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June 16
End of Financial Year Benefit Processing

​Due to end of financial year requirements, the last processing date for benefit payments for 2016-2017 will be
21 June 2017 and investment switches will be 28 June 2017. Benefit payment processing for 2017-2018 is anticipated to recommence on 12 July 2017, however, this date is subject to finalisation of compliance and system requirements.

Members wishing to make a personal contribution to their NTGPASS account before the end of the financial year are advised that cash or cheque contributions must be received at the NT Superannuation Office by 4:00 pm Friday
30 June 2017 or in the NTGPASS bank account by Friday 30 June 2017 if paying via EFT. Contributions received after this time will be credited to member accounts in the new financial year.

May 08
Commonwealth changes to super

​Many of the Commonwealth government’s super changes, first announced in the Federal Budget on 3 May 2016, are now law. An overview of these changes, which commence from 1 July 2017 is now available at NTG Central.

April 21
Free Alice Springs Seminars
The Department of Human Services’ Financial Information Service are running free seminars in Alice Springs during April 2017 that explain:

·       Retirement income streams;

·       The Age Pension; and

·       Salary sacrificing into superannuation.

The full seminar schedule is now available for download.

Bookings are essential. To reserve your place please telephone 136357 or email fis.seminar.bookings@humanservices.gov.au.

 

December 13
Benefit payments over Christmas

We wish to advise that the NT Superannuation Office will suspend payment processing over the Christmas period. While we will endeavour to accommodate your application for payment of a superannuation benefit prior to Christmas, please be aware that your benefit can only be paid upon receipt of all required documentation. This includes your identification documents as well as information provided by your payroll department (if relevant).

Please see below for details of payment and processing dates.

Superannuation Lump Sum Payments and Rollovers

The last benefit payment date for 2016 will be 21 December 2016. Benefit payments will recommence on 11 January 2017. If you are considering rolling over or claiming your NTGPASS benefit prior to Christmas, please contact the NT Superannuation Office as soon as possible.

Investment Switches

The last date for processing superannuation member investment switch requests for the year will be 21 December 2016. Investment switch requests received on or after close of business 21 December 2016 will not be actioned until 4 January 2017.

If you have any questions about your benefit payment, please contact the Superannuation Office.

November 15
Free Seminar – Pension Asset Test Changes

The Department of Human Services’ Financial Information Service are running free seminars throughout the Territory which explain the upcoming Pension Asset Test Changes. These changes take effect from 1 January 2017.

The full seminar schedule is now available for download.
 
Bookings are essential. To reserve your place please telephone 136357 or email fis.seminar.bookings@humanservices.gov.au.
October 31
NTGPASS Report to Members 2015-16

The NTGPASS Report to Members 2015-16 is now available for download.

October 27
Member Information Statements Now Available

​Member Information Statements for 2015-2016 have now been posted to all members. Please contact the office if you have not received your statement.

Active members are able to download an electronic copy of this statement, and earlier statements, from http://ntgpass.nt.gov.au/ using their ePASS login. 

August 05
FIS Seminars – August

The Commonwealth Department of Human Services, Financial Information Service, is holding a range of free seminars in the Northern Territory during August.

The seminars cover a range of topics including:

  • Planning for retirement
  • Getting ready for retirement
  • Living in retirement

More information is available on the FIS website.         

Bookings are essential – phone: 136 357 or email:  fis.seminar.bookings@humanservices.gov.au.

June 14
End of Financial Year Benefit Processing

​Due to end of financial year requirements, the last processing date for benefit payments for 2015-2016 will be 22 June 2016 and investment switches will be 29 June 2016. Benefit payment processing for 2016- 2017 is anticipated to recommence on 13 July 2016, however, this date is subject to finalisation of compliance and system requirements.

Members wishing to make a personal contribution to their NTGPASS account before the end of the financial year are advised that cash or cheque contributions must be received at the NT Superannuation Office by 4:30 pm Friday 24 June 2016 or in the NTGPASS bank account by Thursday 30 June 2016 if paying via EFT. Contributions received after this time will be credited to member accounts in the new financial year. 

Please contact the Superannuation Office if you have any queries.

May 20
NTGPASS Seminars

​NTGPASS seminars will be held in Darwin, Katherine and Alice Springs in June.

JANA (the fund’s investment advisors) will also present information.

Find out more about:

  • - your superannuation
  • - reforms to NTGPASS
  • - changes announced in the Federal budget
  • - fund investments

 

To register your attendance, please RSVP by Wednesday 1 June 2016 via email ntsuperannuation@nt.gov.au.

Spaces are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment.

​Darwin City

Level 7, Training Room D

Charles Darwin Centre, 19 The Mall

Monday 6 June 2016

12:00-14:00

16:30-18:30

​Thursday 9 June 2016

​10:00-12:00

14:00-16:00

​Katherine

Department of Infrastructure

Blue Room, Level 1, Government Centre

Tuesday 7 June 2016 ​12:00-14:00

​Alice Springs

Boardroom, Alice Springs Plaza

Wednesday 8 June 2016

​10:30-12:30

13:30-15:30

 

 

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