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Your workers could boost their retirement savings by combining several super balances into one account. Chances are that your employees have worked at other jobs before joining your company. And if this is the case, they are likely to have at least one other super account. Having two or more super accounts means they could […]

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Legislation update

In February 2019, the Federal Government passed legislation to support the Protecting Your Super Package introduced in the 2018/19 Budget. Some of these changes took effect on 1 July 2019 and may impact your employees. The Protecting Your Super Package introduces several measures that are designed to ensure that members’ super balances are not eroded […]

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Super support at your workplace

As employees receive their annual statements, now is the ideal time to book a super basics session at your workplace. First Super helps our employers – as the ones who make superannuation guarantee contributions – to support their workers to make good decisions around managing their super savings. We have a team of Member and […]

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First Super has again delivered strong long-term results for our members, as our 2018/19 investment performance confirmed in August. The Balanced (default) super option – in which the majority of our members are invested – achieved a return of 6.70% for the 2018/19 financial year, and five and ten-year returns of 8.68% and 8.84% respectively. […]

First Super makes MySuper Top Ten

The super regulator’s recent review of super fund performance named First Super as sixth out of 85 providers, as industry super funds continue to lead the market. Industry Super Australia (ISA) has used latest figures from the super industry regulator to rank the country’s 60 registered MySuper products – and First Super made the top […]

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From 1 July 2019, employers with fewer than 20 employees will have to comply with real-time reporting of wage and super information to the ATO through ‘Single Touch Payroll’ (STP). As of this date, these smaller employers must use payroll or accounting software that offers STP to send their employees’ tax and super information to […]

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The super contributions you make for your employees are one of the most valuable benefits they receive. But are they making the most of these savings? When it comes to super, there are a few easy ways that can help people stay on track with their retirement savings. Below are four quick tips for checking […]

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First Super is moving

After several years at our North Melbourne office, First Super is moving to new premises on Friday 7 June. As the relocation will involve all employees across the Trustee office, the administrator and our contact centre, we have had to prepare for some disruption to service. Please note that from 12.00 noon on Friday 7 […]