October 2017

SuperNews - October 2017 edition

The SuperNews – October 2017 edition details the following important information about changes to:

  • investment asset allocations, frequency of negative returns and risk ratings
  • how we disclose the fees and costs of your investments
  • cut-off time for investment switch requests; and
  • new transfer balance cap for retirement income stream members.

June 2017

Changes to the Diversified Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) option

This notice explains important changes to the Diversified Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) option in relation to our positive and negative screens, and guidelines for our ‘strategic asset allocation’. You don’t have to do anything – this notice is for your information only.


March 2017

SuperNews – March 2017 edition (Accumulation and Income Stream members)

The SuperNews – March 2017 edition details the following important information about changes to:

  • tax treatment of investment earnings in a transition to retirement income stream;
  • rules around tax deductions for personal contributions; and
  • various superannuation rates and thresholds.

October 2016

SuperNews - October 2016 edition (accumulation members)
SuperNews - October 2016 edition (income stream members) 

The SuperNews – October 2016 edition details the following important information about changes to:

  • Investment fees, objectives and MySuper return targets;
  • standard risk measures;
  • increase to the co-contribution income thresholds; and
  • a new lifetime cap of $500,000 for after-tax contributions.

August 2016

Changes to Police Blue Ribbon Insurance Cover

Members of the NSW Police Force receive death, terminal illness, total and permanent disablement and income protection insurance cover under Police Blue Ribbon Insurance. This notice explains changes which were made to Police Blue Ribbon income protection insurance cover on 1 October 2015. If you have claimed a Police Blue Ribbon income protection benefit after a waiting period which began 1 October 2015 or later, the important changes explained in this notice apply to your benefit.


July 2016

Changes to Ambulance Officers’ insurance cover

Ambulance Officers’ Insurance cover is provided to eligible officers of the Ambulance Service of New South Wales (NSW Ambulance). This notice explains changes which apply to this important cover from 20 August 2016. If you are not an eligible officer, this Notice does not apply to you. Ambulance Officers’ Insurance Cover is supplementary to other insurance cover which you may have through First State Super. If you have other insurance cover through First State Super, this Notice does not apply to your other First State Super insurance cover.


February 2016

SuperNews – February 2016 edition (accumulation members)
SuperNews – February 2016 edition (income stream members)
 

The SuperNews – February 2016 edition details the following important information about changes to:

  • investment fees and objectives;
  • unit pricing model; and
  • increase in threshold for accounts to be sent to the ATO.

September 2015

SuperNews - September 2015 edition (accumulation members)
SuperNews - September 2015 edition (income stream members)

The SuperNews – September 2015 edition details the following important information about changes to:

  • fees, investment objectives and asset allocation;
  • standard risk measures; and
  • tightening of the age pension assets test.

November 2014

Changes to insurance arrangements for public sector executives (Ex-PSSES) insurance plan

This notice provides information regarding the review of the public sector executives (Ex-PSSES) insurance plan conducted by AMP, the Ex-PSSES plan insurer. Recommendation from the review have resulted in changes to premiums that take effect from 1 January 2015.


September 2014

SuperNews - September 2014 edition (accumulation members)
SuperNews - September 2014 edition (income stream members)

The SuperNews – September 2014 edition details the following important information about changes to:

  • insurance category;
  • strategic asset allocation;
  • estimated investment fees;
  • standard risk measures; and
  • changes to child accounts.