Who we are

The Retirement Benefits Fund (RBF) has managed super for Tasmanian public sector employees since 1904. We provide wealth creation services to Tasmanian public sector employees and their spouses who hold a defined benefit account or pension.

As of 1 April 2017, the trustee of the Fund is the Superannuation Commission, which was established to oversee the administration of the public sector defined benefit schemes in Tasmania.  The Commission currently consists of three persons appointed by the Treasurer.

On 25 October 2016, the Treasurer announced the appointment of Ms Kerry Adby as Chair of the Superannuation Commission. Further information about the appointment is available from the Premier’s website - please click here.

On 16 February 2017, it was announced that Ms Leigh Mackey and Mr Chris Bevan were appointed as Commissioners within the Superannuation Commission.

The Commission is responsible for the administration of the Fund, which will comprise all of the assets, including investments, accounts and sub funds, of the Retirement Benefits Fund following the transfer of the RBF Tasmanian Accumulation Scheme to Tasplan (as the new default fund).

The day to day running of the defined benefit schemes will be managed by the Office of the Superannuation Commission, within the Department of Treasury and Finance.  The Director of the Office of the Superannuation Commission is Mr Adrian Christian.

The Office of the Superannuation Commission employs more than 35 staff in both Hobart and Launceston.





The trustee of the Retirement Benefits Fund (ABN 51 737 334 954) is the Superannuation Commission (ABN 93 598 914 092).

This website is provided by Mercer Outsourcing (Australia) Pty Ltd (MOAPL) ABN 83 068 908 912, Australian Financial Services Licence #411980 on behalf of the Superannuation Commission ("Trustee") ABN 93 598 914 092 as trustee for the Retirement Benefits Fund ("Fund"). The Fund comprises the Contributory Scheme, the Contributory Scheme CPA, the State Fire Commission Superannuation Scheme, the Tasmanian Ambulance Service Superannuation Scheme, the Parliamentary Superannuation Fund and the RBF Life Pension.

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