If you have worked in
Australia since 1992 and contributed to the
Australian Superannuation Guarantee (ASG) System,
your employer has had to contribute 9 percent of
your wages into a locked-in retirement savings
account under ASG.
New Zealanders who
have worked in Australia and accumulated compulsory
pension contributions under the ASG are currently
unable to repatriate their Australian Superannuation to New Zealand
before reaching the Australian age of retirement.
good news is you can now transfer your Australian Superannuation to New Zealand
- directly into your KiwiSaver account.
Both the Australian
and New Zealand Governments have passed laws
allowing transfers of funds between Australian Superannuation and
New Zealand KiwiSaver.
From 1 July 2013 you are able to transfer
your Australian Superannuation to New Zealand.
now it is time for you to get everything ready in order to to make
the whole transfer process stress and risk free -
giving you more time to focus on the things in life
that are important to you. We can help you
with all of that.
I have No
Idea Where My Super Is?
Sounds silly right?
Well no it isn’t, it is estimated that 25% of lost
funds could belong to New Zealanders who have
returned home to New Zealand or have left Australia.
Lost superannuation can happen as easy as changing your job,
having multiple jobs at one time. You might have
changed your address or even your name. If a regular
super fund can no longer locate your whereabouts
they may transfer your super to an Eligible
For years Australians
have been encouraged to find their lost
Australian Superannuation. Now that the law changes
are in place, you
can locate your “lost super” and transfer it from Australia to
New Zealand - directly into your KiwiSaver account.
Once it is safely home, You will be able to
keep a close eye on your savings and make sure they
are working the best for you.
How Do I Get My Super Back to NZ?
In order to transfer
Australian Superannuation funds back to New Zealand, you must
have a KiwiSaver account. If you
don't have one, don't worry, we
can help you get one. For now all you need
to do is complete the online application and we
will get the ball rolling to get your Auusie
Super Funds back home to NZ.