• Preservation age

    Preservation age is generally the age that you can access your super benefits. A person’s preservation age depends on their date of birth, as set out in the following table.

    Date of birth Preservation age (years)

    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

    After 30 June 1964

    60

    Several conditions of release require that the member has reached their preservation age.

    • Last modified: 13 Sep 2013QC 23337