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Gold Coast Update                                                                                                             AUTUMN EDITION 2012

News from the partnership supporting your community

  Settle in…
  Welcome to the
  autumn edition
                           Super and banking
                           brought together for you
  of Super Banking
  and ME Bank. In
  this	issue,	you’ll	
  find tips on getting     We know your time is valuable, so at HOSTPLUS	and	ME	Bank	we’re	committed	
  your finances            to	making	things	convenient.	That’s	why	our	combined	super	and	banking	retail	
  in shape for the         branch at Pacific Fair puts whole-of-life financial services right on your doorstep.
  end of financial
  year and why
  consolidating            HOSTPLUS gives you access to low cost, high quality
  your super can           superannuation plus the advantages of personal,
                           face-to-face service. You can choose HOSTPLUS
  often be a smart
                           as your super fund, consolidate your super accounts,
  idea. You can
                           top up your super with extra contributions or make
  even win a quality
                           an appointment to meet with a financial adviser.
  experience in
                           Not sure what you need to do to sort out your super?
  our consolidation
                           Just come in for a chat – the coffee’s on us.
  competition – find
  out more inside.         And ME Bank is right there to look after your banking
  And of course,           needs. During your visit, you can take a look at the
  we’ll	also	take	a	       personal savings, home loan and card options available
  peek at the Gold         to you and discuss which products might suit you best.
  Coast	SUNS’	             Autumn is a great time to settle in and go over your
  preparations for a       finances, so drop in and visit us at Pacific Fair soon.
  huge 2012 season.        We’re really looking forward to seeing you.

                                                                                                                                                    Jupiters Hotel
                                                                                                                                                      & Casino

                                         Super Banking Branch           To make an appointment or
                                         Shop 110/111                   speak to someone at the branch
                                                                                                                                                                     Gold Co

                                                                                                                                       Hooker Bv
                                                                        call 07 5656 0900.
                                         Pacific Fair Shopping Centre
                                                                                                                                                                       ast Hw
                                                                                                               Sunshine Bvd

                                                                        For general HOSTPLUS enquiries

                                         Hooker Boulevard               contact 1300 HOSTPLUS (1300 467 875)                         Pacific Fair
                                                                                                                                   Shopping Centre
                                         Broadbeach QLD 4218            or ME Bank on 13 15 63.
Discover the power of one

                                                                                                 WIN a quality
                                                                                                 experience of
                                                                                                 your choice

Here’s why finding all your super and rolling it into
your HOSTPLUS account is a smart move.
Why should I consolidate my super?             How do I start?
You may have super accounts you’ve             The good news is that consolidating is
forgotten about if you’ve had a few            easy and free. The handy online rollover
different jobs over the years. One of the      tool at can              Roll your old super over to HOSTPLUS
issues with having more than one super         even find your lost super for you. It also        today and you could win this amazing
account is that each is charged a separate     helps fill in the details of the funds where      prize for two:
set of fees. These come out of your balance    you already know you have super, so what
                                                                                                 •	 One	night’s	accommodation	
instead of boosting your retirement savings.   could be simpler? You’ll just need your
                                                                                                    at an Intercontinental hotel
                                               HOSTPLUS member number, your tax file
Consolidating your super into your                                                                  of your choice*
                                               number (TFN) and the name of the fund
HOSTPLUS account means you’ll pay just         you’re transferring from.                         •	 Dinner	at	one	of	Australia’s	
one low fee of $1.50 a week, so more of                                                             top restaurants
your money stays in your account to keep       Don’t have time? Next time you’re doing           •	 Return	flights	from	your	capital	city.
growing. It also means less paperwork for      your shopping, just drop into our Pacific Fair
                                                                                                 Even if you don’t score the big prize,
you each year.                                 branch and we’ll get it all sorted out for you.
                                                                                                 you’ll go into the draw to win one of
                                                                                                 50 double passes to an AFL or NRL
                                                                                                 game in your state.*
  We’re here to help
                                                                                                 NSW Permit Number: LTPS/12/00099
  You can get help with rolling over your old super to HOSTPLUS by visiting us at                *Conditions apply. See the terms and conditions for more
  Pacific Fair, jumping online at or calling 1300 HOSTPLUS              details at Member’s funds
                                                                                                 must be received before 8 June 2012 to be eligible.
  (1300 467 875), 8am – 8pm (AEST), Monday to Friday.
Time to clean up                                                                                   Check out your
                                                                                                   member benefits
                                                                                                   As well as a quality super offering and
                                                                                                   personal service, HOSTPLUS members
                                                                                                   can enjoy a wide range of extras.

                                                                                                       Learn from the Barefoot Investor
                                                                                                             Find articles, calculators and
                                                                                                              seminar materials from Scott
                                                                                                              Pape, one of Australia’s
                                                                                                              leading financial experts, at

                                                                                                   Win tickets to sporting events
                                                                                                   Register for the HOSTPLUS members’
                                                                                                   ticketing ballot at
                                                                                                   tickets and you could win tickets
                                                                                                   to a variety of sporting events.

                                                                                                   Spread your wings
With only a few months until the end of financial year, autumn is a                                Join the HOSTPLUS Travel Club online
perfect time to do some tidying up. Here are our top tips for getting                              at to be
your house in order, moneywise.                                                                    eligible for great travel deals.

                                                                                                   Save on your health insurance
1) Educate yourself                              4) Top up your super
                                                                                                   As a HOSTPLUS member, you can get
The first step in sorting out your finances is   Adding extra to your super can be                 great rates on comprehensive health
to understand them. When you know how            a very tax-effective way to save for              insurance for yourself and your family
your super works or the fees and charges         your retirement. Find out more at                 through HCF Corporate Products.
you’re paying on credit cards and loans, you                             Find out how at
can make smarter choices about what you                                                            healthinsurance.
                                                 5) Talk to a professional
want to do. Being on top of your finances
could make a big difference to your wealth       As a HOSTPLUS member, you can book
in years to come. Visit         a free fact-finding appointment with a
education for more tips.                         licensed financial adviser from Industry Fund
                                                 Financial Planning (AFSL 232514). To make
2) Take a look at your debts                     an appointment, visit us at Pacific Fair, go to
If you owe money, whether it’s on a credit or call HOSTPLUS
                                                                                                   Enjoy quality banking products
card, a personal loan or a mortgage, make        on 1300 HOSTPLUS (1300 467 875),
                                                                                                   from ME Bank
sure you’re getting the best deal possible.      8am – 8pm (AEST), Monday to Friday.
ME Bank has a range of options to help you                                                         Being a HOSTPLUS member gives
get organised.                                                                                     you access to savings and transaction
                                                                                                   accounts, home loans, personal loans
3) Start a savings account                         Not sure where to start? Visit                  and credit cards from ME Bank. Visit us
Putting regular amounts into a high-interest       us	at	Pacific	Fair	and	we’ll	walk	              at Pacific Fair and we can help you find
account really adds up over time. Have a good      you through your options to                     the banking products that are just right
look at your budget and make sure you’re           find the best solutions for you.                for you.
setting aside some of your income for savings.
We’re making super
simple for employers
At HOSTPLUS, we believe that providing quality super means
looking after employers as well as members. That’s why we’re
committed to taking the hassle out of meeting super obligations.
Our dedicated online resources for employers at                           Personal servic
make it quick and easy to join up, make payments, look up payment deadlines, learn more about                                      e
super obligations and help employees get the most out of their super. And for those who prefer                     makes all the
to get face-to-face help, the staff at Pacific Fair are ready with expert advice and assistance.
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  Want to find out how
                                                             Ryan cooks up a storm
  HOSTPLUS supports                                          Congratulations	to	local	boy	Ryan	Grant,	
  employers at every step?                                   joint	winner	of	this	year’s HOSTPLUS
                                                             Cook	For	Your	Career.	Ryan	wins	an	
  Visit us at Pacific Fair and                               apprenticeship at Aria Brisbane.                                                                        Your half-yearly

  we’ll	help	you	get	your	super	
                                                                                                                                                                     1 July – 31 Decem
                                                                                                                                                                                      ber 2011

  obligations sorted.
                                                                                                                                          Mr Sam Sampl                                                   Your member
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                                                                                                                                          1 Sample Street                                                                          6789

                                                                                    To find out more, visit
                                                                                                                                          SAMPLETOW                                                                      1300 HOSTPL
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Simplify and save
               ME Bank Pacific Fair’s Lauren Somers talks about simplifying                    Kelly’s a winner
               your debts or buying that next dream purchase and how you
                                                                                               Congratulations to HOSTPLUS member
               could make it happen.                                                           Kelly Vibert from WA, who was
Now’s the time many people are taking a           
                                                 •Buyacar                                   announced as the winner of ME Bank’s
look at the impact the holiday season has                                                      Pink Card promotion during Breast
                                                 Whether you’re looking for a new or
had on their finances.                                                                         Cancer Awareness Month. Kelly opened
                                                 second-hand car – or even a motorbike or
                                                                                               an ME Bank EveryDay Transaction
Whether you want to consolidate your             scooter – an unsecured personal loan can
                                                                                               Account with Pink Debit MasterCard®
debts, buy a car or take a holiday, a personal   help to finance that next purchase.
                                                                                               and won $5,000 credit into her account!
loan may be an option to think about. As a        
HOSTPLUS member, you have access to one                                                        Every time Kelly makes a purchase
                                                 Planning on some bathroom or kitchen          using her Pink Card, ME Bank donates
of Australia’s cheapest, most highly awarded
                                                 renovations? Or maybe some new                to the National Breast Cancer
personal loans – from ME Bank.
                                                 furniture? A short-term personal loan         Foundation, helping her support breast
A personal loan can be used to:                  from one to five years may work for you.      cancer research every day. To find out
                                                 •Takeaholiday                              more about the Pink Debit MasterCard
One way to manage your finances is through       Bali? Port Douglas? Melbourne? If you’re
debt consolidation. This is where you            thinking about taking a holiday but haven’t
combine all your bills and debts into one        saved up the cash and don’t want to wait
loan with one low repayment to manage.           to get the money together, a personal loan
                                                 might be an option.
                                                                                                   members can
                                                                                                take advantage
                                                                                             of a range of great
  For more information or to apply online, visit You can
                                                                                         banking products from
  also call the ME Bank team at Pacific Fair on 07 5554 7600 for more information or
                                                                                         ME Bank. Find out more
  to see whether a personal loan is right for you. You may wish to seek financial
  advice before taking out a loan.
Kick off 2012 with the SUNS
The Gold Coast SUNS are
looking good to start this
year’s footy season stronger
than ever. And as a founding
sponsor, HOSTPLUS
is proud to support the
SUNS again in 2012.
This time last year, the team was still        altitude that saw players recording personal                                  HOSTPLUS member card to grab a free food
getting to know each other, with groups        bests in time trials. Then over Christmas,                                    or drink voucher, redeemable at the game. You
of players, all at different stages of their   each player received a personalised training                                  can also pick up a HOSTPLUS Shout voucher
careers, arriving over a period of many        program to ensure he was ready to start the                                   from our Pacific Fair branch. Just remember to
weeks. Now, after a full season playing as     year in peak form.                                                            have your member card handy. Vouchers are
a team, fitness is at a whole new level and                                                                                  limited – one per member per home game.
                                               As a HOSTPLUS member, you
the SUNS are ready to climb the AFL ladder.
                                               can support the SUNS too                                                                   Want to win tickets
Commitment to a successful 2012 started        When you see the HOSTPLUS                                                                  to a SUNS game?
almost as soon as the 2011 season ended,       Fan Zone marquee at Metricon                                                                Visit to
with the players travelling to Arizona in      Stadium, join in the HOSTPLUS                                                               find out how. Here’s to a shining
November for a two-week training camp at       Shout. Simply show your                                                                     2012 for the SUNS!

    Visit the latest Gold
    Coast super attraction
        It’s a first. HOSTPLUS and ME Bank have combined to bring you Super
        Banking. Everything you need in low-cost superannuation, low-fee banking,
        impartial financial advice and much more. All with the advantage of face-to-
        face service and advice. Drop in and see us today at Shop 110/111, Pacific Fair.

                                                        Host-Plus Pty Limited ABN 79 008 634 704, AFSL No. 244392, RSEL No. L0000093, RSE No. R1000054. The information contained in this
                                                        document is general information only and is not intended to contain any recommendations, statements of opinion or advice. It does not take
                                                        into consideration your objectives, financial situation or needs. You should obtain a copy of the HOSTPLUS Product Disclosure Statement and
                                                        consider the information contained in the Statement before making any decision about whether to acquire an interest in HOSTPLUS. This
                                                        document has been issued by both ME Bank and HOSTPLUS about products and services available to you as a customer of ME Bank or a
                                                        member of HOSTPLUS. HOSTPLUS and ME Bank are not agents or representatives of one another. HOSTPLUS does not accept responsibility
                                                        or liability for any loss or damage caused by the products or services provided by ME Bank. HOSTPLUS invests in ME Bank but does not receive
                                                        any commissions as a result of members using ME Bank products and services.                                       THEDMGROUP HOST6819

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