About us

DFRDB is the Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Scheme, established under the Defence Forces Retirement Benefits Act 1948 and the Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Act 1973.

This scheme is closed to new members on 1 October 1991. DFRDB was replaced by MilitarySuper.

DFRDB is a fully defined untaxed benefit superannuation scheme.

Learn more about how DFRDB works.

 

Your DFRDB at a glance

Trustee

Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation

Members (as at 30 June 2015)

 

Contributing members

2,410

Retired

52,921

Contributions (for 2014-15)

$15,400 million

Lump sum benefits paid (for 2014-15)

$87,884 million

Pensions paid (for 2014-15)

$1,457 million