How to pay super

Ensuring super is paid to eligible employees at least quarterly through an online payment system is not just a compliance requirement; it's an opportunity to help enhance your employees' financial position in retirement.

When you register with AustralianSuper as your default fund, you gain access to QuickSuper1, a super clearing house that is quick, free, and secure. This service is designed to streamline your super contribution payment process and integrate with your systems. AustralianSuper and QuickSuper can help you meet your super payment responsibilities with ease.

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What is QuickSuper? 

QuickSuper offers businesses registered with AustralianSuper a fast, free and secure, government compliant online payment system that streamlines your superannuation payments. If you want to sign up for QuickSuper, you can apply online or contact us for support.

How to pay super with QuickSuper 

You can pay super in 3 easy steps. 

Why QuickSuper? 

There are many benefits in paying super to employees using the QuickSuper clearing house. First of all, QuickSuper makes it easy to pay employees’ super in one single payment, no matter what super fund they belong to. Secondly, QuickSuper complies with SuperStream – this is the way businesses must pay employee superannuation guarantee (SG) contributions to super funds. And finally, it’s fast, free and secure.


QuickSuper does much more than just pay super. You can also:

  • create accounts for new employees
  • make additional or voluntary contributions
  • update business and employee details
  • use reporting to reconcile payments
  • create a detailed audit trail
  • choose your super payment frequency: weekly, fortnightly, monthly or quarterly.

1QuickSuper is a registered trademark and a product owned and operated by Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141. Westpac’s terms and conditions applicable to the QuickSuper service are available after your eligibility for the free clearing house service is assessed by AustralianSuper. A Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) is available from Westpac upon request. AustralianSuper doesn’t accept liability for any loss or damage caused by use of the QuickSuper service and doesn’t receive any commissions from Westpac if employers use this service. You can choose to make your contributions using a different service, but it needs to meet the government’s minimum data standards, visit

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QuickSuper help and resources

QuickSuper how-to guide - pdf, 3.7MB

Download the QuickSuper how-to guide for step-by-step instructions on setting up your account and making super payments.

CSV file template - csv, 649KB

Use this CSV file template if you use a payroll system and want to make bulk super payments by file upload.

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