SuperTime is SCOA’s quarterly national newsletter for members. The most recent issues are in the table below.  If you are looking for some particular information, please check the summary content on the right.  If you can’t find what you are looking for, please contact National Office by phone 02 6286 7977 or by email to [email protected]

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Date of issue Publication Content
February 2019 SUPERTIME FEBRUARY 2019
  • Message from President, indexation campaign and letter sent to all Members of House of Representatives and all Senators
  • Message from CSC regarding timing and method of communication
  • Calculation of reversionary benefit and the $1.6 million Transfer Balance Cap
  • Facebook, BPAY, Comcare, Qantas Club, Union Shopper
  • Government announces work test exemption for recent retirees
  • Local committees updates
November 2018 SUPERTIME NOVEMBER 2018
  • Message from President and report on recent Annual General Meeting
  • Thank you to Barry Schafer
  • Change of date of special General Meeting in 2019
  • No fees payable for 2019
  • Launch of indexation campaign jointly with ACPSRO
  • Change of government’s policy re age pension
  • Local committee updates
August 2018 SUPERTIME AUGUST 2018
  • Notice of 2018 Annual General Meeting
  • Changes to CSC 2018 Payment Summary
  • Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission
  • Your Health Record Online
  • Australian Council of Public Sector Retiree Organisations
  • Age pension thresholds and limits
May 2018 SUPERTIME MAY 2018
  • SCOA Australia Rules changed
  • Changes to the age pension from 1 July 2018
  • How the CSS and PSS are assessed for the age pension
  • One stop shop for financial complaints
  • The Transfer Balance Cap and death benefit income streams
February 2018 SUPERTIME FEBRUARY 2018
  • President steps down
  • Pre-budget submission
  • Indexation
  • Using super for first home
  • Who owns your house?
  • Comcare, what’s happening?
  • Digital delivery of government services
  • Downsizing contributions into superannuation
November 2017 SUPERTIME NOVEMBER 2017
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Ten percent cap update
  • Indexation update
  • Dealing with Centrelink
  • Centrelink Financial Information Service Seminars
  • Unclaimed money and super
  • New superannuation legislation
August 2017 SuperTime August 2017
  • Comments on the 2017/18 federal Budget
  • Downsizing
  • Retirement villages
  • How to claim your membership fee as a tax deduction
  • Removal of the energy supplement
May 2017 SuperTime May 2017
  • Corrigendum to information about tax in February issue
  • Aged care means testing changes
  • Home care changes
  • Transition to retirement changes
February 2017 SuperTime February 2017
  • Taxation of superannuation
  • Further developments re the ten percent cap
  • Advance Care Planning
  • SCOA Australia Annual General Meeting report
  • Notice of SCOA Australia General Meeting in Sydney
  • SCOA Australia local committees news
November 2016 SuperTime Supplement Local news and events for members of SCOA Australia
November 2016 SuperTime November 2016
  • President’s message
  • New assets test limits
  • Pensioners going overseas
  • Tax, super, legislation and SCOA’s submissions
  • The ten percent cap, again
  • Accessing aged care services
  • 2017-18 pre-Budget submission
  • The adequacy of the age pension
  • Increase in GP consultations
August 2016 SuperTime August 2016
  • President’s message
  • British Pensioners in Australia
  • Calling for nominations for election of Federal President
  • The truth about public service pensions
  • How to make the most of a lump sum payment
  • Membership fees to increase
  • Centrelink calculator caution
  • Help us recruit members
August 2016 Recruit a member campaign flyer Recruit-a-member-campaign-insert
August 2016 SuperTime Supplement Local news and events for members of SCOA Australia
May 2016 SuperTime May 2016
February 2016 SuperTime February 2016

If you would like a copy of earlier issues of SuperTime, please contact National Office on 02 6286 7977 or send us an email at [email protected]