The Federal Government has made a number of changes to the rules relating to super. These changes were initially announced in the 2016/17 Federal Budget and then amended following public consultation. The legislation giving effect to the changes has passed through Parliament and is now law. We now have more information on how GESB members will be affected.
You may have received an email from us, asking if you'd like to receive your future Member Statements online. We've been in touch with members currently receiving paper statements, to share the benefits of getting your statements via email.
Salary maintenance and remuneration for Gold State Super
It is important to understand what can be included as part of your remuneration.
Insurance changes for GESB Super and West State Super members from 1 July 2016
15 March 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.
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.
We are pleased to bring you Super Matters - a one-stop online news and information centre for your super. Here you can access timely updates on your GESB super and keep up with what's happening in the industry.