3.5 Superannuation

3.5 Superannuation

3.5.1 An existing Staff Member who is a current member of State Superannuation Fund (SSF) or State Authorities Superannuation Scheme (SASS) may retain that membership and the University will make employer superannuation contributions in accordance with the relevant scheme.

3.5.2 For all other Staff Members, the University will make the following employer superannuation contributions to UniSuper:

(a) 17 per cent of Ordinary Time Earnings if the Staff Member is employed on a continuing basis or is employed on a fixed-term contract of two years or more; or

(b) the legislated superannuation contribution guarantee in place from time to time if the Staff Member is employed on a fixed-term contract of less than two years; or

(c) the legislated superannuation contribution guarantee in place from time to time for a casual Staff Member whose wages are $450 or more per calendar month or who earns less than $450 per calendar month but more than $2,788 (or the amount notified by UniSuper from time to time) in either of the six-month periods between 1 January and 30 June or 1 July and 31 December each year.

3.5.3 Provided that the University's Trust Deed and Deed of Covenant with UniSuper so allow, the University may offer to (or agree to a request by) a Staff Member who is a member of UniSuper and who is eligible to receive the employer superannuation contribution specified in subclause 3.5.2(a) to make reduced employee superannuation contributions to increase take-home salary or to access any other superannuation flexibility so allowed by the relevant Trust Deed and Deed of Covenant.

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