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Site Owner and Operator

This website is owned and operated by State Street Global Advisors, Australia, Limited (ABN 42 003 914 225) ("SSGA Australia").

No Offer/Local Restrictions

This Site is only intended to be available for access by persons in Australia. Units in SPDRs are available only to persons eligible to subscribe receiving the SPDR ETFs Product Disclosure Statement ("PDS") in Australia. Nothing on this Site shall be considered a solicitation, offer or invitation to buy, subscribe for or sell any security outside Australia. Persons outside Australia should contact the relevant State Street operation within their home jurisdiction.

Important Risk Disclosure

The issuer of units in SPDR S&P/ASX 50 Fund (ARSN 097 712 420), SPDR S&P/ASX 200 Fund (ARSN 097 712 377), SPDR S&P/ASX 200 Listed Property Fund (ARSN 099 389 821), SPDR MSCI Australia Select High Dividend Yield Fund (ARSN 145 353 591), SPDR S&P/ASX 200 Resources Fund (ARSN 149 870 002), SPDR S&P/ASX 200 Financials EX A-REIT Fund (ARSN 149 870 020), SPDR S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries Fund (ARSN 149 869 992), S&P/ASX Australian Bond (ARSN 159 002 623) and S&P/ASX Australian Government Bond (ARSN 159 002 801), is State Street Global Advisors, Australia Services Limited (ABN 16 108 671 441, Australian financial services licence "AFSL" number 274900). A PDS for units in each of these funds is available at spdrs.com.au. Investors should consider the PDS in deciding whether to acquire, or continue to hold, units in an ETF. A stockbroker wishing to apply for units will need to complete the application form accompanying the PDS. Units are only issued in large parcels to stockbrokers acting as principal. Other investors can acquire units on the ASX through a stockbroker.

An investment in SPDR ETFs does not represent a deposit with or other liability of any company in the State Street Group, including State Street Bank and Trust Company (ABN 70 062 819 630) and is subject to investment risk including possible delays in payment and loss of income and principal invested. No company in the State Street Group, including SSGA Australia, State Street Global Advisors, Australia Services Limited, State Street Bank and Trust Company and State Street Australia Ltd (ABN 21 002 965 220) guarantees the performance of SPDR ETFs or the repayment of capital or any particular rate of return. The PDS offering units in SPDR ETFs contains a summary of the risks associated with an investment in SPDR ETFs. Potential investors should consult the PDS.

Investment Performance

Historical performance is not necessarily indicative of future performance of an investment. The value of investments may fall as well as rise and investors may not get back the amount invested.

No Reliance

Information contained in the Site is checked and updated by SSGA Australia with due diligence on a regular basis. However, data on the Site may become outdated. Therefore, SSGA Australia does not assume any liability or guarantee for the timeliness, accuracy and completeness of the information provided. SSGA Australia uses reasonable efforts to obtain information from sources which it believes to be reliable; however, SSGA Australia makes no representation that the information or opinions contained on the Site is accurate, reliable or complete. In particular, any information sourced from third parties is not provided or endorsed by SSGA Australia and SSGA Australia has not checked the accuracy or completeness of, and accepts no liability for, such third party information.

Conflicts of Interest

SSGA Australia and other members of the State Street Group may have an interest in the securities, derivatives and other financial products referred to in, or accessible through, this Site and may trade for their own account as principal or earn fees, commission or other income in respect of transactions related thereto.

General Information Only

The information on the Site is provided for informational purposes only and is subject to change without notice. Nothing contained on the Site constitutes investment, legal, tax or other advice nor is to be relied on in making an investment or other decision. You should obtain relevant and specific professional advice before making any investment decision. In particular, the information on this Site does not take into account your investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs. Before making an investment decision you should consider with the assistance of your professional securities adviser whether the information on this Site is appropriate in light of your particular investment needs, objectives and financial circumstances.

Limitations of Liability

Except to the extent which any law prohibits such exclusion, SSGA Australia excludes all warranties, whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise relating to or connected in any way to this Site, the information on or accessed through it or products, and services or investments referred to on or accessible through the Site. Except to the extent to which any law prohibits such exclusion, SSGA Australia excludes all liability for loss or damage of any kind (including direct, indirect and consequential loss and damage of business revenue, loss of profits, loss or corruption of data, failure to realise expected profits or savings or other commercial or economic loss of any kind), however caused, in contract, tort, under any statute or otherwise (including negligence) arising out of or in any way related to this Site.

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Should the viewer leave the Site via a link contained in the Site which leads to an entity not affiliated with SSGA, the viewer does so at its own risk. The content to which you link will not have been developed, checked for accuracy, or otherwise reviewed by SSGA Australia, and SSGA Australia will not accept any responsibility whatsoever for the content of such sites or any losses related thereto.

Governing law and jurisdiction

By accessing this Site you agree that New South Wales law governs such access and the use of this Site and you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales and courts of appeal from them. You waive any right to object to an action being brought in those courts including, without limitation, by claiming that the action has been brought in an inconvenient forum or that those courts do not have jurisdiction.

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