Your trustee

Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation is trustee of PSS and licensed under the Corporations Act 2001 and regulated by the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993 (SIS Act). Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation provides superannuation services and products to Australian Government employees and employers. Your trustee understands your employment conditions and aims to deliver consistent returns and useful superannuation services, all at a competitive cost to you.

Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation is trustee of nine schemes:

Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation was established by the Governance of Australian Government Superannuation Schemes Act 2011; it is a body corporate, subject to the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997. Directors are appointed by the Minister for Finance and Deregulation, in accordance with the Governance of Australian Government Superannuation Schemes Act 2011.

Three Directors are nominated by the President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions; two Directors are nominated by the Chief of the Defence Force; and all remaining Directors are chosen by the Minister.

 

Trustee responsibilities

Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation is responsible for all aspects of PSS, including investment strategy, administration, keeping you informed about super through provision of regular member communications, and responding to enquiries, complaints and claims. All responsibilities to you as a PSS member are set out in your PSS Product Disclosure Statement, PSS Trust Deed and Rules under the Superannuation Act 1990, and other relevant legislation.

PSS rules may change from time-to-time; PSS will advise you of any rule change that may significantly and adversely affect members in general.

Please keep PSS informed of your correct contact details.

View more information regarding the governing legislation, or visit Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation’s website to learn about the governance of your superannuation scheme including: