Superannuation community

The Superannuation community is designed for people working across the superannuation industry and has been created to encourage open and interactive conversation.

We will regularly add new topics and resources to engage with the Superannuation community online.

We encourage you to register to participate in online discussions or register your interest to follow activities specific to the Superannuation industry.

The Superannuation community is designed for people working across the superannuation industry and has been created to encourage open and interactive conversation.

We will regularly add new topics and resources to engage with the Superannuation community online.

We encourage you to register to participate in online discussions or register your interest to follow activities specific to the Superannuation industry.

  • Protect Your Super

    The Protecting Your Super Package of changes was announced in the 2018 Federal Budget.

    Provide your feedback by using the form below.


    The Protecting Your Super Package of changes was announced in the 2018 Federal Budget.

    Provide your feedback by using the form below.


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  • Community engagement on Lost member register protocol is now CLOSED. The results from your feedback will be shared with the community soon.

    Lost member register protocol: general review

    We have updated the ‘Lost member register protocol' to incorporate recent changes to the law and to clarify some of the enquiries we are receiving from industry.

    In addition to the changes that have been tracked in the attached document we have:

    • deleted reference to the old legislation and systems
    • deleted duplicated content common to each chapter of the protocol and covered on the Fund Reporting Protocol introduction page, such as how to use the protocol documents
    • updated to use the following terms consistently through-out the protocol

    Term We mean
    Provider APRA-regulated fund, approved deposit

    We have updated the ‘Lost member register protocol' to incorporate recent changes to the law and to clarify some of the enquiries we are receiving from industry.

    In addition to the changes that have been tracked in the attached document we have:

    • deleted reference to the old legislation and systems
    • deleted duplicated content common to each chapter of the protocol and covered on the Fund Reporting Protocol introduction page, such as how to use the protocol documents
    • updated to use the following terms consistently through-out the protocol

    TermWe mean
    ProviderAPRA-regulated fund, approved deposit fund or retirement savings account
    MemberMember of a super fund, a depositor in an ADF or the holder of a RSA.

    Feedback is sought in relation to these changes in the document below.

    • Lost member register protocol - proposed new wording (DOCX, 77KB)

    To suggest changes you would like to see:

    • Open the document in Microsoft Word
    • Track any changes you would like to make
    • Save the file
    • Upload the file by using the 'Choose file' button below.

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    Note: To ensure that your feedback is provided do not close your browser until you submit this form.

    The consultation period closes on Monday 13th May, 2019.

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  • Community engagement on Member account reporting and validation protocol is now CLOSED. The results from your feedback will be shared with the community soon.

    Funds reporting protocol: 'Member account reporting and validation'

    We have updated the ‘Member account reporting and validation protocol' to clarify some of the enquiries we are receiving from industry. Feedback is sought in relation to these changes in the document below.

    • Proposed new wording (DOCX, 86KB)

    Note: If you have accessibility needs and require this in a more accessible format please email SuperConsultation@ato.gov.au

    To suggest changes you would like to see:
    • Open the document in Microsoft Word
    • Track any changes you would like to make
    • Save the file
    • Upload the file by using the 'Choose file' button below.

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    We have updated the ‘Member account reporting and validation protocol' to clarify some of the enquiries we are receiving from industry. Feedback is sought in relation to these changes in the document below.

    • Proposed new wording (DOCX, 86KB)

    Note: If you have accessibility needs and require this in a more accessible format please email SuperConsultation@ato.gov.au

    To suggest changes you would like to see:

    • Open the document in Microsoft Word
    • Track any changes you would like to make
    • Save the file
    • Upload the file by using the 'Choose file' button below.

    See also:


    Note: To ensure that your feedback is provided do not close your browser until you submit this form.

    We have extended the consultation period for the member account reporting and validation protocol chapter by a further two weeks based on industry requests for a longer period of time to review the proposed changes. The new closing date for this consultation will be Friday 8 February, 2019.

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  • Community engagement on Extending SuperStream to SMSF Rollovers - build documentation is now CLOSED. The results from your feedback will be shared with the community soon.

    Extending SuperStream to SMSF Rollovers - build documentation

    From 30 November 2019, all rollovers to and from Self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) will need to be via SuperStream.

    The build documents for SuperStream Rollover Version 3.0 are now available:

    • draft Rollover Message Implementation Guide version 3.0
    • draft SMSF Member Validation Service
    • draft SMSF Verification Service (SVS) Business Implementation Guide (BIG)

    If you have accessibility needs and require this in a more accessible format please email SuperStreamStandards@ato.gov.au

    Note: To ensure that your feedback is provided do not close your browser until you submit this form.

    The consultation period closes on Thursday 31

    From 30 November 2019, all rollovers to and from Self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) will need to be via SuperStream.

    The build documents for SuperStream Rollover Version 3.0 are now available:

    • draft Rollover Message Implementation Guide version 3.0
    • draft SMSF Member Validation Service
    • draft SMSF Verification Service (SVS) Business Implementation Guide (BIG)

    If you have accessibility needs and require this in a more accessible format please email SuperStreamStandards@ato.gov.au

    Note: To ensure that your feedback is provided do not close your browser until you submit this form.

    The consultation period closes on Thursday 31 January 2019.
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  • Contributions protocol: 'Proceeds from primary residence disposal' section consultation has concluded.

    Contributions protocol: 'Proceeds from primary residence disposal' section

    Feedback is sought in relation to the 'Proceeds from primary residence disposal' section of the Contributions Protocol document below.

    • Proposed new wording (DOC, 26KB)

    To suggest changes you would like to see:

    • Open the document in Microsoft Word
    • Track any changes you would like to make
    • Save the file
    • Upload the file by using the 'Choose file' button below.

    See also:


    Note: To ensure that your feedback is provided do not close your browser until you submit this form.

    The consultation period closes on Friday 14 December 2018

    Feedback is sought in relation to the 'Proceeds from primary residence disposal' section of the Contributions Protocol document below.

    • Proposed new wording (DOC, 26KB)

    To suggest changes you would like to see:

    • Open the document in Microsoft Word
    • Track any changes you would like to make
    • Save the file
    • Upload the file by using the 'Choose file' button below.

    See also:


    Note: To ensure that your feedback is provided do not close your browser until you submit this form.

    The consultation period closes on Friday 14 December 2018.
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  • Transfer Balance Cap reporting consultation has concluded.

    Chapter 7 - Transfer Balance Cap reporting

    Please provide us with feedback in relation to the Protocol guidance materials for MATS and MAAS reporting obligations for the document below.

    To access:
    • Transfer Balance Cap reporting

    To provide any changes you would like to see:
    • Select 'Open With' Microsoft word document
    • Track any changes you would like to make
    • Save the file
    • Upload the file by using the 'file upload feature'.
    • To ensure that your feedback is provided do not close your browser until you submit this form.
    The consultation period closes on Friday 13 July, 2018.
    Please provide us with feedback in relation to the Protocol guidance materials for MATS and MAAS reporting obligations for the document below.

    To access:
    • Transfer Balance Cap reporting

    To provide any changes you would like to see:
    • Select 'Open With' Microsoft word document
    • Track any changes you would like to make
    • Save the file
    • Upload the file by using the 'file upload feature'.
    • To ensure that your feedback is provided do not close your browser until you submit this form.
    The consultation period closes on Friday 13 July, 2018.
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