Learn everything you need to know about setting up and administering super for new employees.
The sections of this webpage about scheme eligibility cover the default rules for participating employers in CSS, PSS and PSSap. Your agency may have different rules, so if you’re not sure about your specific eligibility criteria, please contact our employer service desk or the Department of Finance’s SuperBranch before relying on this information.
The information on this page and connected to it doesn’t cover ADF employment at this stage. We’re building content about that so you’ll see more information soon.
When a new employee starts with you, follow these steps:
Find out what super fund they can/must join
Start up their super account
Get their salaries and contributions ready to report to us
Send them important information about their super fund and any forms they need to complete
If you know your organisation has never contributed to a CSC super fund on behalf of your employees before, your new employee may be able to choose PSSap under the choice of fund rules. Generally, the person must have been an employer-sponsored PSSap member for a continuous period of at least 12 months to do so. Learn more about employees who are not in eligible employment.
If you’re unsure, start with step 1 above to find out more.
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