Brighter Super has over 250,000 members and over $30 billion in funds under management (as at 30 June 2023).
We are 100% member-owned. We do not have any shareholders, which means we are a not-for-profit fund. We work hard to keep our fees and costs as low as possible, and our members come first in everything we do.
We are also an open fund, welcoming members from government and private sectors, and the wider community.
Brighter Super has been the superannuation fund for Queensland local government employees and their spouses since 1965.
In 2017, Brighter Super became an open fund – which means we open to the wider community and can welcome new members from many different sectors and industries.
On 1 July 2021, Brighter Super merged with Energy Super. The merger was by way of a Successor Fund Transfer (SFT) which involved Energy Super members and their benefits being transferred to Brighter Super. The merger created a single fund, which is managed by LGIAsuper Trustee.
Like Brighter Super, Energy Super was a profit-for-member fund and an open fund with members from government and private sectors. By combining the two funds, we expect to deliver better services and lower costs for all our members.
On 1 April 2022, Brighter Super completed its acquisition of Suncorp Portfolio Services Limited (SPSL). The acquisition brought together like-minded funds to provide more benefits for members and created Australia’s first three-party superannuation merger.
We offer a range of benefits to help you get the most from your super and plan for a stronger financial future.
We are a profit-for-members fund. We don’t have any shareholders to pay, and we don’t pay commissions to financial advisers. We work hard to keep fees as low as possible, and any profit is put back into the fund for the benefit of all our members.
Brighter Super prides itself on a strong member focus. Our members always come first in everything we do. We are proud to be a boutique fund which enables us to stay close to our members, understand their needs, and provide them with a personalised service.
Brighter Super is focused on solid long-term performance. We also have a range of flexible account and investment options to suit different stages of life.
Most employers in Australia can contribute to a Brighter Super account, even if they have a different default super fund. We are an open fund, which means you can work in either public or private sectors and still be a Brighter Super member.
Our team of financial advisers can work with you to help you achieve your financial goals.
With Member Online you can enjoy online access to your super account from any device, day or night.
With our default option (MySuper) all employers can meet government requirements to make default superannuation contributions to an authorised MySuper product.
Our news stories help keep you up to date with Brighter Super news and events, and provide you with information that information that will help you make the most of your super.
We're committed to strong governance, accountability and transparency. That's why we've made it easy for you to learn about our fund, from our Board structure and processes to the policies guiding our day-to-day operations.
Our team go above and beyond for members, working hard to deliver long-term results for our retirement. Read more about our Board, Executive team and financial advisers.
At Brighter Super, we offer career opportunities across a broad range of industries, including superannuation, finance, marketing, IT, HR, legal, customer service and administration.
We welcome the opportunity to partner with local government and other organisations on initiatives that provide value to our members and are aligned with our values, brand and business objectives.
Brighter Super's performance and member service is recognised in top-ranking awards by industry research and ratings companies.
For both our Accumulation and Pension products, our latest awards (as of December 2022) include Platinum ratings from SuperRatings (for 15 years running) and 5 Apples from Chant West (the highest possible).
Brighter Super is committed to acting ethically and mitigating the risk of modern slavery in our business.
Brighter Super does not tolerate rude and aggressive behaviour directed towards its employees.
We value all the conversations we have with our members, and we encourage feedback that helps us deliver better products and services. We also value the behavioural standards of the communities we all live and work in, such as courtesy, respect, tolerance and diversity.