supertime

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 executive@scoa.asn.au

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Date of issue Publication Content
May 2018 SUPERTIME MAY 2018
  • Message from the President
  • SCOA Australia Rules changed
  • Call for nominations for National Committee elections
  • 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
  • Men’s sheds
  • Local committee updates
February 2018 SUPERTIME FEBRUARY 2018
  • President steps down
  • Life time award for Merv Hazell
  • 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
  • 2018 membership fee increase
  • Indexation update
  • Dealing with Centrelink
  • Centrelink Financial Information Service Seminars
  • Unclaimed money and super
  • Bugger downsizing
  • Union Shopper
  • New superannuation legislation
  • Local committees updates
August 2017 SuperTime August 2017
  • Comments on the 2017/18 federal Budget
  • Notice of SCOA Australia’s 2017 Annual General Meeting
  • Downsizing
  • British Pensioners in Australia
  • Retirement villages
  • How to claim your membership fee as a tax deduction
  • Removal of the energy supplement
  • Members’ meeting in Darwin
  • Local committees update
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
  • 2017 Annual General Meeting, early notice
  • Going overseas? Don’t forget to inform the Electoral Commission
February 2017 SuperTime February 2017
  • President’s message
  • 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
  • Give us your email address and win a $100 voucher
  • SCOA Australia local committees news
  • Membership renewal reminder
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
November 2015 Vol. 25, Issue 4, November 2015
August 2015 Vol. 25, Issue 3, August 2015
May 2015 Vol. 25, Issue 2, May 2015
February 2015 Vol. 25, Issue 1, February 2015
November 2014 Vol. 24, Issue 4, November 2014

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 executive@scoa.asn.au