Super and Retirement Matters

  • Federal Budget 2016 - Changes announced to super

    The measures announced in the 2016/17 Federal budget include a number of changes to super including proposed changes to concessional and non-concessional contributions, Transition to Retirement pensions and the introduction of a cap on transfers from super to income streams. To see a comprehensive list of the proposed budget changes, visit the Commonwealth's Budget 2016-17 website.

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  • Disability access and inclusion - have your say by 6 June

    We are revising our Disability Access and Inclusion Plan (DAIP) for 2016 to 2021.  The plan supports our ongoing commitment to providing accessible and inclusive services and information.

    To help us develop new strategies that promote access and inclusion, we would appreciate your feedback by 6 June 2016

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  • Update on service fees for all members from 1 July 2016

    We are introducing a 'user-pays' system for some services on 1 July 2016.

    As previously advised, the new fees will apply for our Simple Advice and Retirement Options Services, and for certain transactions such as Family Law splitting and full and partial withdrawals.

    Find out more about our service fees and how they may affect you.

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  • Insurance changes for GESB Super and West State Super members from 1 July 2016

    Changes to premiums and other policy terms and conditions for the Death, Total and Permanent Disablement (TPD) and Salary Continuance Insurance (SCI) offered through GESB Super and West State Super will apply from 1 July 2016.

    If you are a GESB Super or West State Super member, find out where you can find more information on these important changes.

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  • New names for super and retirement investment plans

    If you are a GESB Super, West State Super or retirement product member, you can choose how your savings are invested through your investment plan. 

    From 1 July 2016, the names of some investment plans for GESB Super, West State Super and retirement products will change.

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  • What happens to my super with GESB when I pass away?


    Your super is likely to be one of your most significant assets. But have you thought about what will happen to your super with GESB after you are gone? 

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