Department of Defence
Issue Date: 14 May 2014
Expiry Date: 15 August 2014
NEW MILITARY SUPERANNUATION ARRANGEMENTS
1. The Government announced on 13 May 2014 a new, modern military superannuation arrangement, to be known as ADF Super, for people joining the permanent Australian Defence Force (ADF) from 01 July 2016.
2. Introduction of ADF Super boosts the Defence employment offer by allowing ADF members to choose which superannuation fund they belong to and, for the first time, give those members the ability to transfer their accumulated benefits to a new fund if they leave the ADF.
3. ADF Super will also accommodate flexible work arrangements, an important reform being introduced under Project Suakin the future ADF workforce model.