Super and Retirement Matters

  • June 2015 Member Statement update

    If you registered to receive eStatements before 30 July 2015, we will email you when your June 2015 Member Statement is available in Member Online.

    Otherwise, you'll receive a printed statement in the coming weeks.

    Note: if you haven't received your statement by 16 October 2015, please contact your Member Services Centre on 13 43 72.

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  • Making sense of your statement

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    With June 2015 Member Statement packs being issued this month, it's a great time to review your super and start thinking about any changes you need to make. Here are a few tips on what to look for.

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  • Early release of super for terminal medical conditions

    The Commonwealth government has amended the law allowing people with a terminal illness early access to their super.

    If you have insurance cover within your super, this change may have significant implications, which you should carefully consider.

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  • Look out for the new Member Online

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    A new version of Member Online, our service for managing your super or retirement income account, is being developed.

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  • Shedding light on changes to Commonwealth preservation age

    On 1 July 2015, changes to Commonwealth preservation age took effect for members born on or after 1 July 1960.  If this is you, these changes have important implications that you should consider before accessing your super, especially if you are also a Gold State Super member. We shed some light on these changes and what they may mean for GESB members.

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  • 2015/16 budgets - what they mean for you

    We take a look at the new Age Pension rules in the 2015/16 Commonwealth budget, as well as changes to WA seniors' benefits that took effect on 1 July. Ensure you are up to date with these changes and take steps now to help minimise the impact on your retirement income. Read more

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