When can I access my super?
Under normal circumstances, you can access your super when you reach your preservation age. Your preservation age is set by the government and depends on when you were born (see table below).
|DATE OF BIRTH||PRESERVATION AGE|
|Before 1 July 1960||55|
|1 July 1960 – 30 June 1961||56|
|1 July 1961 – 30 June 1962||57|
|1 July 1962 – 30 June 1963||58|
|1 July 1963 – 30 June 1964||59|
|From 1 July 1964||60|
Start planning today
Not being able to choose when you retire is more common than you think, and this can have a big impact on your financial situation. Even if you’re not ready to retire now, how prepared are you if retirement comes earlier than expected?