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Leaving your job can have a significant impact on your super. Understanding your options can make a real difference down the line.

If you exit DFRDB with no entitlement to retirement or invalidity pay, you would have been entitled to a resignation benefit.

If you were entitled to resignation benefits following your discharge, you could either:

  • Take a one-off lump sum benefit; or
  • Preserve entire benefit (in very limited circumstances)

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