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Child super contributions

Section: 2.12

Anyone under age 65, including children (ie under age 18), can contribute to super without meeting a work test. A child, their parents, a child's employer, or anyone else may contribute to a child's superannuation account on the child's behalf.

Children are subject to the same contributions caps and preservation rules as adults. Children have some special treatment upon receipt of death benefits paid from superannuation.

Last modified: Tuesday, July 23, 2019