Invest, your way

Take control of how your pension is invested by choosing from our 13 investment options. 

Use our online advice tool to check your investment risk profile and get advice on which option is right for you


Online Advice

Default Investment Option

When you first join Rest Pension your account balance will be invested in our default investment option, the Balanced Option, unless you tell us otherwise.

You can also nominate your investment options from the Core Strategy, Structured and Member-tailored options shown below.

Core Strategy

Achieve a balance of risk and return by investing in both growth assets and defensive assets.

Unit price 25/01/2020
Sell $1.9549
Buy $1.9559
FYTD Return 6.37%
10 year return#31/12/20198.89% pa
Risk level
Very low
Medium
Very High

Structured options

Rest’s Structured Options are invested across a mix of different asset classes suited to your investment objectives. We determine an appropriate asset allocation to enable each option to achieve its investment objective. 
As a member you can choose either one or a mix of the structured options (Balanced, Balanced - Indexed, Capital Stable, Diversified, High Growth).

Balanced

Achieve a balance of risk and return by investing in approximately equal proportions of growth assets and defensive assets.

Unit price 25/01/2020
Sell $3.7531
Buy $3.7546
FYTD Return 5.44%
10 year return#31/12/20197.80% pa
RISK LEVEL
Very low
Medium
Very High

Balanced - Indexed

An indexed based investment in a mixture of growth and defensive assets.

Unit price 25/01/2020
Sell $1.2166
Buy $1.2176
FYTD Return 9.32%
5 year return#31/12/2019N/A pa
RISK LEVEL
Very low
Medium
Very High

Capital Stable

Provide a stable pattern of returns whilst maintaining a low probability of a negative return in any one year.

Unit price 25/01/2020
Sell $3.1642
Buy $3.1651
FYTD Return 3.98%
10 year return#31/12/20196.62% pa
RISK LEVEL
Very low
Medium
Very High

Diversified

Achieve strong returns over the longer term by investing in a diversified mix of assets weighted towards shares and other growth assets.

Unit price 25/01/2020
Sell $4.6522
Buy $4.6545
FYTD Return 7.20%
10 year return#31/12/20199.28% pa
RISK LEVEL
Very low
Medium
Very High

High Growth

Maximise returns over the long-term by investing predominantly in growth assets.

Unit price 25/01/2020
Sell $4.9980
Buy $5.0005
FYTD Return 8.52%
10 year return#31/12/201910.17% pa
RISK LEVEL
Very low
Medium
Very High

Member-tailored Options

Rest’s Member-tailored Options are ideal for members who want to build their own customised investment portfolio with a wide range of risk/return objectives. Choose from one or more of the following options: Basic Cash, Cash, Bonds, Property, Shares, Australian Shares, Australian Shares - Indexed, Overseas Shares and Overseas Shares - Indexed. 
You can also pick from Rest’s Structured Options and the Core Strategy. 

Basic Cash

Cash securities that have a maximum term to maturity of 3 months.

Unit price 25/01/2020
Sell $1.3415
Buy $1.3415
FYTD Return 0.55%
10 year return#31/12/20192.77% pa
RISK LEVEL
Very low
Medium
Very High

Cash

Deposits with banks rated at least AA- at the time the deposit is made.

Unit price 25/01/2020
Sell $2.0108
Buy $2.0108
FYTD Return 0.96%
10 year return#31/12/20193.27% pa
RISK LEVEL
Very low
Medium
Very High

Bonds

Australian and overseas debt securities.

Unit price 25/01/2020
Sell $2.8057
Buy $2.8063
FYTD Return 1.69%
10 year return#31/12/20196.00% pa
RISK LEVEL
Very low
Medium
Very High

Shares

A mix of Australian and overseas shares.

Unit price 25/01/2020
Sell $6.3203
Buy $6.3241
FYTD Return 11.43%
10 year return#31/12/201911.13% pa
RISK LEVEL
Very low
Medium
Very High

Property

Australian and overseas real estate assets.

Unit price 25/01/2020
Sell $3.9070
Buy $3.9109
FYTD Return 5.28%
10 year return#31/12/20199.25% pa
RISK LEVEL
Very low
Medium
Very High

Australian Shares

A portfolio of listed Australian companies.

Unit price 25/01/2020
Sell $7.3043
Buy $7.3080
FYTD Return 11.42%
10 year return#31/12/201910.28% pa
RISK LEVEL
Very low
Medium
Very High

Australian Shares - Indexed

An index based investment in Australian shares.

Unit price 25/01/2020
Sell $1.3011
Buy $1.3025
FYTD Return 9.57%
5 year return#31/12/2019N/A pa
RISK LEVEL
Very low
Medium
Very High

Overseas Shares

Invested in listed companies around the world.

Unit price 25/01/2020
Sell $4.0984
Buy $4.1009
FYTD Return 11.10%
10 year return#31/12/201911.50% pa
RISK LEVEL
Very low
Medium
Very High

Overseas Shares - Indexed

Perform in line with the MSCI World ex-Australia ex-Tobacco Net Dividends Reinvested Index (unhedged in AUD) (before tax) over all time periods.

Unit price 25/01/2020
Sell $1.2804
Buy $1.2814
FYTD Return 14.22%
5 year return#31/12/2019N/A pa
RISK LEVEL
Very low
Medium
Very High
 

# Past performance is not an indication of future performance