Queensland Government super contribution changes FAQs
17 January 2023
The Queensland Government is changing superannuation contribution arrangements for its employees. These changes are designed to simplify contribution arrangements and provide more flexibility for public sector employees.
Queensland Government FAQs
The Queensland Government has published answers to a series of commonly asked questions. This includes:
- I am on a total remuneration contract, what do the changes mean for me?
- I want to change my contribution rate; how do I do this?
- I salary sacrifice my superannuation contributions, what do I need to do?
- I am a defined benefit member; how will this change affect me?
- What is the difference between base salary, superannuable salary and ordinary time earnings?
- If I move agency, will my employee contribution rate change?
- What is the concessional contributions cap and which contributions count to the cap?
- My employer contributions will exceed the concessional contributions cap, what are my options?
- What is the one-off superannuation top-up payment and what does it mean for me?
- I am over 75 years old, why is my employer paying me less superannuation?
- The sum of my income and concessional contributions exceeds $250,000, do I have to pay extra tax?
- I have a total superannuation balance of $1.7 million or more, what happens to my contributions?
Read the FAQs
For more information
For more information about the changes, please visit the QSuper information hub, the Queensland Government’s forgov website, or contact your employer.