Group I

Planning guide

Planner

You have reached age 55 and are entitled to retirement pay.

Application for DFRDB retirement pay, commutation and superannuation productivity (including MilitarySuper ancillary benefit) form [PDF 1 MB

Other considerations:

  • Elect your commutation within six months of retirement for tax reasons;
  • Read our taxation forms and factsheets concerning taxation of lump sum benefits and tax concessions for deductible amounts; these publications outline your possible choices around tax concessions;
  • Keep DFRDB informed of your current address details; you will receive a Pension Update newsletter in January and July.
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