Early access to super applications

If your application through myGov for an early release payment is approved by the ATO, they will send you a confirmation and notify Media Super. We will generally process your payment within five business days. Read the full details about timing and info to check before applying.

Retirement planning

Retirement planning

If you're not quite ready to retire, there are still things you can do today to prepare that will help you achieve a greater retirement outcome tomorrow. From understanding how much you'll need to live comfortably, to nominating who gets your super if you die, we can help.

  • How much super will you need for retirement

    How much super will you need for retirement?

    Whether you can live comfortably during your retirement years comes down to how well you've planned and prepared throughout your working life. To help you set retirement goals, learn more about how much super you might need.

  • Retirement advice and resources

    Retirement advice and resources

    Planning for retirement doesn't have to be complicated. With our services, resources and tools, you can get the information and help you need to plan a retirement that works for your specific goals and circumstances.

  • Nominate who gets your pension when you die

    Nominate who gets your pension when you die

    Your super isn't automatically included in your estate. Find out how to nominate beneficiaries for your super death benefit and the essential differences between binding, non-binding and reversionary nominations. Take control over how your super benefits will be distributed when you die.

  • Applying for the age pension

    Applying for the Age Pension

    The Age Pension can help supplement your retirement income to help you meet the cost of living. Find out if you're eligible and how to apply.