How to make a personal contribution
There's a number of ways you can make a personal contribution to your account.
Your BPAY customer reference number is a unique number that is also different to your member number.® Registered to BPAY Pty Ltd ABN 69 079 137 518
Step 1: Complete a transfer payment via your internet banking facilities using the following details:
Bank: Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Account name: First State Super
BSB: 062 000
Account No: 10226245
To Account description: Use your First State Super member number.
- Fax: “Attention First State Super Cash Receipting” on 02 4253 6111
- Post: First State Super, PO Box 1229, WOLLONGONG NSW 2500
- alternatively you can fill out the form online
Step 1: Make a direct deposit at Commonwealth Bank using the following details:
Account name: First State Super A/C [your First State Super member number and name]
BSB: 062 000
Account Number: 10226245
Agent Number: 999
To: If you are asked for a reference number please give the bank your First State Super member number and your name.
- Member’s name and member number
- The amount of the deposit and date it was made
- The name branch where the direct deposit was made
- The receipt number of the transaction
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Fax: Attention First State Super Cash Receipting on 02 4253 6111
Please complete a Contributions by cheque and EFT form. Send the completed form and bank cheque, personal cheque or money order to:
First State Super
PO Box 1229
WOLLONGONG NSW 2500
Types of contributions
To make additional salary sacrifice or after-tax contributions to your accounts through your employer please complete a Contributions by payroll deduction form. Give the completed form to your payroll manager.
Salary sacrifice (before-tax) contributions
You may sacrifice salary into super from your before-tax pay and benefit from some tax advantages.
Learn more about salary sacrificing into super and how you might benefit.
Personal (after-tax) contributions
You can top up your super account with your after-tax pay. If you’re considered to earn a low income, you may also benefit from some of the Government incentives to save into super.
To make a one-off personal contribution
You can top up your super account at any time by making a personal contribution with your after-tax money. If you earn less than $49,488 in the 2014/15 financial year, you may also benefit from Government co-contributions.
Superannuation Guarantee contributions
If eligible, you can choose to have your employer pay your superannuation guarantee (SG) contributions into your First State Super account. Complete a Choice of fund form and hand it to your payroll manager at work. Read more about taking us to a new job.