We want to make accessing information about managing your super easy. No matter you age or career stage, we’re here to help you get the most out of your super.

Become a member

With super often being the biggest investment besides your home, it’s a key factor in whether you’ll be able to live the life you want in retirement. We take care of the super for over 765,000 members (as at July 2018) and anyone can be a member.

Learn more about becoming a member

Become a member

846.2KB PDF

Manage your super online

Registering for access to your super account is simple. Plus, it’s the quickest way to get up-to-date information about your super. Learn the benefits of accessing your account online and how to set up your online access.

Learn more about managing your super online

Manage your super online

877.2KB PDF

Choosing an investment option

Getting your investments right can mean more money in retirement. Understanding your options and making an informed decision could make a difference to how much you’ll be able to enjoy life in the future.

Learn more about choosing an investment option

Choosing an investment option

858.3KB PDF

Making extra superannuation contributions

You can top up your super in different ways, including contributing some of your salary before it’s paid to you or contributing money you already have. 

Learn more about making extra superannuation contributions

Make extra superannuation contributions

876.7KB PDF

Combine your super

If you’ve had more than one job, you might have more than one super fund. In fact you might even have some lost super you’ve forgotten about. Having your super in multiple accounts means you could be paying multiple fees that are eating into your final balance.

Learn more about combining your super

Combine your super

851.8KB PDF

Nominate beneficiaries

Even if you have a will, you still need to tell us who you want your super to go to. This is known as a beneficiary nomination. If you don’t specify who your super goes to, it can put additional pressure on your loved ones during an emotionally challenging time.

Learn more about nominating beneficiaries

Nominate beneficiaries

7.3MB PDF

Taking a career break?

Taking time off work can really impact your super. Whether you’re caring for a family, studying, facing redundancy, out of work or going on an extended holiday, career breaks can leave you with less to retire on. Learn how to manage a career break.

Learn more about taking a career break

Taking a career break

846.5KB PDF

Changing jobs

You don’t have to change your super fund when you change jobs and you don’t have to be with your employer’s fund. Keeping your super in one fund can help you save on fees as having your super in different accounts means your balance could slowly be eaten away with fees and charges.

Learn more about changing jobs

Changing jobs

3.4MB PDF

About First State Super

Your super could be one of your biggest assets by the time you retire. That’s why we believe it’s important for you to choose the right super fund. Learn more about why First State Super could be the super fund for you.

Learn more about First State Super

About First State Super

4.9MB PDF

Insurance and super

Life doesn't always go as planned. Illness, injuries and other challenges can arise that make it hard to carry on without some extra support, especially with your finances. If your super is through your employer it may come with automatic insurance cover, otherwise you'll need to apply for it separately.

Learn more about insurance and super

Insurance and super

2.5MB PDF

Retirement income streams

An income stream allows you to access part or all of your super as a regular income while still giving you the benefit of having your balance managed by investment experts. 

Learn more about retirement income streams

Retirement income streams

2.4MB PDF