Meet Superhero. The CommSec alternative that offers an easy to use platform and brokerage for just $2.

A$2 brokerage on trades up to A$20k.
US$2 brokerage on trades up to US$20k.
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Your search for a Commsec alternative is over

When it comes to investing in Aussie and US shares with ease, there’s only one Superhero.

Having traded for decades using all sorts of broker platforms this is by far the best. The tax reporting reports are far better than…


Easy to join and arrange payment from your bank account. Live trading data. Fast execution of buy and sell trades. Faultless platform. Immediate live…


We opened this account just to transfer the shares from Stake. However, it would cost me a fortune to pay Stake just to transfer…


“Been with Superhero for over 18months and have found it to be a great means of trading. Simple to use, just a quality product.”

Allen B
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“Top Notch Platform. I love Superhero as it is easy to use and is cheap enough to allow me to trade regularly.”

Reg S
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“It’s a must to have if you want to succeed in investing with all the details about the companies shares involved.”

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“Everything Simple and affordable.”

Elly L
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“Very easy to use. Very low fees. Very easy and fast to set up on line. Very easy to transfer money into. Easy to…

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“The ease of use of Superhero is just amazing! On the few times I’ve needed support, it’s been resolved in minutes.”

Bradley P
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“My experience with using this platform is nothing but praise. Having traded for decades using all sorts of bank/broker platforms this is by far…

Gazza B
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“I absolutely love this app. It’s the easiest to understand, is the cheapest in fees, and its whole app just makes sense.”

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“Transferred from an alternative broker, found the process super easy and the team at superhero were easy to contact and very responsive.”

Graeme M
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“This is an excellent company to start your investment journey. Low fees, lower buy in amount making it easier to grow and diversify your…

Sue M
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How we compare

Compare the Superhero trading experience with CommSec and find out why we've been named Australia's Best Value Broker in 2022, 2023 & 2024.

Brokerage $2 $5 - $29.95
0.01% for trades over $20k 0.12% for trades over $25k
Real-time funding
Live data
Auto invest
Stop loss orders
Monthly account fees $0 $0
Market depth
Trade with unsettled funds
Minimum initial investment $10 $500
Rewards Qantas Points
Referral bonus
Account types Individual, minor, company, trust and SMSF Individual, minor, company, trust, joint and SMSF
Exchanges available ASX, CBOE ASX, CBOE
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All amounts are in the currency being compared unless stated otherwise.
Superhero’s pricing is compared against CommSec's pricing accessed from its website as at 21 May 2024.
For up-to-date details on CommSec's pricing visit its website.

U.S. Shares

More reasons 290,000 investors choose superhero

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Value for

Superhero gives you access to premium features like real-time funding with PayID, live data and auto-investing as soon as you've finished onboarding. All this for brokerage starting from just $2.

The result? Nearly 300,000 happy investors with almost $2 billion invested on Superhero.

It's one of the reasons we've been awarded Australia's Most Satisfied Customers by Canstar.

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Investing for everyone

With our low investment minimums and competitive brokerage fees, investing in the ASX and Wall Street has never been more accessible.

Superheroes of all experience levels love how intuitive and easy our platform is to use.

Open an account and browse investments categorised by sector, themes, what’s trending and more.

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Support when you need IT

While CommSec only offers email and phone support, we at Superhero go a step further.

Our Australian-based customer service team is available over live chat during both ASX and Wall Street market hours, ensuring that you have access to immediate assistance exactly when the markets are active and you need it the most.

Award-winning value and satisfaction

We took home Australia’s Best Broker for Customer Satisfaction in the Canstar 2023 Awards, and for three years straight, we’ve won Money Magazine’s Best Value Online Share Broker Award.



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Sign up in minutes

Open a Superhero trading or super account and get access to award-winning features and perks from the get-go.

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Instant funding with PayID

Getting you into the markets in seconds – not days.

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Link your Qantas account

Start earning Qantas Points on all ASX and Wall Street trades.

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Power up your portfolio

Choose from 9,000+ shares and ETFs to invest in, with a minimum investment of $10.

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