1 November 2023
Online access to your Brighter Super or Optimiser Pension account gives you a convenient, easy to use and secure way to update your income details.
Your income needs may change throughout the year, and they will probably be different each year. That’s why we make it easy for you to change the details of how and when you receive your pension income.
Changing your pension payment details can be done quickly and easily online. Anytime, anywhere.
If you have not used Member Online before, you can register for access in just a few minutes. Follow these steps for registration:
You are now ready to start using Member Online.
To make a change to your details, log into your account on Member Online.
When you are logged into your account, you will be able to review and update the following:
Alternatively, you can complete and submit a Pension update form (P04).
If you would like to update the details of the bank account in which you would like your income deposited, please complete and submit a Pension update form (P04).
Each year, the Government sets a minimum percentage amount that you must withdraw from your Pension account. This percentage amount is based on your age and is known as a pension factor. You can refer to our pension factor table to find out the percentage for your age.
The applicable percentage for your age is then used by applying this to your account balance on 1 July each financial year, to calculate your new minimum drawdown payment amount.
When your new minimum drawdown amount is calculated at the start of every financial year, you may find you need to increase your regular pension payments from your account.
You can easily do this through Member Online:
On 1 July 2023, the Government ended the temporary reduction of minimum drawdown rates that had been in place since 2020/21 as a COVID-19 relief measure. Minimum drawdown rates are now back to their default levels.
Find out more:
Logging into Member Online helps you stay on top of your Pension account, whenever you need to.
You can log into your account on mobile and desktop devices.
Brighter Super’s online services are secured by Multi-Factor Authentication, which gives your account two layers of protection – your password and a one-time code sent by email or SMS.
Why not give it a go today? Log in to your account in Member Online.
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