AUSCOAL Super awards

Changes to claiming a total and permanent disablement benefit

Date Posted: 16 May 2014
From 1 July 2014 the definition of total and permanent disablement (TPD) insurance will change. Overall, the new TPD definition could make it harder for members who take out insurance after 1 July 2014 to claim a TPD benefit.

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What's that cup of coffee really costing you?

For many people picking up a coffee on the way to work is as routine as brushing their teeth. But do you know what your coffee habit is really costing you?

Read more at The Gym

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Defined benefit - WA Coal Division

You’ll automatically receive a defined benefit account if you’re employed in the Western Australian coal mining industry and are likely to remain employed as a mine worker for at least six months.

Find out more about your defined benefit account


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Staying mentally healthy following redundancy

The economic environment is quickly changing in Australia and many of our colleagues, family and friends may be going through a tough time after a redundancy. It is a uncertain time that provides heightened stress levels and has the potential to lead to mental health issues.


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Diversification is about minimising the impact of luck

The idea of diversification is to make sure you’re not overly exposed to the vagaries of luck. 

Read more at the Beaudesert Times…