On Demand

Members facing redundancy may benefit from our information session outlining their super options. This session looks at the financial decisions and retirement planning, providing an overview of:

- how your entitlements are taxed,
- options to replace your income,
- important decisions to make now,
- sources of further information,
- key issues to consider when entering retirement, and
- how UniSuper can assist with personal financial advice.

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This webcast outlines the legislated changes to superannuation set to take effect during 2017 and explains the potential impact these changes may have on our members.


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The rules and terminology surrounding super are complicated. Coupled with this, the rules tend to change from year to year. So it’s understandable if it all seems a little daunting. This seminar seeks to introduce you to UniSuper’s flexible products for new and existing members.

Please join us if you’d like to hear more about:

  • how UniSuper super works
  • membership categories
  • investment and insurance options
  • services and benefits available to you.




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Once you have an understanding of the basics of super you may realise there are many benefits attached to growing your wealth within what is generally regarded as a very tax friendly environment. This seminar aims to take away the confusion around the different type of contributions to super. It is suitable for all members and will cover:

  • the types of contributions available and how they are taxed
  • the contribution limits that apply
  • incentives to contribute to super such as the spouse rebate
  • the benefits of salary sacrificing into super



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Deciding what to do when it’s time to use your super for retirement can be daunting. This seminar aims to explain the common options available to generate income and fund your retirement goals.


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This webcast provides members with the key issues to consider when entering retirement. Whether planning for an immediate retirement or just seeking to gain a better understanding of the central issues, this comprehensive seminar includes information on:

  • accessing superannuation benefits
  • retirement income streams
  • Centrelink benefits overview
  • estate planning considerations



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Presented by a Financial Information Service Officer from the Department of Human Resources, this webcast outlines some key considerations for members approaching retirement. Whether planning for an immediate retirement or simply seeking to gain a better understanding of Centrelink issues, this webcast covers areas including:

• Work Bonus 
• Claiming Pensions
• Income and Asset Tests (including proposed changes 1/1/2017)
• Rights and Obligations
• Concessions



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Listen to our Federal Budget update that took place Thursday, 11 May 2017.


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Presented by Dr Jon Glass, this webcast discusses non-financial aspects of retirement including a concept Dr Glass calls ‘Mastery in retirement’.

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Home care can be quite complex with a number of different options and types of assistance available. These also range in cost and accessibility and it can often be difficult to work out which approach might be suited to your situation. Join industry expert Margaret Harrison from Signpost Aged Care Services to learn about the services that are available, how to access them, and how much they generally cost


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There are a number of different residential options when it comes to aged care. These include granny flat arrangements, retirement villages, residential facilities such as hostels or nursing homes, and supported residential services. Join industry expert Margaret Harrison from Signpost Aged Care Services to learn about the available options. 


On Demand

The rules and terminology surrounding super are complicated. Coupled with this, the rules tend to change from year to year. So it’s understandable if it all seems a little daunting. This webcast seeks to introduce you to UniSuper’s flexible products for new and existing members.

Please join us if you’d like to hear more about:

  • how UniSuper super works
  • membership categories
  • investment and insurance options
  • services and benefits available to you.




Oct 04, 2017 01:00 PM AEDT

There are a number of pieces of legislation that have either taken effect or are currently in the works. Join our Industry & Public Policy Manager, Benedict Davies, for a discussion on what's happening in Canberra (related to super).


Sep 26, 2017 01:00 PM AEST

This webcast provides members with the key issues to consider when entering retirement. Whether planning for an immediate retirement or just seeking to gain a better understanding of the central issues, this comprehensive seminar includes information on:

  • accessing superannuation benefits
  • retirement income streams
  • Centrelink benefits overview
  • estate planning considerations



Sep 27, 2017 01:00 PM AEST

Deciding what to do when it’s time to use your super for retirement can be daunting. This webinar aims to explain the common options available to generate income and fund your retirement goals.

Topics discussed include:

  • challenges in retirement
  • pension options including annuities and account-based pensions
  • risks and benefits of different income options
  • the effect of income options on the Age Pension



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In this video we explore how UniSuper constructs its Balanced investment option and what makes it unique.


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John Pearce reflects on the market rebound following Trump’s election, and the apparent move into a cyclical upswing in the business cycle. He also explains why we’ve seen some volatility in the recent returns of investment options with exposure to infrastructure and property


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Join CIO John Pearce for a look at the post-Brexit economy, pros and cons of the latest interest rate cuts, and a glance at the year that was—and the year to come.


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In this update, John Pearce explains why he’s still concerned about property prices, takes us through the basics of bonds and ‘indexing’, and shares his thoughts on whether the market’s in bubble territory—and likely to pop any time soon.


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UniSuper's Chief Investment Officer, John Pearce, answers five questions about the turbulence in investment markets in early 2016.


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In this short video, John Pearce provides his insights on the year’s returns to date, touching on the relationship between elections, politics and the markets.


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John Pearce reflects on UniSuper’s best and worst performing investment options over the last financial year. He also takes a look at whether or not Australian banks really are ‘the big end of town’.


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This video features UniSuper Advice financial adviser Dale Eriksen talking about retirement planning, and how to work out whether you're on track to reach your retirement goals.


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Join UniSuper CIO John Pearce as he shares his insights on the US election result and how it may impact investments—and your super.


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Join CIO John Pearce as he shares his thoughts on some of our major investment holdings—Telstra, DUET and Sydney Airport—the arrival of Amazon in Australia, and the overall performance of the Australian stock market.


Nov 14, 2017 01:00 PM AEDT

Presented by a Financial Information Service Officer from the Department of Human Resources, this webcast outlines some key considerations for members approaching retirement. Whether planning for an immediate retirement or simply seeking to gain a better understanding of Centrelink issues, this webcast covers areas including:

• Work Bonus 
• Claiming Pensions
• Income and Asset Tests (including proposed changes 1/1/2017)
• Rights and Obligations
• Concessions



Nov 15, 2017 01:00 PM AEDT

Award-winnning journalist, John F. Wasik, once stated that elder financial abuse could become the crime of the 21st Century. So how does it actually happen, and what measures can you put in place to ensure it won't happen to you or your loved ones?

An emerging field of research, elder abuse is any act occurring within a relationship where there is an implication of trust, which results in harm to an older person. Join the National Ageing Research Institute's project leader for Elder Abuse, Associate Professor Briony Dow, for a discussion on research in this area involving awareness-raising and advocacy, prevention and intervention.



Nov 23, 2017 01:00 PM AEDT

While many people consider the cornerstone of a ‘successful’ retirement to be financial security, social participation is equally important—yet often overlooked. It’s readily documented that keeping active is good for the body and mind, but new research is starting to uncover some further key influences to healthy ageing and a positive retirement.

University of Queensland’s Professor Catherine Haslam’s interest in psychology blossomed at an early age and helped shape much of her work over the years. From investigating factors that best predict healthy aging to exploring other common health challenges, Professor Haslam is determined to pinpoint answers for leading a healthy life well into retirement.

Now—along with her colleagues from the University—Professor Haslam has commenced a new study exploring the impacts of expanding our social circles.

Join us for a discussion with Professor Haslam as she presents some research findings showing that those of us who actually experience better adju

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Join John Pearce as he shares his insights into Listed Property’s recent dip, thoughts on how Australia’s apartment oversupply might unfold, and an update on some market bright spots pushing overall gains.


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Watch this short video with CIO John Pearce to learn what's unfolding with bank shares, whether you should be worried, and why India could be the next big thing in Asia's economy.