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We work on behalf of long day care owners and operators to ensure families and their children have an opportunity to access affordable, high quality early learning services throughout Australia.


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Additional Contributions 2020

 

Part 2 In Child Care Super’s series on how to make additional contributions into super

Adding money into your superannuation is a great investment in your future

Putting extra money into super today, on top of your employer’s super contributions, can help ensure you’ll have enough to enjoy life when you stop working.

The experts say you’ll need around $500,000*. That may sound like a lot, but you don’t have to contribute large amounts of money to make a difference. Small regular amounts can add up to thousands of extra dollars over time.

Additional Contributions 2020

 

Think it’s hard to grow your super? It isn’t.

Putting extra money into your superannuation is a great investment in your future.

If you want to live comfortably when you retire, adding to your employer's super contributions can help.  And you don’t have to contribute large amounts of money to make a difference.  Small regular amounts can add up to thousands of extra dollars over time.  And the earlier you start, the better, thanks to the growth provided by long-term investment returns. 

There are lots of ways you can add to your super

You can add to your super via pre-tax salary sacrifice contributions, after tax personal contributions, spouse contributions as well as contribution splitting. 

In this blog post we’ll explain what an after-tax contribution is and how you can make them.

update

In the context of the coronavirus, ACA has continued to receive calls from concerned members about how the various aspects may affects the day-to-day running of services. 

Below is an update along with some FAQ's which we hope you find useful and informative. 

 

What is the coronavirus? 

The coronavirus is a virus that can cause illnesses that can range from the common cold to more severe diseases. Symptoms include:

  • fever
  • flu like symptoms such as coughing, sore throat and headaches; and
  • difficulty breathing.

 

EpiPen3

As you may have read in recent media articles, Australia is currently dealing with an EpiPen shortage. 

The shortage has been caused by overseas manufacturing issues, and it is predicted that the supply problem won't be resolved until at least the end of January.

Early learning service providers are being advised to:

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