August 7, 2009

Water Cooler


Inside this issue:

  • Super delays?
  • SAP does not determine entitlements – our Awards do
  • Water coolers live to see another day

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November 8, 2007

Inside this notice:

  • In Orders 2007/23 – Use of exercise equipment
  • New insurance arrangements for First State Super members
  • Risk Assessment worksheets banned
  •  Reminder on voluntary health assessments
  • Operation of relieving matrices
  • 2007 SOPP entitlements
  • Disclosure of personal details to Police
  • Workers who keep you safe rally – Nov 22nd [Read more]
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July 11, 2007

As first reported in the Union’s notice dated 19 May 2007, a campaign by public sector unions, including the FBEU, has won the right for SSS members to salary sacrifice their compulsory and/or voluntary contributions. This win will mean all members with service numbers lower than 6330 will now have the option of reducing their taxable income by paying SSS Contributions from their pre-tax income. [Read more]

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May 18, 2007

The Howard Government announced sweeping changes to the taxation of superannuation in its May budget including the removal of tax on superannuation payouts once a person reaches 60 years of age.  What it hasn’t announced is that it is currently putting through legislative amendments that would allow a similar tax exemption for serving members of the Australian Defence Forces and police forces throughout the country if they die prior to retirement age. [Read more]

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November 26, 1997

Due to the united industrial action of permanent and retained members over the last month, the Department today accepted the Union’s terms for settlement. [Read more]

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December 5, 1996

Reasonable Benefit Limits (RBL’s)

Taxation of Super – Federal Budget Issues

Progress on Superannuation Changes [Read more]

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