Military superannuation arrangements have been subject to extensive changes. Yet another change may occur in the wake of a recently completed review of military superannuation arrangements.
Both serving and retired members of the Australian Defence Force have legitimate grievances in relation to superannuation matters. However, often lobbying efforts in pursuit of these grievances have been based on a poor or inaccurate understanding of past events and current conditions.
This paper presents background information on past events and current arrangements for any discussions following the recent release of the report of the review of military superannuation.