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Superannuation guarantee


Increases to the super guarantee

From 1 July 2024, the superannuation guarantee goes up to 11.5%.

Once we’re into the 24/25 financial year, remember to check your pay slips to see that you’re being paid super at the new legal SG rate of 11.5%.

The SG contributions rate will be increasing gradually in successive years until it reaches 12% on 1 July 2025.

 Financial Year(s)

Guarantee rate

 2023/24  11%
 2024/25  11.5%
 2025/26 and beyond  12%

The power of small increases

Super is a long-term investment, and this increase can have a great impact on your retirement savings – and your superannuation guarantee payments aren’t the only way to add to your super.

Small changes now can have a big impact

You can add more to your super yourself, and every little bit helps. Try our super contributions calculator to see how much difference you could make to your retirement.

Who is eligible for super guarantee?

Whether you are working full time, part time or casual, your employer is legally required pay superannuation guarantee (SG) contribution of 11% of your ordinary time earnings (OTE).

The only exception is if you’re under 18 years of age. In this case you’re only eligible for SG contributions if you work more than 30 hours in a week.

SG contributions are made from your before-tax income and will generally be disclosed on your payslip along with your income and any tax withheld.

We’re here to help. So let’s talk.

If you have any questions, please call our Members Services Team on 1300 360 988, or email us.