
Sunsuper has cut its administration fees for all its pension products to remain one of the most competitive funds in the industry for retirees.
Sunsuper says all contact centres should ask Australians 'R U OK?' - 14/09/2017
Sunsuper has thrown its support behind RUOK Day and is appealing to call centres across Australia to join Sunsuper in asking callers “Are you ok?” on Thursday 14 September...
Gender diversity at work perceived differently by the sexes: survey - 22/08/2017
New research from Sunsuper has found women are 20 per cent more likely than men to think equal gender representation in the workplace enhances culture and they're twice as likely to think an equitable gender split at leadership levels matters.
Kinetic Super and Sunsuper confirm merger - 24/07/2017
Leading industry superannuation funds, Kinetic Super and Sunsuper, today announced their respective Boards had signed a Successor Fund Transfer deed, which authorises a merger of the Funds.
Inaugural How Australia Saves report unlocks member level insights into Australia’s superannuation system - 07/06/2017
A landmark report providing insights into how superannuation policy settings and product designs flow through to member-level outcomes has been released today, with the launch of How Australia Saves 2017.
Sunsuper is Chant West fund of the year - 25/05/2017
Sunsuper has outperformed its rivals and cemented its position as one of the super industry’s best performers by winning Chant West’s Super Fund of the Year 2017.
Kinetic super and Sunsuper merger discussions underway - 12/04/2017
Leading industry superannuation funds, Kinetic Super and Sunsuper, have today announced their Boards have signed a Heads of Agreement, giving in principle support for a merger between the two funds.
Sunsuper's contact centre wins major industry award for the third year - 27/10/2016
Sunsuper's contact centre has been recognised for its industry-leading customer service for the third year running after winning The Service Excellence in a Medium Contact Centre Award (under 100 employees).
Sunsuper New Best Innovation Award, SuperRatings - 20/10/2016
SuperRatings recognised Sunsuper on 18 October 2016 for launching the most innovative product or feature over the past year – in terms of the size of the impact on a member’s retirement outcome and the number of members that could benefit from it.
Sunsuper partners with female startup accelerator program, SheStarts - 10/10/16
Sunsuper, one of Australia's most highly-rated super funds, is one of four major partners sponsoring SheStarts, which was launched by BlueChilli to close the gender gap in the tech industry.
Sunsuper continues to target growth in adviser market - 25/08/16
Less than 18 months after launching to the national financial advice community, Sunsuper has today announced the appointment of two new Business Development Managers and the introduction of an online portal for financial advisers, Adviser Online.
Sunsuper announces new board appointments - 12/07/16
Sunsuper has today announced the appointments of Theresa Moltoni OAM and Professor Mark Harvey to the position of directors of the board replacing outgoing Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) appointed directors Rob Hutchinson and Paul Lahiff.
Board Announcement - Paul Lahiff - 27/05/16
Paul Lahiff has retired from the Sunsuper Board effective from April 28, 2016.
Do you trust your managers…only 20% of employees do - 25/05/16
Sunsuper, one of Australia’s largest superannuation and retirement businesses, today launched its 2016 Australian Employee Insights Report. The report found that while less than half of Australians (46%) always trust their immediate manager and less than a quarter (24%) always trust senior management, only 20% admitted to always trusting both.
More than half of employees don’t find performance reviews useful - 25/05/2016
According to Sunsuper's 2016 Australian Employee Insights Report, only 48% of Australian workers said they found their company’s performance review process and the feedback they received useful.
Nearly three quarters of Australians don’t know the current SG rate - 25/05/2016
Sunsuper's 2016 Australian Employee Insights Report found that 72% of Australian workers don’t know that the current superannuation guarantee (SG) rate is 9.5%.
Sunsuper recognised at Chant West Awards - 05/05/2016
Sunsuper was last night awarded ‘Best Fund: Integrity’ and ‘Corporate Solutions Fund of the Year’ at Chant West’s Super Fund Awards in Sydney, recognising excellence in the super industry.
Sunsuper launches industry leading TPD insurance product - 26/04/2016
Sunsuper has today announced the launch of a new total and permanent disability (TPD) insurance product which will remove waiting periods for the majority of claims and focus on early intervention, vocational rehabilitation and, where possible, helping members return to work.
Investment industry leaders to join Sunsuper - 19/02/2016
Sunsuper has successfully attracted ex Vanguard Group managing director and chief investment officer George U. (Gus) Sauter out of retirement in the United States to join its investment committee. Mr Sauter will join one of the local investment market’s leading lights, Mr Rodney Green, who also recently joined the committee.
Sunsuper announces new board appointments - 09/02/2016
Sunsuper has today announced the appointments of Roslyn McLennan and Michael Clifford to the position of directors of the board replacing outgoing Queensland Council of Unions (QCU) directors Ron Monaghan and John Battams.
Sunsuper’s contact centre recognised in major service award - 11/11/2015
Sunsuper’s contact centre has been recognised for its customer service by Australia’s leading independent customer service organisation for the second year running.
Many women “scared” or “sad” by the thought of retirement - 09/11/2015
Nearly a quarter of women feel “sad’ or “scared” when they think about retirement, according to a new survey by one of Australia’s biggest superannuation businesses, Sunsuper.
Sunsuper appoints new CIO - 05/11/2015
Sunsuper has today announced the appointment of Ian Patrick to the role of its new chief investment officer.
Sunsuper and AIA Australia extend partnership to 2020 - 02/11/2015
Sunsuper has announced it will extend its partnership with AIA Australia to provide death, disablement and income protection insurance cover to its one million members beyond July 2016.
Sunsuper continues adviser growth - 25/9/2015
Sunsuper has today announced the appointment of Mr Mark Stubbings to the Fund's newly created role of Business Development Manager, supporting the Fund’s retail distribution strategy.
Sunsuper strengthens board governance with new appointments - 21/9/2015
Sunsuper has today announced the appointments of Mr Michael Traill AM and Mr Andrew Fraser to the positions of directors of the board.
Sunsuper CIO David Hartley retires - 06/08/2015
Sunsuper has announced the retirement of its long-serving chief investment office, David Hartley, after a 34-year career in the investment industry that includes 10 years with Sunsuper.
World's leading finologist to headline AFA roadshow - 12/06/2015
One of Australia’s largest superannuation funds, Sunsuper, is joining forces with the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) to bring world renowned US-based psychologist and PortfolioConstruction Forum’s recently appointed Chief Finology Officer, Dr David Lazenby, to Australia for the AFA National Roadshow in July.
Jenni Mack joins Sunsuper in historic board appointment - 04/06/2015
Sunsuper has today announced the appointment of one of the financial service industry’s most influential thought leaders and dedicated consumer advocates, Ms Jenni Mack, to the position of director of the board.
Sunsuper appoints chief economist - 22/05/2015
Sunsuper has today announced the appointment of Mr Brian Parker to the business's newly created role of chief economist.
Sunsuper recognised for member services - 07/05/2015
Sunsuper was last night awarded ‘Best Fund: Member Services’ at Chant West’s Super Fund Awards for the third year
Sunsuper helping members redefine retirement - 05/05/2015
Sunsuper recently launched an innovative online education site called The Dream Project which contains a range of tools, resources and inspiration to engage with members and help redefine their traditional views of retirement.
Sunsuper targets national growth - 27/04/2015
One of Australia’s biggest super and retirement businesses Sunsuper has signalled its intention to actively target national expansion with the recent appointment of three senior managers to its growth and advice division.
New report gives Australian businesses insight into employees - 20/04/2015
Sunsuper, one of Australia’s largest superannuation and retirement businesses, today launched its inaugural Australian Employee Insights Report.
Sunsuper and Vanguard enter strategic alliance - 09/03/2015
One of Australia’s biggest super and retirement businesses, Sunsuper, has entered into a strategic alliance with one of the world’s largest and most respected investment management companies, the Vanguard Group.
Women better at managing household finances - 05/03/2015
New research released today by Sunsuper has shown that 73% of women say they're better at managing the household finances and budget, compared to 69% of men.
Sunsuper announces new board and investment committee appointments - 06/02/2015
Sunsuper and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) have today announced the appointment of Paul Lahiff as a director of the board to replace Graham Heilbronn who retired in December.
Sunsuper Dreams for a Better World offers $150,000 in community grants - 19/01/2015
Sunsuper, one of Australia's largest superannuation funds, has relaunched its Dreams for a Better World community giving program which will now offer $150,000 in grants to Australian charities, not-for-profit groups and community organisations.
Sunsuper’s contact centre recognised in major service award - 09/10/2014
Sunsuper has added another prize to its trophy cabinet after winning a major national customer service award for its contact centre this week.
Sunsuper expands Investment Management capability - 18/09/2014
Sunsuper has grown its investment management capability with two new appointments to the Fund’s Investment team.
Sunsuper launches My2cents - 15/09/2014
One of Australia’s biggest super funds Sunsuper has announced plans to ramp up its customer insights and analytics capability with the public launch this week of its online member research community ‘My2cents’.
Survey: Majority of Australian businesses supported SG increase - 05/09/2014
A survey by Sunsuper, one of Australia’s largest superannuation funds, has found that 59% of businesses supported the increase to the Superannuation Guarantee (SG) rate, including 14% who strongly supported the rise.
Sunsuper heralds further national expansion - 02/07/2014
Sunsuper’s new CEO Scott Hartley has signalled the Fund’s intention to aggressively target national growth and firmly cement its position as one of the top ten superannuation funds in Australia.
Sunsuper recognised for member services - 22/05/2014
Sunsuper was last night awarded 'Best Fund: Member Services' at Chant West’s Super Fund Awards.
Sunsuper announces appointment of new board director - 28/03/2014
Sunsuper has today announced the appointment of Elizabeth Hallett to the position of director of the board.
Sunsuper appoints Investment Operations Manager - 05/03/2014
Sunsuper has appointed Lounarda David to the Fund’s newly created Investment Operations Manager role.
Discovery Holiday Parks positioned for further growth following successful ownership transition led by Sunsuper - 10/02/14
Discovery Holiday Parks (Discovery Parks) today announced the completion of a successful ownership transition through which Sunsuper, an existing major shareholder in Discovery Parks, has acquired a significant majority of the business from fellow shareholders Next Capital, Allegro Funds and Macquarie Funds.
Sunsuper grows digital offering for employers - 25/11/13
Sunsuper has today unveiled a range of enhancements to its digital offering for employers as part of the Fund’s commitment to become the industry leader in employer services and the easiest fund for employers to deal with.
Sunsuper appoints CEO - 12/11/13
The board of one of Australia’s largest superannuation funds, Sunsuper, has today announced the appointment of Scott Hartley as its new Chief Executive Officer.
Nine in ten Australians confused about the age pension - 18/09/13
A Sunsuper survey has found that 88% of Australians don’t know how much the age pension would provide them in retirement, even though one in three (34%) believe they’ll be completely reliant on it.
Statement from Sunsuper's Chairman - 01/08/13
Sunsuper has announced that following discussions over a period of time, Tony Lally has stepped down from his position as Chief Executive Officer of Sunsuper after 6 years of service.
Cooma grandmother wins $5k grant to help brain injured grandson - 04/07/13
The dream of Cooma woman Robyn Went to help her three-year-old brain injured grandson from Canberra receive five months of conductive education therapy has come true thanks to a $5,000 Sunsuper Dreams for a Better World grant.
42% of Aussies make some interesting admissions about what they’d rather do than manage their super - 1/07/13
While 46% of Australians say they actively monitor their super multiple times per year, many say they would rather spend their time doing anything but.
Sunsuper recognised for member services and insurance offering - 23/05/13
Sunsuper was last night awarded ‘Best Fund: Member Services’ and ‘Best Fund: Insurance’ at Chant West’s inaugural Super Fund Awards.
Sunsuper grows Product team - 16/05/13
Sunsuper has announced the appointment of three new product senior managers as the Fund continues to grow its strategic product management capabilities, following the creation of a new product division late last year.
Melbourne woman wins $5k grant to help niece with cerebral palsy - 15/05/13
The dream of Melbourne woman, Sally Desbois, to help her five-year old niece from the Gold Coast with cerebral palsy receive six months of conductive physical therapy has come true thanks to a $5,000 Sunsuper Dreams for a Better World grant.
Hendra woman wins $5k to help quadriplegic man continue his love of cycling - 10/04/13
Last year Trevor Ward from Chapel Hill spent nine months in hospital after a serious bike accident. The bike accident left him quadriplegic and unable to ride a regular bike.
Local woman wins $5k to help young girl with serious brain injury - 19/03/13
The dream of Paddington resident, Samantha Shumack, to help a 5-year old girl with a brain impairment receive a wheelchair lift for the family’s vehicle has come true thanks to a $5,000 Sunsuper Dreams for a Better World grant.
Gold Coast resident wins $5k to rescue abused horses - 14/12/12
Amanda Vella from Helensvale has won a $5,000 grant for her Save a Horse Australia Horse Rescue and Sanctuary in the November round of Sunsuper’s Dreams for a better world competition.
Local wins $5k to help young girl with Velo Cardio Facial Syndrome - 10/12/12
Mary Albury from Moorooka has won a $5,000 Sunsuper Dreams for a better world grant to help her friend’s daughter, Maya, with her ongoing medical costs.
Sunsuper welcomes Government announcement - 05/04/13
Tony Lally, chief executive officer of one of Australia’s biggest super funds, Sunsuper, has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement earlier today of changes to the superannuation system.
Two thirds of Australians think super will be a key election issue - 27/3/13
A survey by Sunsuper, one of Australia’s largest superannuation funds, has revealed that two thirds (68%) of Australians believe superannuation will be an important issue to watch in the lead up to the federal election.
Sunsuper wins first MySuper approval in the country - 15/02/13
Coming off the back of the announcement of its Fund of the Year 2013 awards, Sunsuper is proud to announce that it is the first super fund in Australia to secure approval from the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority to launch a MySuper product from later this year.