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Super Fund Ratings

The Heron Partnership's superannuation fund rating service covers industry funds, master trusts and multi-employer funds, categorised as either personal or corporate superannuation funds, as well as pension products. The 2021 assessment covered 113 superannuation products and 67 pension products.

The following superannuation products have been judged as "outstanding" and have been awarded 5 Heron Quality Stars for 2021.

Due to the varying asset size and operation of corporate superannuation funds, we have segmented the market into 3 categories based on the asset size of a company's superannuation fund. For more details see Corporate Superannuation - Market Segments.

Top Ten Products for Investment & Insurance Features

The following products have been classified as a Top Ten Product for Investment Features and Insurance Features.

In alphabetical order the Top 10 Personal and Corporate Products in respect to Investment Features are:


  • AustralianSuper Plan
  • BT Panorama Super
  • Equip MyFuture
  • Hostplus
  • IOOF Personal Super
  • Macquarie Wrap - Super and Pension Consolidator / Super and Pension Manager
  • Mercer SmartSuper Plan - Individual Section
  • Plum Super - Personal Division
  • Sunsuper for life
  • UniSuper Accumulation Super (1)


In alphabetical order the Top 10 Personal and Corporate Products in respect to Insurance Features are:


  • Asgard Elements Super
  • Asgard eWRAP Super
  • Asgard Infinity eWRAP Super
  • legalsuper
  • netwealth Super Accelerator Core - Employer Sponsored Super
  • netwealth Super Wrap - Employer Sponsored Super
  • NGS Super
  • Telstra Super - Personal Plus
  • UniSuper Accumulation Super (1)
  • VicSuper FutureSaver


MySuper Investment Option

The MySuper investment option for the following superannuation products have been judged as "outstanding" and have been awarded the highest rating with 5 Heron Quality Stars for 2021.

Top 10 MySuper Investment Option

The MySuper investment option for the following superannuation products have been judged Top 10 MySuper.

  • AustralianSuper Plan
  • Cbus Industry Super
  • Equip MyFuture
  • Hostplus
  • NGS Super
  • Rest Super
  • Tasplan
  • UniSuper Accumulation Super (1)
  • Vision Super - Vision Personal

Pension Products

The assessment of pension products resulted in the following products being rated as "outstanding" and have been awarded with 5 Quality Stars for 2021.

  • AMP Flexible Lifetime Allocated Pension Plan
  • AMP Signature Super Allocated Pension
  • Asgard Elements Pension Account
  • Asgard eWRAP Pension
  • Asgard Infinity eWRAP Pension
  • AustralianSuper Choice Income
  • BUSSQ Pension
  • Caresuper Pension
  • Colonial First State - FirstChoice Wholesale Pension
  • EISS Pension
  • Equipsuper Account Based Pension
  • HESTA Income Stream
  • Hostplus Pension Plan
  • IOOF Pursuit Focus Allocated Pension
  • IOOF Pursuit Select Allocated Pension
  • legalsuper Pension
  • Media Super Pension
  • MLC MasterKey Pension Fundamentals
  • MLC Navigator Retirement Plan Series 2 - Pension Service
  • MLC Wrap Super - Pension Service
  • Netwealth Standard Income Stream
  • NGS Super Account Based Pension
  • Rest Pension
  • Russell iQ Retirement
  • Sunsuper for Life - Income Account
  • UniSuper Pension
  • Vision Income Streams

The comparative product ratings are undertaken by The Heron Partnership's consultants and are based on analysis of information such as product disclosure statements provided by third parties, as well as general market knowledge.
The analysis and information upon which the product ratings are based is considered to be accurate at the time a particular product is rated by us. However, to the extent that the product ratings are based on such third party information, The Heron Partnership gives no guarantee or warranty and makes no representation as to the accuracy or correctness of the third party information and accepts no responsibility for any inaccuracy or incompleteness in the third party information provided to it. The Heron Partnership makes no guarantee or warranty in relation to the investment component or rate of return of any product that it rates.
The Heron Partnership is authorised to provide general financial product advice for certain classes of financial products, including life products, retirement savings accounts and superannuation. We do not provide personal financial product advice. The product ratings have been produced without taking into account any individual's financial needs, circumstances and objectives. To the extent that the product ratings provided through this web site may constitute financial product advice, they are general financial product advice only, and The Heron Partnership provides its Financial Services Guide for your information. Any person should, before acting on such advice, assess the appropriateness of the advice having regard to their own financial situation and consult a licensed financial adviser before making any changes to their financial affairs. In addition, when considering any financial product you should obtain a Product Disclosure Statement produced by the Product Issuer.