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									    DIMENSIONAL AUSTRALIA                                                                                                                                              THIRD QUARTER 2009 UPDATE


    Dimensional Global Real Estate Trust

ALL DATA AS AT 30 SEPTEMBER 2009

OBJECTIVE                                                                                              TOP 10 HOLDINGS
To provide long term capital growth through access to the returns and                                  Name                                                 Country                                       Portfolio %
diversification benefits of a diverse group of globally listed real estate
                                                                                                       Westfield Group                                      Australia                                                9.93%
securities. This Trust is designed to be a component of a global portfolio.
                                                                                                       Stockland                                            Australia                                                8.73%
PORTFOLIO CHARACTERISTICS                                                                              GPT Group                                            Australia                                                5.87%
The Trust is primarily exposed to globally listed Real Estate Investment
                                                                                                       Simon Property Group                                 United States                                            3.75%
Trusts (REITs), and REIT-like entities. Dimensionals’s Investment
                                                                                                       Unibail-Rodamco                                      France                                                   3.69%
Committee determines country eligibility. Eligible countries currently
include Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong,                                        Dexus Property Group                                 Australia                                                3.67%
Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, UK and the US. In line                                     CFS Retail Property Trust                            Australia                                                2.96%
with investor preference, the allocation to Australia, is approximately                                Goodman Group                                        Australia                                                2.88%
3 times higher than if the country were weighted according to market
                                                                                                       Public Storage                                       United States                                            2.47%
capitalisation. The Trust adopts a long term buy and hold strategy
designed to reduce transaction costs and keep portfolio turnover low.                                  Boston Properties                                    United States                                            1.71%


PRODUCT FEATURES                                                                                       REGIONAL ALLOCATION
Open for investment                                                          October 2007                                        United                             Continental               North
                                                                                                           Pacific Rim         Kingdom                  Japan          Europe                America                 Cash
Net Asset Value of the Trust                                                            $48m
                                                                                                                43.84%               6.15%                  2.70%             7.59%           38.73%                 0.99%
Transaction Costs Allowance                                                          ±0.20%
Actual ICR for year ended 30th June 2009
              1
                                                                                       0.45%
                                                                                                       PERFORMANCE2
Income Distributions                                                             Half Yearly
                                                                                                                               3 mth            6 mth                  1 yr           2 yr             3 yr            5 yr
Number of Securities                                                                      214
                                                                                                       AUD                   23.89%           40.29%          -30.81%               N.A.              N.A.            N.A.
Weighted avg mkt cap                                                                $8,032m
                                                                                                       NZD                   21.18%           40.60%          -28.43%               N.A.              N.A.            N.A.
Median market cap                                                                   $1,177m            2
                                                                                                        Returns for periods 1 year or less are actual. Returns for periods greater than 1 year are
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 The actual ICR for the 12 month period to 30 June 2009 has been obtained from the                     annualised. The performance presented is historical and is not indicative of future performance.
annual report and other calculations for the Trust for that period. The actual ICR includes the        Returns are net of fees and expenses and assume income is reinvested in additional units and
management fee, and also includes any waived or deferred management fees and expenses                  that tax has not been deducted (with the exception of withholding tax). Returns are volatile and
which are being recovered. The actual ICR includes GST after talking into account any expected         can vary from year to year.
reduced input tax credits.

                                                                                                       GICS SECTOR3

                                                                                                                                Specialised REITs, 11.70%



                                                                                                                                                                                        Diversified REITs, 28.20%




                                                                                                                    Retail REITs, 32.42%


                                                                                                                                                                                           Industrial REITs, 7.39%




                                                                                                                                                                               Office REITs, 14.12%
                                                                                                                                            Residential REITs, 6.16%


                                                                                                       3
                                                                                                           Based on the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS)




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