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Fixed Interest

The Diversified Fixed Interest investment option is focused on delivering the best net return in a single sector from investing in a portfolio of all defensive assets (Australian and international government bonds and other investment grade debt) and has medium diversification.


At a glance  (Pension)

Investment timeframe
2 years +
Risk level
Asset mix
0% growth / 100% defensive
Total investment fees and costs*
0.14% p.a.
Return target
CPI p.a. over 20 years
Net return^

* Investment costs are based on estimated and actual information from the previous financial year. The costs payable in future years may be higher or lower. Administration and other fees apply. For a full breakdown of fees and costs, see the Pension Guide.
^ Investment return over 10 years to 30 April 2024, net of investment fees and costs. Administration and other costs apply. Returns won’t display for options younger than 10 years. See investment returns page for returns over all available periods.

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Who is Diversified Fixed Interest suitable for?  

With all defensive assets, this single sector investment option is designed for members with a short-term investment timeframe, who are seeking stable returns and have a medium tolerance of negative returns.

Read our Pension Guide for more information about these terms.

Our target

asset mix 

Diversified Fixed Interest - Indexed
Asset class  
Target  Range  
Diversified fixed interest  
Cash 0%0-10% 

Investment managers may invest a proportion of this option’s assets in cash for management purposes from time to time. 

Head to Pension Online to choose the investment option that’s right for you. 



This table shows the 12-month net return for our Diversified Fixed Interest option at 30 June each year. The net return is the money the investment has earned, minus investment costs and taxes.1  

Return 6.77%3.72%-0.47%-8.91%0.70%

This table shows the average net return for our Diversified Fixed Interest option over 3, 5 and 10 years to 30 June 2023.

Year3 years5 years10 years
Average return (p.a.) -2.99%0.22%3.28%

1. Administration and other fees also apply. For a full breakdown of fees and costs, see the Pension Guide. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance and should never be the sole factor considered when selecting a superannuation fund.

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