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  • CRT Alert 070/2018

    24 September 2018

    Compassionate early release of super

    As outlined in CRT Alert 053/2018 and 058/2018, from 1 July 2018 the administration of early release of superannuation on compassionate grounds transferred to the ATO from the Department of Human Services (DHS).

    Processing Details

    DHS have completed processing compassionate release applications they received prior to 1 July 2018 and the associated 14 day review period ended on 12 September 2018.

    As a result, you should no longer receive approval letters from DHS dated after 12 September 2018. If a member provides a letter dated after 12 September 2018 from DHS, email We will investigate these cases and advise what action you should take.

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      Last modified: 25 Sep 2018QC 56835