Datacom Employer Services Limited (Datacom)
is the Schemes Administrator for the Government Superannuation Fund (GSF) Schemes. The GSF Schemes have been closed to new members since 30 June 1992.
Datacom is responsible for the day to day administration of the GSF Schemes and is the first point of contact for members.
If you would like more information about GSF or the GSF Schemes, please follow the links on this page.
Pensions Tax Free.
As from 1 April 1990 all Government Superannuation Fund pensions became free of tax, therefore members no longer need to declare their allowance to the Department of Inland Revenue.
may be supplied on request as proof of income for Community Services Card, Disability Allowance etc. Please contact Datacom GSF Schemes Administration if you require an Earnings Certificate or Cost of Living Advice Notice.
Payment to Overseas Bank Account.
Certain countries have been approved by theGSFAuthority for the
payment of annuities to members located overseas. If you elect
to become a permanent resident overseas, it may be possible for
you to have your allowance paid into an overseas bank
account. Please contact Datacom GSF Schemes Administration if
you require more information. Please note - a fee of $5.00 for
each four weekly payment processed is charged when the annuity
is paid into an Australian bank account and $15.00 when
paid into a bank account in other countries. Also, additional
personal information, such as your date of birth and
address may need to be provided to the paying bank as part of
their anti-money laundering processes.
Datacom GSF Schemes Administration should be notified of any
change to your address as a certificate requiring confirmation
of the member's whereabouts is sent annually to all members in
receipt of an annuity who are resident overseas. Failure to
return the certificate will result in suspension of the
Annual Future Entitlement
Letters advising future
entitlements will be
distributed to all
contributing members in late
GSF Annual Reports
Copies of the annual report
and further information
about the Government
Superannuation Fund can be
obtained from the GSFA web site
Further information about the Government Superannuation Fund, including copies of the most recent annual report, can be obtained from the GSFA web site.
If you would like copies of booklets
please select the following link:
You can make contact
with the Datacom GSF Schemes Administration team by: