Rest is proud of the recognition we receive from financial publications and independent research houses*. The awards recognise our commitment to members and employers by offering:
• Competitive long-term performance for Core Strategy, Rest’s flagship investment option
• Low fees and charges
• Flexible insurance options and
• Excellent member services.
SuperRatings Awards and Ratings
SuperRatings is a research company that aims to help members compare the overall value for money of super funds.
SuperRatings Pty Limited does not issue, sell, guarantee or underwrite Rest products. Go to www.superratings.com.au for details of its ratings criteria.
Recent SuperRatings awards and ratings:
15 Year Platinum Performance 2006 – 2021
10 Year Platinum Performance 2011 – 2021
15 Year Platinum Performance 2005 – 2020
10 Year Platinum Performance 2010 – 2020
7 Year Platinum Performance 2013 – 2020
Platinum MyChoice Super 2020
Platinum Pension 2020
2018 MySuper of the year Finalist
Previous SuperRatings awards and ratings:
Super of the Year Finalist 2014, 2015
Pension of the Year 2014, 2015
Fund of the Year 2014
SR50 Best Growth Return 2008-2013
SR50 Best Balanced Return 2008-2013
7 Year Platinum Performance rating 2006-2013
Rest Industry Super, Rest Personal Super
Rest has maintained our platinum rating since 2004, one of few funds to have received a platinum rating over the nine years since inception
5 Year Platinum Performance 2008-2013 Rest Pension, Acumen
Platinum Rating 2013
Rest Industry Super, Rest Personal Super, Rest Pension, Acumen
Rest has maintained the Platinum rating since 2005.
Pension fund of the Year Finalist 2013
Super of the Year Finalist 2011 and 2012
Rest Industry Super and Rest Personal Super
Fund of the Year 2010
Fund of the Year Finalist 2007 and 2008
Fund of the Year Runner Up 2005 and 2006
Money magazine - Best of the Best Awards
Money magazine’s Best of the Best awards cover the performance of Australia’s best financial products, services and investments, including the best super funds.
Recent Money magazine awards:
Best-Value Balanced Super product 2021
Best of the Best Award Cheapest Balanced Product 2020
Best of the Best Award 2018 for Best Innovative Super Feature - recognises the work we're doing in the innovation space to help deliver a great experience for our members
Best of the Best Super Fund Manager 2014 and 2015
Best of the Best Pension Fund Manager 2014 and 2015
Best Balanced Super Fund 2012 and 2013
Recognising the performance of our Core Strategy investment option. Money magazine’s Best of the Best gold awards honour the performance of Australia’s best financial products, services and investments.
Previous Money magazine awards:
Best Growth Super Fund 2010 and 2011 (for Core Strategy)
Best Superannuation Fund Manager 2010 (Gold)
Best Capital Stable Super Fund 2007 (Silver)
Best Growth Super Fund 2007 (Silver)
Best Superannuation Fund Manager 2006 (Gold)
Best Conservative Super Fund – Rest Balanced option 2006 (Gold)
Best Growth Super Fund – Rest High Growth option 2006 (Gold)
Best Balanced Super Fund – Rest Diversified option 2006 (Gold)
Chant West Apples Fund Rating
Chant West is a research and consultancy firm that helps members and employers make informed decisions about their superannuation. Funds are awarded a rating out of 5 apples and are rated on organisational strengths, investments, fees, insurance, small plans, administration, member services and employer services.
Chant West ratings received:
5 Apples - Highest Quality Fund - Super 2021
5 Apples - Highest Quality Fund - Pension 2021
5 Apples - Highest Quality Fund - Super 2020
5 Apples - Highest Quality Fund - Pension 2020
Super Fund of the Year Finalist - 2019
Pension Fund of the Year Finalist - 2019
Member Services Best Fund Finalist - 2019
Corporate Solutions Fund of the Year Finalist - 2019
Super Fund 5 Apples out of 5 2018
Pension Fund 5 Apples out of 5 2018
Innovation Best Fund 2017
Super Fund Finalist - 2016
Pension Fund Finalist - 2016
Best Fund Investments Finalist - 2016
Super Fund Finalist - 2015
Pension Fund Finalist - 2015
Best Fund Member Service Finalist - 2015
Best Fund Investments Finalist - 2015
Best Fund Integrity Finalist - 2015
Best Fund Insurance Finalist - 2015
Chant West Super Fund of the year winner – 2014
Rest Industry 5 Apples out of 5 2007 – 2013
Rest Personal 5 Apples out of 5 2007 – 2013
Rest Pension 5 Apples out of 5 2008 – 2013
Acumen 5 Apples out of 5 2013
Acumen (CorporateSuper small plans) 5 Apples out of 5 2008 – 2011
Acumen (CorporateSuper medium plans) 4 Apples out of 5 2011
Acumen (CorporateSuper large plans) 4 Apples out of 5 2008 – 2011
Acumen (CorporateSuper medium plans) 5 Apples out of 5 2008 – 2010
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Roy Morgan Research Customer Satisfaction Awards
Roy Morgan Research is Australia’s largest and one of the world’s most respected independent research companies. According to independent research house Roy Morgan, Rest ranked number one in its category for customer satisfaction for the most months in 2014 based on monthly surveying conducted by Roy Morgan of around 12,000 business decision makers and 50,000 consumers across Australia.
Recent Roy Morgan Research Awards:
Business Superannuation Manager of the Year 2014
The Heron Partnership 5 Quality Star Rating
The Heron Partnership rating service assesses and rates the various personal and corporate products of a super fund, based on five areas of importance: investment arrangements, insurance, communications, contributions and ancillary benefits. Heron assesses about 120 key product features under these areas of importance to develop its comparative product ratings. For pension products, the areas of importance are investment arrangements, pension payments, communications, death payments and ancillary benefits, and Heron assesses around 70 specific pension product features.
Heron’s primary goal with the Heron ratings is to provide a realistic and objective representation of the strengths and weaknesses of a product.
Heron Partnership ratings received:
5 Quality Stars for 2019/2020 for Rest Super, Rest Corporate and Rest Pension
5 Quality Stars for 2018/2019 for Rest Super, Rest Corporate and Rest Pension
5 Quality Stars for 2017/2018 for Rest Super, Rest Corporate and Rest Pension
5 Quality Stars for 2016/2017 for Rest Super, Rest Select, Rest Corporate, Rest Acumen and Rest Pension
5 Quality Stars for 2015/2016 for Rest Super, Rest Select, Rest Corporate, Rest Acumen and Rest Pension
5 Quality Stars 2014/15 for Rest Super, Rest Select, Rest Corporate, Acumen and Rest Pension
5 Quality Stars 2014/15 MySuper
5 Quality Stars 2008 - 2013/14 for Rest Super, Rest Personal and Acumen
2013/14 Top 10 Investment Features
5 Quality Stars 2009 – 2013/14 for Rest Pension
Reader’s Digest Trusted Brand Awards
Each year, Reader’s Digest surveys customers throughout Australia to uncover attitudes on the most trustworthy brands.
Reader's Digest awards received:
Reader's Digest Quality Service Award 2018: Silver Award - voted by around 1,500 Australians
Highly Commended Trusted Brand 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018 – Rest ranked in the top three of the most trusted superannuation brands
Super Review – Super Fund of the Year Awards
In Super Review’s inaugural ‘Super Fund of the Year Awards’, Rest was named Super Fund of the Year 2014 and Best Industry Fund 2014. The awards recognise Rest’s strong investment performance, depth of features and competitive fee structure.
Recent Super Review ‘Super Fund of the Year Awards’:
Super Fund of the Year 2014
Best Industry Fund 2014
AFR Smart Investor Blue Ribbon Awards
The AFR Smart Investor Blue Ribbon Awards are the most comprehensive, independent evaluation of banking, insurance and investment products and are recognised as the industry’s premier awards.
* Industry Fund of the Year 2009 and 2010
SelectingSuper Awards and Ratings
The SelectingSuper Fund Awards recognises the premier super funds provider based on their total performance within the Australian marketplace.
AAA Quality Rating 2018
Innovation Award for Millennial Superannuation 2017
The SelectingSuper Innovation Award for Millennial Superannuation recognises innovation among the best superannuation providers and industry leaders in Australia
AAA Quality Rating 2012
Rest Industry Super, Rest Personal Super, Rest Pension, Acumen The AAA SelectingSuper Fund Quality Assessment Rating is a review of a super fund’s quality. This means the fund has passed a comprehensive range of ‘best practice’ measures and benchmarks ranging from the organisation running the fund, to administration, communications, investment mix and extra services. Rest has achieved this rating for four consecutive years.
Retirement Product of the Year – Deluxe Choice 2010 and 2011 Rest Pension
Recognising Rest Pension as the best in the retirement fund category (deluxe choice segment). This award credits Rest Pension as an industry leader for our investment categories’ performance over the long term. Rest has received this award two years in a row
Long Term Performance Award Winner 2011 Rest Industry Super
Recognising the market leading investment performance results of our default investment option Core Strategy over a 20 year period
Personal Super Product of the Year – Deluxe Choice Finalist 2011 Rest Personal Super
Workplace Super Product of the Year – Deluxe Choice Finalist 2011 Rest Industry Super
Super Fund of the Year Finalist 2011
Workplace Super Product of the Year – Deluxe Choice 2010
Retirement Product of the Year – Deluxe Choice 2010
Fund of the Year 2010 finalist
Personal Super Product of the Year – Deluxe Choice 2010 finalist
Fund of the Year 2009
The Conexus Financial Superannuation Awards^ recognise excellence in the superannuation industry. Award winners set benchmarks for innovation and the provision of outstanding services and support to fund members. Winning funds are determined on a range of criteria set and applied by an independent expert selection committee.
Conexus Financial ratings received:
Finalist - 2018 Conexus Financial Superannuation Awards: Innovation and Transformation
* Ratings, awards or investment returns are only one factor that you should consider when deciding how to invest your super. Past performance is not an indication of future performance.
^ The Conexus Financial Superannuation Awards are determined using proprietary methodologies. Awards were issued March 8, 2018 and are solely statements of opinion and do not represent recommendations to purchase, hold, or sell any securities or make any other investment decisions. Ratings are subject to change .