Super Updates

2016

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Super Update – October 2016

For members over 55 In this edition we ask, are you thinking about life after work? How to log into your account if you have forgotten your PIN. How you can decide who gets your super if you die, how to utilise income protection if you’re injured or unwell, and temporarily unable to work, what’s happening now with the Federal Government’s changes to super, and we tell you about Director updates to the Board. We also tell you a little about the Voice of the Member survey and how you could be in the running to win a great prize. And lastly, there’s an interview with Karoline Besser, financial adviser (and Qantas “baby”). > Read more

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Super Update – October 2016

For members 54 and under In this edition, we ask, are you thinking about contributing to your super? How to log into your account if you have forgotten your PIN. How you can decide who gets your super if you die, how to utilise income protection if you’re injured or unwell, and temporarily unable to work, what’s happening now with the Federal Government’s changes to super and we tell you about Director updates to the Board. We also tell you a little about the Voice of the Member survey and how you could be in the running to win a great prize. And lastly, there’s an interview with Karoline Besser, financial adviser (and Qantas “baby”). > Read more

 

2015

Super Update – December 2015

We talk about our new retirement calculator. We also tell you about our latest ‘Gold’ rating, and the fact we were again named as a finalist for a ‘Rising Star’ award. We introduce our new Chief Executive Officer, Michael Clancy, explain the importance of estate planning (with two interesting case studies), remind you about tax implications on making withdrawals from super, launch our new online education program Super 101, and set out some Q&As relating to the terminal illness benefit. > Read more

Super Update – September 2015

We talk about new upcoming features, including a new investment option to support changing needs of members, a new retirement solution, more flexibility with investment options, and our new website. We hear from a member about her Best Doctors experience, set out changes to pensions in the 2015/2016 federal budget, look at insurance through your super and the re-appointment of the Member-elected Director for Group C. > Read more

Super Update – May 2015

We take a look at some very important changes to your super (retained benefits offer, timing of deductions, changes to employer-paid fees, increases in premiums for Voluntary Cover) tell you about our exciting new retirement products, some special travel offers for Qantas Super members and how you can beat the queue when you call the call the Qantas Super Helpline. > Read more

 

2014

Super Update - December 2014

Super Update – December 2014

We celebrate our Growth option ranking first out of 47 funds and welcome 500 new members from Australian Air Express (AaE) to Qantas Super. We also tell you about some recent Federal Government changes in relation to the Low Income Superannuation Contribution, SG increases and new deeming rules. > Read more

Super Update - July 2014

Super Update – July 2014

We introduce weekly investment switching and the move to weekly Credited Interest Rates. We also tell you about how we’re reducing the APRA fee and what this means for you. And in our Super Snippets section we tell you about the updated contribution caps, the increase in tax rate for benefit payments, how you can book a free retirement planning seminar and pay for advice from your super. > Read more

Super Update - April 2014

Super Update – April 2014

We outline the different types of financial advice you can access through Qantas Super, some of which is free of charge! We also welcome our new administrator, Mercer and discuss how Qantas Super manages investment market volatility on your behalf. > Read more

 

2013

Super Update - December 2013

Super Update – December 2013

We’ve appointed a new administrator, Mercer, who will provide administration and call centre services to our membership. We outline the changes and what this means for you. Our Super Snippets section looks at changes in the administration of the voluntary insurance tax deduction, new limits for lodging a TPD claim complaint and our Financial Services Guide. > Read more

Super Update - September 2013

Super Update – September 2013

We announce the winner of the Qantas Super Boarding Pass promotion. We tell you about an upcoming super campaign for those of you who haven’t made an active investment choice. In our regular Super Snippets you can find out more about our new administrator, our refreshed website and your super statements coming your way from mid-September. > Read more

Super Update - June 2013

Super Update – June 2013

We tell you how you could win a return ticket anywhere in the world! We also look at Best Doctors, a medical advice and guidance service available to all Qantas Super members, and talk about Gateway our exciting new flagship division. > Read more

Super Update - March 2013

Super Update – March 2013

We take a closer look at MySuper and what this means to you as a member. In our regular Super Snippets we look at the latest Term Deposit window, your online PIN, SG contribution changes and what kind of retirement you’d like to have.. > Read more

 

2012

Super Update - November 2012

Super Update – November 2012

Includes the launch of the availability of Term Deposits for our eligible members. Our Term Deposit is being offered in partnership with one of Australia’s largest banks, National Australia Bank. In our regular Super Snippets we have a series of useful Q&As all about super. > Read more

Super Update - August 2012

Super Update – August 2012

We look at the importance of understanding the risk and return objectives of your investment options. We also discuss some important changes to our Interim Credited Interest Rates, show you our new look Member Guides and provide an update about our Additional Funding Plan. > Read more

Super Update - June 2012

Super Update – June 2012

We look at the reduction in the concessional contribution limit from $50,000 to $25,000 for people aged 50 and over. We also summarise the various super changes contained in this year’s Federal Budget, which will impact many Qantas Super members. > Read more

Super Update - Feburary 2012

Super Update – February 2012

We look at the Government’s Stronger Super reforms and explain the changes you can expect to see as a member from 1 July 2013. We also look at MySuper, which is a universal super product designed to make super accounts simpler, cheaper and easier for members to compare. > Read more

 

2011

Super Update - October 2011

Super Update – October 2011

We launch our new Voluntary Insurance Cover offer. This issue also provides an investment update, how Qantas Super manages volatility, and the re-election of the Group C Member-elected director. > Read more

Super Update - June 2011

Super Update – June 2011

We cover the launch of member services initiatives including binding death nominations, e-communications and introduction of BPay, an amendment to the Trust Deed, and the Federal Budget 2011. > Read more

Super Update - March 2011

Super Update – March 2011

We cover income streams, investment update, explanation of bonds, and contribution caps. > Read more

 

2010

Super Update - November 2010

Super Update – November 2010

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Super Update - August 2010

Super Update – August 2010

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Investment Update - June 2010

Investment Update – June 2010

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Super Update - May 2010

Super Update – May 2010

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The Henry Tax Review

The Henry Tax Review

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Super Update - February 2010

Super Update – February 2010

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2009

Review of Investment Strategy - 1 October 2009

Review Of Investment Update Strategy – October 2009

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Super Update – November 2009

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 Division 6 Transfer - Update

Division 6 Transfer – Update

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Super Update - September 2009

Super Update – September 2009

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Division 6 Transfer - 12 August 2009

Division 6 Transfer – 12 August 2009

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