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AvSuper is the members’ choice, again!

We just wanted to share that AvSuper has just won the Selecting Super Members’ Choice Award for the second* year running

2018 members choice award certificate

We truly appreciate your support and your faith in us, especially those of you who voted for us, and want to say thank you! 

 Some AvSuper Directors, staff and I were present at the Selecting Super awards ceremony and it was a lovely surprise to hear our name called out, and then to receive the award on your behalf.

four people holding a certificate and award for AvSuper

Lawrie Cox (award winning Director), Sue Field (Investments Manager), Michelle Wade (CEO), George Fishlock (Chair)

I would like to also thank all our dedicated staff who work so hard to provide high quality, personalised service to our members – without our great team, achieving this award would not be possible.


Michelle Wade CEO

* Last year we won the inaugural Consumer’s Choice Award – the name has been changed for 2018 but it is the same award!

Industry Service Award for AvSuper Director

It is with great pleasure that I announce that AvSuper Trustee Director, Lawrie Cox, has been awarded an Industry Service Award at the Rainmaker SelectingSuper Awards this morning.

portarait of Lawrie Cox, AvSuper Board Director

Lawrie Cox, AvSuper Trustee Director

This recognises the 33 years Lawrie has contributed to the superannuation industry, including the eight years he has served AvSuper members.

Currently, Lawrie is Chair of the Administration and Member Services Committee and a member of the Investment Committee and the Remuneration and Nominations Committee.

We congratulate Lawrie on this well deserved award. 


Michelle Wade
Chief Executive Officer

AvSuper launches AvSuper Advice website

We are pleased to announce the launch of AvSuper Advice – a dedicated website about advice for AvSuper members.screenshot of the new AvSuper Advice website

The AvSuper Advice website is there to assist our members learn about financial planning and advice, and provide various resources to enable members to make informed, timely decisions for their financial future.

AvSuper Advice is free for most discussions about your AvSuper account – if any fees apply for more complex advice, we will let you know before providing the advice so YOU are in control.

Whether retirement is coming up fast or it is many years away, have a look at our new site, let us know what you think of it, and consider how our Member Advice Consultants can help you today.


Michelle Wade
Chief Executive Officer


Personalised fiancial planning and advice - www.avsuperadvice.com.au - 1300 128 751


George Fishlock to retire after 19 years on the AvSuper Board

George Fishlock has announced his decision to retire from the AvSuper Board and his role as Chairman of the AvSuper Fund at the end of January 2019, following nearly 20 years of service to our members.

George Fishlock, AvSuper Chair

George Fishlock, AvSuper Chair

“It has been an absolute pleasure to have worked with the Board members and staff during my time on the Board, and I must thank both them and the members for that opportunity given to me. It will indeed be a sad day for me to leave the AvSuper family, but in doing so I have every confidence that its future is assured, and that it is operating to the highest standards and efficiency of any Fund in the country,” Mr. Fishlock said.

After 30 years as an air traffic controller, qualified accountant George has been an enormous benefit for AvSuper.  He was the Chairman of the Investment Committee for some years, and has been Chair of the Trustee Board since 2013. 

Michelle Wade, AvSuper’s CEO, said, “George has been a consistent champion of members’ interests during his tenure, as well as a great support and mentor to myself and the management team.  He will be greatly missed by all here at AvSuper and we wish him well for the future!”


Michelle Wade
Chief Executive Officer


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