Seminars covering all aspects of super and Super SA’s products are held in CBD, suburban, and regional locations.

Seminars are free and each one targets members at a different stage on their super journey.

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What seminars are available?

Click on the seminar title for a description, list of topics covered and applicable schemes/age group.

Sort-Grow-Know seminar

Overview: This seminar is a super “one stop shop” set out in 3 easy steps. It takes you through super, explaining your options and how your scheme works, including the tax advantages of super and the various investment options available.

Topics covered:

  • Sort your super – rolling in , insurance, investment options and spouse accounts
  • Grow your super – super tax advantages, salary sacrifice, government incentives
  • Know your super – online and in person information, commission-free financial advice

Duration: 60 minutes
Suitable for: Triple S and Super SA Select members

Early Access to Super (EATS) seminar

Overview: Find out your super options once you reach your Commonwealth Government preservation age. This seminar explains why super is a tax-effective strategy – while you’re working and when you retire. You’ll find out how you can use your super to reduce your working hours as well as how to integrate salary sacrifice into an EATS arrangement to boost your super.

Topics covered:

  • Transition to retirement options from Commonwealth preservation age
  • Reducing your hours while accessing your super with an income stream
  • Tax advantages of salary sacrificing while using an income stream.

Duration: 60 minutes
Suitable for: Members approaching or over Commonwealth preservation age

My Retirement seminar

Overview: The seminar for you if you want to do some forward planning. It provides a broad understanding of what retirement entails as well as strategies to boost your balance. It is recommended that members attend this seminar prior to attending the Post Retirement Products seminar.

Topics covered

  • How much you will need to retire
  • Your possible Centrelink entitlements
  • Estate planning

A financial planner or Centrelink FIS Officer, also presents at this seminar discussing how you can get in the best financial shape for retirement.

Duration: 120 minutes
Suitable for: Members anywhere from five or 10 years away from retirement.

Post Retirement Products seminar

Overview: Put your super to work before and after you retire! This seminar explains how an income stream works and the differences between each of Super SA’s award-winning products, Super SA’s Income Stream and Flexible Rollover Product. Both products have received the highest “Platinum” rating from independent researcher SuperRatings. In addition, the Income Stream received the “5 Apples” rating from financial research firm Chant West.

Topics covered

  • Discussion of each product’s features
  • How income streams work
  • Exiting the public service and insurance

Duration: 90 minutes
Suitable for: Members who have attended a “My Retirement” seminar or "Early Access to Super" seminar, members considering leaving the public sector, and current Super SA Income Stream investors who simply want a refresher.

Centrelink - Aged pension and your choices seminar

Overview: This is a great opportunity to hear from a Centrelink expert on key retirement planning and Centrelink issues.

Topics covered

  • Income and assets tests
  • Deeming investments
  • Concession issues and tax issues
  • Tax and Centrelink assessment

Duration: 90 minutes
Suitable for: Members of all products who are 6-18 months away from retirement.

Targeted Voluntary Separation Package (TVSP) seminar

Overview: If you are considering or have been offered a TVSP, there are a range of options available for your super entitlement, depending on your age. It is recommended that you attend this seminar soon after being offered a TVSP as it provides important information regarding this important decision.

Topics covered:

Duration: 60 minutes
Suitable for: Members offered a TVSP

 

Public Trustee seminar

Overview: We've all heard how important it is to have a Will drawn up but did you know that you can organise this through the Public Trustee? At this seminar a Public Trustee staff member will discuss the services they offer and the benefits of having a Will.

Topics covered:

  • Wills
  • Enduring Power of Attorney
  • Consequences of dying without a Will

Duration: 60 minutes
Suitable for: All members

Centrelink - Accommodation options in retirement seminar

Overview: Let a Centrelink expert guide you through some key considerations for your accommodation in retirement.

Topics covered

  • Choosing to own or not
  • How Centrelink assesses owning or not owning
  • Financial considerations and how they affect your choice
  • Financial advantages and disadvantages

Duration: 120 minutes
Suitable for: Members approaching or at Age Pension age or members considering accommodation options for themselves or someone they care for.

Centrelink - Aged care fees and charges seminar

Overview: Find out what’s involved when considering aged care for yourself or someone you a care about. This seminar is presented by a Centrelink expert.  

Topics covered

  • Different levels of aged care
  • Fees and costs
  • Options for your former home

Duration: 90 minutes
Suitable for: Members who would like to learn more about what's involved in arranging aged care for themselves or someone else.

 

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Who presents the seminars?

  • All of Super SA’s seminars are presented by the experienced,highly trained and qualified Member Education Team.
  • Many seminars also have a financial planner from Industry Funds Services in attendance.
  • Centrelink and Public Trustee seminars are presented by senior staff from the organisation.
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Why should I go to a seminar?

  • Super is explained in way that’s simple and makes sense.
  • Get answers to your questions - and answers to questions you’ve never even considered
  • Take action with your super then - staff are on hand to assist with forms.
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Where are the seminars held?

  • Function centres, community centres
  • Super SA Member Centre
  • Lunch rooms, staff rooms

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