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Early release of superannuation

Early access to your money
If you are in financial difficulty because of a disaster, we may be able to prioritise a refund from a tax return or activity statement. You may also be able to access your super.
Early access to your super
You can only have early access to your super in very limited circumstances. These are mostly related to specific expenses.
Stopping schemes to illegally access super
We're working to protect Australians' retirement savings from schemes to illegally access super.
Super is money set aside over your lifetime to provide for your retirement, so understanding how to get the most from your super becomes even more interesting and real as you approach retirement age.
Withdrawing and using your super
Withdraw your super when you turn 65 or reach ‘preservation age’ and retire. In rare circumstances you can access your super early.