Property

Objective

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

Who should invest?

Those who wish to generate investment returns through investing in property and accept that this option involves a moderate level of risk.

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 to 7 year periods.

Risk objective

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

Long-term strategic investment mix

100% growth assets

Property option investment mix and asset ranges

Property pie chart

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.

Property option returns

  Accumulation returns TelstraSuper RetireAccess returns
2015/2016 13.34% 13.82%
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. The accumulation investment returns are net of investment fees and investment taxes, but before deducting any administration fee or indirect administration cost. The TelstraSuper RetireAccess investment returns are net of investment fees but before deducting any administration fee or indirect administration cost.

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.