Celebrating 100 Years of Service
In 2022, we celebrate our proud heritage, who we are today, and who we want to become over the next 100 years.
Mr FJ Ross
The Board employs staff directly and there is no separate administration agency. Mr FJ Ross becomes the first President of the Board and agency Head. He bases himself at Chelford House, on the corner of Flinders Lane and Russell Street, Melbourne.
With the passing of the Superannuation ACT 1922, the Superannuation Fund Management Board is born on 18 October 1922 and the Pension Scheme (1922 Scheme) opens.
Superannuation Board staff at the Civic Offices.
In 1930 the Superannuation Fund Management Board moves to Canberra and changes its name to the Superannuation Board.
Inaugural Meeting of the DFRB Board in the old War Cabinet Room, Victoria Barracks, Melbourne, 22 July 1948.
Hand written manual calculations
In the mid-1970s, contributions are handled by data-processing officers using punch cards based on paper returns from employees. Pictured here are the hand-written records cards.
Filing room in 1984
Staff can be seen using the new computerised recording systems during the 1980’s
As part of the AGRBO’s overall superannuation information service, a retirement benefit information service is conducted in Canberra for prospective retirees.
Commissioner for Superannuation – Mr Ken Searson celebrates the 75 year anniversary.
All staff receive a commemorative badge and a slice of the massive cake!
ComSuper CEO Peter Cormack (2010-2012)
CEO Jill Charker celebrates the 90 year anniversary.
ComSuper at the ACT Seniors’ Expo