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State Street Global Advisors Social Media Community Guidelines

Please keep in mind that communications in the financial services industry are highly regulated. State Street Global Advisors (“State Street” or “we”) may, in our sole discretion, remove comments for a variety of reasons. We will remove spam, and a high number of messages on the same topic may be treated as spam.

Keep away from: In your comments, please avoid advocating for or against specific securities or investments. Please stay away from discussions about investment advice or trading strategies. You should never post personal or account information anywhere that is publicly visible on any social media site.

Keep it on topic: We request that you keep your comments within the purposes of our social media page.

State Street’s social media community is moderated. State Street asks that you keep the dialogue on topic, clean and refrain from any discussion about investment advice, specific securities, or investment strategies. State Street’s social media hours of moderation take place during open market hours (M-F, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. AEST).

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State Street reserves the right to change these guidelines at any time at its sole discretion.

State Street is not affiliated with any social media site and does not adopt or endorse any products, services, advertising, advice, opinions, or statements that may arise, or appear on any social media site, including social media sites that it actively participates in.

Any non-State Street URLs or external social media websites are unaffiliated with State Street, unless identified otherwise. State Street has not been involved in the preparation of the content supplied at the unaffiliated sites and does not guarantee or assume any responsibility for its content.

Views, experiences, opinions or comments expressed by third party users on each social media site are those of the persons submitting them and do not represent the view of State Street.

Social media sites linked to this page may provide materials and documents containing forward-looking statements which are based on opinions, expectations and projections as of the date made. State Street undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, and users should check the "as of" dates of all published materials. Actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements.

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General Risk Warnings – Australian Investors

Investing involves risk, including the risk of loss of Principal.

Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.

The views expressed by State Street or its authors are subject to change based on market and other conditions, and should not be considered a solicitation to buy or an offer to sell any security.

No reference to any specific security constitutes a recommendation to buy, sell, or hold that security or any other security. Nothing on this website or the social media sites linked to this page shall be considered a solicitation or offer to sell any security, future, or any other product or service, to any person in any jurisdiction where such offer, solicitation, purchase or sale would be unlawful under the laws of such jurisdiction. No part of our social media pages are intended to make a recommendation or state a testimonial for or about any security, service or product, or to provide investment, tax, or any other advice. You and/or your financial advisor alone are solely responsible for determining whether any investment, security, strategy, or any other product or service, is appropriate or suitable for you based on your investment objectives, and personal and financial situation. You should consult an attorney or tax professional regarding your specific legal or tax situation.

ETFs trade like stocks, are subject to investment risk, fluctuate in market value and may trade at prices above or below the ETFs’ net asset value. Brokerage commissions and ETF expenses will reduce returns.

Frequent trading of ETFs could significantly increase commissions and other costs such that they may offset any savings from low fees or costs.

SPDR®, Standard & Poor’s® and S&P® are registered trademarks of Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC, Dow Jones® is a registered trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC, ASX® is a registered trademark of the ASX Operations Pty Ltd, these trademarks have been licensed for use by S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC and sub-licensed for use to SSGA, ASL. MSCI indexes are the exclusive property of MSCI Inc.(“MSCI”). MSCI and the MSCI index names are service mark(s) of MSCI or its affiliates and have been licensed for use for certain purposes by State Street. SPDR products are not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by any of these entities and none of these entities bear any liability with respect to the ETFs or make any representation, warranty or condition regarding the advisability of buying, selling or holding units in the ETFs issued by SSGA, ASL.

State Street Global Advisors Trust Company (ARBN 619 273 817) is the trustee of, and the issuer of interests in, the SPDR® S&P 500® ETF Trust, an ETF registered with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and principally listed and traded on NYSE Arca, Inc. under the symbol "SPY". SSGA, ASL is the AQUA Product Issuer for the CHESS Depositary Interests (or "CDIs") created over Interests in SPY which were first quoted on the AQUA market of the ASX on 13/10/2014.

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