Fact Sheets

When Can I Access My Super


Identify your preservation age based upon the year you were born


Get information on other conditions of release such as hardship.


Ever wondered if you can borrow or lend money from your superannuation?

The age you can access your superannuation is call the ‘preservation age’. Preservation ages vary depending on the year you were born.

There are very limited circumstances where you can access your super savings early. These circumstances are mainly related to specific medical conditions or severe financial hardship. In this factsheet you’ll find the when, what and how of acessing your super.