Cash option


Growth / defensive asset mix

0% growth / 100% defensive

Return target

CPI plus 0% per annum on average over 20 years

The investment objective for pension members is slightly higher - refer to the Allocated Pension and WISP PDS for more information.

Level of investment risk*

Very Low

Negative returns expected in less than 0.5 out of every 20 years

Investment style

Cash investments could include deposits in a bank, investments in short-term money markets and other similar investments.

Suitable for

This Option may suit members who have a short term investment horizon. It will provide security of capital but returns will typically be lower than that produced by the Balanced Option over the medium to long term.

Strategic asset allocation

Refer to the investment performance page for the most recent investment performance figures.
Refer to the Investments Supplement for more information on investment options.

* The Level of investment risk is based on an industry-wide Standard Risk Measure. It shows the number of expected negative annual returns over a 20-year period.


Your options in detail

Australian Shares option

Balanced option

Capital Stable option

Cash option

Conservative Balanced option

Indexed Balanced option

International Shares option

Shares Plus option

Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) - Balanced option