We apologise to our members for the extended hold/wait times and delays to withdrawals from defined benefit accounts. We expect to resolve most issues by the end of May 2022 and are confident the majority will be resolved much sooner. Please read our service update for more information.

Also note: The ESSSuper mobile app has been updated and is available to download. Visit our Members Online web page for more details.

Retirement life stages

May 25 2022

It’s great news that Australians are living longer. In fact, you may be retired for as long as you were working. To help us improve our understanding of the various financial and personal challenges for our members, ESSSuper ran a series of focus groups with members.

This research identified four distinct retirement life stages:


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