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  • Member Account Transaction Service

    The Member Account Transaction Service (MATS) is the service used for reporting member contributions or transactions more frequently and at a transactional level.

    MATS is part of an APRA-regulated fund's reporting obligations via the SuperStream data standard.

    This content provides an overview of the SuperStream service. For guidance on your reporting obligations via MATS, see the Fund reporting protocol.

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    MATS design

    You need to report transactional information about superannuation contributions and events via MATS throughout the year, at the time the transaction or event occurs (event-based reporting).

    You will need to use MATS to report:

    • contributions and transactions within ten business days of the event or transaction
    • some annual aggregated amounts.

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    MATS contributions and transactions

    The types of contributions and transactions that need to be reported through MATS are:

    • member contributions balance amounts
    • employer contributions
    • non-employer contributions
    • retirement phase events
    • acknowledged notices of intent.

    Details of these contributions and transactions and how to report them through MATS can be found in the MATS business implementation guide (DOCX, 442KB)This link will download a file.

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    MATS key dates


    • 1 July 2018    
      • funds started collecting and storing MATS data
      • funds commenced reporting through (cutover to) MATS
      • funds had until 31 March 2019 to cutover to MATS (this was an extended cutover period)
      • funds that cutover to MATS after 1 July 2018 needed to provide back-reporting
    • 31 October 2018  
      • MCS were due for the period 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018 (last MCS).


    • 31 March 2019    
      • last day to cutover to MATS
    • 1 April 2019    
      • MATS compliance date – from this date funds are required to report the full level of detail for each transaction through MATS

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    Last modified: 20 May 2019QC 54833