Media Super for actors

We return profits to members

When you belong to a fund that’s run only to benefit you, you’re in good hands. At Media Super, we do everything we can to keep the costs of managing your super low and maximise returns to our members.

Strong returns, competitive fees and valuable insurance

Media Super provides value-for-money services to members while maintaining competitive fees and maximising returns to our members.

  • Strong long-term returns
    The default Growth (MySuper) investment option has returned an average of 9.25% for the past 37 years*. Prior to the merger with Cbus , Media Super’s Balanced (MySuper) investment option has returned an average of d 8.28% p.a.# since its inception.
  • Competitive fees
    We're committed to keeping fees low to help you maximise your retirement savings. Our fees are competitive at $104 p.a. ($2 per week) plus 0.19%. of your account balance a year – up to a maximum of $1,000 a year. And if you're just starting out and your balance is below $6,000, your fees will be capped at 3% p.a. .^^

We work hard to provide our members with cost-effective insurance cover that is relevant and valuable to your life. Unlike many other super funds, Media Super's insurance cover are available to actors and performers, whether contracted or self-employed. We'll even cover you if you work takes you overseas.

We invest in and support your industry

One of our key priorities is to help build and nurture the print, media, entertainment and arts industries.

By working with industry partners like MEAA and Equity, we support our members through professional development, internships, financial education and more.

And we don't just talk about supporting your industry. Since 2010 we've invested more than $275 million to help finance over 300 local film and TV productions. In turn, this has helped create jobs for Aussie actors, crew and filmmakers.

Find out more about our film and TV investment.

Join Media Super

Joining Media Super is easy and takes just minutes. You’ll just need your Tax File Number to complete the process.

To see how your current super fund compares to Media Super, check out our comparison calculator.

Before joining, make sure you read the relevant Product Disclosure Statement and Target Market Determination.

Investment returns are not guaranteed, and past performance gives no indication of future returns.

Performance as at 28 February 2022, the Media Super (MySuper) investment option commenced 1 January 1987. Investment performance data prior to 1 July 2008 relates to Print Super’s past investment performance.

If your superannuation account balance is less than $6,000 at the end of the income year, the total combined amount of administration fees, investment fees and indirect costs charged to you is capped at 3% of the account balance. Any amount charged in excess of that cap must be refunded.

Media Super merged with Cbus Super Fund on 9 April 2022. The crediting rate is based on returns minus investment fees, taxes, and until 31 January 2020, the percentage-based administration fee. Excludes fees and costs that are deducted directly from members account.

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We’re the industry fund for those in the print, media, entertainment, arts and broader creative industries.