Property option

Important information

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To build an investment portfolio to achieve the stated return within the stated risk parameters over the specified timeframe.

Who should invest?

Those who accept that this option involves a moderate level of risk to achieve income returns and capital growth over the longer term.

Investment strategy

The Property option invests exclusively in property-based assets, including both listed property and direct property. For diversification reasons, this may include investment in international property and mortgages or loans secured by property assets.

Return objective

Outperform CPI + 3% p.a.

Investment timeframe

5 - 7 years

Risk objective

A medium to high level of risk generating 3 to less than 4 negative annual returns over any 20 period.

Long-term investment mix

100% growth assets

Property option investment mix and asset ranges*

Property investment option pie chart


Property option returns

Accumulation returns

Telstra Super RetireAccess® returns

2015/2016 13.34%
2014/2015 10.78% 12.99%
2013/2014 12.95% 14.76%
2012/2013   8.89%  10.84%
2011/2012 5.26% 6.41%
5 year returns 10.20% 11.72%

Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. Further information

The aim of this information is to provide members with investment objective and strategy details (including investment mix) that we consider members reasonably need to understand the fund's investments and reflect the manner in which objectives and strategies have been formulated by the Trustee pursuant to superannuation law and discretionary powers under the Trust Deed..