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DIY investment option

Are you looking for flexibility and greater choice from your super fund? Our DIY investment option has been designed for members who want to be more hands-on with their retirement savings.

The LGS DIY investment option provides members with more flexibility than a traditional super investment option but without the direct responsibility of compliance and added paperwork. It is an affordable way for more confident investors to take greater control over the way they invest their super.

What can I invest in?

The fund provides a choice of:

SharesSelected exchange-traded funds (ETFs)Term deposits
View shares traded on the S&P/ASX300 here. View our complete list of exchange-traded funds here. Term deposits are available at competitive rates through several leading providers, including ANZ, NAB, Macquarie and ME Bank. A minimum investment of $5,000 applies to each term deposit. View the current term deposit rates here.

Who can invest?

To be eligible to invest in the DIY investment option you must:

  • be an existing LGS Accumulation Scheme or LGS Account-Based Pension Plan member with at least 10,000 in your account
  • have access to the internet and be registered for LGS Member Online
  • have a current email address that you are happy to provide.
  • have a Tax File Number (TFN)
  • have read and accepted the terms and conditions for the DIY investment option.

Performance

The performance of the DIY investment option is subject to a member's individual investment selection across shares, exchange-traded funds and term deposits.

Individual investors can view the performance of their portfolios via their online DIY portal.

How does it work?

Once you have registered, you can make changes to your account by simply logging on to LGS Member Online. The secure portal allows you to:

  • select your investments
  • check the value of your investments
  • access trading information
  • view live information about the share market
  • view and print and number of reports relating to your DIY investments.

How can I register?

To register for the DIY investment option, follow these three simple steps:

  1. Log in to LGS Member Online. If you are not registered you can do so here.
  2. Register for the DIY investment option. Go to the ‘investments’ section of Member Online and press the ‘register now’ button. Your registration will become effective the following day.
  3. Transfer funds to your DIY Cash Account, and you’re now ready to start trading.

More information

We have a range of tools and resources on the DIY investment option for your use. Before making any investment please read the Product Disclosure Statement.