Sometimes things don’t always work out as expected, which means we may need to think differently about our current and future financial circumstances.
These can be uncertain times, particularly as you consider the effect on your financial wellbeing – now and for the future. One of the best things you can do is to take stock and see where you currently stand. This may help you prioritise any actions or decisions you need to take.
Here are a couple of things to consider in relation to your super:
In certain circumstances, such as severe financial hardship or compassionate grounds, you may be eligible to access some money from your super. It’s important to keep in mind that because the main purpose of super is to provide for you in retirement, there are strict conditions around these types of early release of super benefits.
Find out more about eligibility for early access due to severe financial hardship or on compassionate grounds.
We know that experiencing any of these are likely to be times of considerable worry, grief and uncertainty for you and your family, so we want to try to help you through the process as easily as possible.
In the event you need to talk with us about a claim for illness or disability, or if you are a family member or representative of a member who has passed away, please contact us as soon as possible so we can begin this process for you. You can also find out more about what to expect from the claims process.
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