QSuper and Sunsuper merged to become Australian Retirement Trust on 28 February 2022. All Australian Retirement Trust media releases can be found here.

February 2022

QSuper applauds laws that benefit members (pdf)
One of Australia’s largest superannuation funds has welcomed the passage of legislation which will benefit its members across the age spectrum.

December 2021

QSuper and Sunsuper merger update (pdf)
Australian Retirement Trust, the $230 billion fund that will be formed through the proposed merger of QSuper and Sunsuper, has achieved a significant step with both funds’ boards approving the merger proceeding and executing an agreement to merge.

Introducing Australian Retirement Trust (pdf)
QSuper and Sunsuper have today announced that the $230 billion fund resulting from their proposed merger early next year will be called ‘Australian Retirement Trust’.

October 2021

QSuper and Sunsuper welcome merger legislation (pdf)
QSuper and Sunsuper welcome the passage of legislation essential to creating one of Australia’s largest superannuation funds managing more than $200 billion in retirement savings for two million members.

QSuper receives global award for Pension Innovation (pdf)
QSuper’s new, industry-first retirement product Lifetime Pension has received global recognition at the 2021 Pension & Investments’ (P&I) World Pension Summit Innovation Awards.

September 2021

QSuper and Sunsuper finalise merged fund executive team (pdf)
The executive team that will lead the $200 billion superannuation fund resulting from the planned merger of QSuper and Sunsuper has been finalised with two new appointments.

Funds welcome QLD legislation to support new national super fund (pdf)
Two major superannuation funds have welcomed Queensland Government legislation that will support the creation of a new national superannuation fund headquartered in Queensland.

June 2021

QSuper and Sunsuper set date for merger (pdf)
Since signing the Heads of Agreement in March, we have progressed our plans to create a $200 billion superannuation fund, headquartered in Queensland, open to all Australians.

QSuper/Sunsuper merged fund executive team announced (pdf)
The structure of the executive team that will lead the $200 billion superannuation fund resulting from the planned merger of QSuper and Sunsuper has been announced.

March 2021

QSuper and Sunsuper name Board and CEO for the future (pdf)
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.

QSuper and Sunsuper announce Heads of Agreement (pdf)
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.

CEO announces plans to step down (pdf)
QSuper Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mr Michael Pennisi, will step down in September 2021.

December 2020

QSuper and climate change (pdf)
QSuper will incorporate the carbon emissions targets of the Paris climate accord into a robust approach to investment decision making which will assess climate change risks and opportunities.

November 2020

QSuper welcomes retirement review, seeks stability (pdf)
One of Australia’s largest superannuation funds has welcomed the release of the federal government’s retirement income review and the focus it puts on improving the sustainability of the system.

October 2020

QSuper named Australia's Best Super Fund (pdf)
QSuper was today awarded SuperRatings and Lonsec Fund of the Year at the annual awards event recognising excellence in the superannuation industry.

QSuper financial advice update (pdf)
Following a decision in July to significantly change its financial advice offering, QSuper has implemented a new structure to support its advice delivery model.

September 2020

Why it pays to pay attention to your super statement (pdf)
With annual statements set to land in inboxes and mailboxes this month, one of the country’s largest superannuation funds, QSuper is urging Australians to pay attention.

August 2020

Socially Responsible Investments look for positive change
QSuper’s new Socially Responsible investment (SRI) option is targeting investments that contribute positively to environmental and social challenges.

July 2020

QSuper updates advice model (pdf)
Following a recent review of its financial advice model, QSuper has committed to a significant expansion of personal advice topics it will provide to its members.

May 2020

QSuper named Australia's Pension Fund of the Year (pdf)
QSuper has once again been awarded Chant West Pension Fund of the Year, recognising our Retirement Income account as the best in Australia for the second year in a row.

Survey reveals Queenslanders less likely to access super during the COVID-19 crisis (pdf)
While 70% of Queenslanders say the coronavirus will have a financial impact on their family, the majority wouldn’t draw on their superannuation to get through the crisis.

QSuper concerned but not appealing AFCA jurisdiction (pdf)
QSuper has decided not to seek leave to appeal to the High Court over a judgement in an insurance case by the Full Bench of the Federal Court.

April 2020

Response to member questions on QSuper Sunsuper MOU (pdf)
During an online broadcast and Q&A hosted by QSuper CIO, Charles Woodhouse on Wednesday April 15, several members asked whether the coronavirus situation had affected the current period of exclusive due diligence between QSuper and Sunsuper.

QSuper an industry leader in times of volatility (pdf)
Despite the ongoing market volatility, QSuper’s Balanced investment option finished the quarter as an industry leader in investment performance over both the short and long-term.

March 2020

QSuper protects members' insurance (pdf)
The superannuation fund that covers Queensland Government workers has extended insurance coverage so new default members are immediately covered against pandemic-related illnesses.

QSuper & Sunsuper announce agreement to enter exclusive due diligence (pdf)
QSuper and Sunsuper have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to enter into a period of exclusive due diligence to explore a merger.

January 2020

QSuper's response to a question about fees (pdf)
QSuper is committed to keeping our fees low as demonstrated by our fees being among the lowest of any super fund in Australia.

QSuper adds to American real estate assets (pdf)
QSuper has added to its north American property portfolio through the recent purchase of two buildings.

December 2019

QSuper names new chair (pdf)
Queensland's largest superannuation fund has appointed one of the state’s most experienced finance executives and company directors as its new chair.

Information on the Qld Government announcement re: Defined Benefits (pdf)
The Queensland Government has announced that it will create a “Queensland Future Fund” as part of its plan to meet the Government’s debt obligations.

November 2019

Joint statement by QSuper and Sunsuper (pdf)
QSuper and Sunsuper today confirmed they are engaged in preliminary, non-binding discussions about a possible partnership.

October 2019

QSuper named Pension of the Year (pdf)

Queenslanders more confident about today than the future (pdf)

QSuper expands American assets (pdf)

September 2019

QSuper welcomes certainty of inquiry (pdf)

Ten tips to keep your superannuation secure (pdf)

QSuper members downsize their homes to upsize their super (pdf)

QSuper calls on business community to combat domestic violence (pdf)

QSuper backs Women of the World (pdf)

August 2019

QSuper head proclaims benefits of superannuation (pdf)

July 2019

QSuper names Charles Woodhouse as Chief Investment Officer (pdf)

Insurance reforms carry risk (pdf)

Unique investment strategies supercharge Queensland (pdf)

QSuper at top of rankings (pdf)

June 2019

Super community event for Thursday Island (pdf)

May 2019

QSuper supports new program for regional women fleeing domestic violence (pdf)

QSuper adjusts insurance policies (pdf)

Standard meanings could benefit insurance customers (pdf)