Webinars

Our education webinars are deigned to help you understand and make the most of your super scheme. They provide the same information as our face-to-face public and in-house seminars, but from the convenience of your home or work computer. Topics covered include:

  • redundancy options for PSS members
  • understanding your PSS statement
  • information about your PSS scheme
  • salary sacrificing and transition to retirement

For enquiries about webinars, please contact CSCWebinars@csc.gov.au. All webinar times are in Australia Eastern Standard Time (AEST).

Live webinars

Understanding your PSS: Building and Growing the Benefit

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This Webinar covers the basics of how your PSS account accrues and shows the effects of changing your contributions, working part time and other scenarios you may come across during your career. Does not include information regarding claiming your benefit and taxation.

Friday 28 April 2017, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Wednesday 24 May 2017, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Wednesday 14 June 2017, 11:30am - 12:30pm

Understanding your PSS: Reaping the Rewards

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This Webinar focuses on what you can claim from your PSS account, when you can access it, and how it will be taxed as well as some other useful information going into retirement

Friday 28 April 2017, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Wednesday 24 May 2017, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Wednesday 14 June 2017, 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Understanding CSCri and recontributing strategies

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Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation retirement income (CSCri) is an account-based retirement product for CSS, PSS and PSSap scheme members who wish to keep some or all of their government super invested and receive income in retirement. This webinar will help you understand how this product works and its benefits. We will also provide you information about salary sacrificing using the PSSap and transition to retirement strategies in the CSCri including information around contribution caps and taxation implications.

Thursday 27 April 2017, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Thursday 25 May 2017, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Thursday 15 June 2017, 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Your Super and the 2016 Budget changes

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Summary of superannuation changes announced in the May 2016 Budget and how it impacts your CSS, PSS, PSSap and CSCri. 

Note: This webinar was recorded and is available in the Recorded webinars tab at the top of this page.  

Friday 21 April 2017, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Tuesday 23 May 2017, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Wednesday 7 June 2017, 11:30am - 12:30pm

PSS Redundancy

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This webinar will assist you to understand the options and benefits available from your PSS should you be offered a redundancy.

Wednesday 19 April 2017, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Friday 16 June 2017, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

PSS Preserved Members

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This is a webinar for members who have preserved their benefit in the PSS and wish to understand what their options and benefits are. It will also assist you to understand their Annual Statement.

Monday 1 May 2017, 11:30am - 12:30pm

Understanding your PSS Statement

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This webinar will assist you in understanding your annual PSS statement including how to recognise your benefits, tax components, contributions and other relevant information.

Monday 1 May 2017, 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Financial Planning for Retirement

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Presented by Industry Fund Services (IFS)

This webinar is an ideal first step towards financial planning for your retirement if you have not yet sought advice from Industry Fund Services.

Wednesday 17 May 2017, 5.30pm - 7.00pm

Note: IFS is the only provider with whom CSC (your trustee) has partnered with to provide a personal and trusted financial advice service to PSS members. IFS planners are trained to be experts in PSS. Don’t risk getting the wrong advice. Get advice you can trust.

The 3rd Act: freedom in retirement 

This webinar is about taking a holistic approach to planning for your retirement. It focusses on the emotional, physical, lifestyle and financial aspects of retirement. If you are considering retirement in the next 5 years, this webinar is for you.

Register for Part 1

Part 1: Holistic retirement planning – emotional, physical, lifestyle and financial considerations
Tuesday 9 May 2017, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Monday 4 September 2017, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Thursday 7 December 2017, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Register for Part 2

Part 2: Further exploration of financial considerations for retirement
Tuesday 9 May 2017, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Monday 4 September 2017, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Thursday 7 December 2017, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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Your Super and the 2016 Budget changes

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Summary of superannuation changes announced in the May 2016 Budget and how it impacts your CSS, PSS, PSSap and CSCri. Recorded 17 March 2017.

Financial Planning for Retirement

Presented by Industry Fund Services (IFS) on 21 March 2017

This webinar is an ideal first step towards financial planning for your retirement if you have not yet sought advice from Industry Fund Services.

Note: IFS is the only provider with whom CSC (your trustee) has partnered with to provide a personal and trusted financial advice service to PSS members. IFS planners are trained to be experts in PSS. Don’t risk getting the wrong advice. Get advice you can trust.

PSS Redundancy

This webinar will assist you to understand the options and benefits available from your PSS should you be offered a redundancy.

Register for a webinar

To take part in a live webinar, you must first register. To do this simply click the "Register for webinar" button for the specific webinar you are interested in taking part in and provide your registration details.

Once you have registered you will recieve:

  • a confirmation email with the date, time and login details for the webinar
  • regular reminder emails in the lead up to the webinar
  • additional materials relevant to the webinar which you can download and print

Live webinars

If you have registered for a live webinar, simply login to the webinar session using the link and login details in your confirmation email.

You will also require headphones, ear phones or speakers attached to your computer to hear the audio. 

Our live webinars are intereactive. During the presentation you will have opportunities to ask questions by typing into a live chat box. The presenter will address your questions either during the presentation or at the end.

Note: you do not need a microphone to participate in a live webinar.

Recorded webinars

Some webinars are recorded and can be played back at any time. Simply go to the recorded webinars section and click "view webinar". You will need to provide a name and email address to view recorded webinars.

Access webinars on mobile devices

You can view our webinars on a personal device (iPad, iPhone or Android) via the GoToWebinar app. GoToWebinar can be downloaded direct from the app store. Once you have registered for a webinar, simply click the link in the confirmation email on your personal device to start watching. 

Troubleshooting

Firewalls and security settings at some agencies may block access to webinars from your work computer.  If you have issues accessing our webinars, you will need to discuss with your employer’s Information Technology (IT) section.