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Fund Governance & Transparency Information

The primary purpose of Nationwide Super is to maximise the retirement benefits of its members. To achieve this, the Trustee must ensure that Nationwide Super is well governed.

  • The Trustee of Nationwide Super is NSF Nominees Pty Limited
  • The Trustee holds a Registrable Superannuation Entity (RSE) licence from the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA)
  • An Australian Financial Services (AFS) licence issued by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)

Nationwide Super is governed by a Trust Deed, which is a legal document that sets out the rules for running a superannuation fund, and what the Trustee can and can’t do.

View the Trust Deed

The Trustee also has a Constitution, which along with the Trust Deed, forms the governing rules for Nationwide Super and the Trustee. You can find the rules relating to the nomination, appointment and removal of Trustee Directors in the Constitution.

View the Constitution

Trustee Directors and other Executive Officers

Trustee Directors and Executive Officers must have appropriate qualifications and demonstrated experience to hold a position with Nationwide Super.

View the table of Qualifications & Experience

All Trustee Directors are actively involved in the management of Nationwide Super and attend regular Board meetings.

View the table showing attendance of Trustee Directors at Board Meetings

Trustee Directors and Executive Officers receive remuneration for their role in managing and governing Nationwide Super.

View the Remuneration Table
Conflicts Management

The Trustee has a policy for managing conflicts of interest.

View the Summary of Conflicts Management Policy
Register of Relevant Duties and Interests

The Trustee maintains a Register of Relevant Duties and Interests for itself, its responsible persons and associates to ensure that any potential conflicts of interest are identified.

View the Register of Relevant Duties and Interests
Financial Statements

The Trustee has the financial statements audited each year by a reputable independent external auditor.

View the Trustee’s 2016-17 Audited Financial Statement
Our Service Providers

The Trustee engages specialist professional advisers and service providers to assist in managing Nationwide Super. The following entities provide services affecting the material business activities of Nationwide Super (as at 1 July 2016).

Service provider name ABN Service provided
Ernst & Young 75 288 172 749 Internal audit
Mercer Investments (Australia) Ltd 66 008 612 397 Asset consultancy
NAB Asset Servicing 12 004 044 937 Custodian
PSI Superannuation Management Pty Limited 93 003 422 320 Administration
Voting Summary for Listed Shares

The Trustee Directors of Nationwide Super do not vote on listed shares as all equity investments are managed via investment trusts

Summary of Nationwide Super's Significant Events

Super funds have a responsibility to keep members informed of material changes and significant events that may affect member accounts. Nationwide Super communicates significant changes affecting members through Significant Event Notices mailed to affected members and made available to download from the News area of this website. We have issued the following Significant Event Notices in the last 2 years:

Significant event Date of issue of Notice
Notice of changes to Trust Deed September 2017
Update – Binding Death Benefits Trust Deed changes May 2017
Changes to insurance from 1 July 2017 May 2017
Changes to investment options from 15 March 2017 May 2017
Changes to insurance from 1 July 2016 May 2016
Changes to Trust Deed from 1 July 2016 May 2016
Changes to insurance premiums and terms from 1 July 2015 May 2015
Review of investment options, fee arrangements and insurance from 1 July 2015 May 2015
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