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Equip annual summary 2018

Equip is here to deliver the best retirement results for our 75,000 members. That means acting in their best interests, delivering strong returns, and being transparent in the way we operate.

Or to put it another way - we're super fair and square. This is our story.

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Fund size

Equip is a $15 billion dollar super fund with approximately 75,000 members.

Funds under management
$ 15.2
billion
Approximately
75 k
members
  • VIC 37%
  • WA 22%
  • QLD 19%
  • NSW 11%
  • SA 5%

Geographic distribution

We have members throughout the country, with support services and offices in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane.

Demographics

Our members are evenly distributed across age groups, and tend to be male. 

Membership age

  • 20-29 11%
  • 30-39 27%
  • 40-49 27%
  • 50-59 22%
  • 60-69 7%
  • 70 + 5%

Male / Female breakdown

  • M 70%
  • F 30%

Industry sector diversity

  • Resources
    35%
  • Electricity and energy
    30%
  • Professional and technical
    10%
  • Wholesale trade
    6%
  • Manufacturing
    4%
  • Construction
    3%
  • Other
    12%

Industry Sector Diversity

Equip has a strong presence in the resources and energy sector, but our members come from all walks of life, and tend to earn more than national average.

Male / female average salary

Female $81k
Male $97k

Community

Equip engages with the community. Last year our Financial Planning team hosted 28 free seminars around the country.

14
VIC
4
NSW
3
QLD
3
SA
4
WA
187
workshops
2295
members attended

Workplace visits

We held 187 educational workshops and spoke to almost 2300 members at job sites.

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Technology

Equip launched a new website service and app in 2018. The two platforms offer a modern interface and improved functionality, making it easier for members to connect with their super.

Personalisation

Equip launched personalised video statements in 2018. This new initiative brings super to life, and converts numbers on a page into a compelling visual story.

Laptop and mobile phone

Investment returns

Better investment returns mean a better retirement income for members. Our 2017/2018 Balanced Growth option returned a very healthy 10.70% for members. This places us among the top ten performing funds in Australia.*

*Source: Chant West

Balanced Growth 10.7%
3 year return 8.4%
5 year return 9.8%
7 year return 9.4%
*Past performance is not an indication of future performance
Under management
$ 2.8
billion
Annual increase
35
percent

Financial Planning numbers

Our Financial Planning arm continues to grow, and has almost $2.8 billion in funds under management. That's a 35% increase

Member satisfaction

All the above adds up, and Equip’s member satisfaction scores continue to rise.

Member satisfaction
83%
Pension product satisfaction
94%
Returns over ten years
Top
10
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