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Superannuation

Choosing a super fund

Provides information for employees about choosing a super fund or retirement savings account (RSA) that will receive their super contributions under the superannuation guarantee.

Australian Taxation Office

Consolidating super funds

How many superannuation statements did you receive this year? Do you find it hard to keep track of your super accounts? Consider combining your small accounts into a single fund.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

National Information Centre on Retirement Investments

Provides information to assist people with modest savings who are investing for retirement or facing redundancy to make the best possible investment decisions they can.

National Information Centre on Retirement Investments

Small business superannuation clearing house

The Small Business Superannuation Clearing House is a free online superannuation payments service that helps small businesses with 19 or less employees meet their superannuation guarantee obligations. Employers can register online and when it is time to make your superannuation contribution payments, this can be done in one transaction.

Department of Human Services

Stronger super

On 16 December 2010, the government responded to the recommendations made in the super system review. The Stronger Super package will introduce significant changes to the super system which will lead to efficiencies for members and funds.

Treasury

Super

Provides tax information about superannuation for workers, employers, self-managed super funds and superannuation professionals.

Australian Taxation Office

Super co-contribution

Provides information about the super co-contribution, including eligibility and how it is calculated. Explains how it is paid and what to do if you did not receive your co-contribution or you do not agree with your super co-contribution payment.

Australian Taxation Office

Super System Review

The Review into the Governance, Efficiency, Structure and Operation of Australia's Superannuation System was announced on 29 May 2009. It is focused on achieving an outcome that is in the best interests of members and which maximises retirement incomes for Australians.

Treasury

Superannuation & retirement - MoneySmart

Knowing how to get the most out of your superannuation will help you save for your retirement and reduce stress. Includes links to information about how superannuation works, keeping your superannuation on target, consolidating superannuation funds, self-managed superannuation, retirement income planning and calculators and planners.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Superannuation - departing Australia

If you are a former temporary resident, you can claim super benefits you accumulated while working in Australia. To claim the Departing Australia superannuation payment (DASP) you must have visited on an eligible temporary resident visa (which has expired or been cancelled), and permanently departed Australia.

Australian Taxation Office

Superannuation home

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority page listing superannuation funds and approved trustees and retirement savings account providers. It also provides access to information about legislation, type of funds, superannuation fund elections and benefits.

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

SuperSeeker lost superannuation search

Do you have any lost superannuation? You can use the SuperSeeker tool to look for lost super in real time.

Australian Taxation Office

Taxation and superannuation obligations

A business with employees or contractors has tax obligations and must make superannuation payments for eligible employees. This page links to information on determining the status of workers for tax purposes; fringe benefits tax (FBT); pay as you go (PAYG) withholding; pay-roll tax and superannuation.

Department of Industry

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