Once you discharge, you cannot contribute to MilitarySuper. If you wish to roll your benefit out of the scheme, you must leave the Australian Defence Force full time.
What are my benefit options?
View your potential retirement and resignation benefit options in our:
- Retirement benefits summary guide [PDF 154 KB]
- Retirement, resignation and redundancy benefits summary guide [PDF 165 KB]
Your member benefit
Pre-July 1999 component
It can be taken as a lump sum amount, preserved in MilitarySuper or rolled over to another superannuation fund of your choice.
Post-July 1999 component
It can be preserved in MilitarySuper or rolled over to another fund of your choice until you retire and permanently retire from the workforce.
Your employer benefit
It must remain preserved until you at least turn age 55.
View or download a benefit application form.
Learn about benefit applications including processing times and payment details.