• WA Public Sector Superannuation Schemes

    The super schemes provided by the State for public sector employees include:

    • The super schemes administered by GESB:
      • GESB Super, the open ‘default fund’ for most Public Sector employees since 16 April 2007;
      • West State Super, which is closed to new members but continues as a default fund for West State Super members returning to public sector employment;
      • Gold State Super, a voluntary defined benefit lump sum scheme which is closed to new members;
      • the State Pension and Provident Schemes, voluntary defined benefit schemes which are closed to new members; and
      • retirement products such as the open Retirement Income – Allocated Pension and the closed Retirement Income – Term Allocated Pension and GESB Super Retirement Access.
       
    • The super schemes administered by FES Super for employees of the Department of Fire and Emergency Services, and available for employees of the United Firefighters Union of WA, Western Australian Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service Association (Inc); and the Fire and Emergency Services Superannuation Board.
    • The Parliamentary Pension Scheme, administered by GESB on behalf of the Parliamentary Superannuation Board for current and former Members of State Parliament. The Board also looks after the interests of Members of Parliament in the new superannuation arrangements introduced when this scheme closed on 10 October 2000, who receive superannuation coverage under choice of fund arrangements.
    • The Judges’ Pension Scheme administered by GESB on behalf of the Department of Treasury, for current and former members of the Western Australian Judiciary.